October 2012 (194)

Decadent Dining in Los Angeles

10/12/2012

Tara de Lis

After years of economical eating that has seen the rise of food trucks, extended happy hours and dining deals, Los Angeles appears to be steadily taking it up a notch when it comes to extravagant dining.

Feasting On Fried Chicken

10/12/2012

Joshua Lurie

Los Angeles chefs have embraced fried chicken, and they’re producing versions that draw on diverse cultures to please palates.

The Definitive Guide to the San Fernando Valley

10/12/2012

Leslee Komaiko

The San Fernando Valley is well-known to foodies as the home to some of the city’s best sushi restaurants. But there’s a lot more to the 818 than yellowtail and omakase. So without further ado, our list of a dozen essential San Fernando Valley restaurants.

Dog Friendly Dining

10/12/2012

Leslee Komaiko

Welcome to the world of dining with dogs, which has become a little easier, thanks to legislation that gives restaurateurs in Los Angeles County the option to permit dogs on patios, so long as Fido doesn’t have to promenade through the restaurant to get there.

The Definitive Guide to Little Osaka

10/12/2012

Dylan Ho

For those that happen to work in the West LA area, the stretch of Sawtelle Blvd. between Santa Monica and Olympic, known as "Little Osaka," is an amazing "lunch time cafeteria" devoid of corporate, strip-mall restaurants. Here are some places we enjoy in Little Osaka.

The Definitive Guide to Thai Town

10/12/2012

Joshua Lurie

Thai Town has much history and plenty of enticing dining options, well beyond the seemingly arbitrary borders of Hollywood Boulevard between Normandie and Western Avenues.

The Definitive Guide to Persian Square

10/12/2012

Tara de Lis

Located on Westwood Boulevard between Wilshire and Pico, the pocket of Persian restaurants near UCLA is in an area officially recognized by the City of Los Angeles as Persian Square, often referred to as Little Persia.

dineLA Interview: Loteria Grill Chef Jimmy Shaw

10/12/2012

Leslee Komaiko

Mexico City native Jimmy Shaw has always loved to cook. He opened his first Loteria Grill at the Original Farmers Market in 2002 and has opened several more since then. In this dineLA interview, Shaw shares his thoughts on the journey.

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