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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25 Degrees is the 24/7 restaurant inside The Roosevelt, with surprisingly excellent burgers.
Electric Owl is a mostly outdoor space on Sunset that looks and feels like a vintage train station where drinking is heavily encouraged.
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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Kotohira is a tiny noodle shop in a Gardena strip mall with a giant menu of udon, ranging from curry to creamy to green mochi.
Tatsu is the future not just because of its iPad wall waiters. It’s the future because it’s quick and easy, and downright delicious.
Silverlake serves some of the best ramen in town, but thanks to perpetual lines, we endorse getting it for takeout.
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