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The five best places to eat in West Hollywood


Any foodie traveller knows to head to West Hollywood during a visit to Los Angeles. WeHo is home to some of the most exciting chefs in LA, dedicated to creating incredibly inventive dishes and making a name for their local area amongst those in-the-culinary-know. From vegan Mexican to bloody steaks, there’s something to suit every taste. Plus, that’s just the food – many of the restaurants are worth a visit for the atmosphere and décor alone. Here are five must-visit places to eat during your holiday to West Hollywood (flights are available from London with Air New Zealand).

Gracias Madre

This beautiful restaurant and outdoor dining area serves up Mexican with a twist. Gracias Madre (“thank you, mother”) was conceived after the owners got the idea while visiting the families of their employees in Mexico. They wanted to offer organic Mexican food to the communities they serve as well as honour the mothers who work tirelessly in the kitchens. The restaurant serves up a 100 per cent plant-based and organic menu, along with a selection of juice cocktails featuring tequila and mezcal, with names like Frank Sidebottom de Pamplemousse. Favourite dishes include coliflór frito – cauliflower drizzled with vegan nacho cheese – and gorditas – small cakes made with potato and masa, served with a green salsa.


E.P & L.P

E.P & L.P boasts one of the best views in town, with a rooftop bar overlooking the Hollywood Hills. It’s where the great and the good of WeHo regularly watch the sun go down over a cocktail.

Billing itself as an ‘Asian eating house without regional boundaries’, the food has solid roots in Thai cuisine with overtones of Chinese, Fijian and Vietnamese influences. The chef, Louis Tikaram, grew up in parts of Fiji, Hong Kong and Australia, and you can see how these play a big role in his fusion dishes.

Part-owned by a member of the dance group Swedish House Mafia, it’s the go-to hang-out for the super trendy.



Salvaged wood boards, bull skulls, quirky furniture, industrial sewing lamps and communal tables – Eveleigh is a rustic gastro pub-style addition to Sunset Strip. Owned by three Australians, the antipodean influence on the modern menu is subtle, but welcome, with big meat battling for precedence over beautiful seafood..


Taste on Melrose

WeHo weekends are all about brunching, and Taste is a stalwart of the late breakfast scene (so it’s best to book). Offering upscale American comfort food, enjoy white truffle oil and mushroom mac and cheese, a Taste-y breakfast burrito and some huevos rancheros. And no brunch is complete without a bottomless mimosa. Taste serves them up for around $19.

They also do a “farm to table” dinner where the chef hand-selects produce from Santa Monica Farmers Market. Again, it is best to book ahead.

Nice Guy


Jones is the undisputed purveyor of the best spaghetti and meatballs in town. An old school Italian café, it delivers a strong dose of nostalgia for a place you’ve probably never been. With red-checkered tablecloths, a rock ‘n’ roll theme and prime WeHo location, it’s famous for classic Italian dishes, homemade apple pie and a loud and lively cool crowd. Open until 2am, it’s a regular late-night haunt of party stragglers and tortured artists alike.


Fly to LA with Air New Zealand and you’ll enjoy one of the best economy seats in the sky. Enjoy a dining experience full of super-fresh ingredients, as well as an extensive range of premium New Zealand wines. Sit back, relax and watch the most recent blockbuster movies and TV shows, arriving in LA fresh and ready to explore. 


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