Los Angeles is the most amazing place to eat in America, thanks to an incredible variety of international cuisines and some of the most talented chefs in the world. LA’s great seasonal produce and access to ingredients makes it an ideal place for restaurants to thrive — but how do you know which ones to go to? Here to help is the Eater 38, a collection of elite restaurants that aims to answer the question, "Can you recommend a place?"
Eater will continue to update restaurants every three months, adding in eligible places that have been open for at least six months. And do check out the Eater LA heatmap for a rundown of the hottest places to eat in the city right now.
Added July 2018: Park’s BBQ, Animal, Tsubaki, Kura, Pizzeria Mozza
Removed July 2018: Cassia, Matsuhisa, Jun Won, Jon & Vinny’s, Chi Spacca
Restaurants are located in geographic order, from west to east.Read More