L.A.'s Most Iconic Dishes: The Classics

Smoked salmon pizza at Spago Beverly Hills
Smoked salmon pizza at Spago Beverly Hills | Photo courtesy of Wolfgang Puck

By Daniel Djang and Stacey Sun

Los Angeles has one of the most exciting and influential dining scenes in the country. Contemporary L.A. chefs are creating multicultural dishes that are already considered modern classics. For generations, many dishes that were created in L.A. have become culinary icons, featured on menus across the country and around the world. Here are classic L.A. dishes that have stood the test of time.

Los Angeles chefs continue to be in the vanguard of the national culinary scene. Read on for the next generation of iconic dishes that are ready to take their place in the L.A. food pantheon.

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