The Hit List

The January Hit List: Ka’teen, Clark Street Diner, Quarter Sheets, Petit Trois, and More

Happy new year! It’s 2022. It’s also January, which means the nights are chilly — and best combatted with a…

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The Hit List

The Essential Spots to Dine in San Diego, Winter 2022 Edition

Hippo

The Rundown

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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LuLu at the Hammer

Interviews

David Tanis on Building Lulu, and Making a New Debut in L.A.

When the doyenne of seasonal California cooking calls on you to open a new restaurant in a new city, any…

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Cobi's

The Rundown

Everything You Need to Know About Cobi’s, Now Open in Santa Monica

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

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Dish By Dish

Dominique Crisp’s Thoughtful Basque-Inspired Cuisine at Saso, In Five Dishes

Dominique Crisp’s Saso, a Basque-inspired restaurant hyperfocused on local and sustainable coastal cuisine, is the chef-owner’s love letter to all…

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The bar at Miami's Cafe La Trova

Dining Access Hit List

Ten Essential Restaurants Across America, Fall 2021 Edition

Now comes autumn of the year we all hoped to get back out and see the world. To dine with…

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Playa Provisons

Dish By Dish

How Playa Provisions Leans Into Beachside Nostalgia, In Five Dishes

Brooke Williamson knows what L.A. wants, as only a local can. The “Top Chef” champion grew up on its beaches,…

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Elephante

The One Who Keeps the Book

How to Score a Table at Élephante in Santa Monica (Even During Sunset)

In a lot of ways, Élephante is a transporting experience. For one, you take an elevator to get to the…

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The table is set // Photo by Pop Media LA for Hanchic. Other photography by Will Blunt and Patrick Manalo

Dish By Dish

How Hanchic Adds an Edge to Korean Tradition, As Seen Through Five Dishes

Kyungbin Min excels at experimentation, so the curveball of the pandemic sent him into a spiral — a positive one…

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Cosa Buona

Dish By Dish

Cosa Buona’s Twists on Italian-American Classics, As Seen Through Five Dishes

Zach Pollack knew he’d come back to pizza someday, but he had no idea he’d switch from artisanal crusts to…

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Cassia

Dish By Dish

How Bryant Ng Blends Cultures at Cassia, As Seen Through Seven Dishes

Cassia, the wondrous Southeast Asian brasserie that chef Bryant Ng opened in 2015, is one of the most deeply personal…

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The breakfast spaghetti at San Morello in Detroit. // Photo courtesy of San Morello

Dining Access Hit List

Ten Restaurants That Define Great American Cooking Right Now

“Dinner is a meeting place for the sharpest minds, the most heroic hearts, the most independent spirits,” is how Balzac…

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Wine

The Resy Guide to Drinking Natural Wine in L.A. Right Now

As trends go, the natural wine scene in Los Angeles is mellowing — seeping into the fabric of the city’s…

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Community Series

On the Resilience of Long Beach’s Cambodian American Community

James Tir is a Cambodian American food content creator and Long Beach, Calif. native who grew up in Long Beach’s…

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Community Series

A Local’s Guide to Eating Your Way Through Long Beach’s Incredible Cambodian Restaurants 

James Tir, known as @lbfoodcoma on Instagram, is no stranger to knowing the best places to grab a bite to…

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New on Resy

New on Resy: N/Soto, Jon & Vinny’s Slauson, Ka’teen, and More

From a Havana-inspired cocktail bar to a French restaurant serving up vegan classics (in addition to the traditional ones), the…

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LuLu at the Hammer

Interviews

David Tanis on Building Lulu, and Making a New Debut in L.A.

When the doyenne of seasonal California cooking calls on you to open a new restaurant in a new city, any…

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Great White Larchmont

Interviews

How Great White Became the Quintessential Cafe for Los Angeles

By Australian standards, Great White is about as Southern Californian as it gets. Equal parts great food, airy design, and…

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Photo courtesy of Hanchic

Best of The Hit List

Hanchic, Damian, Anajak Thai, and More: L.A. Dining’s Best in 2021

What a difference a year makes. This time last year, another COVID wave had restaurants going back to outdoors dining…

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Photo courtesy of Tokki

The Hit List

The December Hit List: Lulu, Bridgetown Roti, Tokki, and More

It feels downright festive in L.A. right now. Dining rooms are packed, drinks are flowing, dishes are being shared, there’s…

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Botanica

Dish By Dish

How Chef Zarah Khan Brought New Energy to Botanica, As Seen in Five Dishes

With its debut in 2017, Botanica helped lift Silver Lake out of the dark ages.  A naturally bright, sunny spot where…

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Cobi's

The Rundown

Everything You Need to Know About Cobi’s, Now Open in Santa Monica

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

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New on Resy

New on Resy: Lulu, Horses, Cobi’s, and More

From a cheese palace led by a pair of Flour + Water vets to a new spot from acclaimed chef…

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Taco Maria Carlos Salgado

Interviews

Carlos Salgado Sees the Future For Taco María, And It Will Be More Focused

When the Michelin guide returned to Southern California in 2019, Taco María was the only Mexican restaurant to receive a Michelin…

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Dish By Dish

Dominique Crisp’s Thoughtful Basque-Inspired Cuisine at Saso, In Five Dishes

Dominique Crisp’s Saso, a Basque-inspired restaurant hyperfocused on local and sustainable coastal cuisine, is the chef-owner’s love letter to all…

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