New Yorkers in Los Angeles

There's no denying that Los Angeles is the hottest food city in the US right now. 2016 has seen a number of big shots from the Big Apple make the move West by debuting in LA. Urbanologie takes a look at some of the top NYC transplants in LA.

Shake Shack
After nearly eight months of restoration, Madison Square Park's legendary Shake Shack returned this summer, with bigger digs and menu newcomers such as the tasty ChickenShack.

The Butcher's Daughter
The Butchers Daughter is a health-conscious café, juice bar, and 'vegetable slaughter house' in Nolita, offering farm-to-table vegetarian and vegan fare, that will satisfy even the most stubborn meat lover.

By Chloe
By Chloe has been one of the unexpected success stories of 2015, a debut restaurant and vegan no less - but now Chloe Coscarelli has announced not one but two new locations.

The Cannibal
The New York restaurant and butcher shop has made the move to the West Coast, with an opening in Culver City.

Serafina Sunset
The celebrity-friendly New York City-based Italian restaurant chain has opened its first West Coast outpost in LA.

Catch LA
New York’s EMM Group brings celebrity sizzle, truffle sashimi and Cantonese lobster to West Hollywood.