“Fideo and borracho beans with cilantro and pork belly simmering on the stove, the spicy warmth of menudo every Christmas and New Year’s, egg salad with a fried egg between a butter toasted bolillo, and puffy tacos stuffed with lengua carnitas and crushed avocado and doused with pequin chile vinegar salsa. These are just some of the dishes that have inspired me – the food that I was nurtured with by the women who raised me. Bar Ama’ is my interpretation of their Tex-Mex.”
Enjoy delicious dinners and handcrafted cocktails by Chef Danny Elmaleh in a warm, inviting Matthew Rolston-designed setting that marries old hollywood glamour with relaxed mediterranean charm – in the heart of hollywood.
Cleo offers relaxed Mediterranean inspired food in the heart of Hollywood. Expect to enjoy delicious dinners and handcrafted cocktails by Chef Danny Elmaleh in a warm, inviting Matthew Rolston-designed setting that marries old hollywood glamour with a relaxed charm.
An open, rustic dining adventure rooted in hyper seasonal California cuisine with notable European influences and a health-centric twist. The local spot everyone wishes they had in their neighborhood. Think seasonal – the menu constantly changes to include the most prime vegetable, fruit or flavor of the month!
Picca is a Peruvian cantina. We encourage you to eat your beef heart out. Picca serves modern Peruvian cuisine with a Japanese flair. You’ll discover over 50 refined Peruvian dishes designed to be passed around the table. The aforementioned beef heart, arrives on a pair of skewers — we call this “anticucho” — of which there are over a dozen to choose from. Even the simple pollo, covered in rocoto pesto, will push to please. (You can get the beef heart next time.)
From our ceviche and tiradito fare to more traditional Peruvian meals like carapulcra, roasted black cod over sun-dried potato stew, or seco de pato, duck leg confit in black beer sauce over cilantro rice.
Sotto specializes in regional southern Italian cooking including fresh pastas, Neapolitan pizza, house cured salumi, wood oven-baked house-made bread, and nose-to-tail animal preparation. The food is complemented by a fresh, seasonally relevant cocktail program with a strong background in the classics and the utilization of lesser known Italian liqueurs. The team also offers an eclectic list of boutique wines from both Italy and California.
Hutchinson’s Indonesian recipes have fed generations of their family and friends the world over. Their aim is to provide you with that experience as they pay homage to their family here in California and their explorations abroad.
JAR, a modern chophouse in the heart of Los Angeles, dazzles Angelenos with the allure of Chef Suzanne Tracht’s familiar retro dishes from the American culinary repertoire, including her signature Pot Roast, Kansas City Steak, and perfect martinis.
Katsuya marries master sushi Chef Katsuya Uechi’s fresh takes on Japanese classics with design icon Philippe Starck’s sleek and sultry interiors. Katsuya offers the highest quality Japanese food for those that enjoy sushi, meat or even vegetables, all prepared with an elegant touch.
Produce inspired by the seasons, lovingly cooked using exacting techniques to bring the best out of the ingredients, and paired with thoughtfully sourced beer and wine from our favorite regions. Through the food, the wine, and the experience, we’ve tried to create a place where we’d want to dine with good friends.
Mercado serves as the third installation of a classic and contemporary Mexican restaurant group. With an inventive mix of food, atmosphere and tradition, Mercado reflects the heart and soul of Mexican dining. Architect Poonam Khanna designed the modern and intimate space for an upscale and comfortable experience. Think modern Mexican with all the classic dishes and flavors you love.
Via Alloro features a traditional Italian menu with a fusion flare. A variety of flavorful entrees from homemade pasta to stone oven pizzas, an exquisite choice of wines are also available for food pairing. Sitting proudly on the corner of Canon Drive and Dayton Way, this beautiful restaurant offers three different environments for guests to enjoy, including the main dining room, the fountain-adorned patio and a private room for intimate gatherings of up to 10 people.
Dinators: 10 (private room)
Food: Coursed options (lunch)
Drink: 1 glass of wine/soft drink
Ambiance: quiet, comfortable, authentically Italian
This hybrid Los Angeles destination features fresh seasonal California cuisine by Top Chef Chris Crary, signature craft cocktails and an elegant yet inviting ambiance curated by acclaimed designer Waldo Fernandez. A favorite among local foodies and nightlife connoisseurs alike, Hyde Sunset Kitchen + Cocktails is sure to charm any palate with delicious dining, enticing energy and an innovative new Sunday brunch.
Santa Monica gets one more charmer of a restaurant in Cadet, the new French countryside-inspired eatery from Jeff Weinstein (The Counter, Freddy Smalls) and Kris Tominaga (The Hart + The Hunter). With a sweeping new dining room designed by Nicole Gordon Studio, mismatched chairs, exposed brick, and comfy round banquettes, it’s a bit of old and new placed together. Log piles reveal the semi-open wood-fired grill that will warm the place up, as well as cook up the bulk of the menu, come enjoy!
Bringing the bright, rich flavors of Mexican seafood to Studio City,Gomez’s and Executive Chef/Partner Jose Acevedo’s other stellar Los Angeles restaurants—Mercado (in three locations) and Yxta Cocina Mexicana. Maradentro means “the sea inside” and is translated into the restaurant’s vivid and welcoming design by architect Ana Henton of Ana Henton Design. Enjoy a hearty feast of Fideo del Mar, a signature passion fruit Maradentro Margarita with friends, or a fun happy hour with unique cocktails and food.
Terrine is a lively California Brasserie by Chef Kris Morningstar. We serve rustic food inspired by the french classics, cooked with California flair. The wine program revolves mainly around French wines, with a few chosen locals to round up the list; the spirited cocktail program, created by Ryan Wainwright, insists on the classics. Terrine is warm, romantic and convivial. We are happy to share with you one of the most iconic dining gardens in all of Los Angeles.