WHERE TO EAT NOW: 5 NEW L.A. RESTAURANTS, RANKED 6/22

Weekly round up of new LA restaurants recommended by our Dine editor @Lesleybsuter -- lamag.com's Digest blog has full list!
  1. 1.
    Cassia
    Brynt Ng from Spice Table just soft-opened his Santa Monica brasserie with Southeast Asian specialities.
  2. 2.
    The Arthur J.
    David LeFevre's Manhattan Beach steakhouse. Try the Swedish meatballs.
  3. 3.
    Mare
    Hidden in small space behind Greenspan's Grilled Cheese is Eric Greenspan's intimate Euro-bistro. Small menu, bold flavors. Quaint patio. On Melrose in Weho.
  4. 4.
    Revolutionario
    Roving Algerian chef Farid Zadi has taken his North African inspired taco truck to Jefferson Park. Try the black-eyed pea falafel. No frills, quick service.
  5. 5.
    Jon & Vinny's
    We're fans of the classic red sauce Italian fare at this Fairfax spot. There's a wine shop in the back.