Of all the cities and suburbs throughout Los Angeles, West Hollywood can rightfully be named the most prominent area for brunch—and most definitely, the perfect place for a boozy brunch. The city limit extends as far east as La Brea and as far west as Doheny, with Beverly and Sunset Boulevards to the north and south.
For this brunch list, we’re sticking to a more condensed area affectionately called WeHo, with a list of ten restaurants that provide just a taste of what’s available—ranging from rooftops to southern comfort to a drag queen brunch. Cheers!
If Los Angeles were a donut, what would it look like? Find out during the dineL.A. Donut Trek, a month-long event that runs June 1 through June 30 and celebrates some of L.A.’s best local donut shops. Each shop is serving a special dineL.A. donut. Collect all 10 and enjoy them all!
Venice Beach is patterned after Venice, Italy, and both places have a system of canals. That said, you wouldn’t find nearly as many skaters, street art, or palm trees in the Italian city. Venice Beach has developed four different zones that all have their draws, including trendy Abbot Kinney, funky Oceanfront Walk, a section south of the canals by Marina del Rey, and an increasingly vital stretch of long-gritty Lincoln Boulevard. Discover five of Venice’s best dishes that cover different cuisines and span the key neighborhoods.
Wine bars in Los Angeles run the gamut from intimate spots to full-service restaurants. Whether you're a novice or a oenophile, there's wine for all tastes and budgets. Menus cross styles as well, from simple cheese and charcuterie to more elaborate cuisine. While there are dozens of wine bars and restaurants from which to choose, check out this sampling of 12 wine bars and restaurants in Los Angeles.
New York restaurants and bars are in a Los Angeles state of mind these days, with numerous Michelin-starred and James Beard Award winning chefs from the Big Apple opening locations in the City of Angels. And there's more on the way, with Milk Bar opening soon on Melrose, Five Leaves in East Hollywood, and award-winning cocktail bar, Employees Only in West Hollywood. Read on for New York chefs that have recently headed west to cook in Zagat's "most exciting food city in America."