Los Angeles Restaurant Guide
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20 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...
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...
8432 W. 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90048Critics' PickImage
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...
412 N. Fairfax Ave.
Fairfax, California 90036Critics' PickBest OfImageEssentials
At their Italian-American joint across the street from their flagship of awesomeness, Animal, Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo have declared their intention to create...
317 Manhattan Beach Blvd.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266Critics' PickSlideshowImageEssentials
In the two years since Love & Salt opened in the old Cafe Pierre space in Manhattan Beach, chef Michael Fiorelli’s modern Italian restaurant has become a beacon...