Restaurants in California

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1300 on Fillmore pays homage to southern fare and an integral part of the city's past. Located in the Fillmore Jazz Preservation District, a revitalized... Read More

Situated in the lobby of the historic Roosevelt Hotel, this 24-hour haunt adds a little punk to Hollywood Boulevard. Black-and-chrome tiles line the bar... Read More

Located at the corner of Abbot Kinney and San Juan in the small beach community of Venice, 3 Square Café is the creation of veteran chef... Read More

Ryan Farr has become the latest "it" chef (and artisan butcher) to San Francisco's starstruck gourmands. And while his crunchy, porcine chicharrones are... Read More

With many of its Mediterranean, small-plate dishes cooked in a wood-fired oven, À Côté has become a fixture Rockridge restaurant.... Read More

A.R. Valentien is the signature restaurant at The Lodge at Torrey Pines. Inspired by namesake Albert R. Valentien, this farm-to-table establishment is... Read More

The name, which stands for Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (the French system regulating the quality of local wines and cheeses),... Read More

The restaurant at the Lodge at Torrey Pines is named after a Californian Impressionist known for his ceramics, watercolors, and oil paintings—many of... Read More

Shelley Lindgren, co-owner of this southern-Italian favorite (named for the highway that runs through Naples), has built a wine list that practically... Read More

San Francisco’s hottest pizza joint has expanded with A16 Rockridge, which turns out chewy pies from a hand-built oven. We love the Montanara... Read More

Chef Ryan Pollnow brings traditional Basque fare, like patatas bravas while going (way) beyond the predictable tapas palate. Expect inventive plates... Read More

Located within walking distance of the San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center, this Hayes Valley brasserie is ideal for pre-show French... Read More

Run by celebrated chef Charles Phan (formerly of the Slanted Door), the Academy Café is a casual, cafeteria-style eatery located in Golden Gate... Read More

What started in 2006 as a temporary pop-up for chef Thomas Keller has since become an established fixture in Yountville’s dining scene (fans who can’t... Read More

At Addison, the Fairmont Grand Del Mar Resort's signature restaurant, executive chef William Bradley serves Franco-Californian cuisine that shows... Read More

Agostino Sciandri and actor Robert De Niro teamed to open this Tuscan trattoria in 1997. Out front, there are cypress and olive trees, as well as an... Read More

After working as Michael Jackson’s private chef, Akasha Richmond opened this namesake restaurant to showcase her signature farm-to-table... Read More

The themey microbrewery serves huge portions of great pub food. Try the grilled sliders or the giant nachos, and split The Rock: an Oreo crust filled... Read More

Established by tea aficionado Gail Baral in 1997, Algabar is an online retailer specializing in blended teas. Inspired by her travels around the globe,... Read More

Robust regional fare with a modern twist makes this eatery a fresh edition to L.A.'s Italian dining landscape. Pop in for small plates like chopped... Read More

The locally-sourced menu highlights classic Jewish dishes with modern twists—and a few not-so-Kosher treats—ideal for sharing with new friends at the... Read More

Though it may sound like a diner, this new Mission District hot spot makes anything but greasy spoon dishes. Vegetables and fresh local seafood are the... Read More

This one-star Michelin restaurant from chef/owners Hiro Sone and Lissa Doumani is located on the ground floor of the St. Regis Hotel on corner of Third... Read More

Attached to a clothing boutique and gallery, this tiny café serves excellent poached eggs, but the caramel French toast may appeal to even the... Read More

Adjacent to the Classic Car Wash in downtown Napa, this tiny drive-through café is well known for its unfussy, inexpensive hamburgers. Umbrellas... Read More

What It’s Like: On the banks of the Napa River in a 100-year-old white-and-blue-painted (former) boathouse, this family-run bistro is loved by... Read More

Authentic home-style Italian cooking—simple, rustic, and delicious—is the focus at chef-owner Gino Angelini’s unfussy restaurant. Old... Read More

The first restaurant in Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo’s mini empire is the opposite of plant-based. The decorations are minimal and the menu is stocked... Read More

The city’s top new restaurant may not, at first, seem very L.A.: plain, boxy interior; “Don’t Fear the Reaper” on the stereo;... Read More

Grab a picnic lunch at the Victorian-housed emporium, specializing in fresh salads and sandwiches designed to be packed up and taken into the park. Read More

Another master toiling in a low-rent location. Even weight-conscious Hollywood flocks to this strip mall where the other tenants include a fitness club,... Read More

Jump into this mainstay restaurant in downtown Carmel for a snack of lobster spring rolls or Maryland crab cakes. Read More

Located on the second floor of the upscale Hotel Nikko, Anzu has the typical hotel restaurant atmosphere: white tablecloths paired with neutral-colored... Read More

Relax with comfortable country-casual rooms and on-site massages to relieve tired muscles. For dinner head to the dining room for caramel-braised pork... Read More

This upscale steakhouse from the Smith brothers–Bob and Gregg–resides on Pasadena’s Arroyo Parkway and specializes in house-aged, hand... Read More

Don’t miss the curried chicken sandwich. Read More

Located in San Diego’s Carmel Valley biotech business district, Arterra sits inside the San Diego Marriott Del Mar. The restaurant’s... Read More

The décor may be outdated, but one of the area’s best restaurants serves satisfying Italian classics such as eggplant parmigiana and... Read More

This Mission restaurant brings a dose of the country to the city, with many ingredients coming from small local farms just over the Golden Gate Bridge,... Read More

Tangy-sweet quesillo (soft, unripened cow’s-milk cheese) is the key to a mouthwatering pupusa: a disk of griddled corn flatbread filled with... Read More

On Fridays, cockle-warming abgoost is the daily special: a bowl of hearty lamb, tomato, and bean soup accompanied by sprigs of tarragon and mint, raw... Read More

A Mediterranean influence dominates the 120-seat formal dining area within the larger Auberge du Soleil Resort. A yellow and amber color scheme with... Read More

Located on Venice’s chic Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Axe (pronounced ah-shay) is a simple, no-frills restaurant named after an old Yoruban saying... Read More

Only in San Francisco would you find a Moroccan restaurant that touts the sustainable pedigree of its ingredients: the lamb and beef (grass-fed, of... Read More

Small plates (tomato-and-basil-stuffed artichokes; smoked salmon on baguette) make up the menu at this diminutive tapas bar inspired by chef Laurel... Read More

Since moving to a new location on Main Street in 2008, Azzurro Pizzeria has a more streamlined, slightly industrial setting with blue, black, and white... Read More

