Los Angeles, California

Being an LA native (or “Angeleno” as some call it) these are the places that I frequent the most and always recommend to people when visiting. This list will continue to be added to, as I continue to explore my hometown.

“The West Side” aka Santa Monica, Venice + Brentwood:

  • Blue Plate Taco

  • Herringbone

  • Cafe Gratitude

  • Great White

  • Gran Blanco

  • Arts Table

  • Panini Kabob Grill

  • Lunetta All Day

  • Night + Market

  • Felix

  • Scopa

  • The Hart and the Hunter

  • Huckleberry Cafe

  • Santa Monica Seafood Restaurant

  • Belcampo Burger

  • Charcoal

  • Pizzana

  • Obica Mozzarella Bar

  • Pono Burger

“The East Side” aka Silverlake + DTLA:

  • Mh Zh

  • Cliffs Edge

  • Kismet

  • Bestia

  • Kitchen Mouse

  • Forage

  • Lemon Poppy Kitchen

  • Night + Market Song

  • Botanica Restaurant

  • Sqirl

  • Bowery Bungalow

  • Rossoblu

  • Badmaash

  • Perch

  • Sushi Gen

  • Manuela

  • Broken Spanish

  • Amara

  • Azla Vegan

  • Redbird

  • Grand Central Market

  • Sage

  • Openaire at The Line Hotel

Hollywood + West Hollywood:

  • Lucifer’s Pizza

  • M Cafe

  • Pink Taco

  • Chi Spacca

  • Jitlada Thai

  • Jones Hollywood

  • Falabar

  • Cleo

  • Cruzer Pizza (vegan)

  • Ostrich Farm

  • Fratelli Cafe

  • Winsome

  • Petty Cash

  • Tito’s Tacos

  • Beef Steak (vegan)

  • The Hart and The Hunter

  • Gracias Madre

  • Toca Madera

  • Osteria Mamma

  • Green Table Cafe

  • The Assembly (coffee)

Pasadena + Glendale:

  • Benjee’s Ice Cream

  • Lavendar and Honey Espresso Bar

  • Lincoln Pasadena

  • Yoga-urt

  • Mini Kabob

  • Raffi’s Place

San Fernando Valley:

  • Leo Lilly’s

  • Todo Bien

  • Kushiyu

  • Granville

  • Aeirloom Bakery

  • Ca’ Del Sole

  • SweetSalt

  • Petit Trois

  • Sweet Butter

  • The Bellweather

  • Aroma Coffee

  • Olive and Thyme

Along PCH:

  • Nobu in Malibu

  • Malibu Farm in Malibu

  • Juicy Ladies in Pacific Palisades

  • Inn of the Seventh Ray in Topanga Canyon

  • The Topanga Table in Topanga Canyon