Food & Drink

The Dish: Spring Rolls

The Dish: Spring Rolls

A traditional appetizer wrapped in tender rice paper

Scout Coffee

Caffeine Refuel

Scout Coffee in San Luis Obispo is a charming stop for travelers

Bargain Bites: Los Angeles

Bargain Bites: Los Angeles

Our 14th annual Cheap Eats dining review

AConversationWith... Masaharu Morimoto

Q&A: Masaharu Morimoto

The Iron Chef's most recent venture is a dream project: Morimoto Las Vegas

Bargain Bites: Points North

Bargain Bites: Points North

Our 14th annual Cheap Eats dining review

Bargain Bites: Inland Empire

Bargain Bites: Inland Empire

Our 14th annual Cheap Eats dining review

Bargain Bites: Cheap Eats

Bargain Bites: Orange County

Our 14th annual Cheap Eats dining review

Bargain Bites: San Diego

Bargain Bites: San Diego

Our 14th annual Cheap Eats dining review

For Chocolate Lovers

For Chocolate Lovers

Easy-to-make sweets the cacao-savvy Aztecs and Mayans would have loved

Herb and Wood

Herb and Wood

A vast eatery accompanied by a gourmet market

Cauliflower

The Dish: Cauliflower

Imaginative new ways that cauliflower is being prepared

Something’s Brewing

Something’s Brewing

Old Town Tustin Zama Tea and Kombucha

Odys and Penelope

Odys and Penelope

It’s all in the unfussy seasonings and the meticulous attention to the cooking process

The Restaurant at Leoness Cellars

The Restaurant at Leoness Cellars

Southern Californians can get their wine country fix in Temecula

Convivo

Convivo

Convivo is settling in nicely at its beachfront digs

Salt and Ash

Salt and Ash

A homey, forward-thinking neighborhood place

Chiba Sushi

Chiba Sushi

A welcoming and flexible spot with an extensive menu

Restaurant Marin

Restaurant Marin

Glam, Euro-style bistro with old-school flair

Brasserie Communautaire

Brasserie Communautaire

A sophisticated brasserie on Oxnard’s waterfront

Restore Kitchen

Restore Kitchen

Familiar comfort foods receive imaginative makeovers

Mint Leaf Indian Cuisine

Mint Leaf Indian Cuisine

An impressive array of vegetarian and vegan dishes

Eagle Rock Brewery Public House

Eagle Rock Brewery Public House

A bistro with a seriously considered menu of to-share dishes

Irenia

Irenia

Filipino food finally has an intrepid and exuberant ambassador

Carnitas' Shake Shack

Carnitas' Shake Shack

Don’t miss the Snack Shack BLT and soft-serve ice cream

Officine Brera

Officine Brera

A first-rate operation that delivers the goods on every level

Claudine Artisan Kitchen and Bakeshop

Claudine Artisan Kitchen and Bakeshop

A farm-to-table café that aims to be Encino’s go-to food and drink spot

North Italia

North Italia

The menu ostensibly draws inspiration from northern Italian cooking

The Sycamore Inn

The Sycamore Inn

An authentic American classic in Rancho Cucamonga

Et Voila French Bistro

Et Voila French Bistro

An informal North Park spot known for its featherlight soufflés

The Spoon Trade

The Spoon Trade

Offering seasonally driven goodness and a warm, welcoming vibe

Pico

Pico

House-cured bacon praline and spot-on beef tartare to green garlic risotto

Donovan's Steak and Chop House - La Jolla

Donovan's Steak and Chop House - La Jolla

Maryland lump crab cakes nested on shoestring onions and bacon-wrapped baked scallops