The more casual option of Bacara Resort's restaurants, The Bistro serves Mediterranean and Continental cuisine in both indoor and patio settings, with... Read More

Bankers Hill Bar + Restaurant is run by James Beard Award nominee Carl Schroeder and feels like a neighborhood restaurant, but with contemporary gourmet... Read More

"Surrealist chic" is the prevailing vibe at this bar and lounge located in Jose Andres’ innovative Bazaar complex. Ground zero for upscale... Read More

Bar Jules, a brightly colored, neighborhood café in Hayes Valley, serves a new menu daily, written on the café’s signature... Read More

Bar Lubitsch is a covert-feeling bar decorated in shades of red and gold, and further outfitted with crystal chandeliers hanging from the ceiling. The... Read More

Part of the iconic Chateau Marmont hotel, this restaurant and cocktail lounge is a magnet for Hollywood’s A-list, with former patrons... Read More

Located in the downtown Bel Aire Plaza shopping center, this restaurant is owner Gene Tartaglia’s ode to Memphis-style slow-cooked barbecue.... Read More

On Oakland’s restaurant row, in the Temescal neighborhood, this tapas bar serves authentic small plates from Catalonia—pa amb tomà... Read More

A locavore’s paradise, this all–regionally sourced, all-sustainable restaurant (set in a soaring, modern version of a red barn) takes haute... Read More

Located within the Mount View Hotel in downtown Calistoga, Barolo is a small restaurant with red leather booths, a marble bar and tabletops,... Read More

On the vanguard of the fermentation revolution, Noma alum Kwang Uh serves highly original takes on kimchi fried rice and a gruel-and-beets dish called... Read More

The sultry lounge has artisanal cocktails (try the Alpine Blood Orange Cosmo), house-made charcuterie, and remarkably good live jazz. Read More

An offshoot of the original Beach House restaurant in Laguna Beach, the Beach House in Cardiff by the Sea opened in 1993 and was designed by architect... Read More

This dockside restaurant on manmade Lake Arrowhead dates to 1982 and specializes in sweet and savory Belgian waffles, including a play on Benedict, with... Read More

The cavernous, casual restaurant has an open-air dining patio, tasting bar, and a barrel aging room. Sunday brunch, with its carving station, pastry bar... Read More

Try the Asian-style fusion tacos featuring ingredients like kimchi and sambal. Read More

Frequented by Hollywood power players, this fine-dining landmark is housed inside the Peninsula Beverly Hills hotel. The dining room is classically... Read More

This Mission District pizzeria offers regular and communal seating in a relaxed space designed in a minimalist palette of off-white, gray, black, and... Read More

Chef Ori Menashe and his wife, pastry chef Genevieve Gergis, helped put the Arts District on the map when they opened Bestia. Here, the team cures meats... Read More

In 1975, before juice was trendy, this sliver of a juice joint began churning out fruit and vegetable concoctions for the health-obsessed. Today, it's... Read More

Try a breakfast Portobello Mushroom Benedict off of the seasonally inspired menu. Read More

The bacon-and-egg topped “breakfast pizza,” available on weekends, is worth the drive from anywhere. Read More

The name of this rustic restaurant and bar in the Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa refers to its location along U.S. Highway 189. The bar has a sliced... Read More

It’s all about the cabra (goat) at this family-owned birriería in East LA, just five minutes from downtown. Established in 1972, the... Read More

Just east of Old Pasadena, this locally inspired French bistro is housed in a restored Art Deco building dating from 1939. Classic jazz music plays in... Read More

Grab a table by the fireplace at this rustic-yet-elegant bistro, for escargots, coq au vin, and fine wines. Read More

Feast on braised veal cheeks at Bistro Laurent, housed in a park-side, 19th-century brick building. Read More

Housed in a small, narrow building, this neighborhood bistro serves locally inspired French cuisine along with a selection of exclusively Sonoma wines.... Read More

The restaurant is known for its frikadeller (meatballs) and medisterpolse (sausage). Read More

Doug "Bix" Biederbeck founded this restaurant in 1988, and incorporated his love for jazz, art and hospitality into this 100-seat restaurant on Jackson... Read More

BLD is an acronym for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but perhaps this polished neighborhood resto should be called "BBLD" because the brunch is so... Read More

Those looking for Texas-style BBQ know that Bludso's does it best, serving up some of the city's best ribs, brisket, and smoked links. Chef ... Read More

Set within Disneyland’s Pirates of the Caribbean attraction, this “outdoor” restaurant is a hit with fans of Creole dishes like... Read More

Arguably one of the most romantic restaurants in San Diego, Bleu Bohème stands out for their take on classic French fare that combines fresh flavors and... Read More

What could be better than waking up to the startlingly fragrant coffee made from freshly roasted single-origin beans? This airy, industrial-chic place... Read More

The baristas pull organic, single-origin, shade-grown espresso at Blue Bottle's Ferry Building café and coffee counter. The main café is... Read More

Long lines are the norm at this tiny, cash-only outpost of Blue Bottle Coffee, located down a quiet alleyway in the Hayes Valley neighborhood. Named... Read More

Sit right over the lake and watch the sun set over the bouillabaisse or the sake-steamed clams with cilantro-lime butter. Read More

An unexpected perk along a lonely stretch of warehouses in Culver City, this bakery's shaded patio and turquoise window frames are reminiscent of a... Read More

There are two locations of this bohemian-chic restaurant, this one in San Diego’s Ocean Beach neighborhood and another in La Mesa. This Cohn brothers... Read More

Premium beef, wine by the glass, and a location with a view mark this Santa Monica Blvd. Located just feet from the beach, the Pier, and the 3rd... Read More

Bobboi, which combines Sardinian techniques with southern Californian flavors, is the go-to spot for gelato in San Diego. While flavors change daily,... Read More

Sister restaurant to nearby Piperade, this tiny tapas bar is located in Jackson Square just a few blocks from the Embarcadero. Behind a light-green and... Read More

Fight the winter chill with St. Louis–style barbecued ribs. Read More

Set just off Highway 121 in a cheery, bright red farmhouse, the Boon Fly (part of the lovely boutique Carneros Inn) is packed around the clock. The... Read More

There might only be two entrées and a handful of starters on the menu, but each dish captures the essence of the season. The duck comes from... Read More

A pared-down pizzeria with an endless array of toppings (sausage, potato, and egg, to name a few). Read More

