Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 8:18 a.m.
Table setting at Alimento
It is practically impossible to keep up with all the goings on in Silver Lake’s food scene these days. It seems as if a new restaurant opens up every five minutes, each one more fabulous than the last.
And yet, when we pause to consider the very best places to eat in Silver Lake, we find that many of our favorites haven’t changed. That’s not to say there isn’t a ton of newness on this list — you’ll find a couple of restaurants that have opened just this year — but we also still love some spots that have been around for a long time, serving the neighborhood as it changes around them.
Here are the old school, the brand new, and the tried and true places that make up the 10 best restaurants in Silver Lake right this minute.
10. Silverlake Ramen
When driving past Silver Lake Ramen, you may be shocked to see a line out the door more in keeping with ramen joints on Sawtelle. But no, this is Sunset Boulevard, and yes, folks line up for ramen here, too. When the place opened, many of us said, “It’s pretty good ramen … for Silver Lake.” Now we say, “Damn, this is some of the best ramen around.” The bowls are exceptional, with thick slabs of chashu in a glossy, rich tonkotsu broth, spicy chili paste that packs a very nice kick and beautifully chewy noodles. Is it worth lining up for? Absolutely. 2927 W. Sunset Blvd., Silver Lake; (323) 660-8100. silverlakeramen.com.
All neighborhoods deserve a Barbrix: a casual neighborhood spot with fantastic wine, a pretty patio and fun food for grazing. Barbrix is the spot you go…
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