La Vida Restaurant & Lounge
Rating: Two stars
Location: 1448 N. Gower St. (at Sunset Boulevard), Hollywood; (323) 962-0800; http://www.lavidahollywood.com.
Price: Appetizers, $9 to $16; salads, $7 to $12; mini grills, $12 to $14; entrees, $19 to $30; sides, $5; desserts, $9 to $10. Corkage fee, $25.
Details: Open for lunch Tuesday to Friday,11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and for dinner Tuesday and Wednesday, 5 to 10 p.m. and Thursday to Saturday, 5 to 11 p.m. Happy hour Tuesday to Friday, 5 to 7 p.m. Full bar. Valet parking, $3.50 for lunch, $5 for dinner.
Rating is based on food, service and ambience, with price taken into account in relation to quality. Four stars: Outstanding on every level. Three stars: Excellent. Two stars: Very good. One star: Good. No star: Poor to satisfactory.