In the Fall of 2008, Food Network celebrity chef Michael Chiarello launched this low-key dining room with wood-beamed ceilings and Venetian-plaster... Read More

Stop for moules frites on a sunny day. Read More

A bustling open kitchen filled with copper cookware and a single communal table serves as the centerpiece of this tiny restaurant, housed inside the... Read More

Boulevard makes its home in the late 19th-century Audiffred Building along San Francisco’s Embarcadero. This symmetrical, red-brick structure... Read More

Pig is something of an obsession at this petite café at the back of Copperfield’s Books. You can get the house-made bacon on a salad, in a... Read More

Meat-centric small plates reign at Box and Bells, the latest from chef James Syhabout of Michelin-starred Commis. Try the country pork rillettes and... Read More

Set in the Westfield Century City shopping mall, this bakery-meets-restaurant boasts a wood-paneled ceiling, sheer amoeba-like light fixtures, and tall... Read More

Chef-owner Brenda Buenviaje calls on her New Orleans roots to create refined, Creole-influenced fare at her namesake French soul food restaurant. The... Read More

Less than a block from the University of California campus, this Berkeley coffee shop is housed in a red-brick storefront with large picture windows.... Read More

Occupying a scenic, 16-acre estate in St. Helena, Brix is a combination restaurant, wine shop, and vegetable garden owned by the Kelleher family. The... Read More

Ray Garcia's modern take on Mexican cuisine fits Downtown's emerging dining scene, bringing polish to dishes like camote, an Okinawa sweet potato with... Read More

Weekend mornings, locals queue up outside this diner-like restaurant, where biscuits and glazed ribs are considered standard brunch fare. Read More

Bun Mee’s fusion Vietnamese sandwiches are light enough for lunch but filling enough for dinner. Don’t miss the Belly Bun, piled high with... Read More

Buon Appetito brings food, wine, and art together in dowtown’s Little Italy district. Along with a wine bar and market next door, Buon Appetito... Read More

The kitchen serves excellent pastas (pumpkin-filled tortelloni, gnocchi Gorgonzola) to a crowd of professors and local families. Read More

The Burger: Burger Joint is a retro, ‘50s-style indie chain with five locations in the Bay Area. In keeping with the righteous NoCal foodie... Read More

This Burmese/Chinese hole-in-the-wall inspires such cultish devotion that regulars—including both value-conscious college students and ethnic-food... Read More

This surf-themed establishment resides in far southern Long Beach, near the marina, along Alamitos Bay, and beyond a recessed entrance. Inside, Buster... Read More

Located near the airport on nearby Harbor Island, this magnificent Cohn brothers split-level restaurant has two dining options. For a casual affair,... Read More

Brunch goes south of the border at this Mexican deli. There are traditional favorites like killer huevos rancheros, breakfast burritos, and chilaquiles.... Read More

Lunch on a chicken-spinach-feta sandwich on homemade panini. Read More

After 30 years and two changes of ownership, the restaurant is still Mendo’s answer to Chez Panisse: the Dungeness crab cakes are winners. Read More

Café Chloe feels more Paris than a San Diego—the charming East Village spot is great for classic French fare in a convivial setting. Enjoy breakfast and... Read More

Dive into Italian seafood—shrimp scampi, and salmon fettuccine—at the waterfront, touristy-but-fun restaurant. Read More

Cafe Flore’s street-facing patio is one of the Castro’s very best places for brunch in the sunshine. Their house-made oat berries with... Read More

San Francisco’s Café Gratitude was founded by Matthew and Terces Engelhart after Terces read a book about live foods (foods that have not... Read More

This chic café prepares wholesome, plant-based fare with flair. Each dish is named for an adjective that expresses gratitude, so ordering does double... Read More

From its adjacent butcher shop, Café Rouge serves a variety of cured meats, fresh cuts, sausages, and pâtés. The menu changes... Read More

An offshoot of the Surfas Restaurant Supply & Gourmet Food shop, this casual café serves breakfast and lunch dishes that incorporate artisan... Read More

Serving Italian-style breakfasts and lunches, Caffè 817 sits on a tree-lined street in Old Oakland and is decorated with the work of select Bay... Read More

Join the locals for a cup of house-roasted java (Clean Teeth Murray’s is a favorite blend). Read More

Founded by Russell Moore, a former chef at Chez Panisse, this restaurant has an open kitchen that cooks using a fireplace hearth and a wood-burning oven... Read More

Housed inside a 1929 Los Angeles building constructed by legendary Hollywood architect Roy Sheldon, famous for his opulent, Italian villa-inspired... Read More

The Campton Place Restaurant, located in the Taj Campton Hotel off Union Square, is a fine dining establishment serving Mediterranean and California... Read More

Funky Middle Eastern décor and all-you-can-eat Iranian fare distinguish this eatery in the heart of Westwood. Located in Rancho Park, Canary... Read More

Comfort food is taken to new heights at this retro-hip diner, run by wunderkind chef Dennis Leary in the neighborhood known as the TenderNob (where... Read More

Craving matzo ball soup at 3:30am? No problem. This New York-style deli serves up Jewish specialties from pastrami sandwiches to smoked salmon plates 24... Read More

Located in Hollywood on Laurel Canyon Blvd., this deli and market serves up custom-made sandwiches and wine. Once a favorite hang-out for... Read More

Bruce Marder’s flagship Italian restaurant has been by the Santa Monica beach since 1999. The space includes a brick front, vaulted wood ceiling,... Read More

You might feel like you're biting into a garden at this ice cream parlor where fresh herbs, spices, flowers, and fruits guide the flavor creations. Rose... Read More

By no means pretentious, Carnitas Michoacán #3 attracts customers with its bright yellow and red sign reading “Tacos + Over 5 Zillion Sold.... Read More

The bland façade may look quiet and unassuming, but inside, executive chef Scott Cater turns out some smart New American cuisine. His special... Read More

The Italian restaurant features a large live tree inside. Read More

Despite the restaurant's name, don't come here for the burger. Instead, order the tuna melt, which has no match in this city. This newly revamped K-Town... Read More

At Cassia, a restaurant named after the Chinese variety of cinnamon, you’ll find a few of the greatest hits from Chef Bryant Ng's sadly-shuttered Spice... Read More

A string of paper lanterns leads to the entrance of this upscale New American restaurant, housed in a small cottage dating from 1939. Dine on filet... Read More

The marquee restaurant in Hotel Casa Del Mar, Catch overlooks the Pacific Ocean, which is visible from the bar and dining room. The menu largely focuses... Read More

