Maude is a ticketed tasting menu restaurant, but one that’s actually fun.
August 5, 2022
Kato is an ambitious but somewhat uneven fine-dining Taiwanese restaurant in Row DTLA.
August 3, 2022
This Inglewood restaurant is located in a residential backyard and there are no signs on the street. But if you trust us not to lead you astray, you will be rewarded with some truly excellent mariscos.
July 20, 2022
Pijja Palace is a genre-bending Indian sports bar in Silver Lake with tons of flatscreen TVs and saag-topped pizzas.
July 8, 2022
Ilé' is a Nigerian tasting menu experience in Hollywood that feels more like a swanky apartment hang.
June 28, 2022
If you can handle the hot seat, Hilo Sushi in Beverly Hill hosts one of the most entertaining omakases in town.
June 24, 2022
Tokki, a Korean small plates restaurant in Koreatown, is trendy, with all the weird baggage that comes with that term—but still genuinely fun.
June 16, 2022
Cold Springs is an old stagecoach stop turned restaurant that serves some of the best tri-tip on the Central Coast.
Kinn is a great Korean tasting menu spot that’s laid-back, but ideal for a special occasion experience in Koreatown.
May 12, 2022
Commonly referred to as the “vegan McDonald’s,” Mr. Charlie’s in Hollywood has taken the global fast food chain’s image and turned it on its head.
April 7, 2022
Sorry Ryan Gosling, LA's jazz scene is far from dead.
March 23, 2022
The Baked Potato is a legendary jazz club in Studio City that only serves baked potatoes.
Industry Cafe & Jazz in Culver City is half-jazz club, half-Ethiopian restaurant.
Pip's on Labrea is a Mid City jazz club where it's a party every night.
Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood is one of LA's most prolific live music venues.
Sam First Bar is the best—and only—jazz club located next to LAX in El Segundo.
Morihiro is an experimental restaurant in Atwater Village—a one-of-a-kind experience that should be on every sushi enthusiast’s to-do list.
January 14, 2022
Bell’s is a tremendous French bistro in Los Alamos, and the kind of place that makes you want to leave city life behind and move to the country.
Kinkan, a pandemic-born pop-up, has transformed into a half-Japanese, half-Thai restaurant in Virgil Village with an excellent omakase.
Little Fish, a pop-up in Echo Park, feels like a secret backyard party and serves an incredible fried fish sandwich.
The Old Place is an aptly named saloon in the Santa Monica Mountains that also happens to serve some of the best steak in LA.
Messob is one of the best restaurants in Little Ethiopia and ideal for a fun group dinner.
Sushi I-Naba in Torrance is one of the best sushi spots in the South Bay, and an utterly unique and special experience.
Dollar Hits is a Filipino street party in Historic Filipinotown serving $1 skewers.
Gozen is a high-end kaiseki restaurant on La Cienega with excellent sushi, sake, and other small plates.