Top 5 Picks for dineLA Restaurant Week

If Sunday cheat day did enough damage to convince you to step back from eating out this week, then try to wait until dineLA Restaurant Week is over. The bi-annual discount dining program kicks off today until July 27 and promises to be a feast fit for picky and non-picky eaters alike.

From famed fine dining establishments to casual pub eateries, the city’s melting pot of hotspots are cooking up fresh flavors with restaurant menus set at $25, $35 or $45-per-person dinners, and $15, $20 or $25 two-course lunches.

In pure epicurean fashion, we’ve rounded up our top picks for the best places to make a reservation this week:


755 North La Cienega Blvd.

This popular French-Mediterranean East Coast transplant wants you to take a bite of their homemade gnocchi with black truffle, pesto filling and truffle butter sauce, among other exquisite dishes, during dinner.

Chaya Brasserie

8741 Alden Drive

Japanese hospitality and French savoir-faire come together in this menu featuring grilled shrimp and vegetable brochette for lunch and pan-roasted bluenose sea bass for dinner.

Comme Ca

8479 Melrose Avenue

Chef-restaurateur David Myers has created a très traditionale menu of moules frites, coq au vin and other classic French favorites. Don’t forget to order the Rumble, a cocktail exclusive to dineLA Restaurant Week and is a blend of rum, lemon and blackberries.

Fig & Olive

8490 Melrose Place

Each menu item in this popular A-lister spot highlights the essence of olive oil, such as the signature summer chicken tagine and spaghetti shrimp pesto, both available at lunch and dinner.

Mr. Chow

344 N. Camden Drive

Star-studded since 1973, this celebrated Old Hollywood establishment takes Chinese cuisine to a whole new level with such menu offerings as the drunken fish and velvet chicken.

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