The signature restaurant at Santa Monica’s Hotel Casa del Mar plays up its oceanfront location with unobstructed views of the Pacific and a... Read More

This Montecito restaurant draws on influences from Mexico, Latin America, and Spain. Locals pile into the yellow-walled dining room and fill the patio... Read More

The perfect place for salads, pastas, made-from-scratch hollandaise sauce, ahi tuna, and freshly squeezed lemonade and orange juice on the outdoor patio. Read More

Chef and owner Tony Najiola's downtown Petaluma restaurant serves locally sourced New American cuisine inside an open dining room. Large windows... Read More

Locals arrive early to avoid waiting in line for the famous brunch at popular Cheeky's in Palms Springs. The 20-seat restaurant, with an outdoor patio... Read More

An offshoot of the Cheese Board Collective and located just two doors down, the Cheese Board Pizzeria makes only one kind of vegetarian pizza each day... Read More

As Alice Waters travels the world, spreading her gospel of “local, seasonal, sustainable,” Chez Panisse chugs steadily along in its two... Read More

The owners of Chez Papa Bistrot in Potrero Hill look to recreate their family dinners in Southern France with simple, classic French dishes. Red walls... Read More

The high wooden gates at Chez Spencer in SoMa give way to a garden full of herbs, flowers, and olive trees and a heated courtyard filled with fairy... Read More

If you're looking for a healthy, California-style meal while you're in Palm Springs, head to Chi Chi inside the Avalon Hotel. The breakfast options... Read More

This atmospheric neighborhood bistro serves hearty French and Italian classics like beef bourguignon and sausage rigatoni paired with an excellent... Read More

Set amidst a myriad of food stalls in the Mercado la Paloma, an unassuming warehouse-style building in South LA, this family-owned eatery is renowned... Read More

The décor at this spunky new restaurant is reminiscent of an Asian night market, with sneakers dangling from string lights. Dishes such as xiaolongbao ... Read More

Chow Church in the Castro neighborhood is a casual gathering place for the budget-minded. The setting is relaxed and bright with green walls, wood... Read More

This long-standing Monterey Park restaurant specializes in the lip-tingling cuisine from China’s Sichuan province. The dining room is spare, with... Read More

Serving a contemporary take on French bistro cuisine, this eatery loccated inside a New-York-style loft space in east downtown. Church and State... Read More

This French bistro is the next best thing to hopping a plane to Paris. Smoky mirrors and strings of glowing bulbs suspended overhead transport you to... Read More

One of Napa’s most recognizable restaurateurs, Cindy Pawlcyn opened this restaurant as an ode to her culinary-inspired globetrotting. Originally... Read More

The Riviera Palm Springs hotel received a $70 million makeover in 2008, and its marquee dining option is Circa 59, designed to evoke a retro Hollywood... Read More

Opened in 2004, Circolo is a multi-level restaurant and bar in the heart of downtown San Francisco. Bamboo and metallic curtains separate the main... Read More

Local icon Elizabeth Falkner has reopened Citizen Cake in the Pacific Heights. The fire-engine red store front gives way to a sparse interior with an... Read More

For more than half a century, this old-school cafeteria has been serving hearty comfort foods inside a space with redwood forest décor. Clifford... Read More

Inventive tapas served in a loud, crowded dining room evoke the spirit of an authentic Spanish café at this West Hollywood eatery. Although... Read More

This two-floor restaurant in SoMa by chef Chris Cosentino of Top Chef Masters fame pairs masculine décor with re-envisioned farmhouse-inspired fare... Read More

In the SoMa District a few blocks from San Francisco Bay, where Brannan Street meets 4th, is a 1906 structure with a façade of wood panels with... Read More

This is where Mid-City locals eat breakfast. Drawn in by smoked chorizo and potato breakfast burritos and Nicole Rucker’s pastries, this small cafe... Read More

This L.A. born coffee chain arose in 1963 and now competes with bigger chains in California. This longtime location in family-friendly Larchmont Village... Read More

Coi's chef (and F&W Best New Chef 1997) Daniel Patterson combines his passions for local ingredients and avant-garde experimentation. With these... Read More

A stone façade constructed in 1886 marks the entrance of this downtown steakhouse, which is located in the original Williams-Kyser building. Greg... Read More

Little House on the Prairie fans will adore this teahouse, where along with salads and sandwiches you’ll find homemade chicken pot pie. Read More

This casual French brasserie from chef David Myers resides amidst a sea of upscale clothing shops in West Hollywood. The dining space has cushioned... Read More

Chef James Syhabout serves inventive, ambitious Californian cuisine at this Michelin- starred restaurant. Read More

Within the narrow confines of Cook, owner-chef Jude Wilmoth, who previously helmed the kitchen at St. Helena's Tra Vigne, prepares casual Northern... Read More

Rustic accents like stools made from old tractor seats and servers' burlap aprons set the scene for farm-fresh American fare at this chic yet down-to... Read More

Though it's now gone national, this gourmet ice cream sandwich purveyor was born on the streets of Los Angeles in a modified postal van. Pick your... Read More

Choose your own cocktail adventure at this modern mixology haven, where the emphasis is on seasonal, organic ingredients from the Santa Monica Farmers... Read More

Once the guesthouse of actor Cary Grant, Copley's has an adobe-tiled roof, olive trees, and a dining patio with a fire pit. The Spanish theme is... Read More

Cora's Coffee Shoppe, a short walk from Santa Monica beach, is part coffee house and part cafe. The interior of this smooth-stucco building has lots of... Read More

Drop into the lively diner, for midday burgers and onion rings served by sassy waitresses. Read More

A blend of Californian and Mexican cuisine is on the plate at chef Dominica Rice-Cisneros's celebrated counter in Swan's Market. Read More

Rancher-turned-restaurateur Daniel Placencia dishes up trophy winning chili with chunks of pork and a fiery, thick sauce. Cowboy Way in Palm Springs... Read More

Power lunchers adore this outpost of New York celebrity chef (and Top Chef host) Tom Colicchio, whose daily-changing menus are famous for their seasonal... Read More

Imagination is no limitation for baker William Werner, who is known for his crafty interpretations of traditional pastries. Such is the case with the... Read More

Vegan goes fine-dining at this refined resto. The menu of Mediterranean small plates changes seasonally, but you might find a Bloomsdale spinach salad... Read More

The fresh-made multigrain pancakes and cheddar-jack omelettes are popular with breakfasting climbers. Read More

