Haute Cuisine : Worth Every Penny

Cut at the Beverly Wilshire

9500 Wilshire Blvd.

Beverly Hills, CA 90212

(310) 276-8500



As imagined by architect Richard Meier, Wolfgang Puck’s haute meatery inside the Beverly Wilshire Hotel is chic, minimalistic and modern.

What to Order

If you truly want to indulge, order the 8 oz. 100% Puree Japanese Wagyu Beef with Miyazaki Prefecture and Kiushu for $155, or the Porterhouse steak.

Who Comes Here

Cut is a long-time favorite of LA’s most VIP individuals: everyone from Tom Cruise to Eva Longoria has dined here.

Sweet Tooth

Order the innovative Fuji apple and toasted pine nut crumble with currants, rosemary and honey ice cream.

Gordon Ramsay at The London

1020 N. San Vicente Blvd.

West Hollywoo d, CA 90069

(866) 282-4560



The décor at Gordon Ramsay’s West Hollywood location is elegant, sophisticated and opulent.

What to Order

Opt for the lobster risotto, shrimp tortellini, bone marrow toast or roasted lamb with Merguez sausage and gigante beans.

Who Comes Here

Don’t expect to only find Brits dining here: the list of Ramsay’s A-list fans is long. Everyone from Mark Wahlberg to Simon Baker and Judd Apatow have been spotted here.

Sweet Tooth

Nothing beats Ramsay’s English sticky toffee pudding with mascarpone cheese and brown butter ice cream. Nothing.

Osteria Mozza

6602 Melrose Ave.

Hollywoo d, CA 90038

(323) 297-0100



Nancy Silverton, Mario Batali and Joseph Bastianich’s star-studded Hollywood hot spot is dark, sexy and very hard to get into – if you manage to get a reservation, consider yourself lucky.

What to Order

The burrata with bacon and tagliatelle with oxtail ragu are heavenly, but do try and order cheese, please: the restaurant serves 15 different kinds of mozzarella.

Who Comes Here

Jennifer Aniston, Jake Gyllenhaal, Christina Aguilera, Joaquin Phoenix and Casey Affleck are just a few of the stars who adore this haute Italian eatery.

Sweet Tooth

Treat yourself to the strawberry and fig crostata with Meyer lemon panna cotta.


6703 Melrose Ave.

Lo s An geles, CA 90038

(323) 935-2977



The open kitchen at Karen Hatfield’s Melrose Avenue spot creates a cozy yet utterly lovely environment.

What to Order

You’ll love the Cavendish whole farm quail with creamy Parmesan pearl barley, brown butter, roasted fennel and whiskey prune smear.

Who Comes Here

Reese Witherspoon, Katherine Heigl, Ryan Seacrest and Jon Hamm have all indulged in Hatfield’s edible delights.

Sweet Tooth

The only thing you’ll enjoy more than the sugar & spice beignets with Earl Grey milkshake and Venezuelan chocolate fondue are the coconut crusted macaroons.