The seasonal Japanese experience may be the closest thing West L.A. has to supping in Captain Nemo's quarters.
Salmonella-tainted chicken, hepatitis-A-tainted tacos, finger-stuffed sandwiches: Join us for a look back at some of the food industry's worst mishaps.
The former Culina chef realizes his dreams with beef heart tartare and veal sweetbread milanese.
The chef's blend of camping food comfort and European recipes would make a perfect fit at the refresh of Clifton's Cafeteria.
We dine at Patricia Yeo's clubby Central Square sanctuary, where the cocktails are strong and the walls are black.
There's no denying Sonny Sweetman has some beautiful looking dishes at the recently rejiggered Hotel Bel-Air.
Slideshow of opening dishes at Chris Pandel's rustic Italian.
Behind the pizza bar is David Santiago, formerly of New York's Luba and Long Beach's Suba.
Alain Giraud was the biggest cut-up of the evening, dancing with baguettes and kitchen utensils.
While Ariane Daguin stirred up a counterinsurgency to the forthcoming ban, David Feau silently shared his passion for the product.
The chefs claim they couldn't even figure out who came up with each idea by prep time.
Where the noodles may stumble, Jonathan Shin's meats shine, filling the rejiggered concept with Downtown's lunch crowd.
This new pasta-dominated osteria comes from Tony Riviera, the owner of Cafe Primo.
In a burger of pig candy and wagyu, Ernesto Uchimura, saturates every bite with husky hedonism.
Govind Armstrong masters restraint at this new Baldwin Hills restaurant, content to let SoCal's strengths shine on their own.
The fresh fare is playful, with cheddar-dusted "Cheetoh" chicharonnes and an intermarriage of a Cuban and Croque Madame.
The new Seventh Street location is sharp and expansive, with subtly cool accents like a graffiti burner screaming the restaurant's name.
Previewing dishes from the upcoming Allium.
Even at twice the size, the new location of this 24/7 diner is still completely cute.
Brewing beer with Goose Island's Jared Rouben and Allium chef Kevin Hickey.