Author: Lesley Balla


InterviewsLos Angeles

At Union, Being There for Pasadena Means Taking Care of People First

Some restaurants are so integral to a neighborhood, it’s hard to believe they haven’t been there for decades. Union is…

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Horses

The RundownLos Angeles

Everything You Need to Know About Horses, Now Open in Hollywood

Before you go to a restaurant, what do you need to know most? In our series The Rundown, we’re sharing…

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Hippo

The RundownLos Angeles

At Highland Park’s Hippo, It’s Like a Dinner Party Every Night

Before you go to a restaurant, what do you need to know most? In our series The Rundown, we’re sharing…

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The Hit ListLos Angeles

The October Hit List: Mohawk Bend, Edobox, Berbere, and More

When summer winds down in the rest of the country, we’re still enjoying an endless string of sunny, warm days.…

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GuidesLos Angeles

The Resy Guide to Power Lunches Around Los Angeles

With the entertainment industry and all the business that feeds it, L.A. will always be the quintessential power-lunch town. Making…

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The Hit ListLos Angeles

The September Hit List: Issima, Antico Nuovo, Wise Sons, and More

It might be September, but it only feels like autumn because kids are back in school. The air is still…

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All Time

InterviewsLos Angeles

At All Time, It’s About Keeping Hospitality in the Neighborhood

When Ashley and Tyler Wells opened All Time in 2018, it was done in waves: breakfast first, followed by expanding…

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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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