1155 N. Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Ammo's newly redesigned interior offers a sleek, dramatic stage on which Owner and Executive Chef Amy Sweeney’s culinary performance unfolds. Turning to the seasons for inspiration, Sweeney’s menu is constantly changing, weaving vibrant, seasonal produce into delectable dishes. During early summer you might find Baby Artichoke pizza with fontina, teardrop tomatoes, baby red onion, and mint; or wood-oven braised Wild Bass with baby artichokes and peewee potatoes. Regardless of the season, the menu showcases stunning creativity and equally stunning quality, accompanied by an eclectic wine list that promises to accompany even the most unique of creations.
1999 N. Sycamore Ave, Hollywood, CA 90068
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Family owned since 1948, Yamashiro is one Los Angeles landmark that continues to be both relevant and even cutting edge, while remaining true to its rich heritage. This restaurant and event venue not only serves up some of the most breathtaking views in the city, but it also draws in the crowds with its Asian inspired menu – dishes like the aromatic Truffle Hamachi and the decadent Wagyu Steak on a Himalayan Salt Plate prove that there is nothing conventional about their classic specialties. Yamashiro also boasts a Koi pond, which is surrounded by manicured gardens that also serve as …
6356 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Deep in the heart of Hollywood, four-year old Cinespace is a unique venue that features traditional favorites in a modern atmosphere. Customers can choose to sit in the futuristic-feeling lounge, the open-air patio or the dark and moody screening room. The latter option features a free, intimate film-viewing experience. Executive Chef Stephen Rea’s movie-themed menu is a combination of modern takes on both American and Californian staples. Specialty cocktails are served at the full bar, and a DJ performs live nightly.
6801 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028
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Lucky Strike fuses Hollywood chic with celebrity bowling and fun comfort food. This hip bowling alley is the epicenter of nouveau cool. Master Chef Bill Starbuck presents an array of upscale American classics that perfectly complement the venue’s unique Los Angeles experience. Lucky Strike Lanes and Lounge offers a creative experience that echoes Los Angeles’ hip, high energy, and fast paced vibe. Whether knocking down pins or knocking back great food and drink, this Hollywood hotspot is sure to provide an entertaining time for all in attendance.
6250 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Delphine Eatery & Bar is both nostalgic and modern with its timeless take on old world Hollywood and fine cuisine. Located inside the W Hotel in Hollywood, this restaurant is both a local favorite as well as a dinning destination for visitors. Serving California Bistro fare for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and on the weekends, brunch as well, anytime of day Delphine Eatery & Bar can accommodate guests. Dishes run the gamut from sandwiches and an extensive raw bar, to Steak Frites and the self proclaimed Hollywood’s Best Burger. Located right next to The Pantages Theatre, the bar is a fine …
5955 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Inspired by coastal living, Providence in Mid Wilshire offers diners an assortment of the world’s finest wild seafood and shellfish presented in a pure and simple form. Chefs Michael Cimarusti and Donato Poto have developed a menu of exceptional quality influenced by the treasures of the ocean. In addition to noteworthy cuisine and excellent service, an excellent selection of wine graces Providence's walls, showcased in an elegant glass cellar in the restaurant. Diners can order a la carte, a tasting menu, as well as the chef menu. For those looking to sample the tasting and chef menus, be aware that …
1518 N. Gower St, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Roscoe’s House of Chicken and Waffles is a pop culture icon and a must-visit landmark in Los Angeles. It is the epitome of soul food- tender and crispy Southern-fried chicken and tasty waffles doused in maple syrup culminate in a meal that strikes the preverbal nail on the head that is the tricky balance between sweet and savory. Although the combination of fried chicken and waffles is an east-coast transplant, Southern Californians have taken a shine to the wonderfully sweet and crispy combination. Top it off with one of their signature side dishes (the macaroni and cheese is always a …
7000 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Craving a burger at 3 in the morning? Looking for an upscale place to dine and wine your date but still grab a juicy patty? Look no further. 25 Degrees – open 24-hours-a-day and tempting guests with a list of over 50 reasonably priced wines – has got you covered. Located in the Roosevelt Hotel and enveloping diners in old-school Hollywood ambiance with black crystal chandeliers and French toile wallpaper, the menu options also reflect a more sophisticated palate. Here, the diner is presented with a myriad of culinary possibilities. House-made dipping sauces number over a dozen and there are …
6101 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036
At Xiomara Melrose, Executive Chef and owner Xiomara Ardolina masterfully crafts exotic, Cuban-influenced dishes that pay homage to the home cooking she grew up with. A hint of fine dining mingles with authentic and flavorful Cuban traditions, resulting in such diverse dishes as Nicaraguan Skirt Steak with huitlacoche and blue cheese mashed potatoes, and Chino Latino Pan Seared Duck Breast atop a sautéed plantain and portobello mushroom with soy ginger cilantro sauce. Almost everything is house made, right down to the fresh squeezed cane juice in the famous mojitos. While situated in a prime location in the middle of Melrose …
7181 W. Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
Through exquisite culinary flavorings and technique, Bossa Nova provides guests with a sumptuous menu designed to give the absolute Brazilian experience. Delectable meals are made more delicious as the relaxing environment allows one to take pleasure in their fare, a characteristic that has led Bossa Nova’s four locations (Los Angeles, West Los Angeles, and Beverly Hills) to win a loyal crowd of patrons. You may even catch some Hollywood insiders and incognito stars enjoying grilled meats and Brazilian favorites. Come and allow Bossa Nova to satisfy your culinary cravings!
