Restaurants

Top Choice French in Hollywood

Petit Trois

Good things come in small packages…like tiny, no-reservations Petit Trois! Owned by acclaimed TV chef Ludovic Lefebvre, its two long counters (the place is too small for tables) are where food lovers squeeze in for …
Spanish in Pasadena & the San Gabriel Valley

Ración

A foodie favorite, this minimalist, Basque-inspired spot offers tapas such as conservas (pâte), chicken croquettes and seared prawns in salsa verde. Its house cures yellowfin tuna in anchovy vinaigrette, and offers …
Turkish in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Mama's Secret

A delightful Turkish cafe where tables spill from a whitewashed interior (with colorful handprints on the walls) onto the sidewalk. Gyros are wrapped in freshly baked lavash, burgers are made with Mediterranean meat…
French in Los Feliz & Griffith Park

Figaro Bistrot

A culinary ménage à trois involving a boulangerie, bistro and lounge, Figaro channels fin-de-siècle Paris with its heavy framed mirrors, sidewalk tables and Gallic-inspired fare. Grab a goat-cheese tart to go, or se…
Pies in San Fernando Valley

Republic of Pie

Pies from fruit to meat star at this reclaimed-wood-built shop in the NoHo Arts District. It's got all the standard comfort-food pies and quiches and pushes the envelope with creations such espresso chocolate cream …
French in Silver Lake & Echo Park

Café Stella

Boho-spirited Stella is a cloud of clinking glasses and red wine under a tented patio that rambles into a nostalgic dining room. Service can be a little hit-and-miss (especially on busy weekends), though the classic…
French in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood & Westwood

Bouchon

Thomas Keller’s Bouchon empire brings you French classics in three adjoining spaces flanking the Beverly Canon Gardens. Skip the bakery for the lofty bistro (a sea of Botox at lunch) or the more casual, Parisian-sty…
French in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Café Midi

Let the bossa nova grooves flow at this ever-so-cute French cafe set in the American Rag complex. There are tables on the sidewalk, but we like the sofa lounges and throwback vibe inside. Pouty model types tend to g…
British in Santa Monica

Ye Olde King's Head

Fancy LA's best fish and chips? Or some bangers and mash, shepherd's pie or curry? This been-there-forever pub is a slice of 'jolly old' on the left coast. Breakfasts span beans on toast to the 'king size English br…