A gourmet venture for Ryan Ballinger, owner of the Highland Park hub The York, and his partner Derek Lyons. It’s New American with a twist of Mediterranean. Try the coffee Read more [...]
An Italian restaurant that’s always coming up in conversation on the Eastside. It’s great for a romantic evening, a family dinner or a night out with friends. The whole king Read more [...]
Try one of their fresh, signature bowls like the Aloha 808 or design your own dish with creative toppings like coconut flakes or lemon zest.
A European-style Doner Kebab restaurant that combines fast food and street food flavors with the quality of upscale eateries. The falafel and fried pita strips with hummus are excellent. Call-in Read more [...]
Visit the brick-and-mortar cafe of this acclaimed preserve company for a wholesome breakfast. The brioche toast paired with sweet and savory toppings like freshly milled nut spread or fried egg Read more [...]
The old school charm and pianist have long made this establishment a local favorite. The food is good and the martinis are even better.
Nestled in a Little Tokyo strip mall, this gem provides an authentic, no-frills experience with only the freshest, high-quality fish in its purest form. The long wait is well worth Read more [...]
Chef Ike San made a controversial decision when he relocated from his popular Hollywood destination. He hasn’t had a hard time getting his loyal customers to follow him east. He Read more [...]
This Eastside institution has been serving classic, indulgent, buttery French cuisine since 1927. Specialties include garlicy escargot, steak frites and frog legs. A late-night menu is available until 1 a.m.
Traditional Italian pizzas. Cash only.
If you’re looking to expand your Chinese food repertoire, this is the place. The extensive menu offers dozens of meat, seafood and vegetable specialties most Americans have never even heard Read more [...]
Steak aficionados have already heard about this award-winning restaurant. Its prime rib cuts are always masterfully grilled.
Support aspiring chefs as they hone their culinary skills in this casual spot that’s also a Cordon Bleu training ground.
The curators of this mini-chain establishment have taken the salad to a whole new level. We recommend the herb-brushed albacore or backyard marinated steak. The artisanal cheeses make for a Read more [...]
Enjoy a traditional Thai meal, including dishes not often found in American Thai restaurants such as Moo Ping. And at the end of each meal, diners are treated to a Read more [...]
To-die-for breads and pastries baked daily. We recommend the simple prosciutto sandwich on an olive ciabatta. You can also pick up a fresh baguette or whole wheat loaf to take Read more [...]
This has become the go to cheese shop for Eastside foodies. The shelves contain a meticulously curated display of artisanal products and wines, cheeses sourced from around the globe and Read more [...]
Coffee is just an excuse for good conversation; live music and comedy is at this hub for aspiring creatives.
If you’re a picky eater and craving a good burger, stop by to customize a gourmet burger, built to your exact specifications.
One of Southern California’s original steakhouses. Enjoy the famous rack of lamb, tender ribeye and full-service bar.