Newsletter: Newer restaurants we hated to leave off the 101

In this week's Tasting Notes newsletter, Bill Addison talks through some omissions to the 101 list.
Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • December 14, 2019
The 2019 101 Best Restaurants in L.A. is here! The annual guide that Patricia Escárcega and I toiled over for nearly a year went live on Monday night during a celebration event at downtown’s Vibiana. The print edition — beautifully designed by...
Restaurants In This Story
Spoon & Pork
Pasjoli
Ama·cita
Shin Sushi
Baroo Canteen
The full article can be read on the Los Angeles Times website.

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