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Hannah posted a restaurant in Southwest (Convention Center, Staples Center, L.A. Live Complex)Just for a dissenting opinion, we ate at Ford's back in August and thought it was excellent. Very good charcuterie and cheese, lovely salads, interesting entrees, a nicely creative cocktail program, and, for dessert, one of the most evilly genius things I've ever tasted - Toblerone ice cream. It's not fine dining, but it's not trying to be - if I had to describe it in terms of someplace around here, it would be as a more casual version of Sonoma.
Location and Rates for Tonight - Website I just spent two nights at what must surely be the nicest hotel at LAX: the Hyatt Regency. And I say this with some knowledge of the hotel scene, because I just spent over two weeks in Los Angeles, and spent several nights in airport hotels - this was *by far* the nicest I saw, and it has just been recently upgraded. The Hyatt Regency is also the closest hotel to the airport proper, although there is no airplane noise whatsoever. Here are some pictures of my room, which was lovely, but to do this hotel justice, you need to go to their website and see the lobby, the outside, etc. The service was also terrific - I was bumped up to a top-floor room since I'm a frequent stayer, and they were pretty empty those nights. May I also recommend the 2013 Domaine de Cristia Chateauneuf-du-Pape for $60 a bottle? They have it by the glass as well, but I find it's always better to get these things by the bottle (they haven't been sitting open, and you'll have a chance to chill it a bit). Even with tax and tip, it's really not obscenely priced at $60 (maybe double-retail, but this is an airport hotel, and this is a nice bottle of wine). If you can get this hotel for under $150, I say "nab it" (I managed to find a room for $119 if I recall) - their website has AAA and AARP discounts that are less expensive than the "discount" websites.
Spending Thanksgiving week near San Diego but we're flying in to LAX on Sat 11/22. Will have lunch in LA before driving down to Solano Beach. Saw something about Ford's Filling Station [New arrangement as of 2014] on Bizarre Food, which looks right up my alley. Anyone's been? Anything else near LAX that we should try? My wfie's not into sushi.
I've had many great meals and snacks in LA this week but I have to say Kogi Taco is not among them. Far from it. At first I thought it was really good then I noticed the grease pit left where my food had been. I also think flour tortillas would be better. For the record I've had Korean tacos at Hankook, a knock off of Kogi in Atlanta. Those were much better than what I just ate. I'll post my great meals when I have time. ETA: name of place in Atlanta and that my bad impression has been validated by many since yesterday...