The 14 Most Exceptional Offers at DineLA

There were 300 to choose from. But these ones are a cut above.

By Reuben Brody

The 14 Most Exceptional Offers at DineLA
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13 July 2017

Fellow fans of eating and bargains: DineLA kicks off this Friday.

For the uninitiated, that’s two straight weeks of heavily discounted tasting menus at some 300 local restaurants.

Though the website is easy to navigate, your eyes will glaze over trying to scrutinize the lot of ‘em.

So we went ahead and winnowed it to down to the 14 most exceptional menus on offer.

Bon appètit.

Spago
Beverly Hills
Situation: Taking care of business
Thing not to be missed: Octopus ceviche
Thing 2: Wagyu beef

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The Bellwether
Studio City
Situation: Your local
Thing not to be missed: Skirt steak with blistered shishitos
Thing 2: Wagyu beef

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Spring
Downtown
Situation: Romantic date
Thing not to be missed: Gazpacho
Thing 2: Salmon

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Same Same
Silver Lake
Situation: Let’s get rowdy
Thing not to be missed: Beef drunken noodles
Thing 2: Sticky rice coconut custard

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The Abigaile
Hermosa Beach
Situation: Gut bombing
Thing not to be missed: Tin Tin noodles
Thing 2: Tempura green beans

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a.o.c.
Beverly Hills
Situation: Group date
Thing not to be missed: Spanish fried chicken
Thing 2: Melon, stone fruit and burrata

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Erven
Santa Monica
Situation: Eating healthy
Thing not to be missed: The cabbage pancake
Thing 2: Thai burrito

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Faith and Flower
Downtown
Situation: Taking care of business
Thing not to be missed: Deviled eggs
Thing 2: Lamb chops

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Farsi Cafe
Westwood
Situation: Family time
Thing not to be missed: Hummus
Thing not to be missed: Lamb shank with green rice

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Fundamental LA
Westwood
Situation: Lunch break
Thing not to be missed: Smoked mahi mahi
Thing 2: Dirty potato salad

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Redbird
Downtown
Situation: Lazy brunch
Thing not to be missed: Biscuits and gravy
Thing 2: Burrata salad

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Jar
Beverly Grove
Situation: Fancy family dinner
Thing not to be missed: Pot roast
Thing 2: Butterscotch pudding

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Lukshon
Culver City
Situation: Foodie date night
Thing not to be missed: lobster banh mí 
Thing 2: Soft shell crab

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Salt’s Cure
Hollywood
Situation: Comfort food
Thing not to be missed: Roasted quarter chicken with peach chutney
Thing 2: Chilled tomato soup with crab

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