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10 LA Restaurants to Enjoy Impressive Cuisine and Panoramic Views

Dine atop the U.S. Bank Tower for unparalleled views of Los Angeles.By Roger Grody, adapted from <i>WHERE Los Angeles</i> magazine December 2017 issueWith …

This Map of L.A.’s Best Burgers Is Your New True North

When Hilda Von Hamburger invented the hamburger in 1904 as a cure for gout, she could never have imagined the sheer variety of spinoffs her humble …

10 Best Restaurants in Culver City

Scallops<p>Courtesy The Wallace<p><b>The Wallace</b><br>The small-plates menu at the Wallace in Culver City isn't revolutionary, but it is interesting, with a vaguely …

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The Best Biscuits in Los Angeles

The first cog in Chef Josef Centeno’s one-block Old Bank District Empire hosts a Saturday morning “Hair of the Dog Brunch,” and of course biscuits …

L.A. Weekly's Premier Restaurant Guide, #99Essentials

The 99 Essential Restaurants™ 2018<p>Longtime favorites and ever-changing new concepts are what define the L.A. food scene<p>The downtown explosion in Los …

10 Great Restaurants in Santa Monica According to Mainland Poké Owner Ari Kahan

"I'm really excited to bring Mainland Poké to Santa Monica," Kahan says. "It’s been a neighborhood that we've wanted to be part of for a while."<p>So …

The Locations of L.A.'s 100 Most Memorable Crimes by Neighborhood

These are crimes both solved and unsolved, killers and victims both famous and unknown. They span more than a century and run the gamut from bank …

The 100 Best, Most Iconic Dishes of L.A. You Need to Try At Least Once

If you’re a true foodie, you will know many of these. The Godmother from Bay Cities. The Chopped Salad from La Scala. The Prime Rib from Lawry’s. …

25 Mind-Blowing Pancakes in Los Angeles, 2018 Edition

Where to get the best griddled flapjacks in Los Angeles<p>There’s nothing quite like a leisurely morning with a heaping stack of flapjacks and all the nostalgia that comes with it. Luckily for the breakfast lovers of Los Angeles, the city is full of some pretty outstanding pancake varieties.<p>If it’s …

32 Classic Restaurants Every Angeleno Must Try, Winter 2017

Los Angeles has been blessed by a multitude of long-standing restaurants that continue to serve diners with classic fare that strikes at the heart of nostalgia. But many of these restaurants aren't just throwbacks or old-school, they're very much alive and well because of dedicated regulars who …

The 10 Best Cocktail Bars to Become a Regular in LA

The original bartenders still work the menus they crafted<p>For years the bartender profession was considered a temporary gig for those who just wanted to pick up a steady paycheck while on their way to making their dreams come true. But when the cocktail revival hit there was a beautiful and all too …

11 Super Secret Off-Menu Items Worth Trying in Los Angeles

There's no more delicious pat on the back than ordering an off-menu item in LA. It's partly because of the nod of respect the waiter gives you after ordering the secret dish, but mainly because what comes out of the kitchen is some of the chef's best work. Usually it's a signature dish that the …

23.7 Facts About Stanley Kubrick’s ‘The Shining’

23.7 Facts About Stanley Kubrick's 'The Shining'<p>You know that a film is a lasting classic when it can sustain another entire film being made about …

LA's best movie theaters - Curbed LA

No other city is as closely associated with the movies as Los Angeles—the epicenter of the American film industry and the site of gala premieres and award shows watched around the world.<p>It stands to reason, then, that the city would boast some pretty great venues for taking in a matinee (or …

The 13 Best Horror Movies of 2016

Here’s a bright spot for 2016: This was a fantastic year for horror films. At home and abroad, on the festival circuit and in multiplexes, audiences …

The 10 Essential Steaks to Try in L.A.

