LA restaurant reviews
Dave Beran's tasting menu is worth the price tag and the palava.
You pay by the ounce for this pizza, but you're going to want to consume pounds of it.
Israeli cuisine is making waves, but Jaffa keeps its flavors at bay.
Last year, Evan Funke's temple to handmade pasta set the pace for L.A.'s new restaurants. This year, it's still in a league of its own.
Unsurprisingly, the baked goods at the Cronut creator's first full-service restaurant are what to order.
The mezzanine restaurant at the NoMad Hotel is a slight triumph of style over substance—but man alive, what style.
Nyesha Arrington’s hyper-seasonal shtick carves out a Santa Monica niche, and it’s worth the splurge.
The seafood's always aces at the Ace's new all-day bistro, but everything else could use some consistency.
Find comfort and creativity in unique bowls of ramen and outstanding small plates.
For a good time (and great tacos), Salazar is your spot.
This dreamy Venice eatery is a haven for vegans.
Head to Atwater Village for rich ramen and decadent fries.
Filipino food comes to Chinatown.
Bust out your boat shoes.
Little Pine is free of animal products, but not free of problems.
Sausal is a looker, but the food has some catching up to do.
Is it time for brunch yet?
Creative cuisine and a standout brunch is putting Leona on the map.
Not your average train car food.
Hearty brisket and fall-off-the-bone ribs put Maple Block Meat Co. on LA's BBQ map.
Baroo embodies the best of strip mall dining in LA.
Where Mississippi meets India in the form of chicken wings.
Sausages reign supreme at this Austrian eatery Downtown.
The latest restaurant from Ray Garcia is heating up Downtown.
A taste of New England arrives in Marina del Rey.
The LA outpost just doesn't live up to the original Portland phenomenon.
You'll find shellfish bowls under twinkling lights at Maré—if you can even find the restaurant.
Hollywood's Cahuenga Corridor finally gets a great restaurant.
Pasta, pizza, meatballs—you'll find plenty of comfort food at this Fairfax eatery.
At Maude, one ingredient serves as the focus of a very, very good meal.
Redbird deserves every bit of oohing and ahhing.
Outstanding tapas, incredible wine—we're head over heels for Ración.
We take a second look at the critically acclaimed Alma.
If you never order potpie at a restaurant, that's about to change.
It's all about California pride and sausages served every which way at this casual eatery.
Chef Kris Tominaga's first solo project, Cadet, is an exercise in butter. We're not complaining.
At this Atwater Village newcomer, a welcoming atmosphere and Italian comfort food makes a strong impression.
The Houston Brothers took a break from opening bars—to open a restaurant.
Szechuan Impression is flourishing in Alhambra. But can you handle the heat?
With a lack of Indonesian restaurants in LA, Hutchinson aims to be an approachable option.
This is what all vegan food should taste like.
There is finally a really fantastic lobster roll in LA.
Forget about Memphis or the Carolinas—Holy Cow just wants to make really good BBQ.
The idea behind Playa Provisions—multiple concepts in one—lets you choose your own adventure.
Finally, there is a really great tapas restaurant in LA.
Want some of the best fried chicken in the city? Just look for the bird claw.
Chef Ludo Lefebvre has succeeded in bringing exceptionally good—and simple—French food to Hollywood.
Sugarfish's younger sibling has some growing up to do.
Stick to the oysters and alcohol at this Sherman Oaks newcomer.
Have you ever tried eating uni while listening to Next's "Too Close" with a straight face?
WOOD has a pizza named after Ellen DeGeneres. Need we say more?
Chef Kris Yenbamroong is bringing the heat—again.
This tiny Koreatown restaurant might be better known for its wine than its food.
The meatballs at Ball & Chain are supposed to be the best part. They're actually the worst.
Oh, you haven't been to Bell? Corazón y Miel gives you a great reason to visit.
Months after opening, Pine & Crane is still drawing in crowds with its traditional Taiwanese cuisine.
A slurp of ramen at Ramen by Omae is heavenly—depending on the bowl that lands in front of you.
At Lucky Duck, Chef Bryan Stevens is driving home local, sustainable cuisine—and greatly succeeding.
Scopa Italian Roots in Venice is beautiful—and the food is nothing to scoff at, either.