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Los Angeles Area

Find the best restaurants, bars, coffee shops, ice cream, and more in LA and its surrounding areas. We also have tags for many of the individual cities in the region, which you can browse here.

Newport Beach cheap & cheerful

by KarenDW 4 days ago

I'm heading to Newport Beach next week, for a conference, and would love recs for a super casual dinner mid-week. We ...


bernardo2 commented 2 hours ago

Where's the fish, any fresh seafood?

by WINDELLA 3 days ago

Any decent fish markets near Pasadena? Without paying an arm and two legs? Besides the fish market on Brand Ave in Bu...

toitoi commented 2 hours ago

Los Angeles Restaurants in the 80's

by dtm323 4 years ago

Can anyone tell me where City Cafe was located on Melrose before it moved to La Brea?


sebastian1 commented 8 hours ago

Best hotdogs

by PrincessaMel1976 1 day ago

We are looking for the best hotdogs available to make for our Dodger party. We really like the Brooklyn Dodger dogs a...

Midlife commented 1 day ago

Where to find Breadbar bread/pastries besides Breadbar

by Lipps 9 years ago

Okay - there's 3rd and Century City. And Cafe Luxe and Intelligentsia. Where else? Anywhere in the valley? Sherma...

Melanie Wong commented 2 days ago

Anyone remember the Green Jade in downtown's Chinatown?

by toitoi 6 years ago

It was a Hunan restaurant, and it's long closed, but they served a memorable Chicken ala Tung Han, which was boneles...

toitoi commented 3 days ago

SF - LA US 1

by IronStomach 5 months ago

I know there is a big landslide in Monterey, but still, I have already booked everything for a late September, early ...


evamore commented 3 days ago

Agromar Cogotes de Bonito del norte en aceite de oliva

by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

As one who loves everything about tuna ventresca (belly) except the price, I'm delighted to discover recently cogotes...

Melanie Wong commented 4 days ago

LA last ten days of December: fresh fish for sushi?

by shekamoo 6 days ago

Hi, thinking of spending the last ten days of December 2017 in LA. I was wondering whether high end sushi joints woul...

od_sf commented 5 days ago

Corn Tortilla Masa in WLA/Santa Monica

by Sitka 11 years ago

Looking for a source to buy corn tortilla masa to make tamales in West Los Angeles or Santa Monica. Any suggestions...


nanasfoodie commented 6 days ago

Pasadena Cafe Bizou Closes Permanently

by Al Bondigas 14 days ago

Unfortunately this location has closed after 18 years in Pasadena. Another victim of the Pasadena minimum wage ordina...


beeceeinla commented 9 days ago

Tasty Korean barbecue in Garden Grove: Mo Ran Gak

by SteveTimko 6 years ago

My meal at Mo Ran Gak in Garden Grove was excellent. Perhaps part of the reason I liked it so much is that I can’t ge...

Melanie Wong commented 10 days ago

Great American Food & Beverage Co. (L.A.) - Who Remembers?

by tayres 2 years ago

Something got me to thinking about a place I went to long ago, The Great American Food & Beverage Company. It was so...


StorytellerVentriloquist commented 10 days ago

Foodie Experience Recommendations?

by AlliRuth 17 days ago

Hi! I'm trying to find a birthday present experience for my mom. She loves food and is a fabulous cook. Any ideas for...

Midlife commented 11 days ago

1980s Los Angeles Restaurants in the 80's LA (#2)

by maep 21 days ago

I came across a previous post of LA restaurants in the 1980s here


hbkawachi commented 16 days ago

Grady's coffee?

by colettenycla 18 days ago

Hi there! I'm a recent New York transplant looking for the New Orleans style cold brew I used to drink by the gallon ...

Ttrockwood commented 16 days ago

Crowdfunding for Jon Rowley

by Melanie Wong 29 days ago

This week many of the most respected voices in the culinary world have been talking up the GoFundMe campaign for Seat...

Melanie Wong commented 17 days ago

Desperate Search for Water Buffalo Cream (called Kaymak or Gaimar)

by sillyolesara 6 years ago

Is there someone out there who has made an effort to find REAL gaimar in the States? Water buffalo only. Help me plea...


Nscoville commented 20 days ago

Hey Westsidegal! Thanks for the Itzik Hagadol recs

by Mr Taster 4 years ago

A big thank you to Westsidegal for your persistence and determination in pimping the eggplant salads at Itzik Hagadol...

Melanie Wong commented 23 days ago