10 Best Restaurants to Try During Dine L.A. Week

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Eat like a celeb and indulge in the hottest dishes Los Angeles has to offer during discounted Dine L.A. Restaurant Week.

Jul 15, 2014 | 02:44 PM

Los Angeles foodies, rejoice! It's Dine L.A. Restaurant Week in the City of Angels.

For the next 13 days, some of the most popular Los Angeles hot spots will be offering discounted rates on set menus that feature their some of their signature dishes.

Reservations are recommended, and we know there's only so much one person can eat, so find our picks for Dine L.A.'s summer edition of the special week—along with mouth-watering food photos—below!

The Bazaar by José Andrés

WhoSayer and food writer Jessica Collins kicked off the week at the Beverly Hills eatery at the SLS Hotel. For $45, you too can eat dinner in style without breaking the bank to indulge in José Andrés' cheesesteaks, salads, veggies, seafood, and meat dishes.  

Chef Thomas Keller's bistro is a celeb-sighting magnet—Rihanna, Ryan Seacrest, and Taylor Swift have been spotted there. Eat like a star at lunch for $25 or dinner for $45. Each menu includes a choice of cocktail, entrée, a delicious main dish, and dessert—which includes Keller's signature bouchons.

"The Vampire Diaries" actress Candice Accola is just one of the many stars who have enjoyed breakfast at the location's yummy bakery.

Head "Top Chef" judge Tom Colicchio is known for his incredible steak restaurants across the country—Craftbar, Colicchio & Sons, Riverpark, and Topping Rose, to name a few. Craft Los Angeles takes his flavors to Century City. For a $25 lunch and $45 dinner, you'll get a choice of two courses by the award-winning chef, which include Petrale Sole, Ora King Salmon, Beef Short Rib Gemelli, and quail. Dinner comes with dessert.

The World Cup might be over, but you get still get a taste of Brazil at this popular and authentic Southern Brazillian steakhouse in Beverly Hills. In its $45 dinner menu, Fogo features three different cuts of beef, along with five other kinds of meat carved and served tableside. Bread, salad, and sides are served throughout the meal.

 

Katsuya

Master sushi chef Katsuya Uechi's renowned rolls luckily have multiple locations in the Southland—L.A. Live, Brentwood, Hollywood, and Glendale. Both the $25 lunch and $45 dinner options offer four delicious courses, with the sushi menus varying by the location you pick.

Holly Robinson Peete and Pia Toscano are among the celebs who have enjoyed Uechi's sushi creations.

 

This house-turned-French eatery has a reputation of being one of the most romantic restaurants in L.A. Whisk your love in through the two little wooden front doors (where the name comes from) and enjoy the $45 dinner menu in candlit dining rooms or the starlit courtyard. The menu includes white seabass, porccini mushroom, and salmon carpaccio. 

 

Lukshon

Chef Sang Yoon presents a collection of delectable Southeast Asian Fusion dishes that have quickly made this a Culver City hot spot. It's $20 for a two-course lunch and $35 for three-course dinner, which include Hawaiian butterfish, shaved brussel sprouts salad, Sichuan dumplings, and lobster pig ear terrine bahn mi. So much to choose from!

Mo-chica's reputation for modern Peruvian comfort food by Chef Ricardo Zarate only gets better with time. Try out the Downtown L.A. eatery's dishes for $25 at lunch and $35 at dinner. Each menu gives options for a flavorful appetizer, main course, and dessert.

Executive Chef Mathew Woolf's West Hollywood restaurant is not only known for its playful seasonal menu, but its many star-studded events. Palihouse hosted the Variety Studio (attended by "Big Bang Theory's" Melissa Rauch) earlier this summer, as well as Elisabeth Röhm's Summer Survival Tips for Mom Soiree. The $20 lunch menu and the $35 dinner menu include choices of appetizer and main course, such as rabbit garganelli and avocado hummus. Dinner includes dessert as well.

This prime burger spot is only offering a $25 lunch deal at its Fairfax location for Dine L.A., so definitely make some time during the day to head over. Included in the menu choices for the three courses are the famous Frito mac and cheese, the Plan Check burger, the Chef's Favorite Burger, and dessert.

 

Where are you eating during Dine L.A. Restaurant Week?

Follow Jessica Collins for more delicious Dine L.A. updates and mouth-watering food photos throughout the week!

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