What does summer mean in LA? Hotter days, busier beaches and the constant search for anything to keep us cool. In order to bring you the best tastes that scream summer in Los Angeles, we combed the city and followed our cravings to dig up these 30 essential dishes and drinks. Use this list as your back-pocket guide for the season. With 10 hot, sweaty weeks ahead of us, there’s a lot to fit in. And be sure to check out our bright, new Best Summer Ever page, where we’ll be bringing you the season’s best eating and drinking all the way through Labor Day.