Sausal

Sausal

A modern take on Alta California Mexican/Spanish dishes

Smoke House

Smoke House

The menu is filled with nostalgic items

Southern California Cheese

Southern California Cheese

Specialty cheese producers, shops, and classes

Duke's La Jolla

Duke's La Jolla

Bringing the islands to San Diego with Hawaiian tunes and decor

Uno Tre Otto

Aburiya Raku

The first offshoot of a hugely popular Las Vegas robata bar/izakaya place

Cocina Condesa

Cocina Condesa

A variety of antojitos (little snacks) that go perfectly with tequila

Redbird

Redbird

A place of physical and gastronomic beauty

Downtown Las Vegas Boxed Meals

Las Vegas Boxed Meals

Visit Downtown Container Park and Pawn Plaza

Restauration

Restauration

Long Beach’s culinary scene is very much the better for it

Coconut

The Dish: Coconut

Transporting you to a tropical state of mind

Bargain Bites in the Inland Empire

Bargain Bites in the Inland Empire

Our annual top picks for SoCal’s best fare at affordable prices

Bargain Bites in Points North

Bargain Bites in Points North

Our annual top picks for SoCal’s best fare at affordable prices

Pappas Artisanal

Pappas Artisanal

A strong emphasis on local, seasonal ingredients

Chang'an

Chang'an

A wide-ranging menu of Chinese specialties

November/December 2015 Bon Appetit

Bon Appétit

Five restaurants in Southern California to try this fall

The Dish: Vegan Cuisine

The Dish: Vegan Cuisine

A few restaurants incorporating ingredients with flavor and nutrition

The Dish: Dumplings

The Dish: Dumplings

Packed with tasty meat, vegetables, and spices

Scratch Bar and Kitchen

Scratch Bar and Kitchen

Try to spy a cook deploying a butane torch and marvel at the cooking

Bargain Bites in the Valleys

Bargain Bites in the Valleys

Our annual top picks for SoCal’s best fare at affordable prices

The Dish: Biscuits

The Dish: Biscuits

Just the right touch of comfort-food goodness

Bargain Bites in Orange County

Bargain Bites in Orange County

Our annual top picks for SoCal’s best fare at affordable prices

Bargain Bites in Los Angeles

Bargain Bites in Los Angeles

Our annual top picks for SoCal’s best fare at affordable prices

Uno Tre Otto

Uno Tre Otto

Seasonal, farm-to-table Italian cuisine

Wildwood Kitchen

Wildwood Kitchen

Touches of Texas, Kansas City, Carolina, and West Coast barbecue

Chef's Table

Tasty Travels

Culinary experiences in which eager foodies gain access to the action

Bargain Bites in San Diego

Bargain Bites in San Diego

Our annual top picks for SoCal’s best fare at affordable prices

Mountaintop Restaurants

Tasty Travels

Mountaintop restaurants that deliver an epicurean high

Terrine

Terrine

Timeless French standards, expertly prepared

Ootoro Sushi

Ootoro Sushi

A commitment to traditional techniques and quality ingredients

Irrawaddy Taste of Burma

Irrawaddy Taste of Burma

An excellent place to experience those uncharted flavors

Le Chat Noir

Le Chat Noir

A restaurant that strictly adheres to tradition of old-school French cuisine

Pour Vida Latin Flavor

Pour Vida Latin Flavor

Taking the taqueria upscale with a menu by chef Jimmy Martinez

Kitchenette

Kitchenette

Small-town friendliness and 
deliciously uptown dishes

The Dish: OC Bakeries

The Dish: OC Bakeries

Top Orange County bakeries to check out

California Natural Wines

Ask the Expert

California natural wine selections from a certified sommelier

International Picnics

The Goods

Enhance your picnics with food from these international shops

Vaca

Vaca

Orange County’s new, Spanish-accented steak house

The Bellwether

The Bellwether

Flavors and ingredients from a world of cuisines

Poke

The Dish: Poke

A traditional Hawaiian dish consisting of raw fish

The Dish: Breakfast Grain Bowls

The Dish: Breakfast Grain Bowls

Ditch the doughnut for a more healthful option

Nocciola

Nocciola

The cozy dining room hits the sweet spot of upscale yet laid-back

Eight4Nine Restaurant and Lounge

Eight4Nine Restaurant and Lounge

A globally inspired menu in Palm Springs

Parc Bistro-Brasserie

Parc Bistro-Brasserie

A sleek offering from Garo Minassian in San Diego

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