A Sneak Peek at What Chefs Are Dishing Up at Our Best New Restaurants Event

We’re ready to try ALL of this on Tuesday night

Eating at the all the restaurants in our January guide to L.A.’s best new restaurants is totally doable, but it would take a while and cost significantly more than 80 bucks. That’s where our annual Best New Restaurants Celebration comes in. A mix of honorees from this year and previous years gather in one place to cook up delicious bites of food for you to sample. This year’s lineup of restaurants is pretty epic: Atrium, Bar Restaurant, the Bellwether, Birdie G’s, Bon Temps, Drago Centro, Hippo, Freedman’s, Love & Salt, Pasjoli, Yang’s Kitchen, and Yours Truly. Plus Don Francisco’s Coffee, Maker’s Mark, Riboli Family of San Antonio Winery, Stella Artois, Stella Rosa, and Topa Mountain will be providing bevs.

Stop reading now if you want to avoid culinary spoilers or keep reading for an early look at what the restaurants are planning to serve. It’s all going down on Tuesday, January 28 at Rolling Greens in downtown L.A. Click here for tickets.

Bar Restaurant

Boquerones with piquillo sauce


Celery root triangoli with buttered shallots and chives


Cornmeal waffle with whipped Gioia buratta, tangerine kosho, and Island Creek paddlefish caviar


Pineapple tepache with ma la Tajin


Birdie G’s

Matzo Ball Soup with carrots, carrot miso, lots of dill, and Rachael’s chicken broth

Yours Truly

Fingerling Potato Caccio E Pepe with parmesan, pecorino, and black pepper

Bon Temps

Valrhona Bahibe s’mores with oat graham crust, campfire marshmallows, and cacao nib crunch


Yang’s Kitchen

Braised pork rice


Riz au lait rice pudding, candied pecans, and eight-hour roasted pineapple

The Bellwether

Terrine of Duroc pork made with Stella Artois lager and served with fermented cabbage


Love & Salt

Wood oven roasted honey nut squash with candied pancetta, sumac crème fraiche, and chive

Drago Centro

Braised Pork Belly with umbria lentils ragu


Everything spiced duck cigars

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