Word of Mouth: Taryn Cox's Los Angeles

Tips on where to dine and drink in LA from Taryn Cox, lifestyle expert and blogger

Taryn is a domestic expert based in LA, who has spent recent years as a lifestyle consultant refining and furnishing the lives of many A-list celebrities and highly successful people. She is also the founder of THE WIFE, a blog to reawaken the soul and romanticism of ‘The Wife.’

Brunch: Huckleberry and Ramos House Café

Fancy: Hatfield's and Bouchon

Best Value: Bottega Louie

Bar Scene/Drinks: Soho House West Hollywood and Chateau Marmont

Business Lunch: Porta Via and Cecconi's

Burger: Umami Burger and Father's Office

Pizza: Gjelina and Terroni

Sandwich: Mozza2Go

Food Truck: Cool Haus

Regional: Fig & Olive

Hidden Gem: Comme Ça

Mexican/Latin-American: Guelaguetza

Japanese: Sushi Nozawa

Spanish/Tapas: Red O

Thai/Southeast Asian: Jitleda

Wine List: Chateau d'Yquem

Chinese: Mandarette Cafe

Steak: Jar

Italian: Giorgio Baldi

Desserts: Milk, Urth Caffé

Indian: Holy Cow Indian Express

Vegetarian: Real Food Daily and M Café

Wild Card: Tavern