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THE DIRECTORY: LOS ANGELES

EAT

Norah
8279 Santa Monica Boulevard – West Hollywood
Neighborhood: West Hollywood
Type of Food: Contemporary American
Vibe: Industrial Chic, Stylish
Go for the pork belly and octopus

Bestia
2121 Seventh Place – Los Angeles
Neighborhood: Downtown
Type of Food: Italian, Seasonal
Vibe: Trendy, Industrial
Go for the roasted marrow bone, but everything here is fantastic

Bar Ama
118 West 4th Street – Los Angeles
Neighborhood: Downtown
Type of Food: Upscale Tex-Mex
Vibe: Modern Cantina
Go for the short rib chalupa and taquitos

Hinoki & The Bird
10 West Century Drive – Los Angeles
Neighborhood: Century City
Type of Food: Innovative Japanese
Vibe: Understated, Chic
Go for the lobster roll

Night + Market
Neighborhood: West Hollywood, Silver Lake
Type of Food: Thai
Vibe: Eclectic, Quirky, Cool
Go for the nam khao tod (crispy rice salad)

Au Fudge
9010 Melrose Avenue – West Hollywood
Neighborhood: West Hollywood
Type of Food: Californian, French
Vibe: Charming, Shabby-Chic
Go for the waffle board and cocktails while the little ones hang in designated play areas

The Ivy
113 North Robertson Boulevard – Los Angeles

Neighborhood: Beverly Grove
Type of Food: New American
Vibe: Buzzy, Stylish
Go for the crab cake benedict

Joan’s on 3rd
8350 West 3rd Street – Los Angeles

Neighborhood: West Hollywood
Type of Food: American, Lunch, Sandwiches
Vibe: Casual, Market, Quick
Go for the sandwiches and salads

Faith & Flower
705 West 9th Street – Los Angeles

Neighborhood: Downtown
Type of Food: New American
Vibe: Opulent, Sexy
Go for the oxtail agnolotti and the milk punch

Cecconi’s
8764 Melrose Avenue – West Hollywood

Neighborhood: West Hollywood
Type of Food: Modern Italian
Vibe: Chic, Elegant
Go for the lobster spaghetti and truffle pizza

Alfred {Coffee + Kitchen}
Neighborhood: Multiple Locations
Type of Food: Coffee Shop
Vibe: Eclectic, Artsy
Go for the Instagram – but first, coffee

Mohawk Bend
2141 Sunset Boulevard – Los Angeles

Neighborhood: Echo Park
Type of Food: Local Fare, Vegan Friendly
Vibe: Tree-Hugging Gastropub
Go for the vegan bites

Afters Ice Cream
Neighborhood: Multiple locations
Type of Food: Dessert, Ice Cream
Vibe: Unique Ice Cream Shops
Go for the various flavors of milky buns

Republique
624 South La Brea Avenue – Los Angeles
Neighborhood: Hancock Park
Type of Food: Modern French, Breakfast & Brunch
Vibe: Trendy, Communal
Go for the fantastic weekend brunch

Gracias Madre
8905 Melrose Avenue – West Hollywood
Neighborhood: West Hollywood
Type of Food: Mexican, Vegan
Vibe: Chic, Rustic, Organic
Go for the vegan take on locally sourced Mexican fare and delicious drinks


DRINK

Perch
448 South Hill Street – Los Angeles

Neighborhood: Downtown
Type of bar: Rooftop Lounge
Vibe: Hot Spot
Go for the spicy concombre and unparalelled city views

Lock & Key
239 South Vermont Avenue – Los Angeles

Neighborhood: Koreatown
Type of bar: Lounge, Speakeasy
Vibe: Mysterious, Dark
Go for the strawberry mule after some fun guessing which lock opens the door

The Hudson
1114 North Crescent Heights Boulevard – West Hollywood

Neighborhood: West Hollywood
Type of Bar: Restaurant/Bar
Vibe: Friendly, Rustic
Go for the boozy brunch or happy hour – don’t forget to snap some cute pics in the photo booth!


STAY

Palihotel Melrose
7950 Melrose Avenue – Los Angeles

Neighborhood: West Hollywood
Type of Hotel: Boutique
Vibe: Rustic, Bohemian, Boutique
Go for the intimate atmosphere and close proximity to shopping

The Rose Hotel
15 Rose Avenue – Venice

Neighborhood: Venice Beach
Type of Hotel: Guesthouse
Vibe: Vintage, Restored, Laid-back
Go for the no frills surfer chic experience by the beach
P.S. Some rooms have shared bathrooms

Ace Hotel
929 South Broadway – Los Angeles

Neighborhood: Downtown
Type of Hotel: Trendy Hotel Chain
Vibe: Eclectic, Artsy, Hip
Go for the smart attention to detail and access to events

Images via The IvyJoan’s on 3rdFaith & FlowerCecconi’sAlfred {Coffee + Kitchen}Mohawk BendAfters Ice Cream, PerchLock & KeyAce HotelThe Rose Hotel, Gracias MadrePalihotel Melrose, Republique, Eater, Bestia, Bar Ama, Hinoki & the Bird, Au FudgeNight + Market and The Hudson.

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