Los Angeles Restaurants

Officine Brera

The long awaited sister restaurant to downtown pasta mecca, Factory Kitchen is set to open its doors this week. Officine Brera is inspired by trips to the Italian countryside Owner/Restaurateur…

Orsa & Winston

Chef/owner Josef Centeno draws on Japanese and Italian traditions at his third restaurant. Diners can select a five- or nine-course tasting menu, family-style prix fixe or “super omakase” menu of…

Patina

The Walt Disney Concert Hall is a lovely composition of impressive classical music offerings and fine dining at its in-house restaurant. Patina might be the best game in town when…

Redbird

Hallelujah! Redbird, from husband-and-wife team Amy Knoll Fraser and chef Neal Fraser and restaurateur Bill Chait, has finally opened its doors. Occupying the rectory building of downtown’s Vibiana (formerly St….

Rosa Mexicano

Rosa Mexicano continues to redefine expectations nationwide with its authentic Mexican cooking, stylish spaces and festive atmosphere. All of its award-winning dishes remain faithful to their traditional roots while incorporating…

Takami Sushi & Robata

Takami occupies the 21st floor of a downtown high-rise, and its wraparound veranda enhances the illusion of floating in air. Dine at the sushi bar or the robata bar, where…

Trader Vic’s

Trader Vic’s at L.A. Live continues 75 years of tiki tradition, offering an exotic menu that blends Polynesian, Asian, French and California cuisine in a festive, South Pacific-inspired dining room….

Traxx

Chef-owner Tara Thomas has given train commuters a reason to linger downtown, in her diminutive art deco dining room or on a hidden jacaranda-shaded patio. Her contemporary fare includes pan-roasted…

Water Grill

L.A.’s premier seafood restaurant, newly remodeled and hipper than ever, is famed for its huge platters of fruits de mer from the oyster bar. Low-temperature cooking methods are used in…

WP24

From its 24th-floor roost, WP24 proves that Wolfgang Puck, who pioneered Asian fusion, still has the goods. The restaurant might offer downtown’s best skyline views. Highlights include “angry” two-pound lobster…