Los Angeles is a great city to visit, with tons of nightlife, beach areas, and more importantly — phenomenal dining options! There’s a reason the city of angels is a top destination for all the celebrities. Here, HOLR’s Digital Editor takes you through a list of 5 places you have to try in LA. 


Fig & Olive

Photo via Eater LA

This upscale restaurant and bar takes you away to the flavours and essence of the Mediterranean. At the corner of Melrose and LaCienega, this west hollywood hotspot is effortlessly cool. With outstanding dishes, a chic crowd, and delicious cocktails, this place is a total vibe. Fig & Olive also has different locations amongst the country — in cities like Chicago, D.C, Houston, New York, and Newport Beach. 


The Palm Beverly Hills

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Family-owned since 1926, This Beverly Hills spot offers the best of the best, largely characterized by it’s vintage art on the wall if you take a close look. On their menu you can find prime steaks, whole lobster, Italian specialties and award-winning wines. If you stick around, you might spot a celebrity or two. 


The Bazaar by Jose Andres 

Photo Via Los Angeles Magazine

This renowned spot in Los Angeles is right at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills – known for it’s tapa style with extravagant cocktails made right at the table. Additionally, the interior of this restaurant is unlike any other in Los Angeles. This grandiose restaurant is distinguished by it’s quirky and eclectic designs. It’s not your typical restaurant with the same furniture for every table —  each table is furnished with different styles and materials. You might be sitting in a cozy, fluffy, fur covered chair for lunch, and you just might sit on a velvet couch for dinner! 


Lobby Lounge Patio at the Fairmont Miramar 

Fairmont Miramar via Booking.com

A visit to a Fairmont Hotel is never a bad idea, especially the one in Santa Monica, CA.  If you’re looking for a luxurious, laid-back by the beach, the patio lounge at the Fairmont Miramar is the perfect place to go. You can catch some rays while sipping on some nice cocktails, and also enjoy the view of a mini-waterfall and a Koi Fish pond! 


Via Alloro 

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If you’re around Rodeo Drive, you might just get hungry with all the walking and shopping. Via Alloro is a cute little Italian restaurant on the corner of North Canon and Dayton Way — with plenty of delicious options to choose from. You can even sit on the patio if you want to get a view and people watch while enjoying the nice weather. It’s a great spot with impeccable service! 


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