Cinco de Mayo is a Los Angeles holiday favorite...and although presidential candidate Donald Trump has managed to alienate Mexicans everywhere, this year's holiday is especially important to celebrate.
Tar & Roses, whose name comes from the contrasting notes on the nose of Barolo wine, opened its doors roughly about this time last year and is a James Beard nominee for Best New Restaurant of 2012. It's also one of the hottest tickets in town.
Eighteen stories above Second and Wilshire, you'll find one of the best dining experiences in Santa Monica. The Penthouse at The Huntley Hotel not only offers panoramic coastline and city views, but great food and drinks, as well.