For 25 years, ZAGAT has reported on the shared experiences of diners. Here are the results of the 2004 LOS ANGELES/SO. CALIFORNIA RESTAURANT SURVEY, covering hundreds of restaurants. The surveyors are male and female and of all ages. No matter the economic climate, America's appetite for lively dining destinations continues unabated, inspiring ever bolder ventures. For every notable closing, there's another restaurateur waiting in the wings, often joined by an expensive team of architects and designers and ZAGATSURVEY is always there to note the changes. So whether you are looking for the hippest restaurant, where to dine with celebs or find a lunch bargain, the new ZAGATSURVEY 2004 Los Angeles/So. California Restaurant Guide rates and reviews the best restaurants. The newest guide delivers ZAGAT'S signature comprehensive coverage, rating each restaurant on appeal, decor, service and cost.