[Photo via] As shameless food lovers with a special appreciation for anything from a meal at Bouchon to a #2 at In-N-Out, much of our reflection on the year is focused on all the new spots at which we got to stuff our faces. An upscale seafood shack that brings the taste of New England to West Hollywood, Ludo's ticketed pre-fixe dining adventure disguised as a strip mall pizzeria, an elegant vegan eatery with Mediterranean influence, and a place that offers the most delicious homemade pastas at very reasonable prices were among the most exciting openings of the year. See them all in our complete roundup of L.A.'s 10 best new restaurants of 2013.