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Hollywood’s Essential Restaurants – Spring 2018

Hollywood’s best restaurants don’t always have a gimmick, but when they do they resemble a summer blockbuster more than a favorite film you decide to return to again and again. The latest en vogue tendency for Hollywood restaurants is actually no gimmick at all, but instead a worthy reclaiming and reimagining of urban blight: Hollywood’s best restaurants are taking back the strip mall. The strip mall is, of course, not unique to Los Angeles at all, but it does feel like a Los Angeles signature, especially when you are driving down Hollywood’s most famous streets like Hollywood, Sunset, Melrose, and Santa Monica.

Of course, not all of Spring 2018’s essential Hollywood restaurants are packed like sardines inside a strip mall, many are sprawling and grand architectural and artistic works in themselves, Provençal cafés, or sleek and modern spots with menus to match. Here, we take a look at 14 of Hollywood’s best restaurants including Baroo, Chi SPACCA, Gwen, Kali, Trois Mec, and more.

Also, for the purpose of this article – let’s define exactly where Hollywood is. We only looked at restaurants above Melrose, below Franklin West of the 101, and east of Fairfax. Give or take a block or two. If we’ve left any incredible restaurant out, please let us know! We love trying at least one new restaurant each week.

Enjoy!

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Amazing Spots for Mother’s Day Brunch in Los Angeles

Making last minute Mother’s Day plans? You’ll want to take a list of these amazing spots for Mother’s Day brunch that, against all odds, still have a table or two open. While we may celebrate Mom every day in our own way, here’s where to take Mom for a brunch to remember.

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Côté Est in Highland Park Adds Brunch & Perfects Dinner

Approaching their third month in business, Highland Park eatery Côté Est has added weekend brunch hours while at the same time perfecting their dinner service. The York Boulevard restaurant, from the team behind Barbrix in Silver Lake and All’Acqua in Atwater Village, has become a destination for both locals in the neighborhood and those of us traveling from the other side of the 5 Freeway. After a short span of new restaurant jitters and hiccups, both large and small, Côté Est now feels like a well-oiled machine and it’s difficult to imagine a time when the restaurant wasn’t a favorite meeting place for this tight-knit community.

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Decadent Christmas Day Dinner Options in Los Angeles

The Royce at The Huntington in Pasadena

Sit back, relax, have a drink, and enjoy the view. Let a restaurant do the cooking (and cleaning and serving) and enjoy yourself this year during the busy holiday season at one of these excellent fine dining restaurants in Los Angeles offering decadent Christmas Day dinners.

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Oyster Hour at Herringbone in Santa Monica

$1 oysters? Endless rosé? Delicious, fresh seafood at nearly half off? Oyster Hour at Herringbone in Santa Monica is the west side’s best happy hour. Perfect for seafood lovers and for rosé lovers it’s even better.

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Get Down to Wolfdown in Silver Lake

Wolfdown has finally opened in Silver Lake. The restaurant, in the former longtime Nicky D’s Pizza space, is from Jason and Chrissy Kim, the proprietors of nearby Sunset Boulevard stalwart Forage. The stunning remodeled space is like climbing into an adult-friendly treehouse (unlike Forage, there’sna beer and wine), the desserts are delicious, and pretty soon everyone in town is going to be talking about Wolfdown’s Korean fried chicken.

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A Foodie’s Guide to Malibu Restaurants

Summer is less than a month away and like a lot of Angelenos lately I’ve been mapping out beach days in my mind. My map, of course, usually begins and ends with where to eat in Malibu. The 30 miles of coastline northwest of LA is home to a few classic seafood shacks, celebrity haunts, and local favorites. And while Malibu Seafood and The Farm are both excellent, there are many more Malibu restaurants you need to try. Here’s a handy guide on where to dine in Malibu.

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Kettle Black Has Silver Lake’s Best Happy Hour

If you’re like me you love a good, short happy hour. I don’t mean the hours, of course. I mean the menu. There’s something pleasurably decadent about being able to say, “One of everything!” Kettle Black, the newish Italian restaurant and bar in Silver Lake, boasts such a menu. There are only five food items plus specials on Peronis, glasses of red and white wine, and cocktails including Punch, Manhattan, Negroni, and Aperol Spritz. Kettle Black is as stylish as it is delicious.

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Grilled Cheese Night at La Brea Bakery & 4 Mouth-Watering Grilled Cheese Recipes

Who doesn’t love a good grilled cheese? I know I do. The month of April also happens to be Grilled Cheese Month so if there ever were a whole month to eat grilled cheese guilt free this is it. Legendary bread institution La Brea Bakery is hosting a nostalgic throwback Grilled Cheese Night celebration Wednesday, April 12 from 7pm to 10pm. Live music, champagne and wine pairings, a red carpet entrance, and many, many, many grilled cheese sandwiches will be served. Tickets are $35. But if you’re simply looking for some fantastic grilled cheese recipes to make at home, La Brea Bakery has provided some unique and delectable recipes included here. Enjoy!

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A Foodie’s Guide to Los Feliz

Leave your sack lunch at home and take an hour lunch break at one of these Los Feliz hotspots. Below are all the best dining options in Los Feliz.

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