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He's been known to use Cream of Wheat in his dishes, even the expensive ones. This is why he's loved by some and sneered at by others. Menu is a grab bag of worldwide hits, all fused together in a ... read more
Where's a classy place in Hollywood to order an impressive glass of wine? Here it is. Full selection of imported cheese and charcuterie to go with it, or go Euro style and have a croissant at the b... read more
Ilan Hall makes The Gorbals (named after a Glasgow neighborhood) a tad celeb chef-y, the concept, which is charmingly likened to date rape, might intrigue some foodies. Manischewitz-braised po... read more
All the food looks beautiful, from the seared scallops to the mini burgers to the chocolate porter cake. The speciality cocktails are a riot of colors, too. Pretty makes sense: chef is CJ Jacobson ... read more
Find a train station, knock down the walls, let the trees keep growing in the middle. That's the look of The Hudson, with some white leather and burgundy accents to keep it from being too, too sauv... read more
All-day restaurant, serving breakfast to dinner at the London West Hollywood, a flashy hotel on the Strip. But the main point is the afternoon tea. It's a Gordon Ramsay joint (or was, or something.... read more
Famous caterer makes sandwiches for the masses (well, the foodie masses) and they rejoice. Breakfast, light lunch, dizzying array of baked goods in this storefront with a swell address. Looking for... read more
There's not just a chef, there's a forager, too. The job entails visiting California farms and bringing the goods from their dirt to your mouth. Restaurant is hotel-adjacent and looks like it, too.... read more
In California, exposed-brick walls are shorthand for "New York-style." This bar/restaurant eschews the wicker and windows typical of beachside bars and goes urban, with mirrors and leather accompan... read more
A Beverly Hills hotel restaurant means wheelin' and dealin' during the day. Poolside dining and impromptu swimming. Come nightfall, shenanigans seem more likely. The cabanas tend to be packed with ... read more
In some ways it's similar to the previous occupant: small bites of rich dishes. Scallops with brussel sprouts and chorizo. Expensive meat with local vegetables. Near-heavenly desserts. The new chan... read more
Concepts just don't work here. Maybe people are trying to hard? Maybe it should've been mashed potatoes all along. Now there are booths, exposed beams, a fireplace, bar food, burgers, upscale twist... read more
It's not that people were hurting for lunch options, but everyone's flocking to Lemonade like the noontime meal was just invented. Get in line: it's old-school cafeteria style in form and decor. Fo... read more
Stefan Richter made a TV name for himself by seeming to know how to cook, and definitely being a prick. Now we'll know which wins out, since he's taken over a lagging Santa Monica joint. Food is se... read more
This chef is ready for prime time. A dude who compares his dinners to orgies must be, right? Meant to be famous. Bright clean restaurant leaves plenty of wallspace for art, a rotating gallery. A fe... read more
These dudes -- that'd be the owners -- do popular Americana. This one brings an Italian twist. Still pleasing to the masses, but with more greens and fish. Wood-burning pizza oven front and center.... read more
With shiny cement surfaces and wood beams across the ceiling, you'd almost think you were in the airport. And actually, those planes are pretty loud. Still, points for trying. The only resto in the... read more
LA, as a whole, loves fancy pubs. Kick back, watch some sports, eat some comfort food -- just like mom makes it. That is, if mom serves Niman Ranch meat and Humboldt Fog cheese. Surroundings are ce... read more
There's a stretch of Highland Avenue where the "nobody walks in L.A." trope is easily put to rest. On a summer evening, packed with bodies hoofing it up to the Hollywood Bowl, the city's beloved co... read more
Hoping to build on the success of Baco Mercat, chef Josef Centeno b...
Swanky London-bred Cantonese classes up the Hills of Beverly. Glamo...
We love things that are retro like Reebok Pumps and telephones, so ...
This restaurant in Beverly Hills is so casual, there's no need to p...
This trendy spot by celebrity chef Michael Cimarusti may serve the ...