The FAQ: Best of LA Edition


The phone rings. Email dings (and dings). A question about the magazine is posed. I search my institutional memory for the answer.

This week’s question came via email:

“I have a subscription to your magazine. In fact, I have 2 because my wife ordered it when I did. About a year ago you gave a rave review to a restaurant around Fairfax & Melrose or Third that had an incredible cheese tray. I’ve lost the magazine. I asked a waiter at the restaurant at the Ahmanson Theatre if he knew one and he asked the other waiters in the place and they came up with either Provence  or Providence.”

The answer:
They are correct. It’s Providence. The restaurant won Best Cheese Plate in our 2009 Best of August edition. Address: 5955 Melrose Ave. (323) 460-4170 or AND, drumroll please, this year’s BOLA/August issue is hitting newsstands next week …