At this point Public School is basically a mini chain, but for what it’s worth, the food is still pretty good and the vibe somehow still feels local. They have a good weekday happy hour with $5 drinks and discounted bar snacks, and bottomless brunch on weekends.
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Rice Bar is a dime-sized restaurant in downtown serving top-notch Filipino comfort food. Your lunchtime prayers have been answered.
Big, bustling, and once a gamechanger for DTLA. Unfortunately, unlike most of LA’s residents, Bottega Louie is not aging well.
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The Morrison is a solid neighborhood bar/restaurant and one of the most dog-friendly spots in LA.
Botanica is an all-day healthy neighborhood spot in Silver Lake with an excellent back patio.
Alcove Cafe & Bakery
Alcove may be the only restaurant in LA that’s as special as it is essential.
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One of the original rooftop bars in DTLA, Perch has a French-leaning menu and views for days. Put it on your list for your next downtown date.
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