Author: Lesley Balla


GuidesLos Angeles

The Resy Guide to L.A.’s Most Inspired Pasta Dishes

For a city outsiders think is completely carbo-phobic, pasta options abound in this town. Noodles are everywhere, from ramen to…

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GuidesLos Angeles

Where to Eat In Downtown L.A.

The beauty of Downtown L.A. is that it’s not just a city center — it’s a destination unto itself, especially…

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Dish By DishLos Angeles

The Dishes You’ll Want to Order at Magari

In L.A.’s sea of Italian restaurants, there are a few ways to stand out: a regional focus, perhaps; perfecting a…

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GuidesLos Angeles

Where to Find Great Food and Drinks on L.A.’s Rooftops? We’ve Got Ideas.

With sunsets, mountains, and ocean views from just about any angle, it’s hard to believe rooftop restaurants and bars weren’t…

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Dish By DishLos Angeles

How Jon and Vinny Are Reconceiving Animal, As Seen in Six Dishes

Given how very specific Animal was to its time and place when it opened — circa 2008, recession-era Los Angeles,…

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The RundownLos Angeles

How Mes Amis Is Bringing Back Old Hollywood Glamour

After two long years in sweatpants, a return to old-school Hollywood glamour is a welcome change of pace, and nowhere…

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GuidesLos Angeles

The Resy Guide to Late-Night Dining in Los Angeles

True, a lot of L.A. restaurants do go dark relatively early, but don’t for one moment believe the city rolls up…

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Dish By DishLos Angeles

Five Dishes That Reveal How Bar Restaurant Flips the Script on French Food

At Bar Restaurant, which debuted to big crowds and great reviews in November 2019, executive chef Doug Rankin and owner…

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GuidesLos Angeles

The Resy Guide to the Women-Owned Restaurants of Los Angeles

Women do so much of the essential work in restaurants. And yet women struggle for recognition and visibility in so…

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