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Los Angeles Restaurant Reviews

Seafood-Intensive Sawyer Kitchen & Bar Hits Silver Lake

Karin E. Baker | Posted 07.05.2016 | Los Angeles
Karin E. Baker

With a name inspired by one of America's most iconic fictional characters -- Mark Twain's iconic Tom Sawyer -- this newly opened restaurant is already the hottest new eatery in Silver Lake.

Hokkaido: The Largest and One of the Best Buffets in Town!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.24.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I am fascinated by this unique restaurant. I know it is not gourmet-quality food, and will appeal to the gourmand in us rather than the gourmet... but there is a moment for that also.

Dining Musts on a Santa Barbara Getaway

Scott Bridges | Posted 05.13.2014 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

Just 75 miles up the road from Los Angeles -- or roughly the same amount of time it would take to drive from one side of the city to the other -- is the lush coastal pearl that is Santa Barbara.

Hinoki & The Bird: Didn't Fly for Me

Greg White | Posted 07.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Greg White

We eat with our eyes first. Before I went to Chef David Myers' new Century City swankery, Hinoki & The Bird, I read online reviews as my amuse bouche.

PHOTOS: 4 Restaurants To Try On A Budget

Tim Mihalsky | Posted 04.09.2013 | Los Angeles
Tim Mihalsky

Eating out, going on dates and exploring Los Angeles gets pricey, fast. Here are four restaurants perfect for a fun outing without going broke.

Think You Know Your Coffee?

Zagat | Posted 11.17.2012 | Los Angeles

Today marks the halfway point to St. Patrick's Day, a.k.a Half-Way Day, and Tom Bergin's is celebrating in true Irish style.

Summer Nights, Steak & Sangria

Tim Mihalsky | Posted 09.25.2012 | Los Angeles
Tim Mihalsky

Every two weeks Fleming's offers a Summer Lovin' Steak and Sangria pairing that is so unique you'll be asking your server for the recipes.

Xandros -- Modern Greek Cuisine

Laura Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Laura Klein

The Karpouzosalata, one of Xandros signature salads, is made with organic local watermelon, heirloom tomatoes finished with sheep's milk feta, fresh mint and drizzled with honey and golden balsamic.

Xi'an: A City in China and a Restaurant in Beverly Hills!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

When I want a convenient BevHills location for an Asian bite with less adventurous companions, we always end up at Vicky Mense's Xi'An.

PHOTOS: LA's Best Weekly Restaurant Specials

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

In the bad old days of restaurant service, special menus were simply gimmicks to try to get people in the door on slow days - or worse, to use up a ki...

La Cachette Bistro: A Casual Rebirth at the Beach

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

La Cachette Bistro is a much more hip, casual version of the 15-year old venue which Chef Jean-Francois closed because of Westwood traffic obstructions.

PHOTOS: 2010 Best New Chefs And Restaurants In LA

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Angeleno Magazine has announced the winners of their 8th Annual Restaurant Awards for best new restaurants in Los Angeles for 2010. Some of the listed...

The Most Exclusive Restaurant in LA: The Mysterious Japanese Steakhouse

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Just remember that this story is for your reading pleasure only... using my name will not get you in, and will probably get me banned forever.

Color Me Pink -- Hot Diggity, Hot Dog!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Pink's may be the only hot dog stand in the world that has its own parking lot attendant.

Culina -- The Wonderful New Four Seasons Restaurant

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Each time I visit Culina, I shake my head in wonder at the vitality and imagination it took to conceive and execute such a dramatic destination eatery.

Cafe Society

Deborah Schoeneman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Deborah Schoeneman

After two years of embedded research, I've come up with a list of the best cafes to work.

VOTE: What Are LA's Best New Restaurants?

Los Angeles Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

(The following article comes courtesy of Los Angeles Magazine. Click here for the rest of their Best New Restaurant picks.) A food stall, a tony Be...

Barbrix Silverlake

Claire Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Claire Thomas

Barbrix mixes Spanish Colonial touches with modern minimalism, creating an open space that is both warm and unobtrusive. Plus, who doesn't love a chartreuse bar?

Gjelina -- A Venice Hotspot, Oh Yes!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

If noise and buzz doesn't phase you, I do recommend a visit or two to Gjelina. You will feel young and hip and enjoy a decent meal of interesting dishes

La Grand Orange: A Delicious, Fun Experience

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The name rolls off the tongue... La Grand Oh-range... vaguely French and elegant, a rather strange nomenclature for a deceivingly casual café featuring some Japanese and Mexican dishes.

SONA at Seven is Superb

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

It hardly seems possible that seven years have passed since David Myers opened his extraordinary fine-dining restaurant, SONA.

Everybody Eats Where? In LA, Vincenti

Mara Gibbs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Mara Gibbs

When you crave a real Italian pizza, one of LA's finest Italian restaurants, Vincenti, cranks up the heat in their wood burning oven on Mondays.

Exquisite Japanese Food in Beverly Hills

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Tiger Sushi follows in the tradition of Nobu, not just in being a sushi/sashimi/robata place, but also in embracing Western specialties with an Asian twist.