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4.8

LA Review

Meteora

Meteroa is an experimental fine dining spot that's a bad dream, jungle excursion, and frustrating dining experience rolled into one.

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7.5

LA Review

Maude

Maude is a ticketed tasting menu restaurant, but one that’s actually fun.

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9.2

LA Review

Taco Maria

Taco Maria is a fine dining Mexican spot in Costa Mesa—and one of the best restaurants in Southern California.

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7.7

LA Review

Tokki

Tokki, a Korean small plates restaurant in Koreatown, is trendy, with all the weird baggage that comes with that term—but still genuinely fun.

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LA Review

Baroo

Baroo, a little Hollywood strip-mall experiment in fermentation, just became big time.

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LA Review

Vespertine

Vespertine is dark, dreary, and lifeless restaurant in Culver City, and you’d be wise to stay far away.

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LA Review

Dialogue

Dialogue is a 21-course tasting menu restaurant in a downtown Santa Monica food court.

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LA Review

Triniti

The food at Triniti in Echo Park is like what you’d find in a fancy restaurant. Except you’re eating it in a coffee shop.

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LA Review

Le Comptoir

Le Comptoir is a tiny prix-fixe restaurant in Koreatown that feels like a dinner party with friends.

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LA Review

Phenakite

Phenakite is a new fine-dining concept in Hollywood by the people behind Porridge + Puffs

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LA Review

Naemo

Naemo is a fine dining Korean pop-up run by Ki Kim and Arnold Byun.

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LA Review

Yess Aquatic

Yess Aquatic is a fantastic Japanese food truck in the Arts District specializing in local seafood.

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LA Review

Da Lat Rose

Da Lat Rose is a Vietnamese tasting-menu experience above the legendary Crustacean in Beverly Hills.

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LA Review

Wolvesmouth

Wolvesmouth is a prix fixe dinner party in the Los Feliz/East Hollywood that’s a truly unique LA experience.