10 LA Restaurants to Enjoy Impressive Cuisine and Panoramic Views

By Roger Grody, adapted from WHERE Los Angeles magazine December 2017 issue With new downtown towers piercing the clouds and ocean vistas eternally alluring, ambitious local chefs are challenging established attitudes toward restaurants with a view. In Los Angeles, as with most places in the world, restaurants with great views have rarely been known for […]

Where to Dine and Watch the World Series in Los Angeles

From specialty baseball-inspired cocktails to all-day happy hours, here are 10 places to eat and drink while watching the World Series in Los Angeles. Baldoria Bar + Kitchen | Downtown L.A. Head to Baldoria’s for an all-day happy hour on World Series game days, including $1 whiskey shots for every Dodger home run. The Little […]

Dining In: L.A.’s New Hotel Restaurants are Destinations unto Themselves

By Roger Grody, adapted from the September 2017 WHERE Los Angeles magazine Los Angeles is experiencing a flurry of hotel construction, with historic buildings reimagined as boutique hostelries and luxury brands transforming the skyline with glitzy towers. Not long ago, a hotel restaurant was the last place an ambitious chef would aspire to work—but now, […]

Haute Cuisine: Q + A with Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten

By Suzanne Ennis, Where Los Angeles magazine. In the world of fine dining, few chefs reach the stature of Jean-Georges Vongerichten. The Alsace, France-born, Michelin-rated chef and restaurateur oversees a portfolio of acclaimed restaurants worldwide; he’s published multiple cookbooks (one of which won a James Beard Award); and he’s a frequent TV presence. And now, […]