A meal on the patio at the aptly-named The Front Yard feels less like dining at a restaurant and more like gathering at the home of your friend who has the best patio (and happens to be the best chef, too). The dining destination at The Garland hotel in North Hollywood dishes up an elevated spin on traditional dishes and a creative cocktail menu, to boot.
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A gorgeous cafe and bakery in the heart of Mission Hills in San Diego, Cardellino invites guests to enjoy la dolce vita. From finger-lickin’-good doughnuts to a top-notch burger, Cardellino truly does it all–and does it well.
With Chef Josh Mouzakes at the helm, ARLO is already making a name for itself–thanks to its stunning presentations and from-scratch recipes–at less than a year old. ARLO is found at Town and Country in San Diego’s Mission Valley.
Widely regarded as one of the top waterfront seafood restaurants in Southern California, Sally’s Fish House & Bar serves up much more than a homerun lobster roll. It also offers diners front-row views of San Diego Bay in a setting that delightfully blends the line between family-friendly and fine dining.
The second location of LB Steak, a luxurious modern American steakhouse concept specializing in fresh, in-house butchered steak, now resides on the inside of City Center at Bishop Ranch. Led by a James Beard-nominated French chef, the restaurant just opened its doors in San Ramon.
Adriana and Mohaimen Huria, with a taste for fine fresh food, a keen eye for design and a heart for adventure, run Huria’s restaurant and catering company out of Bodega Bay. The couple ventured to Northern California in 2017 with eyes on starting fresh—both for their creative spirits and for their food concept.
Ozumo San Francisco’s take on the modern Japanese fine-dining experience dishes up fish as fresh as the waterfront you see through the restaurant’s windows. It is also home of the sleek Sake Lounge, serving the largest premium imported sake list in the United States.
Think you can only see the rainbow? You’ll quickly discover you can taste it when experiencing anything on the flavor-rich menu at Palmetto Superfoods.
Though Seoul is anywhere but close to California, nestled within the busy streets of Berkeley you’ll find a fresh-food-focused casual restaurant, Mad Seoul, to introduce the rich flavors of Korean food to those living in the Golden State.
Just a few months ago, and amid the pandemic, the highly anticipated Puesto Mission Valley + Cervecería opened its doors. Located in Mission Valley, Puesto Cervecería is the third San Diego outpost of locally owned restaurant group–made up as first-generation Mexican Americans–joining locations in Seaport Village and La Jolla.