Support These Female-Owned Restaurants & Businesses in Los Angeles

Packed with world-class establishments and innovative restaurateurs, meet the brilliant female chefs who put the Los Angeles food scene permanently on the map.
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Chef Antonia Lofaso

Antonia Lofaso, owner and chef at Sycamore Tavern, Black Market Liquor Bar, and Scopa Italian Roots

1. Sycamore Tavern, Hollywood, 7038 Sunset Blvd., Antonia Lofaso, owner and chef

2. Black Market Liquor Bar, 11915 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, Antonia Lofaso, owner and chef

3. Scopa Italian Roots, 2905 Washington Blvd., Venice, Antonia Lofaso, owner and chef

4, Cliff’s Edge, 3626 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, Dana Hollister, co-owner

5. Joan’s On Third, 8350 West Third St., Los Angeles, Joan McNamara, owner

6. Joan’s On Third, 12059 Ventura Pl., Studio City, Joan McNamara, owner

7. A.O.C Wine Bar, 8700 W 3rd St., Los Angeles, Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne, owners

8. Tavern Restaurant, 11648 San Vicente Blvd., Los Angeles, Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne, owners

9. Osteria Mozza, 6602 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, Nancy Silverton, co-owner

10. Pizzeria Mozza, 641 N Highland Ave., Los Angeles, Nancy Silverton, co-owner

11. Chi Spacca, 6610 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, Nancy Silverton, co-owner

12. n/naka, 3455 Overland Ave., West Los Angeles, Niki Nakayama and Carole Iida, owners

13. Huckleberry Bakery & Cafe, 1014 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, Zoe Nathan, co-owner

14. Rustic Canyon, 1119 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, Zoe Nathan, co-owner,

15. Milo + Olive, 2723 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, Zoe Nathan, co-owner

16. Sweet Rose Creamery, 225 26th St., Suite 51, Santa Monica, Zoe Nathan, co-owner

17. Sweet Rose Creamery, 826 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, Zoe Nathan, co-owner

18. Sweet Rose Creamery, 2726 Main St., Santa Monica, Zoe Nathan, co-owner

19. Sweet Rose Creamery, Sweet Rose Creamery, 7565 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, Zoe Nathan, co-owner

20. Sweet Rose Creamery, 970 Monument St, #103, Los Angeles, Zoe Nathan, co-owner

21. Cassia, 1314 7th St., Santa Monica, Zoe Nathan, co-owner

22. Jar, 8225 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, Suzanne Tracht, owner and executive chef

23. Simone, 449 S Hewitt St., Downtown Los Angeles, Jessica Largey, owner and head chef

24. Kitchen Mouse, 5904 N Figueroa St., Los Angeles, Erica Daking, owner

25. Nickel Diner, 524 S Main St., Los Angeles, Monica May and Kristen Trattner, owners

26. Border Grill, 445 S Figueroa St. #100, Los Angeles, Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger, owners

27. Pura Vita, 8274 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, Tara Punzon, owner and chef

28. Sage Vegan Bistro, 1700 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, Mollie Engelhart, co-owner and chef

29. Flore Vegan Cafe, 3818 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, Miranda Megill, owner and chef

30. Sqirl, 720 N Virgil Ave., Los Angeles, Jessica Koslow, owner and chef

31. The Griddle Cafe, 7916 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, Jodi Hortze, owner

32. Scratch|Bar & Kitchen, 16101 Ventura Blvd., Encino, #255, Margarita Lee, co-owner and chef

33. Beverly Soon Tofu, Koreatown, 717 W Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, Monica Lee, owner and chef

34. Friends & Family, 5150 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, Roxana Jullapat, co-owner and pastry chef

35. Kismet Falafel, 317 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, Sara Kramer and Sarah Hymanson, owners 

36. Bavel, 500 Mateo St., Los Angeles, Genevieve Gergis, co-owner and chef

37. Modern Shaman Kitchen, 6744 Greenleaf Ave., Whittier, Kimberly Harlan, co-owner

38. The 6740, 6740 Greenleaf Ave., Whittier, Kimberly Harlan, co-owner

39. Audrey at the Hammer, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, Lisa Giffen, co-owner and chef

40. République, 624 South La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, Margarita Manzke, co-owner and chef

41. Sari Sari Store, 317 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, Margarita Manzke, pastry chef

42. Pine and Crane, 1521 Griffith Park Blvd., Los Angles, Vivian Ku, owner and chef

43. porridge + puffs, 2801 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, Minh Phan, owner and chef

