Salted Eats teaches you how to cook LA's best dishes
The new delivery service launches next week.
The best pancakes in Los Angeles
We like to eat our breakfast in stacks.
Where to buy the best picnic food in LA
Whether you're heading to the Hollywood Bowl or the beach, we've got your guide to prime picnicking.
LA's best chicken and waffles
Grab your wetnaps and dig in!
Latest restaurant reviews
Latest restaurant stories
Where to eat in the San Gabriel Valley
Dim sum, pho, Taiwanese specialties—this list has it all.
The best restaurants in Downtown LA
Cheap ramen joints in Little Tokyo, Spanish tapas near L.A. Live—here are the best Downtown dining spots.
The 8 coolest retro diners in LA
There's just nothing like a great diner.
The best restaurants in Los Angeles
Dive into LA's best seafood restaurants.
LA has the best sushi in the country, hands down.
Take a tour of the best tacos in the city.
Check out the best sandwich shops and sandwiches in town.
Nothing genuinely channels the past like LA’s finest retro diners.
LA's best Mexican restaurants satisfy your South of the Border cravings.
The best events this week
BBQ, Blues & Brews
Begin your workweek in Southern style while feasting on comfort food, sippin' on a cold one and listening to live blues at Baltaire's BBQ, Blues & Brews series every Monday night. Executive chef Travis Strickland presents a menu of finger-licking dishes like jalapeño cornbread with bourbon pecan butter, blue cheese fondue dip with housemade salt & vinegar chips, and the Southern burger with ramp aioli and smoked onion jam. Seating is first-come, first-serve and only available in the bar and lounge, so come early and plan on leaving with a Southern drawl.
Katana Red Sun BBQ
Groom your palate for summertime this year on the Sunset Strip at Katana's 14th annual Red Sun BBQ. Every Sunday from now until Labor Day, the Robatayaki eatery will turn up the atmosphere on their outdoor patio with a special BBQ menu, featuring savory delectibles from garlic butter scallops to Kobe beef platters, in addition to speciality flavor-packed cocktails. Treat yourself to a three-course menu at $35 per person, supplemental a la carte bites and a well-deserved buzz, while tuning into a rotating roster DJs. The exclusive BBQ menu and tunes will be available on the patio every Sunday from 6 to 11pm.
Providence Celebrates 11th Anniversary with New Tasting Menu
Sustainable seafood crusader chef Michael Cimarusti is ringing in 11 years at his wildly successful restaurant, Providence, with an exclusive four-course tasting menu. From Tuesday, May 31 through the month of June, the lauded chef will turn out an evolving menu, including signature dishes like The Ugly Bunch, assorted shellfish with smoked crème fraîche panna cotta, and the wild king salmon served with miso mustard, apricot and pork belly. As a throwback to the restaurant’s year of inception, the prices will drop to those of 2005 (an homage highly welcomed by our wallets). Score a table at $90 per person and toast the 11th anniversary of this LA staple with a glass of bubbly.
Casa Vega's 60th Birthday
We're not saying Taco Tuesday is losing its touch or anything, but Thursdays are about to get a whole lot more interesting. Sherman Oaks mainstay Casa Vega is celebrating its 60th birthday with a tacos and tequila special every Thursday from now until June. Night owls (the promotion kicks in at 11pm) who order house specialty "The Boss" margarita ($13.50) can pair it with a 60 cent grilled chicken taco, a classic duo. The best part is, there is no limit to how many margaritas and tacos you can handle. Cheers!
Grand Central Market Summer Nights
Summer Nights at Grand Central Market launches this summer by expanding their hours every evening until 10pm. Along with special programming, visitors can expect live music, evening menu specials, a massive happy hour and free shuttle service to destinations like Disney Hall, the Music Center, Orpheum Theatre, the Theatre at Ace Hotel and other entertainment venues. Under ambient evening lighting—whatever that means, though we're guessing there will be a blue hue permeating throughout the space—most of the market's vendors will remain open until the very end, with some spots like Belcampo Meat Co., Knead & Co. Pasta Bar, DTLA Cheese and McConnell's Fine Ice Creams offering exclusive nighttime menu items. Various programs will occur throughout the week: Trivia Tuesdays,Horse Thief Movie Wednesdays, Drag Queen Bingo on the first and third Thursday of the month, and DJs and live music every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Los Angeles Bread Festival
Basking in its second year of carb-filled glory, the Los Angeles Bread Festival is descending upon LA’s Grand Central Market for a two-day tasting fest of unabashed bread guzzling. We can already smell the loaves fresh out the oven. Try one-time-only menu offerings from GCM’s staple vendors like cornbread from Horse Thief BBQ, flatbread specials from Madcarpa, handmade tortillas from Chiles Secos and “butter flights” from DTLA Cheese (the perfect pairing to your burgeoning bread basket). The food fest will also house a pop-up marketplace showcasing local SoCal makers like Grist & Toll, Superba Food + Bread, Antigua Artisan Bread and Spread the Love. Basically, a smorgasbord of bread wizards and jam and nut butter purveyors. But there's more than just eating going down at GCM this June. The festival is welcoming a host of how-to workshops like "Feel the Churn Butter Aerobics" and Sourdough Starter 10.