The Buzziest Restaurants in LA

The Buzziest Restaurants in LA

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Our list of the most hyped restaurants in town right now.

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    Westwood's beloved Turkish restaurant New Anatolia has been redesigned as the more stylish Zuma Ktichen, where you can still find grilled kebabs, wraps, and flavorful rice dishes. Look out for the special Turkish breakfast served on weekends too.
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    Restaurateur Bruce Marder is behind this Parisian-inspired bistro on Beverly near The Grove, along with some help from Escuela’s Steven Arroyo. The focus is on wines by the glass and bistro faves like steak frites, cassoulet, mussels, & cheeseburgers.
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    New resident chef Josh Drew's summer menu has debuted has been well-received thus far. You can ball out and order the 100 day-aged ribeye for two, or try abalone crudo with pink lemon and pineapple sage.
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    This wacky, extravagant West Hollywood restaurant from Miami restaurateur Barton G. Weiss is serving "whimsical" dishes like lobster pop-tarts and "bucket o' bones" BBQ ribs, as well as nitro-cooled cocktails that provide a dose of tableside flair.
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    Sotto chef Zach Pollack is putting his own spin on rustic Northern Italian cuisine at this long-awaited Silver Lake restaurant. If thick-cut mortadella sandwiches, mackerel conserva and biodynamic Nebbiolo sound like your jam, this is your kind of place.
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    Chocolate-flavored fried chicken has hit L.A. like a hurricane, and it tastes way less weird than it sounds. The slaw-topped fried chicken sandwich has proved an early hit with Downtown lunchers. And people called Adam Fleischman crazy...
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    Former Patina Group chef Jason Fullilove seems to be the best hope so far, serving his style of farm-to-table cuisine at the Malibu's Pier iconic restaurant space.
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    The main restaurant of Brooke Williamson and Nick Robert's long awaited multi-concept Playa Del Rey food complex is now open, and things look good so far.
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    The second location of this Santa Monica-based seafood shack opens on West Third Street on Sunday, looking as cozy and laid-back as its beachside sibling. Dive in for fresh oysters, fried clams, and other classic seafood plates.
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