Restaurants

Top Choice Fusion in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Catch LA

An LA-scene extraordinaire. You may well find sidewalk paparazzi stalking celebrity guests and a doorman to check your reservation, but all that's forgotten once you're up in this 3rd-floor rooftop restaurant/bar ab…
Top Choice Vegan in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Gracias Madre

Gracias Madre shows just how tasty – and chichi – organic, plant-based Mexican cooking can be. Sit on the gracious patio or in the cozy interior and feel good as you eat healthily: sweet-potato flautas, coconut 'bac…
Top Choice Seafood in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Connie & Ted's

At this modernized version of a New England seafood shack by acclaimed chef Michael Cimarusti, there are always up to a dozen oyster varieties at the raw bar, classics such as fried clams, grilled fish (wild and sus…
Top Choice Bistro in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Republique

A design gem with the gourmet ambition to match. The old interior of LA's dearly departed Campanile is still an atrium restaurant with stone arches, a brightly lit front end scattered with butcher-block tables, and …
Top Choice Modern American in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Ray’s

Seldom does a restaurant blessed with as golden a location as this one – on the plaza of LACMA – live up to the address. Ray's does. Menus change seasonally and often daily with farm-to-table fresh ingredients – som…
Top Choice Thai in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Night + Market

Set behind Talésai, a long-running Thai joint, this related kitchen pumps out outstanding Thai street food and Thai-inspired hybrids such as catfish tamales. Pique the appetite with larb lanna (chopped pork salad), …
Top Choice Vegan in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Crossroads

Tal Ronnen didn't get to be a celebrity chef (Oprah, Ellen) by serving ordinary vegan fare. Instead, seasonal creations include 'crab cakes' made from hearts of palm, artichoke 'oysters,' and porcini-crusted eggplan…
Middle Eastern in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Cleo Third Street

Dinner at this airy eatery by Moroccan-Japanese-Israeli chef Danny Emaleh might begin with crispy artichoke hummus, spicy beef 'cigars,' saganaki cheese flambéed with walnut chimichurri and orange blossom honey, or …
Californian in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Estrella

In its prime Sunset Blvd location, Estrella looks almost too polished for inventive cooking, but looks can deceive. Executive chef Dakota Weiss' menu boasts veggie-forward lunch dishes such as grilled cauliflower an…
Southeast Asian in West Hollywood & Mid-City

EP & LP

Louis Tikaram, Australia's Chef of the Year in 2014, has brought the creative, bold flavors of his Fijian-Chinese heritage – kakoda (Fijian-style ceviche), Chiang Mai larb (spiced salmon stands in for meat), and cri…