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Fried chicken sandwich at Akasha

The Best Restaurants in Culver City


Joshua Lurie

Culver City’s culinary scene has finally arrived. Sure, plenty of places opened in the Aughts, particularly downtown, but not many places generated enough excitement or staying power. Now, a new wave of gastronomy is washing over Culver City, spanning from the Marina del Rey border to Mid-City. Here are some favorites.

A Day of Dining Near Museum Row in Los Angeles


Leslee Komaiko

Whether your destination is the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), The La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, Craft and Folk Art Museum, or any of the other cultural institutions along Wilshire Boulevard’s famed Museum Row, there are plenty of dining options in the neighborhood. From buttermilk hotcakes for breakfast to a late night bowl of matzoh ball soup, here are the best restaurants you can enjoy throughout your day exploring Museum Row.

The Definitive Guide to Pico Boulevard 90035


Leslee Komaiko

The stretch of Pico Boulevard between Beverwil to the west and Crescent Heights to the east might be considered Los Angeles’ kosher restaurant row. Read on for our round up of some of the best restaurants, kosher and non-kosher, along the melting pot that is Pico Boulevard 90035.

The Definitive Guide to Persian Square


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.

The Definitive Guide to Sawtelle Japantown


Dylan Ho

For those that happen to work in the West L.A. area, the stretch of Sawtelle Boulevard between Santa Monica and Olympic known as Sawtelle Japantown is an amazing "lunch time cafeteria." Here are some places we enjoy in Sawtelle Japantown.