Appeasing the parents is no easy task. But we’re here to offer some guidance when it comes to taking them out to eat in LA.
June 19, 2018
19 spots perfect for your mom, dad, sister, brother, estranged aunt, older cousin, and family friend who’s not technically blood-related.
October 19, 2021
The 12 best LA restaurants perfect for a family dinner.
April 21, 2021
Planning a grad dinner is more difficult than college ever was - so we’ve prepared a study guide to get you ready.
April 9, 2018
Mom & Dad in town? Here’s where to take advantage of their generosity.
August 16, 2016
Jaraguá in Oakwood is one of LA's most recognizable Salvadoran spots and does excellent versions of the classics.
September 29, 2023
Pasjoli is an upscale French restaurant in Santa Monica with tableside pressed duck and a new tasting menu.
August 21, 2023
Jemma Di Mare is a decent Italian restaurant in Brentwood, but one that doesn't really stand out from the pack.
June 2, 2023
Kali is a somewhat sleepy prix-fixe spot in Larchmont with food that's good enough to warrant the splurge.
April 19, 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
The Little Door is one of the most romantic restaurants in the city.
January 30, 2023
Rao’s is the LA location of the classic NYC Italian restaurant, and while the food won’t blow your mind, it’s still very crowd-pleasing.
November 22, 2022
Divino is a lively, nautical-themed trattoria with excellent pasta in Brentwood.
November 3, 2022
Palmeri is a great, snoozy Italian spot on San Vicente with delicious pastas and veal chops.
Pecorino is an intimate trattoria in Brentwood with a mix of simple and fancy Italian dishes.
Sor Tino is an Italian spot in Brentwood with a romantic front patio, great service, and food that's good enough.
Amici Brentwood is a beautiful Italian restaurant with bland food.
Khinkali House in Glendale is home to Georgian soup dumplings and a quiet patio for a low-key date night.
August 22, 2022
Union is one of the best restaurants in Pasadena, and a great spot for a midweek date.
The Venice staple has been turned into an all-day play pen for Venice locals. And we’re pretty into it.
Maccheroni Republic is a true neighborhood Italian restaurant in Downtown with solid pasta, a friendly staff, and a fantastic front patio.
Spartina, a casual Italian restaurant on Melrose, is one of West Hollywood’s better backup restaurants.
Fishing With Dynamite is one of LA’s best restaurants for consistently great seafood.
August 10, 2022
Asterid in Downtown LA is your best bet for a pre- or post-show dinner at the Walt Disney Concert Hall.
August 5, 2022
Maude is a ticketed tasting menu restaurant, but one that’s actually fun.
Lulu, a scenic California cuisine spot at The Hammer in Westwood, is everything you could want in a museum restaurant.
La Parolaccia Osteria is a classic Italian spot in Long Beach that looks like a villa in Tuscany.
June 28, 2022
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Salazar is a Mexican BBQ restaurant in Frogtown that’s gone from excellent to average in just a few short years. The patio, however, remains great.
May 19, 2022
Hatchet Hall is a Southern-leaning restaurant in Culver City where you’ll actually leave full.
May 8, 2022