At A.O.C. Christiaan Rollich’s salad-in-a-glass comes in a vodka version but tastes just as fresh with chamomile tea, basil, arugula, jalapeño, cucumber, and lime.
Brentwood’s Toscana restaurant has taken over the space next door for this sleek, cocktail-centric spot that lowers the area’s age bracket by 15 years…
A meal at this nonchalant wine bar might be composed of jamon iberíco, a few grilled stalks of chile-spiked broccolini, and a lemony nest of chitarra with pencil-thin asparagus.
Neighborhood: Silver Lake
White-tablecloth vegan—it was bound to happen.
Other than the luxury cars at the valet stand, there’s little indication from the street that this place is any-thing but a hardware store.
Neighborhood: West Hollywood
The team that brought Black Market Liquor Bar to the Valley is behind this bustling, brick-walled dining hall in Venice that’s become a night owl hangout.
The ocean breeze that wafts along Rose Avenue keeps Superba’s patio cool, with a stockpile of thick blankets ensuring that nobody catches cold.
Flat as a schoolhouse ruler, crisp as a Kentucky dawn, the chicken cracklings that get shot with chili vinegar at this Melrose venue serve as a beacon for the spirited cooking of Brian Dunsmoor and Kris Tominaga.
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