October 17, 2011

Los Angeles Restaurants


This hip wine bar and tapas restaurant from chef Suzanne Goin (an F&W Best New Chef 1999) became an instant hit when it opened in 2003 with elegant yet accessible dishes meant for sharing, like salt-cod fritters, peppers and caperberries and pork rillettes with pickled onions.

Chateau Marmont

The Sunset Strip’s legendary Chateau Marmont has been a celebrity haunt for decades, pulling in stars from Vivien Leigh to Lindsay Lohan. While Bar Marmont can get raucous, the giant palm tree-dappled court-yard is a glamorous spot for classic before-dinner cocktails like the Moscow Mule and the Slow Gin Fizz.


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