On February 2, Los Angeles magazine brought the January issue to life with the tenth annual Top 10 Best New Restaurants event at Halo, a stylish dining center in downtown Los Angeles.
Guests sampled signature dishes from “Top 10” honorees past and present and sipped on Maker’s Mark and Firme Mezcal handcrafted cocktails, Stone Brewing’s new Delicious IPA, Pamos cannabis-infused cocktails as well as tastings from Dassai Sake, Mezcal 33, and KHEE Soju.
The food was the star of the show with outstanding dishes provided by:
- Agnes Restaurant and Cheesery
- asterid by Ray Garcia
- Danny Boy’s Famous Original Pizza
- Guerrilla Tacos
- Kuya Lord
- Maciel’s Plant-Based Butcher & Deli
- Marsatta Chocolate
- Per L’Ora
- San Laurel at Conrad Los Angeles
- Smoke City Char Bar
- Trejo’s Tacos
- Nick + Stef’s Steakhouse
Plus, Shake Shack provided a cool down with White Truffle Custard. HOP Water was on the scene for those looking for a non-alcoholic sparkling water with mood-boosting ingredients while Mountain Valley Spring Water kept everyone well hydrated.
Guests enjoyed tastings from a dozen wineries including Aether Wine Company, Ampelos Cellars, Bernardus, Defiance Vineyard, Dubost, Fess Parker, Hope Family, Longoria, Mail Road, ONX, RUMOR, and HammerSky.
Additionally, guests were gifted with discount cards provided by Ultimate Male and $25 coupons from Postmates. The event was supported by the Downtown Center BID and the event’s charity partner was Chrysalis, a nonprofit organization devoted to helping people prepare for, find, and keep jobs.
Best New Restaurants guests can access event images here: https://capraphoto.smugmug.com/LA-Magazine/LA-MAGAZINE-BNR