Author: Lesley Balla


Photo courtesy of El Granjero Cantina

The Hit ListLos Angeles

The August Hit List: All Time, El Granjero Cantina, Lasita, and More

Even with changing mask mandates (get covered, stay covered!), our perfect L.A. summer continues to roll on like a skateboarder…

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One of the semi-hidden outdoor nooks at Norah.

GuidesLos Angeles

The Resy Guide to the Best Outdoor Tables in Los Angeles

California’s big “reopening” happened just in time for summer, which means it’s time to fill your calendar with many sunny…

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Bari menu

The RundownLos Angeles

Five Things You Need to Know About Bari

Before you go to a new restaurant, what do you want — or need — to know most? In our…

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The Dresden is, indeed, back. // Photo courtesy of The Dresden

The Hit ListLos Angeles

The July Hit List: Greekman’s, The Dresden, El Ruso, Afuri Ramen, and More

Do you hear that? That’s the sound of L.A. coming back to life. When the state fully opened on June…

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New on ResyLos Angeles

Now Open on Resy: Taisho, Taverna Tony, Calo Kitchen + Tequila, and More

Kicking through the door of crumbling pandemic mandates, SoCal summer is officially here. Restaurants and — yay! — bars are…

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Courtesy of Olivetta

The Hit ListLos Angeles

The June Hit List: E.P. & L.P., Everson Royce, Today Starts Here, and More

For a politician to say, “We will open everything at full capacity by June 15,” and for it actually to…

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Ronan has reconceived the calzone in homage to L.A. // Courtesy of Ronan

GuidesLos Angeles

The Resy Guide to the New Classic Dishes of Los Angeles

What makes a dish essential to Los Angeles? Not just how it looks or tastes, but also where it sits…

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Govind Armstrong

InterviewsLos Angeles

Govind Armstrong Has Seen It All, and Now He’s Paying It Forward

Imagine what you were doing after school at age 13. Chances are good it wasn’t peeling carrots at Wolfgang Puck’s…

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New on ResyLos Angeles

Now Open on Resy: Night + Market, Michael’s, Oste, Apotheke, and More

Summer is on the horizon, all the numbers are working in our favor, and bars are finally reopening. (Yay!) That…

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Nossa Los Feliz

The RundownLos Angeles

Everything You Need to Know About Nossa, Now Open in Los Feliz

Before you go to a new restaurant, what do you want — or need — to know most? In this…

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