8155 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Opened in May 2010, this Mexican restaurant from Rick Bayless has a dining atrium that seats 58 people for events. Glass garage doors open up to Melrose on one side and the 60-seat main dining room on the other. The venue includes a 14-foot communal table, banquettes, a bar area with leather swings for seats, and a semiprivate dining area. A tequila lounge holds as many as 30 people for a more casual dining experience.