Talk of the Town

Talk of the Town

cover photo by my Austin friend, Jane Ko of ATasteofKoko.
[separator type=”space”] [dropcap letter=”EAT-UP”]Who’s hungry in #LosAngeles? Or in the self-proclaimed, weirdest city in the US, #Austin?

Thought so.

Below is a list of where to go and what to check out, if for nothing else than to tote a little clout. Yes, it seems these places are the talk of the town … And no, I cannot vouch for all of them. I just happen to be a fan of dispelling or proving worthy hype.


That said, I do want to know what you think when you go! Make sure you tag me on:

#Instagram @dawngarcia + #Twitter @atasteofdawn using Hashtag #ATODEATS

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317 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Catch & Release

13488 Maxella Avenue  Marina Del Rey, California 90292


696 S. COAST HIGHWAY, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Jon & Vinny’s

412 N Fairfax Ave | Los Angeles, CA


(Yes, Curtis still has the town revving to try his monthly menus centered around one ingredient. I’m going soon with Chef Eduardo Garcia and I can’t wait!)

212 S Beverly Dr. | Beverly Hills, CA 90212

B.S. Taqueria

514 W 7th St. | Los Angeles, CA 90014


Belcampo Meat Co.

317 S Broadway | Los Angeles, CA

Santa Monica Yacht Club

(Wait, what?! Somehow I wonder how they’ve gone this long without one.)

620 Santa Monica Blvd. | Santa Monica, CA


11929 Ventura Blvd. | Studio City, CA 91604

Ingo’s Tasty Diner

1213 Wilshire Blvd. | Santa Monica, CA 90403

Corner Door

12477 W Washington Blvd. | Los Angeles, CA 90066




2115 Holly St. | Austin, TX 78702

Counter 3. Five. VII

315 Congress Ave. | Austin, TX 78701

(I can personally attest to Chef Kocurek’s genius in the kitchen. His food is sexy and explosive in flavor!)


208 W 4th St. | Austin, TX 78701

The Peached Tortilla

5520 Burnet Rd #100 | Austin, TX 78756


1914 E 6th St. | Austin, TX 78702

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