To close out 2007, Eater once again invited many of our favorite food correspondents to join us in assessing the year's best eats, biggest surprises, and favorite neighborhoods for dining out. We started with a look at the Meals of the Year, and now: Best Standby Restaurants of 2007.
Photo by Mysticonnie, Flickr
David Haskell, owner Bin 8945: Father’s Office, Black Angus (Don’t know how to spell korean name) Korean BBQ, Angelini Osteria.
Jonathan Gold, LA Weekly: Providence, Campanile, La Casita Mexicana.
Jerry Prendergast, restaurant consultant, Prendergast & Associates: Ammo, Divino, Melisse.
Lonny Pugh, editor UrbanDaddy LA: Cube, The Hungry Cat and the vegetarian Thai at Bulan on Melrose.
Kris Keith, restuarant/lounge designer, Spacecraft Design: La Buca, Luna Park, Taiyo.
Jeff Miller, editor, Thrillist LA: Sushi Ike, Sasabune, Pita Kitchen.
Tara de Lis, LA dining editor, Citysearch: Sona, Ortolan, Il Grano.
Jiyeon Yoo, dining editor, Metromix: Musha (the original one in Torrance, not the Santa Monica offshoot); A.O.C., Clementine.
H.C., LA & OC Foodventures: Hungry Cat, Izayoi, The Little Next Door.
Pat Saperstein, Eating L.A.: Taylor's, Lucques, Sushi Gen.
Katherine Spiers, Gridskipper and Metromix: Oinkster (the ube shake haunts my dreams), Marouch, Pho Café.
Marissa Gluck, our fave Curbed eater: All Goin: AOC, Lucques, Hungry Cat.
Lesley, Eater LA: Bar dining at Osteria Mozza, and close to home, Sushi of Naples and Europane in Pasadena.
Tell us yours in the comments!