Let Your Phone Eat First During dineL.A. Restaurant Week

From dishes to design, these dineL.A. restaurants are ready for the 'gram

Documenting food on social media is the new normal in today's tech-savvy society. Whether it's a visually appealing dish that must be shared or a stunning interior that will match your aesthetic, check out these 'gram-worthy restaurants participating in the Winter 2020 edition of dineL.A. Restaurant Week. And be sure to share your photos with the hashtag #dinela!

Vegetable Pithivier at Bon Temps in the Arts District

Vegetable Pithivier at Bon Temps | Photo: @bontemps.la, Instagram

Bon Temps

Newcomer Bon Temps (712 S. Santa Fe Ave, Los Angeles 90021) has captured the Instagram feeds (and stomachs) of Angelenos with their highly ‘grammable French pastries. Head to the Arts District and document the hype by experiencing their $25 Lunch Menu or $59 Dinner Menu. This vegetable tart isn’t going to Instagram itself!

Dining room and bar at The Draycott in Pacific Palisades

The Draycott | Photo: @fettledesign, Instagram

The Draycott

Let’s get real. These days, it’s all about “the aesthetic.” The chic European interior at The Draycott (15255 Palisades Village Ln, Pacific Palisades 90272) will fit perfectly on your feed, but the $25 Lunch and $39 Dinner menus are perfect for a feed. Order some of their crowd favorites like the Chicken Milanese for lunch or sticky toffee pudding for an after dinner treat.

Tagliatelle alla Bolognese at Eataly LA - La Pizza & La Pasta

Tagliatelle alla Bolognese at Eataly LA - La Pizza & La Pasta | Photo: @brunchboys, Instagram

Eataly L.A. - La Pizza & La Pasta

Instagram paved the way for our favorite photography angle: the noodle pull. Eataly L.A. - La Pizza & La Pasta (10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles 90067) will give you multiple opportunities to accomplish the perfect pull with their Tagliatelle alla Bolognese, offered on both their $15 Lunch and $29 Dinner menus.

Dining room at Élephante in Santa Monica

Élephante | Photo: @calicoastal_co, Instagram


With unobstructed views of the ocean and a Mediterranean beach house interior, Élephante (1332 2nd St - Rooftop, Santa Monica 90401) has all the #vibes. Come for the ‘gram but stay for their expansive Lunch and Dinner Menus for $35 and $49, respectively. Oh, and you’ll probably see your favorite influencer here.

Triple Cheeseburger at HiHo Cheeseburger Mid-Wilshire

Triple Cheeseburger at HiHo Cheeseburger Mid-Wilshire | Photo: @secretstan, Instagram

HiHo Cheeseburger | Mid-Wilshire

Who wouldn’t immediately snap a pic before diving into this HiHo Triple Cheeseburger? Make your followers salivate by posting this beauty, which is offered by HiHo Cheeseburger Mid-Wilshire (6245 Wilshire Blvd - Suite 102, Los Angeles 90048) on both the $15 Lunch and $29 Dinner menus. Did we mention it comes with fries and a slice of house-made pie or shake?

Sashimi platter at Inko Nito in Downtown LA

Sashimi platter at Inko Nito | Photo: @gourmetpigs, Instagram

Inko Nito

You’ll want to capture the stylish interior of this modern Japanese robatayaki, but it’s the ornate dishes at Inko Nito (225-227 Garey St, Los Angeles 90012) that are worth the post. Choose from the $49 four-course Dinner Menu, where the vibrant three-sashimi selection will not disappoint.

Charred Octopus at Spago Beverly Hills

Charred Octopus at Spago Beverly Hills | Photo: @spagobh, Instagram

Spago Beverly Hills

You’ll likely have your phone at the ready in case you have a celeb run-in at this Beverly Hills staple, but the fine dining at Spago (176 N. Canon Dr, Beverly Hills 90210) will have you rethinking your shot. Reserve a spot for their $130 Tasting Menu and snap pics of the beautifully crafted dishes, such as the Charred Octopus. You basically will be Jennifer Aniston.

Poolside at Viviane in the Avalon Beverly Hills

Poolside at Viviane | Photo: @insidestudios, Instagram


When Kelly Wearstler designs anything, you know you’ll get great content. Located at the Avalon Hotel Beverly Hills, Viviane (9400 W Olympic Blvd, Beverly Hills 90212) offers up California fare with a side of Mid-Century charm. Book a spot in one of the poolside cabanas to enjoy their $49 Dinner Menu - and don’t forget to document it on Instagram Stories.

Yellowtail Causa at Yapa in Little Tokyo

Yellowtail Causa at Yapa | Photo: Liza Rubin


"Yapa" means "a little something extra" in Queacha - and extra is exactly what you’ll be with your camera phone at Yapa in Little Tokyo (236 S. Los Angeles St - Suite G, Los Angeles 90012). The Peruvian-Japanese dishes are not only visually appealing, but insanely flavorful. Try the Yellowtail Causa from their $29 Dinner Menu and don’t forget to let your phone eat first!

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