The List! (Master)
Here's the Master List of my Recommended Eateries and Watering Holes. It's far from complete but it's a good launching pad. (Click here for The List! map)
Love & Salt: A reason for an Eastsider to head west.
Bestia: Small plates but big flavor.
Broken Spanish: The Chicharron might be my favorite dish in LA
Howling Rays: The Howlin' sauce took down my entire office
Simbal: Hard to find, harder not to enjoy. Can't wait to go back.
Pizza Rev: Great make your own pizza chain
Portucal Peri Peri
Swingin Door BBQ
Everson Royce Bar: Welcoming gathering place with a wide variety of booze and a great burger.
Tokyo Beat: My favorite dive karaoke bar
Jumbo's Clown Room: Burlesqueish dive? Impossible to describe but always a good time
Wolf & Crane: Small bar with a little dance floor, good DJs, and Japanese whiskey
No Vacancy: Club in a former hotel, vintage feel, feels more like big bar than club
La Cita: Dance floor and patio for fun times
Break Room 86: 80's themed bar has never let me down
Good Times at Davey Wayne's: 70's theme bar is a sight to see.
Mama Shelter: Roof top relaxation
Honeycut: Arguably the best dance floor in LA.
Highland Park Bowl: Reserving lanes is tough but looks amazing, tasty pizza