For a long time, Los Angeles had the reputation of being more of a dieter’s town than a food-lover’s haven. A place where diners were more concerned about celebrity sightings than James Beard Awards and the word Michelin only referred to tires. Here is where to eat now to appreciate Los Angeles in its fullest.
Heather Platt is a Los Angeles based food writer and photographer. Her work can be seen in The Infatuation, We Like LA, PopSugar Food, Cooking With My Kid, Bon Appetit, Los Angeles Magazine and she is a regular contributor for LA Weekly.
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