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Feelin’ a Splurge? Top 5 High End LA Restaurants!


When it comes to dining, Los Angeles is one of the prime locations to find a high end meal that will leave guests speechless with everything from the impeccable, doting service to the romantic, upscale atmospheres, and of course: the food that’s simply beyond words.  Enjoy world renowned chefs, platings and pairings never before seen or thought of and tastes that you won’t even be able to describe.  Make sure you share the night with someone because no one else will “get” what you just experienced.  And bring a credit card with you, none of these are going to let you out the door for anything less than $1,000.

Restaurant:    Spago

Why:  Combinations that will blow your mind and supreme location in the heart of Beverly Hills
Chef:  World famous Wolfgang Puck
Cuisine:  Californian, Asian
Must Have:   Prime “Côte de Boeuf” Grilled Over Charcoal
Atmosphere:   Elegant warmth and sophisticated coziness

Restaurant:    Providence

Why:  Seafood like you’ve never had before, whisked off from the masters at sea solely for Providence, and treated with French technique, prepared dazzle
Chef:  Michael Cimarusti
Cuisine:   Japanese, French & Californian all blend seamlessly
Must Have:    The dessert tasting by pastry chef Adrian Vasqeuz who will captivate you with an entire 8 course dessert tasting menu.  (Save some room…)
Atmosphere:    A magical display of shimmering lights and chandeliers will greet you as you prepare to sit back and soak in sophistication fit to leave you with a memory you’ll never forget

Restaurant:    Urasawa

Why:  Sushi simply doesn’t get any better and you “get treated like royalty” with two waiters at your service and real gold flakes to top your rolls
Chef:   Hiro-san
Must Have:   Chopped Horse Mackerel with Miso
Atmosphere:   As intimate as you can possibly get, with seating for just nine in the entire restaurant

Restaurant:    The London West Hollywood

Why:  Waygu beef that melts in your mouth and an experience with Mr. Hell’s Kitchen himself
Chef:   Gordon Ramsay (Hell’s Kitchen)
Must Have:    Carmelized Long Island Duck Breast (with savoy cabbage, sweet rutabaga, potato rösti and Szechwan-infused broth)
Atmosphere:    Extremely elegant and contemporary; perfect for socializing with your clients

Restaurant:    Sona

Why:   Over 2,200 wine choices, fresh pairings deemed “seasonally spontaneous” and vegetarian delicacies like burrata tortelloni and gingered eggplant
Chef:  David Myers
Must Have:    Tuna Au Poivre and Braised Oxtail
Atmosphere:    Classic French, elegant