Must try
Hoan Kiem is one of Must try.

1. Hoan Kiem

727 N Broadway Ste 130, Los Angeles, CA
Vietnamese Restaurant · Chinatown · 8 tips and reviews

Danielle N.Danielle Neufeld: Amazing Northern Vietnamese place. Love the pho ga!

Cru is one of Must try.

2. Cru

1521 Griffith Park Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Silver Lake · 24 tips and reviews

Danielle N.Danielle Neufeld: Raw shitake mushroom lasagna doesn't taste like lasagna- but whatever it does taste like is delicious!

Ondal is one of Must try.

3. Ondal

6.3
3160 W 8th St, Los Angeles, CA
Korean Restaurant · Wilshire Center - Koreatown · 2 tips and reviews

Danielle N.Danielle Neufeld: Get the crab soup- it's so good and wonderful to share!

Guelaguetza Restaurant is one of Must try.

4. Guelaguetza Restaurant

9.0
3014 W Olympic Blvd (at Normandie Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Mexican Restaurant · Wilshire Center - Koreatown · 69 tips and reviews

Danielle N.Danielle Neufeld: The mole sampler is awesome. Good for 2 people.

Lempira Honduran Restaurant is one of Must try.

5. Lempira Honduran Restaurant

7.1
4848 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Latin American Restaurant · Little Armenia · 8 tips and reviews

Danielle N.Danielle Neufeld: Wow, anything from the Honduran menu is a win! So inexpensive.

Neptune's Net is one of Must try.

6. Neptune's Net

9.0
42505 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA
Seafood Restaurant · 103 tips and reviews

Rob J.Rob Jones: They have delicious garden burgers and a hell of a view.

Fig & Olive is one of Must try.

7. Fig & Olive

9.2
8490 Melrose Pl (La Cienega blvd.), Los Angeles, CA
Mediterranean Restaurant · Mid-City West · 82 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Pig out on the Jambon Imberico: a packed plate of ham & crostini, served with two glasses of vino exclusively for Thrillist readers. Because nothing says ‘you’re awesome’ like booze & pork products. Read more.

Son of a Gun is one of Must try.

8. Son of a Gun

9.2
8370 W 3rd St (at S. Orlando Ave.), Los Angeles, CA
Seafood Restaurant · Mid-City West · 152 tips and reviews

LA WeeklyLA Weekly: "Brandade, a creamy mash of salt cod with potatoes and a barely poached egg, is a small essay on the virtues of soft food." Read the entire Jonathan Gold review by clicking 'More Info' Read more.

The Bazaar by José Andrés is one of Must try.

9. The Bazaar by José Andrés

9.3
465 S LA Cienega Blvd (at San Vicente Blvd), Los Angeles, CA
Tapas Restaurant · Mid-City West · 235 tips and reviews

LA WeeklyLA Weekly: Featured in LA Weekly's "L.A.'s Best Cocktails: Our 55 favorites and where to find them." (Click 'More Info') Read more.

Red Medicine is one of Must try.

10. Red Medicine

8400 Wilshire Blvd (at Gale Dr.), Beverly Hills, CA
Vietnamese Restaurant · West Los Angeles · 90 tips and reviews

LA WeeklyLA Weekly: Featured in LA Weekly's "L.A.'s Best Cocktails: Our 55 favorites and where to find them." (Click 'More Info') Read more.

Robata JINYA is one of Must try.

11. Robata JINYA

9.1
8050 W 3rd St (at Crescent Heights Blvd.), Los Angeles, CA
Japanese Restaurant · Mid-City West · 74 tips and reviews
Lucques is one of Must try.

12. Lucques

8.7
8474 Melrose Ave (at Clinton St), Los Angeles, CA
Mediterranean Restaurant · 62 tips and reviews

ZAGATZAGAT: The much-lauded Sunday Suppers ($45 per head) are still the best bargain here.

ink. is one of Must try.

13. ink.

9.1
8360 Melrose Ave (at Kings Rd), Los Angeles, CA
American Restaurant · Mid-City West · 184 tips and reviews

Starry K.Starry Kitchen: Banh Mi Sammie FTW.. No seriously, I'm Vietnamese and I like it a LOT!! (Get some pork rinds & crab chips for good measure too ^^)

Salt's Cure is one of Must try.