Southeast Asian antiques and a glassed-in stream that serves as a walkway sets the Euro-Vietnamese atmosphere at Crustacean. Waterfalls and large... Read More

Wolfgang Puck opened CUT in 2006 inside the Beverly Wilshire hotel. The menu focuses on dry-aged beef; cuts range from filet mignon to porterhouse to... Read More

Sonoma Valley dining doesn’t get any finer than it does here, at this two-Michelin-starred restaurant set in Healdsburg’s Hotel Le Mars. The... Read More

These chocolatiers roast and grind small batches of single-origin cocoa beans in their on-site factory, transforming it into the myriad of chocolaty... Read More

Order dinner of rack of lamb or duck breast with a cherry-port reduction at the restaurant in the classic 1930 Deetjen’s Big Sur Inn. Read More

At first glance, Delfina might not look like one of San Francisco’s top restaurants: the zinc tables are linen-less, the waiters are heavily... Read More

European-style deli meets Japanese cuisine in Delica rf1 at the San Francisco Ferry Building. Occupying a cavernous space fitted with a single long... Read More

Set in an 1896 building with original mosaic floors, Desco is known for its Italian standards, including house-made-pasta dishes such as lamb-cheek... Read More

Easily L.A.’s most delicious new lunch hangout. Chef Jordan Kahn, formerly of Red Medicine, will blow your mind with a beef tartare you may mistake for... Read More

In 2001, Frank Yang expanded his father Bingyi’s revered dumpling house from Taipei to Los Angeles in 2000, anchoring an Arcadia strip mall near... Read More

Open since 1977 and located in Santa Rosa’s Railroad Square, this breakfast and lunch spot is known for its generous portions. The menu has... Read More

The second location of this popular South Indian spot is great for a date night—especially when paired with a show at the Sundance Kabuki Cinema... Read More

The first thing diners notice about Dottie’s True Blue Café in the Tenderloin district is the line down the block - an indication that... Read More

Hand-rolled doughnuts are filled to order with small-batch jams, bourbon caramel, house-made vanilla crème fraîche, and more. Read More

The loungelike restaurant has creative sushi (halibut tempura with chili aioli), Asian tapas (Vietnamese shaking beef; curry mochiko chicken), and 14... Read More

Chef Charlie Palmer has been a busy fellow since he first opened his landmark NYC restaurant, Aureole, back in 1988. Over the past two decades, he&rsquo... Read More

At Duende, chef Paul Canales channels his Basque heritage into pintxos and paellas in a whimsical setting (colorful murals; fence posts as floorboards).... Read More

Dynamo Donut & Coffee serves an array of handmade cake-like donuts at its highly trafficked counter, prominently located on 24th Street, one of the... Read More

Sculptor-turned-chocolatier Will Gustwiller uses only high-grade cocoa beans from sustainable sources, as well as other organic and seasonal ingredients... Read More

A meal at El Agave Tequileria is more about the thousands of fine sipping tequilas, although the Nouvelle Mexican cuisine provides a complementary range... Read More

The second of three branches, this traditional Mexican eatery opened in 2003 and is located on East Washington Boulevard in southeast LA. The interior... Read More

At El Carmen, the main attraction is, without a doubt, the drinks. This centrally located eatery offers more than 300 varieties of tequila and an... Read More

El Cuervo is a popular mom-and-pop taco shop in an aging Hillcrest strip mall. The red tile roof and neon sign outside signal the casual interior with... Read More

Inside the El Dorado Hotel, this restaurant has multiple options for dining: on the stone-patio shaded by a fig tree, in a private poolside cabana, next... Read More

The kitchen delivers fancy but family-friendly Mexican: the shrimp burrito is a favorite. Read More

Located in Koreatown just two miles from the University of Southern California, this casual Mexican café often has visitors lining up outside the... Read More

The booths are the best way to enjoy Elite’s California Cajun cuisine. They’re only remaining element of the original space built in 1922,... Read More

Set against a rocky hillside backdrop, Elmer’s is best known for its pancakes—served all day—topped with everything from strawberries... Read More

This "Grande Dame" of Chinatown is the go-to spot for Angelinos craving dim sum in the downtown area. With sliding walls that open to accommodate 800... Read More

Standing 70 feet high, this restaurant and bar overlooks the runways at LAX, making it a destination spot for taking in 360-degreee views.... Read More

Enoteca Drago is Sicily native Celestino Drago’s wine-focused restaurant and bar, which debuted in downtown Beverly Hills in 2004. Drago and... Read More

With 29 years of experience under his belt, chef Jan Birnbaum opened Epic Roasthouse in 2008 along with co-owner and acclaimed restaurant architect Pat... Read More

The juice bar at this posh natural grocery store embraces Hippocrates' adage "Let food be thy medicine." The emphasis is on custom-blended drinks to... Read More

Chef John Toulze and proprietor Sondra Bernstein—the same duo behind The Girl and the Fig—set their sights on rustic Italian cuisine with... Read More

The newest incarnation of the pioneering 30-year-old restaurant at Domaine Chandon is Étoile. Executive chef Christopher Manning cooks with a... Read More

A family-run soul food restaurant, Everett & Jones opened in 1973 and has expanded with multiple locations. The dining room of this Oakland site is... Read More

Owned by New Jersey native Joe Fabrocini, this casual hot dog emporium opened in 2008 and quickly earned a loyal following with its 23 specialty hot... Read More

Italian comfort food is on the menu at this cozy restaurant tucked into Glen Center just off of Mulholland Drive. A homey spot with white tablecloths... Read More

With high-ceilinged dining rooms, ornate chandeliers, and gilded wall treatments, this downtown restaurant recalls the grandeur of the Roaring Twenties.... Read More

Somewhat hidden inside a vine-covered stucco building, this Hollywood restaurant and lounge attracts a fashionable crowd for both dinner and late... Read More

Farm has all the architectural elements of an American farmhouse, including a central hearth, hardwood floors, and an A-frame roof, with the styling of... Read More

In the same building as Hotel Metropolis on Mason Street, farmerbrown is where chef-owner Jay Foster creates Southern cuisine using organic and... Read More

Chef Sheamus Feeley grew up on an Arkansas farm with cows, chickens, and pigs, then received his tutelage in seasonal produce while living in Peru. Such... Read More

Order the Office Burger, a fancily dressed interloper made with ground dry-aged chuck, topped with a smoky bacon and caramelized-onion compote, Gruy... Read More

Despite its infamously strict dining policies (no substitutions, no subtractions, and no ketchup, to name a few), this lively gastropub still... Read More

