We like to call this place the “Animal” of the Eastside, a starkly decorated, powerhouse meat fest specializing in small plating and bold flavor. This is a true gastropub with no real country of origin. Dishes bounce from continent to continent with offerings such as Cauliflower Chana Masala, Bossam Burnt Ends and, of course, a gluttonous Marrow Burger.Their available selections for the DineLA menu offer thoughtful choices for diners, who get to choose two small plates and one large for $40. It’s the perfect way to get acquainted with this Silverlake gem.
2852 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, USA, +323 953 2820
Incredible cocktails and a stunning environment make this downtown eatery a must-visit during DineLA, since tabs can get pricey as the wondrous small plates pile up. Four courses are available at $50 (a three course lunch is $25), and that is a steal considering the price tag per dish. The menu offers a “modern California,” range, a global palette featuring flavors from East Asia, Latin America and the Mediterranean. If there’s a cuisine you fancy, chances are they have it down. Don’t skimp on the booze either. The cocktail list is top notch and they have a one-of-a-kind absinthe cart for the truly adventurous.
705 West 9th Street, Los Angeles, CA, USA +213 239 0642
Though the fervor has died down a bit at this West Hollywood/Rhode Island Seafood “Shack,” Chef Michael Cimarusti’s second LA offering is still frying, grilling and broiling some of the best dockside fare out there. As we all know, seafood isn’t cheap and that’s why DineLA couldn’t come soon enough! Connie and Ted’s is offering a $40 three course menu showing off all their favorites: luscious clam chowder, fresh-off-the-boat oysters, grilled calamari and game-changing fish and chips. The better deal comes at lunch ($25), when the offerings switch to include the killer Clam Belly Roll and Hook Burger. You might want to consider throwing down the extra $5 for lobster roll because…lobster.
8171 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA, USA +323 848 2722
In our opinion, there is no other better deal in the city! Make a reservation as fast as humanly possible for this upscale dining experience in the heart of downtown at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, for a fraction of the normal cost. Dress up, have some champagne and make the most of your evening with some of the most modern and clean French cuisine in Los Angeles. Eat with your eyes as much as you eat with you mouth at Patina, where plating is an art form in itself. Through DineLA, you can get a three course set usually priced at $100 for only $50, which often includes bonuses from the chef!
141 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, USA +213 972 3331
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What to expect: Global Asian flavors rocking Culver City (and your world).
Two Course Lunch ($20) – http://lukshon.com/data/downloads/lunch-2015-01-dineLA.pdf
Three Course Dinner ($40) – http://lukshon.com/data/downloads/dinner-2015-01-dineLA.pdf
What to expect: Country market and farm fresh eatery that will soothe your soul.
Three Course Dinner ($50) – http://www.discoverlosangeles.com/what-to-do/restaurants/farmshop
What to expect: Southern fare in a gastropub setting.
Lunch ($25) / Dinner ($30) – http://www.discoverlosangeles.com/what-to-do/restaurants/mud-hen-tavern
By Zach Liporace