June 26, 2022 #1 Local News, Forum, Information and Event Source for Venice Beach, California.

Two Venice Restaurants Make Open Table’s Hottest List

10:52 am

According to online restaurant reservation site OpenTable, two of the 100 “hottest restaurants in America” are right here in the Venice neighborhood.

gjelina
Gjelina on Abbot Kinney Blvd

Both Gjelina and the High Rooftop Lounge made the cut. The list reflects the combined opinions of more than 5 million restaurant reviews submitted between March 1, 2015, and Feb. 29, 2016 by verified OpenTable diners for more than 20,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to the website.

More than one-fifth of the restaurants on the list opened their doors in 2015. While American cuisine was quite popular, Asian, global, Italian, Mexican, and sushi eateries also made strong showings.

All restaurants with a minimum “overall” score and number of
qualifying reviews were included for consideration, according to OpenTable. Qualifying restaurants were then sorted according to a score calculated from each eatery’s average rating in the “hot spot” category.

Tags: in Dining, Opinion
Related Posts

Column: Where Will We Shelter the Homeless?

June 23, 2022

June 23, 2022

By Jeff Hall Federal Judge David O. Carter is a hero, as far as I’m concerned.  He essentially forced the...

Column: LA Election Results Remain Tight, Close & Competitive Come the Fall Runoffs!

June 23, 2022

June 23, 2022

By Nick Antonicello The results for the June 7th Primary continue to trickle-in with not much change:  In that special...

Japanese Shaved Ice Experience Coming to Venice for Two Days Soon

June 22, 2022

June 22, 2022

Wanderlust hosting Kakigori pop up July 2 and 3 By Dolores Quintana  For the July 2 and 3, Culinary Curation,...

Column: Centennial Park Update – Cleared, Cleaned & Fenced!

June 16, 2022

June 16, 2022

By Nick Antonicello Centennial Park, long a homeless encampment for months that had spilled out-of-control into a haven for open...

Brewery Plans Location for Culver City

June 15, 2022

June 15, 2022

Los Angeles Ale Works headed for Ivy Station By Dolores Quintana Los Angeles Ale Works has two new locations in...

The New Math: How Does Caruso Get to Victory in a One-on-One Race With Karen Bass?

June 15, 2022

June 15, 2022

By Nick Antonicello After a $45 million investment in a race he was expected to win, Republican-turned, independent-turned Democrat Rick...

Kai Ramen Opening on Lincoln Boulevard

June 15, 2022

June 15, 2022

Kai Ramen coming to 8334 Lincoln Boulevard Kai Ramen will be coming to Westchester with a new location at 8334...

Column: The Endorsement Race!

June 13, 2022

June 13, 2022

With 40 percent of the CD-11 vote up for grabs and four months to go, Park & Darling will compete...

Column: It’s Caruso/Bass for Mayor, Darling/Park for CD-11, Rest of the Field Is Eliminated as We Brace for a November Runoff!

June 9, 2022

June 9, 2022

Villanueva/Luna locked in a tight battle for LA County sheriff! Hertzberg/Horvath headed for runoff for LA County Supervisor! Pullen-Miles leads...

Venice Restaurant Revamped Just in Time for Summer

June 8, 2022

June 8, 2022

Pier House boasts new look and menu By Dolores Quintana The Venice Restaurant Group has revamped Pier House after conducting...

What Is the Most Popular Fast Food Chain in Los Angeles?

June 8, 2022

June 8, 2022

Survey finds that Five Guys is the most popular chain in the Los Angeles area By Dolores Quintana Top Agency,...

The Yo! Venice Interview: Kevin McGurk for LA County Judge

June 6, 2022

June 6, 2022

By Nick Antonicello  With so much time in court litigating both criminal and civil cases, the position of public defender...

Population Loss: New Era or Pandemic Glitch?

June 3, 2022

June 3, 2022

By Tom Elias, Columnist The numbers suggest a major change is underway in California. It would take a Nostradamus to...

Column: Down the Stretch They Come

June 3, 2022

June 3, 2022

By Nick Antonicello  A “manufactured narrative” in this race to succeed outgoing,  “lame duck” Councilmember Mike Bonin is that certain...

Interview: LAUSD School Member Nick Melvoin. The Teacher That Puts Kids First!

June 2, 2022

June 2, 2022

By Nick Antonicello If you didn’t know any better, you would think LA school board member Nick Melvoin was twenty-points...