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08/20/2011 08:20 pm ET | Updated Oct 20, 2011

LA Hotel Restaurants: 12 Meals Worth A Bite

It used to be that if you were staying at a hotel, you knew to never, ever step foot into the hotel restaurant –- especially if it was just called "The Restaurant." Then one day, it became suitable to visit a hotel as a non-guest -- but just for a drink on the rooftop bar. But now, locals in Los Angeles are valeting their vehicles at hotels just to "visit the restaurant," and we're ranking the top 12 hotel restaurants in which to do so. (We suppose we have Las Vegas to thank for this.)