After sampling the better part of Los Angeles’s 20,000 or so bistros, gastropubs,
and grand halls of fine dining, the only thing swelling more than our bellies is our pride. This is one tasty town. Here, in ascending order, are our picks for where to dine now
Anne Taylor Fleming, a longtime essayist for The NewsHour on PBS, is a commentator and writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker and Vogue. She is the author of the memoir Motherhood Deferred: A Woman's Journey, and two works of fiction, the novella Marriage: A Duet and the novel As If Love Were Enough. Fleming is the associate director for the Sun Valley Writers' Conference.