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Best of LA 2015: Eat

“No Name” Club

432 N Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, 90036

(323) 651-1583

If you’ve spooned buttery corn risotto while watching Jackson Browne coo sweet nothings or popped salty beads of salmon roe between your molars in time with Twin Shadow’s synthesized drums, then you’ve been to the club that goes by “No Name.”


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Grand Central Market, 317 South Broadway, Los Angeles, CA, 90013

(213) 625-0304

For the record, the café and butcher shop was making bone broth before it was trendy—“when it was still just on vinyl,” jokes head butcher Jered Standing

Website: http://www.belcampomeatco.com/restaurant/los-angeles/

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Belly & Snout

974 S. Western Ave, Koreatown, CA, 90006


Named for the pig parts that make up its signature dish, Koreatown’s Belly & Snout is not for the meat-shy

Website: http://www.bellyandsnout.com

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Boa Steakhouse on Sunset

9200 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90069


We appreciate a nice patio as much as the next Angeleno, and the one at Boa’s new flagship ranks among the area’s loveliest

Website: http://boasteak.com

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Faith & Flower

705 W 9th St., Los Angeles, CA, 90015


Edgy but not alienating, ambitious but not brash: It’s a tough line to walk but necessary for a 165-seat restaurant near the Staples Center

Website: http://www.faithandflowerla.com/


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2100 East Cesar E Chavez Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, 90033

(323) 264-7201

In partnership with Armando De La Torre, Ricardo Diaz is building a Mexican American restaurant empire in East L.A. At Guisados his one-of-a-kind tacos are made with braised meats and homestyle stews


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Hai Di Lao Hot Pot

Westfield Santa Anita, 400 S. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA, 91007


At peak times the wait to gain entry into Hai Di Lao Hot Pot—Arcadia’s wildly popular Chinese hot pot import—can take up to three hours

Website: http://www.haidilao.us


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Kitchen Mouse

5904 N. Figueroa St, Highland Park, CA, 90042


The cheerful café offers toothsome, fluffy flapjacks that are deceptively similar to their glutenous counterparts

Website: http://www.kitchenmousela.com


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114 E. 2nd St., Los Angeles, CA, 90012


Neal Fraser’s fine-dining career is being resurrected at Vibiana

Website: http://redbird.la


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624 S La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 90036


Walter Manzke and his wife, Margarita, have turned the former Campanile site into a bustling brasserie with a skylight, long tables, and inspired neo-rustic cooking

Website: http://republiquela.com/contact/


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The Proper

464 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge, CA, 91011


Ask for “the bible” upon arrival and your server will scurry off to retrieve the pride and joy of the flintridge Proper: the gin list

Website: http://www.theproper.com

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