Los Angeles Restaurant Guide
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22 restaurants found
When I originally reviewed Alimento in September 2014, I could tell that Pollack had created something special. But I also had a few complaints. The room was...
There is hardly a restaurant so ingrained in the life of its neighborhood or its customers as Angelini Osteria, a place that seems as if it has been here for all...
1517 Lincoln Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401Critics' PickBest OfImageReaders' Choice
The Italian deli Bay Cities makes a decent turkey sandwich, a loud, greasy meatball sandwich and a very respectable hero, but the sandwich of choice here is a...
2121 E. 7th Place
Los Angeles, CA 90021Critics' PickBest OfSlideshowImageReaders' ChoiceEssentials
Four years after opening its industrial-chic doors in the Arts District, Bestia remains one of L.A.’s few true perennial hot spots, and it still manages to...
Leo Bulgarini is the wrong guy to mouth off to the day after his beloved AS Roma squad drops a game to Genoa or Inter Milan. His gelati are labeled only in...
6610 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036Critics' PickBest OfSlideshowImageEssentials
For meat lovers, there is hardly a restaurant in L.A. more geared toward delivering maximum carnivorous joy than Chi Spacca, the charcuterie and butchery-focused...
1833 Colorado Blvd.
Eagle Rock, CA 90041Critics' PickImageEssentials
Like many of its surrounding neighborhoods, Eagle Rock has had a slew of trendy eateries open in recent years, with varying degrees of success. But if you want a...
2100 W. Sunset Blvd.
Echo Park, CA 90026Critics' PickBest OfSlideshowImage
As one of the opening chefs of Sotto (along with Steve Samson), Zach Pollack had an obsession — which included importing a 15,000-pound Stefano Ferrara oven from...
On a busy night, which it often is at Dan Tana's, the tables are fit tightly together with a lively crowd sitting elbow to elbow ordering spaghetti entrees and...
Factory Kitchen, a Northern Italian trattoria from chef Angelo Auriana and restauranter Matteo Ferdinandi, features an open kitchen largely dedicated to the...
1023 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291Critics' PickBest OfSlideshowImage
You could easily make a beautiful meal from the antipasti section alone: delicately fried squash blossoms stuffed with fior de latte; a crudo of raw ridgeback...
8432 W. 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90048Critics' PickImageReaders' Choice
Gusto manages to walk a fine line: it's cozy and homey yet still hip. It's a Fairfax neighborhood joint but still special enough for a nice night out. It serves...