A secret location, a self-taught chef, a table full of strangers—this is how some adventurous eaters are now dining in L.A. The rise of the supper club has increased exponentially in the past few years, as friendly dinner parties have turned into coveted monthly pop-ups and home chefs have transformed their hobby into a full-time gig—with or without training. In L.A., these clubs are as varied as the city we live in: one might be held in a dive bar, complete with an emcee and tiki cocktails; another in a Downtown warehouse, where unlimited oysters and raucous behavior abounds. To find the best supper clubs in town, we ducked into lofts and dined with eclectic strangers (fact: there will always be someone that dominates the dinner table conversation). Read on to find out how you can get into L.A.'s most coveted dinner parties.