Chicago Il Restaurants
747 N La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069
$$ Recommended New Editor's Pick Private Room View Outdoor Seating
Our Smoked Salmon Benedict — the only reason to get up before noon. Belmont Brunch feat 2 for 1 Mimosas and an EPIC build your own Bloody bar…
400 Disney Way #184, Anaheim, CA 92802
$ Recommended New Editor's Pick Special Offer
Hawaiian shave ice, Build-A-S'more. Reservationations are available on Valentine's Day between 12:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.
14500 Ventura Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 91403
Located in the heart of Sherman Oaks, Pita Kitchen is the Middle Eastern restaurant that will appeal to both the healthy and the food connoisseur. All dishes are available in choices of lamb, beef/or chicken, and served with yogurt-based dressings such as tahini and tzatziki sauces. With hearty and hefty portions, diners looking for healthier changes in their diet will find the Pita Kitchen an apt choice. The restaurant can accommodate around 30-35 people including outdoor seating. But with the hustle and bustle of the popular eatery and the warm-friendly banter from the servers, makes this rather small setting all ...
1520 Olympic Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90404
The Buffalo Club looks like your typical bar from the street, but on the inside it is transformed into a restaurant that looks like the inside of an old classic railway car. There are burgundy booths, antique mirrors, and mahogany that give off a dark and intimate setting. The Buffalo Club also has an outdoor patio where guest can dine among Chinese silk lanterns, soft lighting and a beautiful garden setting. This restaurant presents guests with regional American cuisine while taking inspiration from the South, New England, the Southwest, and California. One of their most popular dishes is the Chicken ...
1050 South Flower Street #102, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Just one block east of the Nokia Theater and the Staples Center sits Rivera, the latest Latin creation from legendary chef/owner John Rivera Sedlar. The father of modern Southwest cuisine is back on the culinary scene after a fifteen year sabbatical spent representing Patrón tequila, and while no one would purport that cooking is like riding a bicycle, he certainly re-approaches his craft with the ease and grace of a seasoned veteran. Sedlar merges classical French technique with the memory of the earthy and spicy foods of his New Mexico childhood to produce sumptuous chile-packed masterpieces in a sleek and ...
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!
400 South Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013
This New York-style bistro has become a popular hangout for locals and late-night diners. The massive dining room features high ceilings and a gorgeous art-deco bar, which gives a festive atmosphere. The classic American fare gets a modern twist with such dishes as Mac & Cheese with white cheddar, asiago, and goat cheese, and the Flat Iron Steak with Bleu Cheese Fries. Regulars also return for the attentive staffs’ service, as well as the delicious food. The restaurant is open until 2am so swing by after a night out to people watch on the outdoor patio and grab some satisfying ...
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 ...
2454 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90403
$$ Special Offer
Wilshire elevates the warmth of a neighborhood restaurant to the elegance of haute cuisine. Thomas Schoos’ décor skillfully balances the historic, rough hewn architecture with opulent materials, juxtaposing exposed brick walls with lush leather, hard wood, and amber lighting. Chef Andrew Kirschner’s California fusion menu reinforces the ideal of local sophistication, emphasizing organic ingredients from local producers. Although local in origin, Kirschner’s creations are anything but ordinary, elevating fresh, seasonal ingredients to the heights of epicurean refinement. The outdoor garden and fire-heated private terrace provide a refreshing dose of greenery in Santa Monica’s urban landscape.
8439 West Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90069
Katana is a chic assault on the senses. Like an industrial, futuristic Zen temple, Katana’s steel and wood décor juxtaposes urban grit with delicate sophistication. Its staggering menu presents a delightfully daunting selection of treats, through which diners are free to sample with reckless abandon. Katana features two distinctive styles of Japanese cuisine: the familiar sushi bar, and the more novel robata bar, which features tapas-like Japanese barbeque. Food is sculpted skillfully with almost architectural heights, echoing the artistic details of the surrounding environment. With one of Los Angeles’ only sake sommeliers and a sake selection as distinguished as its ...
1099 Gayley Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024
Elysee Bakery & Café was founded in Westwood, Los Angeles, in 1979. Ever since then, they have been creating magnificent pastries, breads, and cakes from scratch. Using only high quality ingredients for their macchiatos and hot chocolates to their thick sandwiches with lots of add-ons and pastas, Elysee Bakery and Café opens at lunch so you can come by and get a very decent meal here. The bright yellow walls will help stimulate your mind and appetite for freshly made coffee and richly prepared sandwiches. So come by to the Elysee Bakery & Café for a meal to remember!
