No doggie? Adopt one at Tailwaggers, located next door to the Fat Dog gastropub, then spoil your new friend (and yourself) at brunch. He gets a choice of three bowl sizes for water; you get a farmers’ market frittata and a craft beer.
Neighborhood: Los Angeles
This is a bar, emphasis on beer, and entrance age is 21. Chef-owner Sang Yoon makes primo tapas: imported jamón serrano, spicy olives…
The South Bay’s lively singles scene has always made it a haven for bars. Lately the swarthy dens of hip grinding and sweet-and-sour mixing…
The former Sapphire space has been transformed into a sleek, rowdy, wide-open gastropub with an all-California beer and wine list, gourmet burgers, and more..
Just when we were ready to see the gastropub trend take its gourmet sliders and slide right out of town, we get Little Sister.
Neighborhood: Manhattan Beach
It’s all very public at Tim and Liza Goodell’s newest restaurant at the storied Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel…
The waitresses at The Local Peasant, a two-year-old Sherman Oaks gastropub, are so sweet and patient with the younger guests, it seems as if a degree in child psychology is a prerequisite for employment.
Neighborhood: Sherman Oaks
It takes cojones to open a Scottish pub within a tattie’s throw of the legendary Tam O’ Shanter. Fortunately the operators of the Morrison know better than to try to compete.
Neighborhood: Los Feliz
Chef Michael Teich ran the kitchen at the Mediterranean-influenced Cleo in Hollywood and spent time at Venice’s California-cuisine hub Axe.
Neighborhood: Culver City