Fourteen Things We're Excited to Try This Fall

'Tis the Season Photo: Northwest Beer Guide/Flickr

It's finally safe to say the Indian summer heat wave is passing us by, paving the way for what we call fall in Los Angeles. The plunging mercury delivers an excuse to dig into comforting dishes and warm drinks around town, straying from the sand long enough to catch up with some of the city's newest restaurants that opened in the last few weeks. We're looking forward to a diet heavy on Aztec hot chocolate, Korean sausages, Japanese burgers, and the revival of a few familiar fine diners to see us through the season. Here now, a look at what we can't wait to try now and in the coming days as the fall descends on L.A. Enjoy these fourteen things we can't wait to try.

When you're done here, check out what everyone's looking forward to in Boston, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, and San Francisco, too.