This is a coffee resort with its own outdoor park in the middle of it. The coffee and food are quite good, and there’s enough space for your entire acting class to crank out a screenplay together, hand in hand, never breaking eye contact. Bonus: Bar Mateo is open on the premises, once again uniting writers and alcohol - the real LA power couple.
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Bavel is one of LA’s most exciting restaurants, and this Middle Eastern spot in the Arts District will have you planning a return visit immediately.
The Restaurant At The Firehouse Hotel
Firehouse is a hotel restaurant in the Arts District with an excellent patio and food that won’t surprise anyone.
Bargain hunting for sushi rarely yields good results. Unless you’re going to Sushi Gen.
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Clark Street Bread
Clark Street Bread in Downtown LA’s Grand Central Market is a bakery with a bunch of pastries, plus a handful of toasts and sandwiches.
King’s Hawaiian Bakery
King’s Hawaiian Bakery is a great bakery specializing in malasadas in Torrance.
Wide Eyes Open Palms
For great coffee and excellent daytime food in Long Beach, head to Wide Eyes Open Palms.
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