3 Days of Dining in LA

Strawberry Donuts at The Donut Man in Grand Central Market
Famous Strawberry Donuts at The Donut Man, Grand Central Market. | Photo: @grandcentralmarketla, Instagram

Los Angeles is one of the world's great food cities. From food trucks to Michelin-starred tasting menus, LA has it all. For visitors and locals alike, LA is a feast of global cuisines waiting to be explored. Bring your appetite and start sampling LA's exciting and diverse dining scene.

Day 1

Your culinary journey begins in the heart of LA, with dining options for every palate and budget. The day includes breakfast at a historic market, an iconic sandwich, and modern Latin fare from a Top Chef alum.

Grand Central Market
Grand Central Market

Rise and shine with The Donut Man, Eggslut and G&B!

Tacos dorado de camarones at Mariscos Jalisco
Mariscos Jalisco

Every day is Taco Tuesday at this OG food truck.

Philippe the Original French Dip pickled eggs
Philippe The Original

Customize the iconic French Dip for your alfresco lunch.

Bruce Lee statue in Chinatown's Central Plaza
Chinatown Central Plaza

Snap a selfie with the Bruce Lee statue in Central Plaza.

Escargots at Oriel in Chinatown

Chill out at this French-inspired wine bar.


Modern Latin fare from "Top Chef" alum Antonia Lofaso.

Everson Royce Bar
Everson Royce Bar

Wind down with drinks in one of LA's best patios.

Day 2

The Entertainment Capital of the World is also a culinary mecca. After you burn some calories with a popular morning hike, enjoy an al fresco lunch of world-famous Neapolitan pizza, then pick up a few records for your collection. Today's highlight is dinner at Kevin Meehan's Michelin-starred restaurant, Kali.

Oatmeal Griddle Cakes at Salt's Cure
Salt's Cure

The Oatmeal Griddle Cakes have earned a cult following.

"The Batcave" at Bronson Canyon   |  Photo: Yuri Hasegawa
Bronson Canyon

Holy classic TV locations, it's the Batcave!

L'Antica Pizzeria da Michele
L'Antica Pizzeria da Michele

Enjoy the famous "Eat Pray Love" pizza on the lovely patio.

Vinyl Kryptonite: The Richard Donner Collection at The Record Parlour
The Record Parlour

Get your vinyl fix at this Hollywood hidden gem.

Severance Wine Bar
Severance Wine Bar

Warm up for dinner with Happy Hour wines and cheese.


Michelin-starred California cuisine in a minimalist space.

The Edmon
The Edmon

Enjoy a nightcap next to the Hollywood Historic Hotel.

Day 3

Another day, another Michelin-starred chef. Your morning starts with a visit to the landmark Original Farmers Market. Next, experience the best of Venice with lunch at Great White and an unforgettable sunset on the rooftop at Hotel Erwin. And finally, dine on elevated American classics at Dear John's, a collaboration between legendary LA chefs Hans Röckenwagner and Josiah Citrin.

Kimchi Fried Rice at Republique

Order the Kimchi Fried Rice for breakfast. You're welcome.

The Original Farmers Market
Original Farmers Market

Explore 100+ food stalls and vendors at this LA icon.

Great White
Great White

"Sandy feet are always welcome" at this Aussie cafe.

Abbot Kinney
Abbot Kinney

The Cook's Garden is a must for pro and home chefs alike.

Venice Beach
Venice Beach

World class people watching and more on the Boardwalk.

Rosé bottles at High Rooftop Lounge in Venice Beach
Hotel Erwin

Rosé all day and a lovely sunset at High Rooftop Lounge.

Frank's Spaghetti & Clams at Dear John's
Dear John's

Elevated old school dishes from two legendary LA chefs.

Cocktails at Hatchet Hall in Culver City
Hatchet Hall

Cocktails al fresco at this Culver City favorite.