If you’re looking for authentic restaurants that serve cuisines from around the world, Los Angeles has no equal. And if it’s raining, there are endless dining options to warm you up and satisfy your hunger. Read on for the best L.A. restaurants for a rainy day.
34. L.A.'s Best Ramen Bowls
Ramen, the savory Japanese noodle soup, has grown from a dorm room staple to an artisan phenomenon. Now, almost every L.A. neighborhood has at least one viable ramen option, and parts of town like Little Tokyo, Little Osaka, and Torrance, are bubbling over with rich, flavorful broth. Learn about 10 of the best ramen bowls in Los Angeles.
35. The Best L.A. Restaurants for Hot Pot
Hot pot is an easy feast to put together and is commonly enjoyed in East Asian households during the holidays. For those who prefer eating out, here’s a list of the best hot pots in Los Angeles.
36. The Best Chinese Beef Noodle Soups in L.A.
Beef noodle soup, known as niu rou mian, is the epitome of Chinese comfort food. Enjoyed throughout China and Taiwan, it’s a beloved dish that takes hours to make. It makes for a sustainable lunch or dinner and thankfully, there are plenty of places in Los Angeles to get your fix. Here are our picks. Read More →
37. The Best Pho Restaurants in L.A.
Pho has been around for a century and is indisputably the national dish of Vietnam. A good pho takes hours to make; beef bones and parts are simmered under low heat to obtain a rich, complex flavor. Here are ten great places to get your pho fix in Los Angeles. Read More →
38. The Spiciest Restaurants in L.A.
From the tongue-numbing Sichuan peppercorn to the elusive ghost chili, read on for our guide to the best restaurants in Los Angeles to get your fix of super spicy dishes. Read More →
39. "Top Chef" Restaurants
Top Chef, Bravo’s competitive cooking show that’s hosted by legendary judges like Tom Colicchio, Padma Lakshmi, Gail Simmons and Emeril Lagasse, has built quite a legacy. L.A. alone has fielded a wealth of culinary talent in the show’s 16 seasons, including four champions: Ilan Hall, Michael Voltaggio, Mei Lin, and Brooke Williamson. In total, 14 Top Chef“cheftestants” currently run kitchens at 27 Los Angeles restaurants. Get out of the rain and into restaurants by your favorite chefs from the high-drama show.
40. The dineL.A. Guide to Grand Central Market
Grand Central Market (GCM) has been a Downtown L.A. staple since 1917, but only recently have the owners gathered a new generation of food and drink vendors. Yes, GCM institutions like China Cafe, Roast To Go and Tacos Tumbras A Tomas are still going strong, but here’s a chance to learn about 11 of the best new food and drink options at Grand Central Market. Read More →
41. Ten L.A. Restaurants That Are Great for Group Dining
Whether it’s the holidays, a family reunion or a gathering of friends, there are occasions that call for more than a quiet corner table. Fortunately, there are restaurants throughout Los Angeles that not only offer family-style menus and private rooms, but are affordably priced as well. Read on for some of the best restaurants in L.A. with group dining options that won’t break the bank.
42. The Best Breakfasts at L.A. Coffee Houses
It’s a no-brainer that breakfast and coffee are quite complementary to one another. There are specialty coffee shops across L.A. that serve breakfast dishes beyond the usual pastries. Read on to find out the best spots to get coffee, eggs, pancakes and more. Read More →
43. The Dining Guide to LAX
From brand new eateries in the New Tom Bradley International Terminal, to recent additions in terminals throughout the airport, read on for some of the best dining options for travelers at Los Angeles International Airport.