10 Women Owned Hotspots in Los Angeles

March is Women's History Month, with International Women's Day on the 8th of March. Los Angeles is home to many eateries and hotspots owned and operated by women that Los Angelians can savor and support all month, and all year long. Here are our favorite spots in the City of Angels, Los Angeles for the season.

Leanne Pietrasinski left a teaching credential program to study macarons, and ended up opening a macaron shop with her husband Pawel Pietrasinski. The expertly crafted macarons feature seasonal collections and cute characters that change all the time to celebrate joyous holidays all year round.

Night + Market Sahm
Sarah Yenbamroong
, alongside Chef Kris Yenbamroong, have a vibrant vibe at Night + Market which is California chill meets Bangkok frenzy with an array of natural wine. The menu is a mash up authentic, old school Thai with some ‘90s Asian-fusion influences.

Olivetta, Marissa Hermer and Matt Hermer is a coastal European restaurant open for fine dining and late night cocktails. The stylish spot combines carefree sophistication with a vibrant ambiance and whimsical elegance of the western Mediterranean with the theatrical exuberance of West Hollywood. Drop by for exquisite, strong cocktails all year round before a sumptuous meal.

Authentically Italian spot known for its dough: hand made in Neapolitan tradition and fermented and proofed for 48 hours for the best pizza in town, by owners Caroline O’Donnell and Candace Nelson.

Post and Beam
Roni Cleveland brings Californian comfort food in casual fine dining, with an open kitchen and open patio. Contemporary yet with traditional flavorful tastes, this hotspot has happy hour specials, Instagrammable drinks and a variety of vegan options, including decadent vegan desserts.

If you're not into kitschy desserts, find the decadent creations of Na Young Ma at Atwater Village’s Proof Bakery for the best best croissants and seasonal tarts.


Ronan is a seasonal share plates restaurant owned and operated by Caitlin Cutler and her husband Chef Daniel Cutler. The menu features local produce, responsibly raised proteins, and Neapolitan pizza. Ronan has a full bar of craft cocktails as well as a curated, rotating selection of natural and biodynamic wines.

Vegan comfort food at it's best. The entire plant based favorite has accompaniments like raw chocolate truffles, brownie sundaes, and savory vegan options from smashed avocado toast to cashew cheese nachos. Founder and Chef, Mollie Engelhart, has a passion for gardening, food, animals and the environment, resulting in her extremely successful documentary, May I Be Frank.   

Chef Antonia Lofaso’s interpretation of old-school Italian food reminds us of the home we left in the boroughs of New York. As a past contestant of Top Chef she has Italian fare with an emphasis on fresh ingredients like antipasti, spaghetti and meatballs, and veal chop milanese.

Founded by Cindy Seam, what's the secret to the perfect doughnut? POTATO flour doughnuts for a lighter and fluffier texture. Can't go wrong with their mermaids, unicorns, and many mystical creatures.

Women Owned in LA

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