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The Hit ListLos Angeles

Everson Royce Bar, Wolf, The Butcher’s Daughter, Now on The Resy Hit List

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Is LA the nation’s new food capital? New Yorkers are on board. Just in time for the Best Coast migration, it’s the Resy Hit List Los Angeles. Nolita’s fav vegan eatery serves up Cali-fresh, 90’s Tribeca hits Melrose and Sin City comes to Weho by way of Izakaya. Because you are where you eat #liberated.

1/Everson Royce Bar
2/Spartina
3/Wolf
4/Butcher’s Daughter
5/Hanjip
6/Aburiya Raku
7/chi SPACCA
8/Norah
9/Kali
10/Wallflower

1/Everson Royce Bar
Because eat with your hands, says Chef Matt Molina (Mozza). His new spot in collab with Silver Lake Wine is the laid back, no frills, just damn good eats the Arts District deserves. Top burger in town IYO. // Downtown. Book Now at ERB.

2/Spartina
Because roll out the red carpet, Chef Stephen Kalt’s highly anticipated Italian resto has arrived. Flossing an Argentinian grill and wood-fired oven, this is the table to see and be seen. Oh and burrata raviolo with sea urchin is on point. // Fairfax. (323) 782-1023.

3/Wolf
Because Top Chef Marcel Vigneron leaves the molecular gastronomy pack to join the zero-waste movement. The menu has a beat of its own, think mushroom risotto, Vadouvan lamb rack and tom yum. On the horizon, his take on vegetarian aptly called Beefsteak. // WeHo. (323) 424-7735.

4/Butcher’s Daughter
Because Heather Tierney’s New York vegan institution hit the bullseye with her Venice outpost. Riding the Cali-centric train, Butchers Daughter ups the ante with Neapolitan-style wood-fired pizza and vegan pastries. Tuffin anyone? // Venice. (310) 981-3004.

5/Hanjip
Because this is where the chefs go for Korean grilled meats. Chris Oh mixes Hong-Dae style bbq and quality cuts for a next level experience. Not your average K-town bbq is the name of the game. // Culver City. (323) 780-8804.

6/Aburiya Raku
Because the Vegas strip’s baller izakaya makes its way to LA. And all of Chef Mitsuo Endo’s classics are on the line-up. In-house agedashi tofu, foie gras chawanmushi, and Kurobuta pork cheek to name a few. Pro-tip: Late night kitchen open until 1 AM. // West Hollywood. (213) 308-9393.

7/chi SPACCA
Because the focaccia di Recco is stracchino crack and J Gold is all about the “sizzling” bistecca fiorentina. Carnivore-forward, it’s all about the meat and Chef Ryan Denicola delivers. What’s the “segreto” behind his juicy af pork chop, stay tuned. // Hancock Park. Book now at chi SPACCA.

8/Norah
Because meet WeHo’s new Southern belle. Chef Mike Williams throws down all the fixins like crispy rillettes, cast iron cornbread, cauli-popcorn, and cider glazed heritage pork to name a few. Go whole hog. // West Hollywood. (323) 450-4211.

9/Kali
Because the pop up was so out of control the all star duo chef Kevin Meehan and wine director Drew Langley put up permanent roots à la carte. Or stick with the tasting menu, decisions are for chumps. // Larchmont. (323) 871-4160.

10/Wallflower
Because Southeast Asian by way of Brooklyn restaurateur Wayne Rambharose and chef Harryson Tobing is the cool kid on the block. A mix of the classics with a new age twist, run don’t wok to flavor town. // Venice. (424) 744-8136.