44. AR Cucina, 9531 Culver Blvd., Culver City, Akasha Richmond, owner and chef

45. Akasha, 9543 Culver Blvd., Culver City, Akasha Richmond, owner and chef

46. Botanica, 1620 Silver Lake Blvd., Los Angeles, Emily Fiffer and Heather Sperling, co-owners and chefs

47. The Tuck Room Tavern, 10850 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, Sherry Yard, owner and chef

48. Genever, 3123 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, Roselma Samala, Patricia Perez and Christine Sumiller, owners

49. Romancing The Bean, 3413 W Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, Kerry Krull, owner

50. The Unurban Coffeehouse, 3301 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, Pamela Stollings, owner

51. Swork, 2160 Colorado Blvd., Los Angeles, Patricia Vuagniaux, owner

52. The Assembly, 634 N Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, Shi Jun Ng, owner

53. Proof Bakery, 3156 Glendale Blvd., Los Angeles, Na Young Ma, owner and chef

54. Village Bakery, 3119 Los Feliz Blvd., Los Angeles, Barbara Monderine, owner and chef

55. Love & Salt, 317 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Manhattan Beach, Rebecca Merhej, head chef and pastry chef

56. FrankieLucy Bakeshop, 3116 Sunset Blvd., Unit 1/2, Los Angeles, Kristine de la Cruz and Anne Choi, owners

57. Found Coffee, 1355 Colorado Blvd., Los Angeles, Annie Choi, owner

58. Crème Caramel LA, 14849 Burbank Blvd., Sherman Oaks, Kristine de la Cruz, owner and chef

59. Twist Eatery, 344 South La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, Joelle Bercovitch, owner

60. Cake Monkey Bakery, 7807 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, Lisa Olin and Elizabeth Belkind, owners

61. Cake Monkey Bakery, 2805 Agoura Rd., Westlake Village, Lisa Olin and Elizabeth Belkind, owners

62. Lincoln Pasadena, 1992 Lincoln Ave., Pasadena, Christine Moore, co-owner and chef

63. Clementine Bakery and Cafe, 1751 Ensley Ave., West Los Angeles, Annie Miler, owner and chef

64. Bon Vivant, 3155 Glendale Blvd., Los Angeles, Tricia La Belle, owner

65. fōnuts, Los Angeles, 8104 W 3rd St., Los Angeles, Nancy Truman, owner and chef

66. Bar Franca, 438 S Main St., Los Angeles, Rachel Thomas, owner

67. Valerie Confections, 1665 Echo Park Ave., Los Angeles, Valerie Gordon, co-owner

68. Knead & Co Pasta Bar + Market, 317 S Broadway, Los Angeles, Marie Petulla, owner

69. Hudson House, 514 N Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach, Brooke Williamson, co-owner and chef

70. The Tripel, 333 Culver Blvd., Playa Del Rey, Brooke Williamson, co-owner and chef

71. Playa Provisions, 119 Culver Blvd., Playa Del Rey, Brooke Williamson, co-owner and chef

72. Da Kikokiko, 12746 W Jefferson Blvd., Playa Vista, Brooke Williamson, co-owner and chef

73. The Sycamore Kitchen, 143 S. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, Karen Hatfield, co-owner and Chef

74. Odys + Penelope, 127 S. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, Karen Hatfield, co-owner and chef

75. Butter Cake Shoppe, 1627 Hillhurst Ave., Los Angeles, Sasha Gustafson, owner and chef

76. Boardner's by La Belle, 1652 N Cherokee Ave., Los Angeles, Tricia Labelle, owner

77. Birds of Hollywood, 5925 Franklin Ave., Los Angeles, Mary Olek, co-owner

78. Union in Pasadena, 37 Union St., Pasadena, Marie Petulla, owner

79. Beelman’s, 600 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, Caroline Concha, chef

80. Jewel, 654 N. Hoover St., Los Angeles, Jasmine Shimoda, chef

81. Doma Kitchen, 4325 Glencoe Ave #8, Marina Del Rey, Angie Corrente and Kristina Miksyte, co-owners

82. Ayara Thai Cuisine, 6245 W 87th St., Los Angeles, Vanda Asapahu, owner and chef

83. Gelateria Uli, 541 S Spring St., #104, Los Angeles, Uli Nasibova, owner and chef

84. Malibu Farm Pier Cafe, 23000 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, Helene Henderson, owner and chef

85. 'Lette Macarons, 9466 Charleville Blvd., Beverly Hills, Paulette Koumetz, owner and executive pastry chef

86. 'Lette Macarons, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, Paulette Koumetz, owner and executive pastry chef

87. 'Lette Macarons, 107 Japanese Village Way, Los Angeles, Paulette Koumetz, owner and executive pastry chef 

88. Finn McCool's, 2702 Main St., Santa Monica, Geraldine Gilliland, owner and chef

89. Lula Cocina Mexicana, 2720 Main St., Santa Monica, Geraldine Gilliland, owner and chef

90. Lucques, 8474 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne, owners