dineLA Restaurant Week returns January 21 through February 1, offering an exciting opportunity to sample prix-fixe meals at the city’s best new restaurants and tried-and-true favorites. The complete list of participating spots comprises restaurants for every dining enthusiast, but we've compiled our top five upscale finds throughout the city. Reservations are in high demand, so book yours as soon as possible on discoverlosangeles.com.
Adventurous eaters: Livello
Lunch $20, Dinner $35
Savor the chance to sample creative cuisine by Benjamin Dayag, the recently appointed chef de cuisine at Livello. Highlights from the lunch menu include a miso-marinated cod, a pounded chicken breast with ginger-garlic soy sauce, and a seared salmon over frisee topped with béarnaise sauce. Meanwhile, dinner spotlights an array of appetizers such as tuna tartare or a Brussels sprouts dish with goat cheese, and entrees like a poached white sea bass or oxtail tortelloni. For dessert, indulge in a chef’s selection of ice cream or sorbet, or a molten chocolate cake with marshmallow, salted caramel, and pistachio ice cream. 9291 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, 310-860-8660
Photography by Lisa Thompson Photography (Carnivore)