Located within the Hollywood Hotels & Apartments, the Yamashiro Hollywood, one of the most unusual restaurants around gives a dazzling view of the city while allowing patrons to enjoy authentic Japanese meals at the same time. Specializing in serving sumptuous Asian fusion flavors, the restaurant is quite popular among the locals as well as the tourists alike. You can opt for delicacies like Spicy Salmon & Scallop, Truffle Hamachi, Asian BBQ Baby Back Ribs and lots more from the extensive menu. The flavorsome food can also be enjoyed with a glass of wine to balance the savory flavors. You can also feel free to take some time off and stroll through the eight acres of lush green gardens just below the bar as you wait for your order to arrive. Suitable for a romantic date, the Yamashiro Hollywood must definitely be tried during your time in the city.
This celebrity hangout has been visited by beautiful people for years and shows no signs of slowing down. If you don't have a reservation or a studio deal, however, don't even try it. The decor is simple and focuses your attention on the crowd and the menu, which are both out of this world. The crab cakes are a favorite, and the fried chicken is also excellent. If you can afford it, The Ivy is a great place to hobnob with the movers and shakers. If not, you can always order a drink at the bar. Be sure to make a reservation.
Continue your dreamy vacation at Downtown Disney with a visit to Catal. Fine Mediterranean cuisine served here has hints from France, Italy, Spain and Greece. Get into the groove with paella a la Valencia, duck leg confit and spinach tortellini. The bar serves innovative, themed drinks, tapas, sandwiches and salads. And if you feel like it, you can request a table outdoors. The management announces events seasonally.
'Perched' atop the 13-story tall Pershing Square Building, is a gem of a French bistro, that's hidden away from the hustle and bustle of the historic square. The splendid alfresco setup accentuated by a couple of fireplaces and fire pits, sets you up for what's in store in the kitchen. The connoisseur behind the kitchen walls, Chef Shawn Davis promises to take your dining experience to a different level by serving delicious classic French cuisine touched by his signature style. The regular French delicacies like Ahi Tuna Tartar and Classic Caesar Salad are dished out with flair, and so are the traditional dishes like Bouillabaisse and Duck Confit. In the end, a glass of Armagnac or Calvados from its bar, is enough to round off a fine dining experience. The bistro is also a perfect spot to relax in the lounge area and enjoy the live gigs and cabaret performances which are held here throughout the week. With a location that matches the best in the city, Perch is a perfect place to dine with your loved ones. Call or visit their website to book a table.
This maze-like Bavarian bar and restaurant is a find you will not forget. How it got here is beside the point; it has practically become an historic treasure. Sample one of the great German beers and do not forget to try the amazing food. The Bratwurst, in particular, is worth a repeat visit. If you are meeting friends, make sure you know in which room to venture in to for it is quite likely for one to get lost here.
Located in the beautiful Malibu Beach Inn, The Carbon Beach Club restaurant has breath taking views of the sea and a complimenting culinary fare on offer. They specialize in coastal and seafood, the chefs have excellently created gourmet tastes with the American influence. It is great to sink in the views of the waves while enjoying the delicious seafood and sipping on some wine with your loved one. They have different nights with offers, check website for more information.
Enjoy the breathtaking vistas of glistening buildings of Downtown Los Angeles from the Rooftop of the Nomad Hotel. The fresh Californian air, Los Angeles skyline and blue water of the pool creates a perfect ambiance for a romantic cocktail or a hearty brunch. Chomp on Crispy Fish Tacos or Burgers along with cocktails made for two to share! Reserve a good table beforehand for a lovely meal while taking in the overwhelming views of LA on the windy rooftop.
This bi-level Latin American eatery certainly lives up to its hype. Set in a former warehouse, the striking tropical décor of DAMA is inviting and romantic. Their innovative fare influenced by the Caribbean and Latin America is delightful and refreshing. With private terraces and an expansive patio, alfresco dining here is highly recommended. The elegantly appointed cocktail bar showcasing tropical delights and classics will wow you with their quality. Excellent service, swish looks, fabulous food and drinks make it a must-try place while in the Fashion District.
Located at the second floor of the Luxe Hotel, this cool restaurant in LA's Downtown has a interesting concept: it offer two different menus - the Sttaford, which is more conventional and classic (far from average) and the Mathis, that is is audacious and creative. In both you will taste fresh, flavorful and delicious ingredients. Make sure you try the Sttaford short rib - tender and tasty - and the Mathis tartare - well seasoned and delicious. The staff is attentive and friendly. The decor is trendy and clean and you have the option of outdoor seating, where can enjoy your meal on the patio with a great view of LA's Downtown and Staples Center.
Funky and eclectic are the two words that come to mind when you think of Zebulon. Set in a warehouse from the 1930s, its industrial chic decor is a perfect foil for this café, bar and live music venue. It is primarily an entertainment space where offbeat is the keyword. From concerts to movie screenings and workshops, get ready to be entertained by new programs every night. Entrance to the café and the music venue is separate and you can go have some bar bites and drinks or watch a show, or simply do both!