Loading...
Food News

Zagat's 2010 LA Survey Out Today: Turning Japanese + In Praise of In-N-Out

Comments (0)

By

Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 3:21 PM

click to enlarge copy of the 2010 Zagat guide - A. SCATTERGOOD
  • A. Scattergood
  • copy of the 2010 Zagat guide
Although the results of Zagat's annual survey were officially released today, advance copies of the 2010 Los Angeles/Southern California restaurant guide have been making the rounds for awhile. (Check out the cute handwritten note on this copy, hiding under a stack of mail, which I kid you not included a rubber fillet of heart from Knott's Berry Farm and a copy of Frank Bruni's kiss-and-barf memoir.) The top 4 restaurants in LA? Urasawa, Sushi Zo, Angelini Osteria and Matsuhisa. (Gino Angelini must be serving crudo.) The Bazaar and Drago Central scored the highest for newcomers, while Urasawa ranked tops for service. And #1 under Zagat's "bang for the buck" category? In-N-Out. You can see why this whole thing was embargoed, can't you.

Related Content

Now Trending

Slideshows

  • Food GPS Fried Chicken Festival
    The 3rd Annual Food GPS Fried Chicken Festival in Chinatown's central plaza brings together top L.A. chefs and restaurants to present their twists on fried chicken, along with desserts and drinks.
  • Ramen Yokocho Festival in Little Tokyo
    Little Tokyo in downtown Los Angeles became a ramen paradise over the weekend as part of the Japanese cultural festival Nisei Week. Everything was hot -- from the food, to the weather, to the scene. All photos by Danny Liao.
  • Pollo Loco at ChocoChicken
    ChocoChicken is a restaurant dedicated to chocolate-flavored chicken. It sounds like a joke. And when Adam Fleischman, founder of the Umami empire and monetary force behind many other L.A. restaurants, announced in January that he’d be opening a concept based not around mole but actual, yes, chocolate-flavored chicken, many of us treated it as a joke. It is not.