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Dunsmoor is an upscale Southern-leaning restaurant in Glassell Park with an old-timey aesthetic.
Only The Wild Ones
Only The Wild Ones is a natural wine bar that distills the current Abbot Kinney aesthetic and makes great low-ABV cocktails.
Apart from the lively crowd and great nu-disco playlist, this dimly lit aperitivo spot serves small plates with a solid cocktail menu featuring lots of amari.
Son of A Gun
Son Of A Gun is a seafood restaurant in Beverly Grove that’s one of the most consistent places to eat in Los Angeles.
La Paella is a Spanish restaurant in Beverly Grove with a big tapas menu and great paella.
A casual, neighborhood-y Tex-Mex restaurant from DTLA’s best chef. This is a spot Downtown needs.
The LA outpost of this off-the-strip Vegas favorite is overpriced, bland, and boring.
Plenty of new restaurants are good, but few are actually memorable. Kali leave its mark.
Culver City’s Lukshon involves modern Asian small plates in a date-friendly atmosphere.
Shibumi is a Japanese restaurant in DTLA that’s unlike any other Japanese spot in town.
Le Comptoir is a tiny prix-fixe restaurant in Koreatown that feels like a dinner party with friends.
Necco is the tiny Japanese restaurant in West LA serving one of our favorite casual meals in the neighborhood.
Shandong Dumplings in Pasadena serves good noodle dishes, a few great dumplings, and a fantastic scallion pancake.