Talk about a scene. Maestro's Steakhouse in Beverly Hills is a multi floor steakhouse party. Go on the weekends for some fantastic people watching and outstanding steaks. 1 1/2 chubby thumbs up
Must Eat: Seafood tower, NY Strip
Highs: Great vibe and even better steaks
Lows: Service is suspect unless you are 'LA important'
Chef Nobu's first LA restaurant is still churning out fantastic quality and tasty sushi. Off menu crispy rice is a must. 1 1/2 chubby thumbs up. The half a thumb down is because this place is in dire need of a face lift.
Must Eat: Off menu crispy rice pops
Highs: Quality sushi in a historical restaurant
Lows: There is still carpet from like 1983
The culinary king of Los Angeles, Wolfgang Puck has had Spago forever- for a reason. Everything about Spago is perfect. From the service to the food to the setting (upscale non-judgmental) it is worth the splurge. 2 chubby thumbs up
Must Eat: Off menu tuna cones
Highs: Everything. Request to sit in the courtyard and go for those off menu tuna cones.