Restaurants in California

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Simon L.A., located inside the Sofitel Los Angeles, is the creation of Chef Kerry Simon, known as the “Rock and Roll Chef.” Simon, who has... Read More

Located at the Singletree Inn, this small diner serves breakfast all day. There is not much in the way of decorations, but patrons come for the... Read More

They say the third time’s the charm, and so it is for the third branch of this top-notch local temple to neo-Vietnamese cuisine. The location is... Read More

Spanish chef Perfecto Rocher is a master paella maker, so you'll want to stop by for Sunday paella nights at this authentic Catalan hotspot. During the... Read More

Fancy dinners abound in Napa Valley, but when it comes to hunting down a sophisticated brunch spot—especially one with outdoor seating to soak up the... Read More

Known for its farm-to-table California cuisine, this full-service restaurant is housed inside the San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter hotel. The... Read More

Located on California Street at Divisadero, the Solstice Restaurant & Lounge beckons diners with its name lit up in the window and a sun emblem.... Read More

Chef and restaurateur Wolfgang Puck opened his flagship California cuisine restaurant on Sunset Boulevard in 1982, later moving it to this location in... Read More

Order the chowder in a sourdough bread bowl at this tiny spot. Read More

A16’s sister restaurant, SPQR, opened in September 2007 and serves—as you might guess from its name, which refers to the seat of government... Read More

Husband-and-wife team Charles and Candace Nelson left their investment banking careers for the cupcake industry in 2005, opening this flagship... Read More

Neighborhood swells wash down grilled bavette steak and sinful duck fat–fried potatoes with big-ticket Cabs with prerecession abandon at this... Read More

What started as a small preserves company in 2011 has now grown into one of Los Angeles' most popular breakfast and lunch spots. You may find yourself... Read More

This off-the-beaten-path eatery turns out an extraordinary brunch that manages to be both decadent and healthy. Relish steel-cut oatmeal topped with... Read More

Amid the vintage Victorian houses on nearby Summerland's main shopping street, Stacky's Seaside stands out like a grounded trawler. Fortify yourself... Read More

Small plates are served dim-sum style at this popular eatery (read: book a table ahead of time). An array of small bites crafted by the James Beard... Read More

Stefan Richter was everyone’s favorite villain—and eclectic Finnish/German chef—on Season 5. Even though he didn’t win (he... Read More

Make a beeline for the back display cases and order Stella’s signature sacripantina, a hard-to-find Genoese specialty. The rum-soaked sponge cake,... Read More

Fourth-generation islander Steve Bray opened this seafood and steak restaurant, just steps from the pier, in 2001. The upstairs dining room has... Read More

The Hollywood location of this burgers-and-brews chainlet is open until 4:00am nightly, which makes it an ideal pit stop for the club crowd spilling out... Read More

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