Little Tokyo in Downtown Los Angeles is one of the city's top culinary destinations. Dig deeper and you'll find that dining options in this historic district aren't limited to its acclaimed sushi and ramen spots. From an Italian-inspired lounge to Korean-style sausages, read on for the dineL.A. guide to Little Tokyo.
The steakhouse is one of the most obvious examples of an All-American dining experience. Oversized wedges of iceberg lettuce dressed in bacon bits and cream; jumbo shrimp accompanied by horseradish-heavy cocktail sauce; and of course, proper portions of protein, seared as you like. It’s a national tradition embraced for generations, we are merely reliving it - frequently, with any luck. In L.A., that’s never been easier than right now. The steakhouse is enjoying a revival, of sorts. Despite the city’s supposed love of kale salads and green drinks, the Southern California carnivore is by no means neglected here. This is true throughout L.A. County. Most notably, the South Bay is peppered with an impressive assortment of cattle cutleries, both old and new, classic and modern. It’s senseless to value one over the other - best to enjoy them all. Let this definitive list be your guide.
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Los Angeles welcomes upwards of 45 million visitors annually. It takes a massive amount of guest rooms to accommodate this staggering volume. But it’s not just about quantity - when it comes to quality, L.A. boasts some of the world’s premier hotels. And competition amongst them is fierce. Stunning surroundings and elevated hospitality are two common ways in which a property earns its status. Yet these characteristics should be a given. To distinguish themselves further, hotels across the city are increasingly relying on cutting-edge cuisine. You need not be a tourist to enjoy meals at the following hotel restaurants, the best in Los Angeles. In fact, if you’re a native Angeleno and you haven't been to these places, you may be letting the out-of-towners enjoy a better taste of your own city!
The versatile California Avocado – mmm, we love it in everything. During 2017 Summer dineL.A., some of L.A.’s greatest chefs will create special dishes using this fantastic local fruit. Enjoy!
Read on for some of the recipes for you to try at home.
Attending a concert at the Hollywood Bowl is one of Southern California's great music traditions. Pre-concert picnics are an essential part of the Bowl experience. Unless it's one of the handful of leased events during the season, concertgoers are welcome to bring their own food and drink to enjoy at one of the Bowl's 15 official picnic locations. Restaurants across the city offer a wide range of picnic boxes that are perfect for couples and groups. From baskets with salads and sandwiches to decadent caviar, read on for the best picnic boxes to enjoy at the Hollywood Bowl.
Filipino food has long been the neglected stepchild of the Asian food world, but the cuisine, which varies by region and reflects Spanish influences absorbed during nearly 400 years of colonialism, has plenty of flavor to spare. Learn about the best Filipino dining options throughout L.A.