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.
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.
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.
Wine enthusiasts are wild about this West LA “wine restaurant” combining appealing Mediterranean dishes with a muscular cellar. Located atop the Wine House, the largest wine emporium in Los Angeles, Upstairs 2 makes coupling top wines with good food its nightly focus.
The signature restaurant at Santa Monica’s Hotel Casa del Mar plays up its oceanfront location with unobstructed views of the Pacific and a seafood-centric menu.
Housed in an early-20th-century brick building, Parkway Grill serves a dressed-up menu of American cuisine in two dining rooms of soft lighting and live piano music.