Whether you’re craving Mediterranean, Roman-style Italian or a twist on contemporary French, these are the hottest places to dine out in L.A. right now
The latest from chef Evan Funke, Mother Wolf is serving up authentic Roman cuisine in Hollywood’s historic Citizen News building. Expect all the handmade pasta classics like carbonara, cacio e pepe and arrabiata, as well as a selection of delicious pizzas made fresh at the pizza counter.
Visit 1545 Wilcox Ave, Los Angeles, motherwolfla.com
Avra Beverly Hills
Guests at Avra Beverly Hills can enjoy the restaurant’s airy courtyard atmosphere and authentic Greek dishes inspired by the village of Nafpaktos, where co-founder Nick Tsoulos was born and raised. While the menu changes daily, it always features over 1,200 varieties of wines and spirits.
Visit 233 N Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, theavragroup.com
Located in the Sycamore District, Mr. T is one of the city’s top culinary destinations, serving global street food prepared with contemporary French techniques. Don’t miss the croquettes monsieur, Mr. T lamb kebab, the “Thai” tuna crudo, the cauliflower tiki masala or the “uni,” made with Koshihikari rice, confit egg yolk and sea urchin crème.
Visit 953 N. Sycamore Ave., Los Angeles, mrtrestaurants.com
The Mastro’s restaurant dynasty has done it again with Steak48, an upscale eatery offering all the steakhouse standards — think Alaskan king crab legs or wet-aged prime steaks and chops hand-cut in house by the master butcher. Finish off a hearty meal with an even heartier (and beyond-decadent) cookies and cream popcorn sundae.
Visit 9680 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, steak48.com
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