7373 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
Located on Los Angeles’ famous Sunset Strip and derived from the Latin word for ‘fragrance‘ is Aroma Bakery and Café. Whether you’re looking for a quick shot of espresso, a fresh mug of mint tea, a full 3-course meal, or just some dessert, Aroma café offers a little bit of the Mediterranean in the heart of Los Angeles. The café’s authentic and flavorful dishes, drinks, and atmosphere transport each diner to the European coast for a one-of-a-kind dining experience. The focus is great service and delectable food. Their menu showcases everything from breakfast to dinner, and the daily specials are …
6255 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Situated on Hollywood’s posh Sunset Strip is The Well, a lounge with chic modernism that permeates its décor and menu. The Well juxtaposes comfort and harshness with its wood flooring and plush couches. This Hollywood playground presents an intimate atmosphere for all guests to experience. Drinks are original and flavorful. The Well contains a full bar, is open late, and is a great place to unwind. Swing on by The Well relax, enjoy, and indulge in the trendy Hollywood experience.
6350 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
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Famed Chef Todd English pairs up with Hollywood darling Eva Longoria Parker to introduce us to Beso, a glamorous and refined restaurant serving up fine fusion cuisine with a side of glitz nightly. Step into Beso and be seduced by the lush and invocative palette of deep crimsons, rich wood tones, and alluring leather upholstery. The menu infuses Latin-inspired flavors with Middle-Eastern flare for a tantalizing array of meat and seafood selections. Eva’s Tortilla Soup is a comforting bowl of spice and the Beso Paella is an invigorating melding of surf and turf. Every bite glistens like the crystal chandelier …
6602 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038
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An experience at Osteria Mozza is one of a kind. The brainchild of super-trio Nancy Silverton, Mario Batali, and Joseph Bastinach, Osteria Mozza is a modern, urban interpretation of the Italian trattoria. Exquisite preparations start at the Mozzarella bar, which sits in the center of the room and serves as a showcase for Silverton’s hand-made cheeses. Her creations can be sampled alone, but also find their way onto the rest of the menu, joining hand-made pastas, artisanal smoked meats, and inspired main courses, turned out by Executive Chef Matt Molina. Add exceptional service, a lively, energetic setting, and an Italian-centric …
6703 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Hatfield’s in Hollywood serves California fusion French cuisine in a New American style while using locally grown produce from local farmers markets. Owned and operated by husband-and-wife chefs Quinn and Karen Hatfield, the couple works as a team as Quinn cooks the entrees and Karen creates the desserts and runs the restaurant. The menu consists of items a la carte, a well-known weekly market pre-fixe menu, and a seven-course chefs’ tasting menu. The atmosphere is cozy, simple, and relaxed, perfect for a date or a nice conversation. For a fine dining experience in a striped down modern and modest setting, …
6541 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Melograno is centrally located on Hollywood Boulevard, a few blocks west of Vine; although the area is not synonymous with fine dining, the cuisine here is worth an excursion. Owned by chef Alberto Lazzarino and his sommelier/business partner, Giuseppe Cossu, Melograno is focused specifically on Northern Italian cuisine from the Piedmont region. This means rich, authentic dishes such as house-made agnolotti with black truffles and carnaroli rice risotto with wild mushrooms. Lazzarino and Cossu bring a wealth of experience and knowledge from their respective disciplines and by joining forces, provide Los Angeles with an original and adventurous spin on Italian …
7213 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90046
Falcon’s location, on a nondescript stretch of Sunset Boulevard, is unassuming, but once inside, it’s a different story—the glamorous Dodd Mitchell design provides the perfect setting for drinking or dining. Indeed, although Falcon has built a reputation for its nightlife, the restaurant’s food is worthy of a trip in its own right. The focus of the succinct but wide-ranging menu is fresh, seasonal ingredients, and the dishes are fancy enough to gain interest, but not overworked. The wine list, too, is thoughtfully chosen, covering the globe but specializing in California.
1708 N. Las Palmas Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028
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Hollywood’s Bella Cucina Italiana is just steps from the city’s iconic “Walk of Fame” and an Oscar’s throw from glamorous Kodak Theatre. The restaurant draws a modern, hip, and eclectic crowd keen on casual cucina dining. The menu dishes up classic pasta favorites and sumptuous Southern Italian entrees. Bella Cucina Italiana is a member of Los Angeles’ Dolce Group. Balancing a hip lounge with cozy, unpretentious dining, Bella mixes it up with a modern take on the classic trattoria.
7651 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
Decorated in rich colors such as blues and golds combined with the earthy colored Berber carpets, Dar Maghreb is a sight to behold. After your waiter performs the traditional hand washing ceremony, sit back comfortably against the pillows around you and enjoy a traditional Moroccan Feast. The menu is comprised of vegetable salads and lentil soup, followed by the masterpiece of Moroccan cuisine, B'Stilla, a mixture of chicken, eggs, toasted almonds wrapped inside a very thin pastry shell. With traditional food and a traditional atmosphere filled with music and stories, this is an experience you won’t forget.