16 "Pre-Theater Eats" restaurants in Los Angeles.
One of LA’s finest Italian restaurants, Osteria Mozza in Hollywood is still very much at the top of its game.
Factory Kitchen tends to gets overshadowed by its famous Arts District neighbors, but it’s one of the best Italian spots in Los Angeles.
Plenty of new restaurants are good, but few are actually memorable. Kali leave its mark.
A casual, neighborhood-y Tex-Mex restaurant from DTLA’s best chef. This is a spot Downtown needs.
Salt's Cure recently made the bold move to Hollywood, and it's clear that they made the right 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.
Big, bustling, and once a gamechanger for DTLA. Unfortunately, unlike most of LA’s residents, Bottega Louie is not aging well.
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.