The legendary Office Burger at this foodie gastropub touched off the gourmet burger craze back in 2000, and for good reason. The dry-aged beef patty is... Read More

Fifth Floor Restaurant and Lounge, a Michelin Star recipient, serves Mediterranean-inspired, New American cuisine in the Union Square neighborhood. Chef... Read More

Named for the old Heinz 57 loading dock in which it's ensconced, this industrial-chic resto is all about variety. Every three months, a different... Read More

Located in a residential neighborhood, this restaurant serves California cuisine with global influences, many of them Moroccan. Housed in a large tent,... Read More

First Crush opened its doors in 1989 and specializes in a seasonally changing menu of Contemporary American cuisine. Located in the Theater District, it... Read More

Order the West Coast rendition of a lobster roll, made with Dungeness crab. Read More

Located in a hipster Venice neighborhood, Flake’s entrance is marked with a wood surfboard propped against the wall. Customers at the small place... Read More

In 1986, Alsace-native Hubert Keller, after years of mentorship from culinary masters like Paul Bocuse, became executive chef and partner in this... Read More

Known for its handcrafted cocktails and New American cuisine, this lively restaurant is housed in the former Oakland Floral Depot, a blue-and-silver Art... Read More

Set in a restored, Mission-district Victorian house, Flour + Water focuses chef Thomas McNaughton's energy on regionally authentic Italian pasta and... Read More

Can produce get any more local? At this hip gourmet deli, a portion of the fruits and veggies comes from backyard gardeners in the city. So you'll... Read More

One of Los Angeles' first gastropubs, this downtown Culver City spot serves a rotating American Regional menu in an interior of wood surfaces, polished... Read More

Better than stale popcorn, the Foreign Cinema in the Mission serves up a full oyster bar and California/Mediterranean-influenced dishes with the movie.... Read More

Serving French cuisine, Fraîche was founded by Chef Jason Travi and is now run by Ben Bailly, formerly of Petrossian, so while the focus is on an... Read More

Within this largely white corner café boasting woods floors and a white-marble counter, Fraîche Yogurt serves both fresh a frozen... Read More

Chef Melissa Perello spent her twenties collecting accolades at esteemed San Francisco restaurants like Fifth Floor and Charles Nob Hill. Within the... Read More

The fare at this cute hot dog stand goes way beyond your typical fast food joint. Frankinbun serves a wide selection of all-natural sausages and dogs,... Read More

The food here is simple and fresh, much of it grown on the owner Dan Smith’s farm down the road. He operates a produce market at the restaurant on... Read More

One of the world’s hardest-to-score tables (where diners have been known to wait a year for reservations) has been praised to the heavens for more than... Read More

The Chef: Rick Bayless is often credited with introducing Americans to more refined south-of-the-border cooking at his Chicago restaurants Frontera... Read More

The pizza bakery sells to the West Coast’s Whole Foods. Friday through Sunday, it morphs into a restaurant and serves the pies fresh. Look for... Read More

Hit this sophisticated spot for roasted duck with a habanero-mandarin glaze, or seared wild Alaskan salmon with an edible-flower crust. Read More

The friendly service and Korean-American fare soften the West Oakland neighborhood's hard-edged industrial vibe. Read More

Stop in Three Rivers on your way in or out of the park for a French dip sandwich. Read More

Located in a bright red two-story building on Hollywood Boulevard, the Geisha House makes a bold statement before patrons even enter the dramatic, dimly... Read More

There's no shortage of excellent Korean food in L.A., but when it comes to the quality of meat and bounty of banchan, Genwa remains king. There's a... Read More

California modern cuisine reigns supreme at George’s at the Cove, one of San Diego's preeminent restaurants for fine dining, excellent seafood, and... Read More

George’s California Modern is a restaurant within a restaurant. Part of the three-level George’s at the Cove (there’s alfresco bistro... Read More

You'll typically find chef Travis Lett at the farmer's market when he's not behind the stoves at his restaurant, the bright new light on ever-trendy... Read More

If you can't find something you want to eat at Gjusta, we can't help you. Feast your eyes on the enticing pastry case stocked cookies, croissants, cakes... Read More

Start the day with a breakfast burrito. Read More

Sometimes, even when you’re traveling among the world’s high temples of gastronomy, all you really want is a good, messy hamburger. For more... Read More

Dim sum fanatics often gravitate to the Richmond neighborhood, but this Cantonese spot lures them back to Chinatown. Go for cilantro-spiked shrimp... Read More

In a town infatuated with the next new thing, Greenblatt’s Delicatessen on Sunset Blvd qualifies as that rare LA institution. A film industry... Read More

One of the country’s first and most renowned vegetarian restaurants, Greens opened in San Francisco in 1979. The waterfront restaurant, housed in... Read More

The restaurant is a favorite of skate master Tony Hawk, a Carlsbad resident and dad who loves the pasta with spicy mushroom sauce. Read More

This sought-after truck serves up decidedly adult takes on the kid-food favorite. Design-your-own possibilities range from classic cheddar on French... Read More

Guelaguetza was one of the first Oaxacan restaurants to open in Los Angeles, exposing denizens to the glory of the region’s mole and mezcal. They’ve... Read More

This gourmet truck serves up tacos "guerilla" style, meaning the menu and the location are always a surprise. The choices depend on what's freshest at... Read More

Chef Wes Avila first started Guerilla Tacos in 2012 as a small street cart stationed outside his favorite coffee shops. Now, it’s a roving taco truck... Read More

Born in Boyle Heights, a historically Mexican-American enclave, this taco chainlet serves up rustic corn tortillas filled with a variety of guisados ... Read More

Chef and owner Ken Tominaga moved to Sonoma from Tokyo as a child, eventually opening this Japanese restaurant in 1990. The understated dining room is... Read More

French-inspired dishes in an atmosphere of understated style mark this Melrose Avenue eatery fast becoming one of Southern California’s top... Read More

Delightfully cheeky décor (aquamarine walls, graffiti, tropical oilcloths) and Asian-inspired street food draws crowds for their Thai brunch and festive... Read More

At the Healdsburg, the lawn is the best place for a cold drink. The raspberry lemonade here is spiked with vodka and Chambord, while the margarita is a... Read More

The SoMa district is home to Heaven's Dog, whose name symbolizes great success in China. The restaurant specializes in Chinese cooking and pre... Read More

Chef-owner Matt Straus turns out simple, yet delicious, seasonal dishes at this intimate restaurant. But for a real treat, ask for the off-menu burger... Read More

