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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...

David Myers' Culinary Empire In Flux | Betty Hallock, Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

These are the last days of Sona, the elegant restaurant on La Cienega Boulevard that has been a fixture of Los Angeles' fine-dining scene for nearly e...

Malibu Brunch Escape

One For The Table | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
One For The Table

To go out in Los Angeles, not only do we require great food that won't break the bank, but also a location that makes us feel like we're on vacation. We found a place that fit the bill on Sunday.

Hatfield's -- Delicious Food in Elegant Surroundings

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Hatfield's is an exquisite restaurant from two inspired and demanding chefs, a breathtaking addition to the local restaurant scene.

Episode 5 -- The Donut Shop (Video)

Sparrow Songs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Sparrow Songs

This is a portrait of one night at Tang's Donuts on the corner of Sunset and Fountain in Los Angeles.

Petrossian Paris -- Caviar and Extraordinary Food

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The smartest thing the Petrossian family has done is to enlist the services of one of the finest young chefs in the world to cook at the café. I don't make that statement lightly.

99 Things to Eat in LA Before You Die

LA Weekly | Jonathan Gold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The theme of this issue is somewhat morbid. We'll admit to that. We were going to call it 99 Things to Eat in L.A. Before You Move to San Diego, but i...

Celebrate the Year of the Tiger at Hop Woo

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Whether it is possible to get great Chinese food on the Westside of Los Angeles has, until now, been questionable.

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.

Best Pancakes In Los Angeles

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

In honor of National Pancake Month, we've compiled a sampling of the best and most unique pancakes around Los Angeles. Whether your taste is a simple...

Eat Los Angeles 2010 -- A Necessary Book!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The new book EAT: Los Angeles 2010 is a revelation, a truly indispensable guide to the food-and-dining scene of Los Angeles.

Dinner A Deux: LA's Most Romantic Valentine's Day Spots

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Love it or hate it, Valentine's Day is the biggest night of the year for restaurants in LA. Our top picks for a romantic night out have thought of eve...

LA As Greatest Food City In The World | Jonathan Gold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles


Jaywalking in LA -- The Restaurant Scene

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The husband-and-wife team of Quinn and Karen Hatfield have just opened their new, enlarged Hatfield's in the location made famous by Chef Michel Richard in the 80s with Citrus.

Chef Speak: Scott Zwiezen

Heather Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Heather Taylor

In the hands of Scott Zwiezen at Echo Park's cozy Elf Cafe, humble ingredients are transformed into something rich and completely delicious -- as with his recipe for Risotto-Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms.

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.

What's In a Name? Plenty, Just Ask Wolfgang Puck and Michael Chow!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I am particularly sensitive to the complaint which Mr. Chow has with the recent opening in West Hollywood of a restaurant by a man who had adopted a similar name, Philippe Chow.

The Buttermilk Truck

Claire Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Claire Thomas

The menu is made up of mini classics: French Toast Sticks, Donut Bites, Pancake Bites, and Breakfast Biscuits piled with a fried egg and sausage. Everything is delicious and straightforward.

DineLA Restaurant Week: Our Picks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

DineLA Restaurant Week is back This year's list of participants range from famed Old Hollywood establishments to the best in casual pub dining. With...

The Smokin' Joint

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The Smokin' Joint in midtown serves only farm-raised, grass-fed organic hormone-free prime Angus meats, as well as fresh farmers market organic vegetables.

Chef Speak: Josie Le Balch

Heather Taylor | Posted 10.28.2011 | Los Angeles
Heather Taylor

Josie Restaurant in Santa Monica is consistently named one of the city's best places to eat dinner, and it's easy to see why. Josie Le Balch's menu is refined yet homey, with an emphasis on organic.

Double-dipping Waiters Sandwiched Between Two Delis | Robert Faturechi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Lopez is not a delicatessen double agent, funneling trade secrets on Russian dressing and blintzes. The 29-year-old is one of several waiters who open...

The 38 Essential Los Angeles Restaurants | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles


Jonathan Gold's Year In Food: Changing Tastes | Jonathan Gold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Yes, the economy tanked. But there have been more high-profile Los Angeles restaurant openings in the last year or so than we saw in the previous five...

Adventures in the Restaurant Business

Bill DiDonna and Charles Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Bill DiDonna and Charles Kelly

There are fewer and fewer good jobs to be gotten in Los Angeles film production and many talented people are biding their time out of work. We've finally chosen a new path.