As much as L.A. loves kale and avocado toast, this is a city for steak. The history of Los Angeles steakhouses run deep, and the genre continues to …

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The Best New Los Angeles Restaurants of 2016 According to Eater LA’s Editors

There’s a lot, restaurant-wise, to be thankful for as we coast through the tail-end of 2016 and into an even brighter 2017. There are more great restaurants than ever before, including long-running favorites and street food upstarts galore. We’re still doing pop-up restaurants well, still owning …

Top Quality Fast Food Spots in Los Angeles, Summer 2018

Los Angeles is where fast food really took off, mainly due to cars, a desire for convenience, and inexpensive ingredients. Thankfully, Angelenos are starting to move past the mega chains like McDonald's and Jack in the Box in favor of smarter quick-service fare. Of course, the original great fast …

17 Must-Eat-Now Pies in Los Angeles, Fall 2017

Who doesn't like a good slice of pie? Whether it comes filled with a gut-busting custard or seasonal fruit, there's always something to enjoy, particularly as the city heads into the peak of holiday season. Thankfully, Los Angeles is a mecca for the flaky crusted treats that can be found everywhere …

The Hypothetical Los Angeles Michelin Guide, 2016

The Michelin Guide has continued to eschew Los Angeles after departing town in 2009. During their two-year stint in the city of Angels, the Michelin Guide awarded two stars to the likes of Spago, Urasawa, Melisse, and Providence. What’s even more maddening is that Washington D.C. landed their …

The 17 Hottest Happy Hours in Los Angeles, August 2018

The best happy hour deals around<p>While the warm as ever in LA, there’s no better way to cool down than with a discounted cocktail at one great happy hour or another in Los Angeles. All over the city, bars and restaurants are offering steeply discounted options for full-on dining, grazing with …

14 Comfort Food Dishes to Mend Your Broken Heart

Eat away your sorrows in LA<p>Sometimes, there's no modern cure for what ails you. Medicine isn't always the answer, and not everything heals underneath a Band-Aid. But comfort food remains, those warming, homey dishes meant to bring you back to your personal center with every loving bite.<p>What comfort …

The Guide to Late Night Dining in Los Angeles

Whatever the reason you’re hungry and out on the town, Los Angeles is the perfect city to satisfy a wide range of your late night cravings. From New …

13 places in LA to take your out-of-town relatives - Curbed LA

With the holidays just about underway, out-of-town guests will be traveling to Los Angeles to visit family and friends in the coming weeks. Maybe these visitors have a clear-cut itinerary already planned, but more likely they'll show up secretly (or not so secretly) hoping you'll take them on fun …

The Most Special Hidden Gem Restaurants in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a huge city. And by huge, we mean over 500 square miles just for the municipality itself, not including outlying areas. What that means is that there's plenty of opportunity for restaurants and bars to nestle themselves into the most unlikely locations. With neighborhoods spread out …

The 14 Hottest Brunch Spots in Los Angeles, June 2018

There's nothing better than a great brunch to either kick off or cap the weekend's festivities. Saturday and Sunday mornings (and often into the afternoons) are prime time for weekend dining warriors to grab a bloody mary, mimosa, or bellini, because, well, if there isn't booze, brunch is just late …

Jonathan Gold's 101 Best Restaurants, 2016: The top 10

After much anticipation and maybe even more very real hunger, Jonathan Gold's new 101 list is finally here. The fourth edition of his 101 Best Restaurants is now available for subscribers — and the print edition will be out on Sunday. Here are Gold's top 10 for 2016:<p><b>1. Providence</b><p>Once again, …

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The 17 Essential Santa Monica Restaurants, Winter 2018

All the best places to eat in the seaside city<p><i>LA's expansive landscape can be both a blessing and a curse. While its segmented neighborhoods allow for a great diversity of restaurants and vibrant fare, making long treks during peak dinner hours isn't always a viable option. Enter Eater LA's</i> …

20 haunted Los Angeles landmarks and their ghost stories - Curbed LA

For such a young city, Los Angeles does quite a swift business in hauntings (maybe it's the specter of the film industry?). It's not just our creaky old West Adams mansions that have ghosts either—pretty much every tourist spot is also said to host a spirit or two or 17. For Halloween, we've …

The 38 Essential Los Angeles Restaurants, Spring 2018

Los Angeles is the most amazing place to eat in America, thanks to an incredible variety of international cuisines and some of the most talented chefs in the world. LA’s perfect seasonal produce and access to ingredients makes it an ideal place for restaurants to thrive — but how do you know which …