Restaurants in California

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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

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