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Pax Americana

New to the scene, Pax Americana is quickly gaining a reputation for its compelling wine program. Unlike ubiquitous Texas steakhouses with their embarrassment of overblown cabernet sauvignon, Pax's exclusively American…

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Smack in the middle of West Hollywood’s somewhat superficial nightlife scene is this bungalow and garden oasis. Tucked behind a wall of plants, the sprawling restaurant has two bars: one…

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Sonny’s Hideaway

Call it gentrification or hipsterfication or even welcome change. However you parse it, Highland Park is one of L.A.’s rapidly morphing neighborhoods, with new shops, bars and restaurants popping up…

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Bar Amá

Where can you get gooey queso dip, the most decadent Frito pie ever, mole eggplant and lubina crudo with tomatillo and apple all in the one place? Bar Amá, chef…

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Michael Cimarusti’s fine dining seafood restaurant is a tasting-menu-only affair, and those tasting menus ain’t cheap. But a little-known way around that sort of investment is the small bar located off…

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The newly opened Marvin, a wine bar disguised as a French bistro, has quickly become the after-hours hang for LA's wine crowd and Hollywood's pretty young things mainly due to…

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With a list that changes daily, the wine offerings at République never get old. Wine director Sam Rethmeier works with a wide range of wine from all over the world.…

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Wine director Caroline Styne has become a fixture in the Los Angeles wine and restaurant community, with multiple restaurants and a growing empire with her business partner, chef Suzanne Goin.…

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Osteria Mozza

Mario Batali's flagship LA restaurant deserves mention for its all-Italian wine list, which is one of the city’s best. Over the years, the restaurant has become a pit stop for…