The Best Things to Eat in LA in 2019: Best Burgers, and MoreOur list of the best things to eat and drink in L.A. this year includes a perfectly executed everything bagel, a pop-up turned permanent space that takes ceviche to the next level, and a sake tasting bar that caters to experts and newbies…
Los Angeles Tiki Bars and Pop-Ups for a Tropical SummerThe tropical tiki drink trend is a perennial favorite–but there’s just nothing like sipping a fun, fruity cocktail in the summertime. From permanent tiki bars to limited-edition menus and pop-ups at other places around town, here’s where you’ll find us putting the lime in the coconut…
Ceviche Project in Silver Lake Has a Colorful Take on SeafoodClad in a linen shirt and a double-breasted white jacket—a look that might befit a dapper naval officer on leave on some Caribbean island—Octavio Olivas sets the scene behind his restaurant’s marble-topped bar. The 39-year-old former lawyer, who ditched his day job in 2012 to…
5 Best Smashburgers in Los AngelesThere was a time when burger fashion swung toward the baroque: patties as thick as hockey pucks heaped with fistfuls of arugula, malodorous cheeses, and a broad array of aiolis and compotes. But in 2019 burger minimalism has arrived. Nodding to the aesthetic of classic roadside diners and stands—revered institutions…
4 of the Best Breakfast Sandwiches in Los AngelesStart your day on the sunny side with one of these eggy wonders.Bacon, Egg & Cheese at Belle’s BagelsL.A. natives and childhood friends Nick Schreiber and J.D. Rocchio have been hawking bagel sammies from the window of the Hi Hat on York Boulevard since 2016. It’s hard…
Roy Choi TV Series Breaking Bread Combines Food and ActivismRoy Choi didn’t want to make another glossy, globe-trotting food show like Chef’s Table or Ugly Delicious. For his new show, Broken Bread, he didn’t even want to leave Los Angeles. What he wanted to do was use the platform he was presented with to talk about…
Traxx Union Station Shutters Ahead of Station's 80th AnniversaryTraxx has shuttered after 22 years of offering food and drinks to weary Union Station travelers. The restaurant’s lease was set to continue through next year, but ownership decided to shutter, citing competition from newer concepts in the station.Opened in 1997, Traxx preserved some of the Art…
LA Food Bowl 2019 Best Events During the Month-Long FestivalL.A. Food Bowl returns, activating spaces across the city with the year’s largest celebration of food, chefs, farmers, wine-makers, bartenders, baristas, and, of course, eaters. From April 20 to May 31, culinary enthusiasts can pick from over 100 different events, curated by Peter Meehan and the…
A Tiny Six-Seat South Bay Sushi Spot Is Exploring the Nuances of Aged FishHidden in plain sight along Manhattan Beach’s breezy main drag, Sushi I-Naba looks like someplace you’d find in a quiet suburb of Tokyo: a spare, nondescript storefront not much larger than a single-car garage. There are six seats wrapped around a polished…
All the Best Bites to Eat at the FestivalYou’re probably not going to Coachella for the food–but the fact that the festival always brings it on dining options certainly makes the weekend a more pleasant experience. No matter how many performers on the lineup you love, there’s always going to be downtime when you want to grab…
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