20 "Pre-Theater Eats" restaurants in Los Angeles.
Din Tai Fung is the stuff of legends - a dumpling empire with a location in the Westfield Century City mall.
Agnes is a restaurant with an open hearth and cheesery in Pasadena where Midwestern childhood nostalgia meets incredible food.
The Barish is an Italian steakhouse inside The Hollywood Roosevelt where Old Hollywood clichés feel brand new.
Saso is a Spanish restaurant in Pasadena with a beautiful courtyard and decent food.
Soprano is an Italian restaurant in Hollywood that’s great if you’re on the Walk of Fame... and not much else.
Drago Centro’s Italian food isn’t going to blow your mind, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a decent DTLA dinner choice.
Honeybee is the all-vegan spot in Los Feliz serving excellent fast food that actually tastes the way you want fast food to taste.
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.
Carlitos Gardel is a consistent, if not slightly by-the-books Argentinian restaurant that’s an ideal dinner spot for when the parents come to town.
Factory Kitchen tends to gets overshadowed by its famous Arts District neighbors, but it’s one of the best Italian spots in Los Angeles.
A new Korean-American fusion spot right next that brings a whole lot of fancy to the neighborhood.
One of LA’s finest Italian restaurants, Osteria Mozza in Hollywood is still very much at the top of its game.