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July 10, 2023
15 great LA restaurants suitable for a birthday party in your 30s.
August 9, 2023
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The 16 best LA bars for your birthday.
September 14, 2018
Because your friends love you, but not enough to blow their monthly car payment on your big night.
January 23, 2023
When you need some fresh mozzarell’ and salumi, stat.
March 12, 2021
Stress-free spots where everyone can do their own thing.
October 10, 2022
13 places perfect for a special occasion... even if that “occasion” is just buying a new houseplant.
March 5, 2021
Moo’s Craft BBQ in Lincoln Heights serves some of the best BBQ not just in LA, but all of California.
September 14, 2023
Dan Tana’s is an LA classic and the kind of place where every night feels like a celebration.
June 7, 2023
Footsies is a dingy neighborhood dive that turns into a DJ-fueled party the weekends.
March 8, 2023
Raffi's is an institution and the perfect place for a massive group dinner in Glendale.
March 2, 2023
Rustic Canyon in Santa Monica has aged into a worn-in neighborhood spot that does farm-to-table as well as any place in LA.
March 1, 2023
Cut is a pricey Beverly Hills steakhouse with high quality cuts and great sides.
December 19, 2022
Restaurant 917 is a lunch-only, fine dining restaurant at the Porsche Experience Center in Carson.
November 7, 2022
La Cabañita is a homey Mexican spot tucked way up in the foothills of North Glendale.
October 28, 2022
Quarter Sheets in Echo Park combines two of life's simplest pleasures: incredible pizza and even better dessert.
October 19, 2022
Little Belize is a family-run Belizean restaurant in Inglewood with good food and a party-like atmosphere.
October 13, 2022
Bistro Na’s is a fancy restaurant in Temple City doing Imperial Chinese food, which means it’s perfect for a special occasion meal.
August 22, 2022
Dama is an upscale Latin restaurant in Downtown LA’s Fashion District with excellent food and cocktails.
Hachi is an all-purpose party izakaya in Torrance where you and your friends can drink rare sakes and eat one of the best $40 omakases around.
In a city without much in the way of unique Indian food, Badmaash is breaking the mold.
Mexican restaurant La Cabaña is a Venice landmark with huge burritos and a killer back patio.
The Tam O’Shanter is an LA classic and great place to go if you want to eat prime rib and feel like you’re on “Game of Thrones.”
Both neighborhood hangout and special occasion spot, Charcoal is sometimes a bit confusing, but not when it comes to their very tasty food.
Jeong Yuk Jeom is a massive, modern KBBQ spot in Koreatown with incredible cuts of dry-aged beef and prime-grade short rib.
The Venice staple has been turned into an all-day play pen for Venice locals. And we’re pretty into it.
Margot is a rooftop Mediterranean restaurant in Culver City with beautiful views, great cocktails, and OK food.
Chosun Galbee is an upscale Korean BBQ restaurant with high quality meat and a patio that definitely doesn’t feel like it’s in LA.
June 16, 2022