Go AOC! It came out on top of the list. Among many many other restaurants I've never been too. I'm glad to see absolutely delicious Angelini Osteria came out on top too. I am a very proud and obsessive list maker but now all the work is done! All I have to do is *check!* Now where to get all the money? [especially for crazy Urasawa].
"In just three short years, A.O.C. has emerged as Los Angeles’s destination restaurant of choice among food-obsessed LA chowhounds. With 123 points accumulated on 32 ballots including 11 first-choice votes, Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne’s nouveau wine and tapas bar easily outpolled the champion from the prior two years, Spago Beverly Hills."
Chowhound's 2005 Ultimate LA Restaurant Poll