First dates. Exciting, nerve-wracking, harrowing. The promise of a new and happy future balanced by the promise of going home and looking in the mirror wondering if it’s ever going to get better (probably not, sorry). The Monster is often asked where to take someone on a first date. It’s been well over nine years since The Monster has had a first date (grazie Mrs. Monster). That being said, there are two restaurants in Los Angeles The Monster would have recommended nine years ago and still recommends to this day.
The Westside winner: Casablanca.