Sawtelle JapantownWest LA
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June 19, 2019
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Ray's is bright red take-out window in West LA that serves hearty American fare, plus it's specialty: teriyaki.
Wine House Kitchen is an upscale French-Vietnamese restaurant in West LA with a great wine selection.
May 19, 2023
Brothers Cousins Tacos on Sawtelle is the late-night taco kingpin of the Westside.
September 22, 2022
Sawtelle’s Tsujita does the best tsukemen-style ramen this side of the Pacific and some of the best overall ramen in Los Angeles.
August 22, 2022
Chinchikurin, a Japanese restaurant serving Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki, is a perfect example of everything Sawtelle has to offer.
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Remember breakfast? The first meal of the day? We found it, alive and well, at John O’Groats.
Located on the second floor of a Sawtelle plaza, Midoh serves Japanese comfort food.
February 24, 2022
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Nanbankan is a yakitoriya in West LA that feels like a portal to Japan.
January 22, 2022
Brazilian BBQ is a parking lot stand in West LA with lots of good grilled meat.
January 14, 2022
Monte Albán is a Oaxacan spot in West LA with excellent tlayudas and mole.
Mogu Mogu in West LA specializes in mazemen, a brothless ramen that has us feeling very full and happy.
Mar VistaWest LA
Santouka is a Westside ramen spot whose simplicity is what makes it special.
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The Apple Pan is an LA institution serving old-school burgers in the best space in town to eat them.
En Sushi in West LA has a modern space and a giant combination sushi platter worth knowing about.
Santa MonicaWest LA
Upper West might be in the Westside no man’s land, but this casual spot is definitely worth your time.
Hamasaku is kind-of-upscale sushi in a West LA strip mall.
Don Antonio’s is a Mexican spot on Pico in West LA with great margaritas and combo platters.
Hara might not be the best sushi in LA, but its fun, affordable, and downright infectious.
La Puglia is a great all-day Italian cafe in Santa Monica. Come for coffee and a pastry, or a bowl of squid ink pasta at night.
July 26, 2021
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Tofu Ya on Sawtelle is one of the best options for Korean food in West LA. Try a sundubu combo.
April 23, 2021
Naan Hut in West LA has solid Persian staples and excellent sangak.
March 29, 2021
Javan is a Persian restaurant in West LA that’s ideal for a big group dinner.
Darya is home to some of the best Persian food you'll find in West LA.