Savory lasagna cupcakes are this truck's claim to fame, and they reflect Heirloom LA's dedication to handcrafted, seasonal food and sustainable sourcing... Read More

A cutout of a wild pig hanging from the rafters of Oxbow Public Market denotes the entrance to this food- and wine-focused antique shop. In the museum... Read More

Situated atop the Hotel Erwin, this open-air lounge affords views of the Pacific Ocean (stunning at sunset), Santa Monica foothills, and the funky... Read More

Celebrated chef David Myers opened this rustic-cum-modern spot in January 2013, and the food cognoscenti is still buzzing about the fusion fare, which... Read More

The most famous of the Marshall oyster purveyors sells unshucked oysters—but unfortunately they charge $5 per person merely to sit at a picnic table. Read More

Since 1983, Hog Island Oyster Company has built a reputation for harvesting oysters from Tomales Bay in adjacent Marin County. This small eatery,... Read More

The retro diner Hopscotch puts a Japanese spin on hearty American dishes. Take the soba ragù, with buckwheat noodles, braised pork, Manchego, and... Read More

After training at San Francisco’s renowned Tartine Bakery, pastry chef Zoe Nathan teamed up with husband Josh Loeb to open this popular café... Read More

Do you like green eggs and ham? If it's Huckleberry's version of organic eggs, La Quercia prosciutto, pesto, and arugula, the answer is most likely yes.... Read More

The long queue at Humphry Slocombe has a silver lining: waiting leaves more time for mulling over what to order at this Mission district hotspot. Should... Read More

This seafood-focused restaurant resides in a courtyard of the Sunset & Vine mixed-use development complex. This original location helped propel chef... Read More

Try the Greyhound Proper, a cocktail made with fresh grapefruit juice, gin, and candied grapefruit peel (or any other drink from their menu, which is... Read More

This throwback ice cream shop and soda fountain offers both original Prohibition-era recipes and upgrades with old ingredients. “The World’s... Read More

This Ferry Building stalwart purveys its triple-S specialties—soups, salads and sandwiches—to a crowd of financial district salarymen (and... Read More

Since 1997, this Monica Blvd restaurant has been bringing contemporary Italian cuisine to West LA diners. Redesigned by Osvaldo Maiozzi in 2005, the... Read More

Founded by Mark Pastore and his wife, Nonna, after an inspiring trip to Florence, Incanto serves handcrafted Italian cuisine in San Francisco's Noe... Read More

Located in downtown’s Little Italy district, Indigo Grill has a dull entrance, but the dark distressed wood floor and a yellow stone-covered... Read More

This au courant downtown eatery bills its "urban farm cuisine" as old-country French fare like grandma makes—if grandma had sleeve tattoos. Don't be... Read More

You can't go wrong with anything on Ironside's playful menu, but there's a reason why their signature lobster roll is so popular. It's loaded with... Read More

Founded by Shoichi Imanaka, whose family owned restaurants in Kyoto and Osaka, Isobune still uses those old family recipes at its Japantown location.... Read More

The more casual portion of chef Traci des Jardins’ eponymous Hayes Valley restaurant is situated to the left as soon as guests walk through the... Read More

This Redding institution is known for its 16-ounce New York strip steaks. Read More

Adjacent to the La Jolla Playhouse, Jai (pronounced jay) is a Wolfgang Puck chain restaurant open only on performance nights and for special events. The... Read More

Restaurateurs Christopher Malm and Bruce Bloch named their American bistro Jake's after their West Highland Terrier. Located in the Uptown Design... Read More

Christopher Malm and Bruce Bloch named their American bistro Jake’s after their West Highland Terrier. Located in the Uptown Design District, this... Read More

Centrally located near Beverly Hills and West Hollywood, Jar is a modern chophouse that draws inspiration from supper clubs of the 1940's. The dining... Read More

Chef Traci Des Jardins honed her culinary talents most notably under the direction of Joachim Splichal in Los Angeles before moving forward on her own... Read More

Established in 1986, this West L.A. restaurant specialized in authentic Persian cuisine. The dining room, designed with polished granite and etched... Read More

Housed in a restored 1940’s dining car, the diner serves aptly named Morning Addiction—layers of hash browns, avocado, bacon, and eggs, with... Read More

This French bistro from chef-owner Raphael Lunetta opened in 1996, and stops just short of fine dining. The restaurant has brown awnings and... Read More

Upscale eats in a downscale neighborhood, Jitlada serves the finest in southern Thai cuisine in a cozy and colorful Thai Town joint on Sunset. Despite... Read More

First founded in 1995 as a catering company, Joan’s on Third is now one of the most popular eateries in Mid-City West. Part café and part... Read More

Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo, equal parts chefs and restaurateurs, operate what are arguably L.A.’s best-loved restaurants—Animal, Son of a Gun, Trois Mec... Read More

With red-and-white checked tablecloths and a rock-'n'-roll jukebox, this lively Italian restaurant keeps things festive until 2:00am nightly. The full... Read More

The French- and Mediterranean-kissed American fare at neighborhood fine-dining gem Josie is some of the most highly regarded on the Westside. Organic,... Read More

Jsix is a restaurant and bar inside the East Village’s contemporary Hotel Solamar. Situated near Petco Park, the convention center, and the... Read More

Opened by the late Susan Campoy in 1985, San Marino café has since expanded in size and scope with the help of her daughters. The restaurant... Read More

Top Chef All-Star Richard Blais opened Juniper & Ivy in a 7,500-square-foot warehouse space in Little Italy in 2014 and has been serving up creative... Read More

At this casual Oaxacan restaurant in West LA, patrons are greeted with a heaping plate of warm tortilla chips topped with spicy mole, shredded Oaxacan... Read More

At this West Hollywood Japanese restaurant, trendy patrons settle into an equally trendy, 6,000-sq-ft dining room that features large arched windows,... Read More

Brentwood’s most popular sushi destination happens to be the chain restaurant Katsuya by Starck. Master sushi chef Katsuya Uechi and design... Read More

Hollywood loves its sushi, especially when it comes in as glam a package as this Phillipe Starck-designed bar/resto. You might spy starlets like Jessica... Read More

A red neon sign with a gape-mouthed fish lights up this waterfront restaurant, which first opened beside the harbor of Pillar Point in 1975. While it... Read More

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The Ace Hotel's popular King's Highway restaurant is a former Denny's that was taken over by the team behind Brooklyn's Five Leaves. Not much of the... Read More

