Sampling global cuisines near Beverly Hills
Kimpton Hotel Wilshire serves as the perfect home base from which to enjoy the eclectic, fresh flavors of LA's Miracle Mile. The Wilshire team has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to dining in the area, and we love sharing all our greatest hits with guests (even our secret insider finds). Discover some of our local favorites below, and prepare to be wowed:
- Republique: Begin your day with a tasty breakfast or lunch at this café/bakery run by James Beard Award-nominated Chef Margarita Manzke, or enjoy the restaurant’s technique-driven California cuisine by Chef Walter Manzke.
- Here’s Looking at You: This “progressive social food” hot spot in Koreatown brings fresh flavors to its constantly evolving menu, plus raved-about cocktails, too.
- Soot Bull Jeep: Join loyal locals who happily return to this Korean BBQ eatery for marinated beef and short ribs, grilled over charcoal.
- Animal: Meat lovers frequent this trendy New American venue for its celebrated menu items like offal specialties, served in a minimalist setting.
- Osteria Mozza: Fresh, imported mozzarella and sensational handmade pastas rule the kitchen at this award-winning restaurant with a buzzing, see-and-be-seen scene.
- Osteria Cal Mare: On the ground floor of the reimagined Beverly Center, get swept away to the soothing turquoise hues and fresh flavors of Italy’s Amalfi Coast, at this popular outpost run by chefs Adam Sobel and Michael Mina.
- Toca Madera: In an exquisite setting, relish elevated, organic Mexican fare with a modern twist (including vegan options), plus craft cocktails to complement your colorful feast.
- Canter’s Deli: At this 24-hour eatery—an LA institution since 1931—dive into authentic deli-style meals (from hearty breakfasts and matzo ball soup to Reuben sandwiches and meatloaf dinners). The full bar and cocktail lounge stay open from 10:30 a.m. until 1:40 a.m.
- Jon & Vinny’s: At two relaxed LA locations, enjoy all-day, Italian-inspired fare that (naturally) includes pasta and hand-tossed pizzas, topped with ingredients like local burrata, whipped ricotta, smoked ham and Italian sausage.
- Fonuts: Sate your sweet tooth with delicious baked donuts (never fried and gluten-free, thanks to the use of almond flour), with flavors ranging from vanilla latte and churro to blueberry Earl Grey.
- Genghis Cohen: Savor “New York-style Szechuan Chinese” fare and exotic cocktails, before enjoying live music in an intimate setting.
- Izaka-Ya by Katsu-ya: This West Hollywood hot spot shows off the work of Chef Katsuya Uechi, a major trendsetter when it comes to Japanese cuisine, as he brings his culinary artistry to delicious sushi, sashimi and other seafood-centric dishes.
- Food truck explorations: Outside of The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, travel around the globe by sampling rotating cuisines (think Creole, Italian, plus Latin American and African gems).
- Sugarfish restaurants: Test out award-winning burgers at HiHo, hand rolls made from only the freshest fish, specially harvested seaweed and housemade sauces at Kazunori and handmade pasta (from the restaurant’s Bologna kitchen) at Uovo.