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The best grilled cheese sandwiches in LA
It's like bread and cheese got together and had a perfect food baby.
The best dim sum restaurants in LA
You don't have to go all the way to the SGV for great dim sum.
Our LA burger guide
Burgers. French fries. We covered it all.
The best Koreatown markets in LA
Experience the Land of Morning Calm without ever getting on a plane.
The best restaurants in Los Angeles
Best brunch restaurants
Your weekend morning guide to eating and drinking at the best brunch restaurants in Los Angeles.
Best Thai restaurants
Discover spicy soups, complex curries and flavorful stir-fries at LA's best Thai restaurants.
Best cheap eats
These cheap eats pack as much flavor as they do value.
Best coffee shops
We sipped our way through town to find the best coffee shops in LA.
Best vegetarian restaurants
LA's best vegetarian-friendly restaurants are as varied as the city's neighborhoods, from meatless Chinese in SGV to an Italian hotspot in Venice.
Best dim sum
Whether you’re hankering for juicy siu mai or char siu bao, here's your guide to the best dim sum breakfast spots in LA.
The best events this week
Young Chef Competition Series
It's young talent at its finest: On Aug 27, four chefs will compete in Thomas Keller's ment'or Young Chef Competition Series. The competitors—all at the cusp of their career—include David Kneller, William Lansing, Skylar Stover and Michelle Tribble, while the judges include top chefs from across the country (Timothy Hollingsworth and Walter Manzke are among the roster). Competing chefs will be given black sea bass and a cooking time of 2.5 hours to impress the judges. Guests will be able to enjoy Bouchon's signature dishes while observing the competition; score your ticket here.
Mixology Dinner And Competition at Queen Mary
It’s about to get boozy aboard the Queen Mary. LA’s top bartenders are mixing things up shaker-to-shaker in hopes of scoring the $2,000 prize at the inaugural Mixology Dinner and Competition. Challenged with crafting standout cocktail pairings, each competitor will serve their concoction alongside one selected plating of the four-course affair. While attendees enjoy an upscale flight of braised pork belly, caramelized black cod and more, they’ll also be judging on cocktail taste, aesthetic, and showmanship. Reserve a ticket online and top off this swanky Thursday night with cigars, decadent dessert, and a winner reveal.
San Fernando Brewing Co. grand opening
Valley breweries like MacLeod Ale and Ladyface Ale now have a rival in their neighbohood. The San Fernando Brewing Company is having a grand opening party, opening its doors so that you can enjoy any of their five brews on tap, including a Sonora Wheat, made from a historic variety of wheat originally grown in California, or their Stoney Point Stout. Head over and have a cold one while playing games or enjoying a DJ set. The first 500 customers will receive a complimentary branded bottle opener.
Yin + Tonic
DTLA's yoga studio, juice bar-hybrid, The Springs, is hosting a night of double relaxation. Head over for your usual Yin Yoga session and have a couple of tonic cocktails afterwards (both alcoholic and virgin) that will take you further into nirvana. Whether you're a beginner or an expert at sun salutations, this is sure to be a night of true mind and body bliss.
LA Craft Beer Crawl
Cancel your regular PBR-centric plans August 29, because the annual LA Craft Beer Crawl comes around again. For $59, behold the opportunity to choose from over 100 craft beers across seven different bars and restaurants within walking distance in DTLA. As per usual, the beers will be curated by Hallie Beaune and Christina Perozzi, aka, “The Beer Chicks." Check the site for more location, ticketing and event details.
dineLA Sunday Funday Brunch
DineLA has once again managed to create a food event that will not disappoint. Their newest culinary gem, Sunday Funday Brunch, gets you one entrée and one side or dessert plus a bottomless beverage for the wallet-friendly price of $25. In collaboration with FXX to celebrate the season two premiere of their hit show You're the Worst, seven restaurants from across the city will offer everything from ricotta pancakes with blueberries to breakfast pizza for your brunch needs. Participating establishments include Manhattan Beach's Love & Salt and West Hollywood's The Church Key. For a full list, click here.