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Our City Guides is from the point of view of the people we interview. A restaurant cannot be listed in our guides unless it is recommended by one of the tastemakers we’ve featured. We don’t want you to see the restaurant world through our eyes, but rather through the eyes of your favorite tastemakers in every industry. Why us? Why not them?


Genwa Korean BBQ

Recommended by: Nasri Atweh (Musician)

This Korean BBQ spot has quickly become one of the most popular restaurants in Los Angeles. Known for its quality and bold flavors, local flock to this sleek, casual restaurant for specialties like Prime Galbi and Japchae.


La Provence

Recommended by: Alexandra Daddario (Actress)

A delicious patisserie and café all in one, this spot boasts an enviable pastry case filled with a rainbow of the best French Macarons in LA. Actress Alex Daddario picked this as one of her favorite brunch hangouts, telling The New Potato that they have “amazing chocolate chip muffins and a great half salad/soup combo [...]


Mastro’s Steakhouse

Recommended by: Kourtney Kardashian (TV Personality)

This well-known steakhouse (they locations all over the country) is a favorite for it’s delicious steakhouse classics. Located in the heart of Bevelry Hills, it’s perfect for a night out and some of the best people-watching in town (it’s a Kardashian favorite). Kourtney Kardashian loves the pretzel bread and cold crab legs. Make a reservation.



Recommended by: Tiffani Thiessen (Actress)

Each month, celebrity chef Curtis Stone picks one seasonal ingredient which serves as a muse to inspire the tasting menu at this intimate little restaurant he named after his grandmother. A meal at Maude features carefully selected wine pairings and is certain to be an adventure for your palate. Make a Reservation.



Recommended by: Tony Goldwyn (Actor)

An eclectic Meditteranean casual café with items like Merguez benedict, falafel and greek meatballs. Fun for both a casual lunch and dinner, seems to be an easy go-to when you happen to be “stranded” in Beverly Hills. Make a Reservation.



Recommended by: Amber Stevens (Actress)

An adventuresome fusion of Japanese-Peruvian cuisines, this small plates boite engenders a lively crowd with its bold cocktails and flavorful dishes. The menu, divided into seven categories, features a wide array of dishes of unique flavor and texture. The upstairs area is quieter, if you’re looking for a more mellow evening.



Recommended by: Jonathan Waxman (Chef/Owner, Barbuto), Jessica Alba (Actress), Chris Jaeckle (Chef, All’onda), Molly Sims (Model), Beau Dunn (Artist), Yousef Ghalaini (Chef, FIG)

This culinary destination is where the Wolfgang Puck empire originated and it remains one of the best people watching restaurants in LA. Awards aplenty, Spago continues to serve up classic yet inventive food that lives up to the Wolfgang Puck name, which represents the best in food, ambiance and service. Make a Reservation.



Recommended by: Stella Bugbee (Editorial Director, The Cut)

This upscale candy shop has everything from traditional malt balls to cuba libre flavored gummies. The clean aesthetic, and cheery help make this ultra-chic candy store a must stop in Beverly Hills. Whether you’re looking for a quick bag of candy, gift idea, or party favors, Sugarfina has it all.



Recommended by: Jennifer Fisher (Jewelry Designer), Busy Philipps (Actress), Kiernan Shipka (Actress), Roopal Patel (Founder/Owner, Roopal Patel Consulting), Karla Souza (Actress), Jaime King (Actress), Nicole Scherzinger (Performer/Singer), Laura Love (Model), Aubrey Peeples (Actress), Shay Mitchell (Actress), Lindsey Stirling (Musician), Jurnee Smollett-Bell (Actress), Amanda Crew (Actress), Valorie Curry (Actress), Emily Wickersham (Actress), Martha Hunt (Model), Shanina Shaik (Model), Jodie Comer (Actress), Karen Fairchild (Musician)

No joke, when we ask where to do sushi in LA, this is where everyone tells us to go. Chef Kazunori Nozawa approaches sushi as an artisan, which makes his cuisine a beautiful , fresh mix of new and old traditions.