Tokyo native Ken Namba has owned this sushi-oriented restaurant on the edge of Sawtelle Boulevard’s Olympic Collection since the late ‘90s,... Read More

The food is simple but good—especially the “Indian tacos” (on fry bread, with chile sauce). Read More

Korean BBQ reigns at this asymmetrical Culver City night spot, now home to the popular eats once available only on Kogi Food Trucks. Alibi Room is a... Read More

This cult-favorite food truck fuses two of LA's most iconic ethnic foods—Mexican and Korean—and was one of the first gourmet trucks to spark a Twitter... Read More

A well-known food vendor, the roving Kogi food trucks serve Korean and Mexican fusion cuisine. The brainchild of Korean-American chef Roy Choi... Read More

With its sultry, feng-shui-conscious design, flickering candlelight, and crowds of A-listers sipping sake martinis, Koi is perhaps better known for its... Read More

Grilled meat on a stick over an open fire pit and lots of free-flowing sake: this is how one dines at Kokekko, a longtime fixture in Little Tokyo and go... Read More

Though it started as a food truck, this fusion taco purveyor has expanded into two different brick-and-mortar café spaces due to the high demand for its... Read More

Though the look is coolly modern, the food is warm and rustic: think cassoulet with chorizo and brown-butter gnudi with chanterelles. Read More

This longtime haunt of President Ronald Reagan dates back to 1966, when George Smith, Jimmy Ullo, and George Raft brought “the sweet life... Read More

La Luna Market and Taqueria is a small strip-mall grocery with staple items and produce, as well as Mexican spices, salsas, and specialty products like... Read More

It doesn't get prettier than the outdoor seats at La Mar, right on the water’s edge on the Embarcadero, with a view of the boats and the bay. This... Read More

This sophisticated downtown restaurant offers a choose-your-own-adventure dining experience, with three inspired nightly menus. Traditionalists will... Read More

La Trappe Café, located in the North Beach neighborhood, is part Belgian restaurant and part speakeasy-inspired bar. The upper level restaurant... Read More

In funky Silver Lake, this coffee shop offers a five-page menu of java drinks—all prepared in your choice of brewing device, from a siphon (which... Read More

Like vintage Buicks and aging divas, old delicatessens preserve themselves well in the southern California sunshine. Canter’s, Nate ’n Al,... Read More

On the fourth floor of the Westfield San Francisco Centre in Union Square, Lark Creek Steak is an American steakhouse cuisine from chef Ismael Macias... Read More

Laurel Hardware has a healthy and delicious kale-and-feta salad. Read More

Dinner at Lazy Bear is more of a supper club than a night out at your typical restaurant. A lottery reservation system can score you a seat at a... Read More

Le Colonial evokes the atmosphere of French colonial Vietnam through a pressed-tin ceiling, rattan furniture, shuttered windows and an inner courtyard... Read More

Catering mostly to the West-LA office crowd, Lemon Moon Café serves American lunch and breakfast classics with a twist. The latest brainchild of... Read More

Fresh ingredients and a surprisingly good wine list set Libby's apart from your average Mexican restaurant. The carnitas are excellent, but so is the... Read More

Culinary worlds collide amid the festive booths inside Liholiho Yacht Club. The chef merges influences and ingredients from Hawaiian, Indian, and... Read More

Limon serves up Peruvian cuisine to diners in the Mission district. Chef-owner Martin Castillo works in an open kitchen and is well known for his... Read More

For beach picnics, grab a sandwich and ask for vanilla ice cream in your smoothie. Read More

High-end comfort food is what you’ll find at this Wilshire Blvd eatery that reopened in 2009 in a more laid-back incarnation. Formerly called... Read More

Inspired by the lobster shacks of Maine, this truck hawks New England-style lobster and crab rolls, clam chowder, and lobster bisque. The scrumptious... Read More

Create a picnic basket with prepared salads and sandwiches. Read More

The original Lotería stand is a landmark at the Third Street Farmers’ Market; this newer location serves the same note-perfect tacos in a... Read More

It doesn't get more SoCal than a beach city restaurant with its own garden. If you're after California-inspired Italian fare (think wood-fired pizzas,... Read More

Harold Lloyd’s former West Hollywood carriage house now belongs to chef Suzanne Goin and sommelier Caroline Styne. A Spanish tiled roof protects... Read More

Located just across from Paramount Studios in Hollywood, Lucy’s El Adobe Café has its industry connections on conspicuous display... Read More

Located in the Miracle Mile district not far from the Page Museum, Luna Park serves mostly French and Italian food with American and... Read More

Watch for the exuberantly tacky billboards for the Mad Greek. The silly Greek restaurant is surrounded by plaster statues, but the draws are its... Read More

Beer lovers congregate at Magnolia Gastropub and Brewery in the Upper Haight neighborhood. Brewmaster-owner Dave McLean produces artisan ales in the... Read More

Kyoto native Akira Hirose honed his culinary style under the tutelage of famed Frenchman Joel Robuchon and opened this refined Asian-influenced... Read More

It's like something out of Portlandia: this eatery at the end of the Malibu Pier is a place where the organic, free-range chicken you ordered was... Read More

Located on the north end of Malibu, this casual seafood market and café is popular with surfers and sunbathers. Mark Ridgeway and his partners... Read More

David Kinch has one of the great creative minds in American cooking, and for the past three years he’s had vegetables as fresh as his ideas. He... Read More

At dinner, go for broke at Marinus, where you can enjoy an elaborate seafood-focused tasting menu by a roaring fireplace. Read More

Market Restaurant + Bar showcases the Asian-inspired California cuisine of renowned chef Carl Schroeder. Decorated in shades of persimmon, the... Read More

Originally opened as the casual compliment to partners Douglas Keane and Nick Peyton’s very formal Cyrus restaurant, Market was sold to executive... Read More

MarketBar serves up field-, ranch-, and ocean-fresh cuisine from its unbeatable location on the Embarcadero side of the Ferry Building, which opened in... Read More

This seafood shack perched on timber pylons offers a dining experience that’s low-key, the ultimate example of a certain kind of meal: unfussy,... Read More

Designed to resemble a traditional Italian trattoria, Marzano is housed in a white-stucco building with a terracotta-tile roof. Inside, glass demijohn... Read More

With over 25 years of service, Masa's near Union Square exudes Old World elegance, from the toile print fabric on plush chairs to the red silk... Read More

Locaated on La Cienega Boulevard’s Restaurant Row, thi