LA secures 7 James Beard Award finalist nominations
And this year's list looks a lot like last year's, to be honest.
The best steak frites in LA
Steak and fries—two of our favorite food groups.
The LA Times Festival of Books is about food, too
If you read cookbooks on the reg, check out the festival's food lineup.
Latest restaurant reviews
Latest restaurant stories
The 10 most creative corn dogs in LA
Are corn dogs having a moment?
The best grilled cheese sandwiches in LA
It's like bread and cheese got together and had a perfect food baby.
The 11 best Armenian bakeries in LA
Craving nazook? Baklava? Popok? Here's where to find them.
The best banh mi in LA
This Vietnamese sandwich is all kinds of wonderful.
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
Inland Empire Restaurant Week
Inland Empire Restaurant Week kicks off with lunch and dinner specials at more than 80 restaurants in over 15 different communities in Riverside and San Bernadino counties. Enjoy discounted California cuisine at BIN 189 in Lake Arrowhead; succulent steak at Porter's Prime Steak House in Ontario; and a $15 lunch menu at Riverside's ProAbition. Lunches range from $10-$20, while dinner can be enjoyed from $20-$40. Check here for a full list of participating restaurants and deals.
5 year anniversary at La Descarga
Celebrate La Descarga's 5-year anniversary with a hosted bar—that's right, the bar is treating you to free drinks from their anniversary menu, along with a live band, two fire eating shows and a suprise performance. Event entry is free, though you'll need to RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Abigaile Presents Wine Dinner Featuring Jackson Family Wines
Gather amidst wine connoisseurs for a five-course gourmet dining experience alongside delicate Jackson Family Wines. Indulge in the likes of tangy spot prawns, elegant prime dry aged Carpaccio, miso pork belly and seared Branzino with hand-selected whites and reds. Top off these savory delights with a white chocolate and sea salt blondie (surely better than grandma’s crowd pleaser), pistachio gelato, brown sugar crème and a fine glass of Mt. Brave Cabernet Sauvignon ’11.
Celebrate 31 with Baskin-Robbins
As if you needed more of an incentive to take an ice cream break, Baskin-Robbins' participating LA stores will be selling scoops of ice cream for $1.31 and sundaes for $3.31 on the 31st of March, May, July, August and December (to celebrate their 70th birthday—and 31 flavors, of course). Go ahead and take a cheat day—you deserve it.
"You Don't Know Jack" at Now Boarding
Get on a plane to Funky Town for Now Boarding's "You Don't Know Jack" nights, held every Sunday beginning at 9pm. Live performances of funk, soul and R&B will take place on stage while visitors can indulge in $9 Jack Daniel's cocktails. Entry to this airline-themed bar is free.
DJ Neil Armstrong's Dinner & a Mixtape at POT
POT is hosting DJ Neil Armstrong as he debuts his new mixtape, Warmfuzzy Part 2. While you jam out to his new set, enjoy a $45 five-course, prix-fixe menu including a special Neil Armstrong Ice Moon dessert. POT's full menu (and Armstrong's mixtape) will also be available.