1310 West 6th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Historic Pacific Dining Car brings classic distinction to Downtown Los Angeles. Since 1921 this railway car-turned-restaurant has treated politicos, starlets, and average joes alike to swanky steakhouse indulgences and a timeless, debonair charm within each of its luxurious and unique dining areas. The menus are no less lavish, featuring massive steaks and succulent seafood for dinner and lunch, and opulent breakfast creations like Blue Crab Benedict and Truffled Eggs that give taste buds the royal treatment, Angelino-style. Having access to these delightful creations at all hours of the day or night makes this 24-hour steakhouse a standout.
641 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Located in the trendy Melrose district of West Hollywood, Pizzeria Mozza touts some of the biggest names in the culinary world: founding partners Nancy Silverton, Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich. With a trio like that at the helm, you know you can expect something good. If you’re not feeling like pizza try Nancy’s chopped salad or Monday’s dish of the day, featuring Ricotta cannelloni. With a fun, informal atmosphere Mozza offers the opportunity for a fantastic meal. Avoid the hassle of waiting and be sure to book in advance.
1111 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA 90403
With wide sweeping views of the beautiful blue Pacific Ocean, The Penthouse sits atop the elegant Huntley Hotel in Santa Monica. The menu features a range as wide as the view. Breakfast dishes such as the Chef’s Daily Selection of Crêpes, Bananas Foster French Toast, and Moroccan Eggs showcase that this is not a run of the mill operation. Lunch plates include Wood Oven Flatbreads, Soups & Salads, Sandwiches, and entrees like the Pappardelle, Spicy Tomato Capellini, and Jidori Chicken Breast. Dinner offers Charcuterie Plates, hot and cold first courses, main courses including beef, lamb, chicken, seafood, and pasta dishes, ...
465 South La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048
With awards including James Beard s' "Best New Restaurant," Esquire Magazine's "Restaurant of the Year" and Zagat's "Top Newcomer," as well as a four star rating from the Los Angeles Times, The Bazaar offers a highly-recommended dining experience. Accompanying the stellar tapas-style menu is a diverse set of lounge spaces including a European-inspired patisserie with glass cases of cookies, cakes, candy and bon bons where diners can enjoy their dessert, an upscale bar, and a chef’s tasting room. Two dining areas flank the entire space – Blanca, the contemporary area, and Rojo, the traditional side – as well as an ...
200 Pine Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90802
$$ Special Offer
For a taste of Mexico in the heart of Downtown Long Beach, look no further than Agaves Kitchen & Tequila. This urban chic establishment is adorned with an impressive portrait, depicting Dia de los Muertos, Day of the Dead, and a mural for the plant that is native to Central Mexico, the agave. Known for its extensive drink menu and the 100 types of tequila they serve, Agaves is the ideal place to have a drink or two with friends or co-workers. The spicy De La Casa Margarita, which utilizes habanero syrup, turns up the heat for all the thrill ...
945 N. Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046
Lola’s in West Los Angeles is a popular hangout featuring eclectic cuisine that combines classic comfort food with the glitter and glam of new Hollywood. The bar is famous for creating the Apple Martini, and along with that signature cocktail, the bar serves up well over 50 other custom Martinis. That is right, over 50! Brunch on the weekends is immensely popular as well, and it is no wonder, with 10 flavors of mimosas and 7 unique bloody marys. Nevertheless, enough about the booze, the food at Lola’s is just as popular as the drinks. Dishes like the Baked Brie ...
2838 Rowena Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90039
$$$ Editor's Pick
Tucked in a remodeled 1924 Craftsman-style firehouse in the peaceful community of Silver Lake, the Edendale offers exquisite cuisine in a comfortable, unassuming setting. Accented with fresh flower arrangements, cozy armchairs, antique sconces and walls of old black and white photos, the setting has the potential to make single diners and large groups alike feel like they are home. As is only fitting in this comforting setting, Executive Chef Paul Downer offers an amazing array of comforting dishes including Ahi Tartare, a Fried Green Tomato Salad, and the signature Edendale Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese with chili garlic bread crumbs ...
3009 S Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90007
La Taquiza No. 2 on South Figueroa and West 30th Street, serves authentic Mexican cuisine just one block from the campus of the University of Southern California. La Tqquiza No. 2 delights students and neighborhood locals alike with its fresh, south of the border cuisine. The originator of the Mulita, which is like a combination taco and quesadilla, this tasty treat features two handmade corn tortillas with the diner’s choice of meat, melted jack cheese, and guacamole. The fresh salsa bar offers a wide range of sauces and accouterments, including avocado sauce, an orange sauce, as well as roasted garlic ...