One of the greatest cultural experiences you can have in Los Angeles is eating out. Virtually all types of cuisine are well represented in this diverse area, with a myriad of fine dining to bistro establishments of excellent repute.
Here are our top picks of places to eat in LA.
8539 W. Sunset Boulevard,
Inconspicuously located on the second floor of a strip mall, this hidden gem is well worth the effort of arriving early to secure some of the very limited seating. Do not worry about trying to figure out the menu, it is strictly omakase, so just be ready to discover new wonders. More expensive than the norm, you will certainly appreciate the quality experience. Hope for a try of the superb skipjack sashimi but forget about Instagram. No pictures and no take out are allowed.
Spoon by H
7158 Beverly Boulevard,
Los Angeles, CA 90036
A little heard-of Korean café, Spoon by H has been gaining visibility in recent years, thanks to the growing interest and amazement at the artistic food arrangement. The restaurant’s unique plating of Korean comfort foods has made them one of the most Instagram-worthy eateries. Generous portions of warm, filling food make it a great place to try and share dishes with friends. Be sure to samplesome of their delectable desserts and smoothies.
9 Dudley Avenue
Recently revamped by Conner Mitchell, Dudley Market has achieved new heights in popularity thanks to a great seafood menu and expansive wine list. Keeping things affordable, this beachside attraction has managed to reach the top of Eater L.A.’s Top 15 New Restaurants to Try. Besides the fresh seafood, there are other delicious and familiar options like the Sunday fried chicken and juicy burgers. The fare is simple, filling and tasty, with an affordable wine list. On Sundays, guests have the option ofbringing their own vinyl, and on Mondays, everyone can enjoy half-off discounts.
176 N. Canon Drive,
Beverly Hills, CA
A name you might have heard of, this is the third of Wolfgang Puck’s flagship restaurants opened in 1997. Once named by Zagat as the most iconic restaurant in LA, Spago continues to attract a strong stream of tourists, residents, and celebrities. It is a great place to go for the quintessential LA dining experience and a delectable menu of their signature international cuisine. From the exotic smoked salmon pizza to traditional ricotta gnocchi, there is plenty to choose from.
Nick and Stef’s Steakhouse
330 S. Hope St.,
Los Angeles, CA 90071-3115
Onsite meat curing has made this one of the top steakhouses to try in LA. Recently renovated with a more contemporary feel, this Bunker Hill restaurant offers a deeply satisfying range of cuts, roasted to perfection under the watchful eye of executive chef Andreas Roller. If you’re looking for lighter options, the menu does offer some seafood choices like oysters and sea bass. Other classic steakhouse accompaniments include gratin potatoes and Caesar salads. If you’re in the area during happy hour, come in for great deals on beers and cocktails, as well as discounted bar bites.
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