14. Salt's Cure

8.8
1155 N Highland Ave (Lexington), West Hollywood, CA
American Restaurant · Central Hollywood · 91 tips and reviews

Mark W.Mark Williams: If you can handle the heat, stay in the kitch.... Gets really smokey inside but this place is worth it. Everything we ordered for breakfast was A+ from the coffee to the pancakes

Rustic Canyon Wine Bar is one of Must try.

15. Rustic Canyon Wine Bar

8.6
1119 Wilshire Blvd (at 11th Ct.), Santa Monica, CA
Wine Bar · Wilshire-Montana · 80 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Moderately priced super seasonal eats straight from SM farmers markets served in a pleasant, tasteful space. Seasonal desserts come from neighbor bakery Huckleberry. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Spice Table is one of Must try.

16. Spice Table

114 S Central Ave (at E 1st St), Los Angeles, CA
Vietnamese Restaurant · Little Tokyo · 59 tips and reviews

AskMenAskMen: Feast on fuzzy squash, lap chong and dried scallops, or share a catfish clay pot and a satay mix of chicken, pork, lamb belly and prawns grilled on Spice Table’s wood-burning hearth. Read more.

Antojitos Carmen is one of Must try.

17. Antojitos Carmen

2510 E Cesar E Chavez Ave (at N Fickett St), Los Angeles, CA
Mexican Restaurant · Boyle Heights · 4 tips and reviews

Rene B.Rene B.: Everything here will make your taste buds go nuts! This place is as authentic as Mexican (Mexico City Style) cooking gets... I recomend you try a Pambazo with chorizo and potato... love at first taste

El Huarache Azteca is one of Must try.

18. El Huarache Azteca

8.7
5225 York Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Latin American Restaurant · Highland Park · 36 tips and reviews

Damian J.Damian Juarez-Mrazek: The Tinga tostadas are just as great as the huaraches.

The Lab Brewing Co. is one of Must try.

19. The Lab Brewing Co.

30105 Agoura Rd (at Reyes Adobe Rd), Agoura Hills, CA
Brewery · Whizin's Row · 34 tips and reviews

Taste TerminalTaste Terminal: Roger has been homebrewing for over 16 years. Before opening up LAB Brewing Co., he was brewing overseas in Holland and Belgium. Read more.

Malibou Lake is one of Must try.

20. Malibou Lake

Malibou Lake, Agoura, CA
Lake · 5 tips and reviews
Harvard & Stone is one of Must try.

21. Harvard & Stone

8.5
5221 Hollywood Blvd (at N Harvard Blvd), Los Angeles, CA
Bar · Los Feliz · 85 tips and reviews

LA WeeklyLA Weekly: Featured in LA Weekly's "8 Places To Get a Beer Cocktail in L.A." Read more.

The Churchill is one of Must try.

22. The Churchill

8.5
8384 W 3rd St (at S Orlando Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant · Mid-City West · 60 tips and reviews
Night + Market is one of Must try.

23. Night + Market

9.3
9041 W Sunset Blvd (Doheny Dr), West Hollywood, CA
Asian Restaurant · 61 tips and reviews

LA WeeklyLA Weekly: Night + Market has a menu based on the bar snack. You will find a kind of Thai tapas, a unit of consumption carefully calibrated to the refreshment inherent in a single bottle of Singha ~Jonathan Gold

Chego! is one of Must try.

24. Chego!

3300 Overland Ave (at Rose Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Korean Restaurant · Palms · 95 tips and reviews

LA WeeklyLA Weekly: LA Weekly's '10 Best Dishes of 2010' - Hot Buttered Kimchi Bowl!

Rustic Canyon Wine Bar is one of Must try.

25. Rustic Canyon Wine Bar

8.6
1119 Wilshire Blvd (at 11th Ct.), Santa Monica, CA
Wine Bar · Wilshire-Montana · 80 tips and reviews

LA WeeklyLA Weekly: Featured in LA Weekly's 99 Essential Restaurants!

The Safe House is one of Must try.

26. The Safe House

5908 W Sunset Blvd (at Bronson Ave.), Los Angeles, CA
Thai Restaurant · 4 tips and reviews
Huckleberry Cafe & Bakery is one of Must try.

27. Huckleberry Cafe & Bakery

9.1
1014 Wilshire Blvd (at 10th Ct), Santa Monica, CA
Café · West Los Angeles · 234 tips and reviews

Food & WineFood & Wine: Zoe Nathan & Josh Loeb have amazing pedigrees (she hails from Tartine Bakery, he runs Rustic Canyon Wine Bar and Seasonal Kitchen) and it shows in their excellent artisan breads and incredible sweets.