We think an eatery is officially en fuego
when you see 10 people you know before your toosh even hits the seat! This summer, a smorgasbord of restaurants debuted
that have Angelenos from near and far banging down their doors (and clogging reservation lines). The best part? Their bites are actually living up to all of the hype.
Whether you're in the mood for a seductive night out, a hangover brunch
, or the perfect patio
to catch up with pals, we've got the lowdown on which hot spots to put your money where your mouth is right now
. Since you'll inevitably be bumping into hoards of quote-unquote friends, click through for our locale-specific sartorial advise to achieve the perfect food-and-fashion pairing. Blow us an air kiss, won't you?