Best of LA: Eat
For 20 years this family-run taco hut has rolled the best breakfast burritos in town. Lard-free flour tortillas are stuffed with a perfect amalgam of scrambled eggs, low-fat mozzarella, grilled potatoes, onion, cilantro, and house-made salsa.
Neighborhood: Atwater Village
There’s a nod to Old Hollywood here, from the atrium populated with famous folks to the menu, which skews vintage with Suzanne Goin’s versions of “devils on horseback,” Gulf shrimp cocktail, and Julia Child’s sinus-clearing ode to Dijon, Devil’s Chick.
If you ask the legions of high schoolers who flock here during the café’s late-summer hours, they’ll steer you to the Milkie Way
Neighborhood: Beverly Grove
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
If you’re after beeflike satisfaction without the mock-meat taste, your answer—as with most things burger related—is Umami Burger.
Neighborhood: Los Feliz
Urban kids can wander around vegetable patches at Underwood Family Farms. During the fall harvest festival, they can ride a buckboard pulled by a 1950 John Deere tractor.
Before the $7 slow-pour, single-origin trend turned drinking caffeine into an exercise of high snobbery, there existed a different kind of coffeehouse. It was a communal place where you picked up flyers for open-mic nights. The dream of the ’90s is alive in Santa Monica at UnUrban CoffeeHouse.
Neighborhood: Santa Monica
The Sherman Oaks man-cave-cum- honky-tonk is totally modern in its mix of inquisitive crowd, good vittles, and broad wine selection meant to be shared. At AUGUSTINE peckish patrons can delight in how pork schnitzel brings out the rustic shade in a carignan. If you’ve ever wanted to try, say, a ’71 bordeaux, you’re in luck: […]
A simple basket of sliced carbs won’t do at Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air, where pastry chef Sherry Yard is behind this elaborate quartet that rises above the rest.
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Chinatown’s Yang Chow opened in 1977 and ensured the goopy guilty pleasure achieved citywide fame.