Held at City Market Social House in Downtown L.A., the 2022 101 Best Restaurants launch party honored L.A.’s top restaurants and chefs with a live reveal of this highly anticipated list, curated by L.A. Times food critic Bill Addison. The one-night celebratory event also featured the release of an inaugural hall of fame restaurant list, signature bites from some of the 101 winners, sips from iconic wineries and breweries, and more.

Launch Party

Join us in celebrating the 2022 launch of the 101 Best Restaurants, curated by L.A. Times food critic Bill Addison. Experience the reveal of this highly anticipated list live at the event while you enjoy signature bites from L.A.’s best restaurants and chefs.

December 6, 7:00 - 9:30 PM

VIP Early Entry at 6:15 PM

City Market Social House. Downtown LA

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Featured Restaurants

Fork

All Day Baby

Jonathan Whitener

Bridgetown Roti

Rashida Holmes

Kuya Lord

Lord Maynard Llera

Parks BBQ

Jenee Kim

Pizzeria Bianco

Chris Bianco

Alta Adams

Keith Corbin, Daniel Patterson

Causita LA

Ricardo Zarate

Heritage Barbecue

Daniel Castillo; Nicholas Echaore

Mini Kabob

Armen Martirosyan

Pearl River Deli

Johnny Lee, Laura Hoang

Poncho's Tlayudas

Alfonso "Poncho" Martinez

Connie & Ted's

Michael Cimarusti's, Sam Baxter

Jitlada

Jazz Singsanong

n/soto

Niki Nakayama, Carole Iida-Nakayama, Yoji Tajima

Petit Trois

Ludo Lefebvre

Rossoblu

Steve Samson

Sonoratown

Teodoro Diaz-Rodriguez, Jr., Jennifer Feltham

Taco Maria

Carlos Salgado

Bicyclette

Walter Manzke, Margarita Manzke

Crossroads Kitchen

Tal Ronnen, Scot Jones

Kato

Jon Yao

Osteria Mozza

Nancy Silverton

Pijja Palace

Miles Shorey

Saffy's

Ori Menashe

Villa’s Tacos

Victor Villa

Yangban Society

Katianna and John Hong

Featured Restaurants

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All Day Baby

Jonathan Whitener

Bicyclette

Walter Manzke, Margarita Manzke

Causita LA

Ricardo Zarate

Connie & Ted's

Michael Cimarusti's, Sam Baxter

Jitlada

Jazz Singsanong

Kuya Lord

Lord Maynard Llera

n/soto

Niki Nakayama, Carole Iida-Nakayama, Yoji Tajima

Parks BBQ

Jenee Kim

Petit Trois

Ludo Lefebvre

Pizzeria Bianco

Chris Bianco

Sonoratown

Teodoro Diaz-Rodriguez, Jr., Jennifer Feltham

Villa’s Tacos

Victor Villa

Alta Adams

Keith Corbin, Daniel Patterson

Bridgetown Roti

Rashida Holmes

Crossroads Kitchen

Tal Ronnen, Scot Jones

Heritage Barbecue

Daniel Castillo; Nicholas Echaore

Kato

Jon Yao

Mini Kabob

Armen Martirosyan

Osteria Mozza

Nancy Silverton

Pearl River Deli

Johnny Lee, Laura Hoang

Pijja Palace

Miles Shorey

Poncho's Tlayudas

Alfonso "Poncho" Martinez

Rossoblu

Steve Samson

Saffy's

Ori Menashe

Taco Maria

Carlos Salgado

Yangban Society

Katianna and John Hong

Featured Restaurants

fork·x

All Day Baby

Jonathan Whitener

Alta Adams

Keith Corbin, Daniel Patterson

Bicyclette

Walter Manzke, Margarita Manzke

Bridgetown Roti

Rashida Holmes

Causita LA

Ricardo Zarate

Connie & Ted's

Michael Cimarusti's, Sam Baxter

Crossroads Kitchen

Tal Ronnen, Scot Jones

Heritage Barbecue

Daniel Castillo; Nicholas Echaore

Jitlada

Jazz Singsanong

Kato

Jon Yao

Kuya Lord

Lord Maynard Llera

Mini Kabob

Armen Martirosyan

n/soto

Niki Nakayama, Carole Iida-Nakayama, Yoji Tajima

Osteria Mozza

Nancy Silverton

Parks BBQ

Jenee Kim

Pearl River Deli

Johnny Lee, Laura Hoang

Petit Trois

Ludo Lefebvre

Pijja Palace

Miles Shorey

Pizzeria Bianco

Chris Bianco

Poncho's Tlayudas

Alfonso "Poncho" Martinez

Rossoblu

Steve Samson

Saffy's

Ori Menashe

Sonoratown

Teodoro Diaz-Rodriguez, Jr., Jennifer Feltham

Taco Maria

Carlos Salgado

Villa’s Tacos

Victor Villa

Yangban Society

Katianna and John Hong

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