11 Reasons This Is L.A.'s Tastiest Food Trend

According to Los Angeles Times food critic Jonathan Gold, we're no longer living in the era of avocado toast. It's 2015; we've all moved on. (Sorry, Gwyneth.) Now, "Things in a Bowl" as he writes — "a culinary invention that may depend on rice, pasta, whole grains or legumes but usually includes a poached egg of one sort or another and always, always comes with kale" — is officially having a moment.

He's right, of course. Amazing bowl dishes are everywhere in L.A. So, naturally, we decided to round up 11 of the very best on-trend dishes in our fair city. Read on to see why bowls are the stuff foodie dreams are made of.