Restaurants in California
Los Angeles has one of the most dynamic dining scenes in the country, offering everything from street food to James Beard Foundation Award Winning restaurants. From California cuisine to organic ingredients, food trucks and Winter and Summer dineL.A., L.A.’s culinary influence can be felt across the country. Food aficionados can experience the restaurants of Wolfgang Puck,Bestia, Republique, Thomas Keller and Nobu Matsuhisa, as well as a new generation of culinary stars like Kogi BBQ Truck founder Roy Choi and Top Chef champion Michael Voltaggio. Global kitchens can be found in culinary neighborhoods across Los Angeles.
Bestia is a multi-regional rustic Italian restaurant focusing on a “from scratch” approach, offering house-made charcuterie, in addition to handmade pastas and pizza made in an Acunto oven.
République, located in mid-city, is owned by Chef Walter Manzke and Chef Margarita Manzke along with their partner, restaurateur Bill Chait. Centered in the heart of Los Angeles, the iconic building was originally erected in 1929 as Charlie Chaplin’s offices, which were then transformed into La Brea Bakery and Campanile.
For over 20 years, Water Grill has sated the palates of fish lovers. From the moment it opened, this flagship downtown restaurant from King's Seafood Company has satisfied the need for a world-class fish eatery in California. Hailed as "the best seafood in Southern California" by the internationally recognized Zagat Guide, Water Grill has consistently offered dazzling fish preparations of superior quality and freshness.