Located on a hilltop overlooking Hollywood, Yamashiro is a straight-up classic, with views of LA most restaurants only dream about. The 100-year-old Japanese restaurant is massive and admittedly a bit over the top, but you won’t care. The food just got a big overhaul (for the better) and after one or five of those kamikaze martinis you’ll feel like the celebrity you were born to be.
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El Compadre is an old-school Mexican restaurant in Hollywood that’s one of the best and most consistent parties in town.
Madera Kitchen in Hollywood has the makings of a neighborhood go-to, but the food is disappointing.
Petit Trois teases with a cool idea, delights with great food, and leaves you with the feeling that it could have been more.
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Matsuhisa is the Beverly Hills restaurant that launched the Nobu empire, and there’s no sushi place that feels more LA.
Otafuku Noodle House
Otafuku is an excellent Japanese restaurant in Gardena that treats cold soba noodles like a science.
Silverlake serves some of the best ramen in town, but thanks to perpetual lines, we endorse getting it for takeout.
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