20 "Quiet Meals" restaurants in Los Angeles.
Pearl River Deli is known for their Hainan chicken, but don’t be fooled - there’s so much more going on at this to-go window in Chinatown.
Hyesung Noodle House in Koreatown is the first U.S. outpost of a Seoul institution where ordering is simple - you get the kalguksu.
Sogo Roll Bar in Los Feliz rolls up some of highest quality and most interesting fish in LA.
Citrin does have a few good French-ish dishes, but overall, the food at this Santa Monica restaurant isn’t worth the high price tag.
Needle is an order-at-the-counter restaurant in Silver Lake serving Cantonese food.
Yang’s Kitchen in Alhambra is a modern Taiwanese restaurant that’s one of the most exciting new spots in the neighborhood.
The HRB Experience in Downtown LA is a hand-roll adventure that’s not quite as good as KazuNori.
Mogu Mogu in West LA specializes in mazemen, a brothless ramen that has us feeling very full and happy.
Ngu Binh is a Vietnamese spot Little Saigon with a small menu and an excellent noodle soup.
Muddy Paw in Silver Lake is a great cafe for both humans and dogs.
In a city increasingly dominated by mega-restaurants from other cities, All Time is a Los Feliz cafe that feels like an LA original.
Commerson is a generic-looking seafood restaurant on La Brea with food that’s actually pretty interesting.
Alimento was one of Silver Lake’s first destination restaurants, and now it’s one of the best restaurants in the city.