Restaurants in Los Angeles
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 straightforward approach to cooking, there's a fine dining sensibility to it as well.
Somewhat hidden inside a vine-covered stucco building, this Hollywood restaurant and lounge attracts a fashionable crowd for both dinner and late night drinks.
Bruce Marder’s flagship Italian restaurant has been by the Santa Monica beach since 1999. The space includes a brick front, vaulted wood ceiling, wood plank flooring and art-lined walls amidst banquette, stand-alone, and bar seating. Capo focuses on fine-dining, at luxury prices.
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 cheese, and freshly made salsa.
LA’s Millenium Biltmore Hotel is home to this swank sushi bar and Asian fusion restaurant. More minimalist (and Zen) than its opulent surroundings, Sai Sai features clean lines and blonde woods against stark black accents.
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 small bar occupying an oddly shaped space on Washington Blvd.
After working as Michael Jackson’s private chef, Akasha Richmond opened this namesake restaurant to showcase her signature farm-to-table cuisine.
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, artisanal ingredients. host) Tom Colicchio, whose daily-changing menus are famous for their seasonal, artisanal ingredients.