Jar immediately comes to my mind but, if he can tear himself away from steak, Providence is the best seafood in town and the tasting menu always offers a delicious meat course. More downscale but good and fun is Son of A Gun from the madmen behind Animal.
5955 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038
8225 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048
Son of a Gun
8370 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048