Filed In: FOOD (+ BEVERAGE)

5 NEW PLACES TO TRY THIS WEEK!

Love and Loathing LA 5 New Places

 

HOLY. CANNOLI. There are SO many new restaurants opening up right now. It’s admittedly been a little tricky trying to keep up! But what an insanely fun time to be living in Los Angeles; there is so much positive change and growth happening all around us, it’s impossible not to be a little curious. Maybe you’re like, “pffft, I got this city on lockdown”, or maybe you’re like, “I don’t even know where the fuck to begin”, so for those of you who feel overwhelmed by the growth yet curious to know the inside scoop, I’m here for you. I gotchu. I’ve done a lot of eating lately on your behalf, and these 5 spots are my most recent favorite discoveries! All of which have only opened very recently, so you are officially on the cutting edge of the LA Foodie 411. Enjoy.

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DINNER AT YAMASHIRO. IT’S YOUR LA RIGHT.

Love and Loathing LA Yamashiro

Love and Loathing LA Yamashiro

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5 OF MY MOST BELOVED “NEIGHBORHOOD JOINTS”

Love and Loathing LA Neighborhood Joints

[ Poco Wine Bar]

I spend a lot of time dining and drinking at “NEW” places in Los Angeles, but every now and then I get to a point where I just want some freakin’ familiarity. I fantasize over the idea of walking in to a place in my neighborhood to be surrounded by friendly faces and have the staff greet me by name… I have always been so envious of friends/family who have that type of place in their lives. None of them live in Los Angeles of course, but I’d like to think it could happen here if I tried hard enough. That being said though, I have been to a few places within the past year that really stood out to me because they had that undoubtedbly neighborhood type feel. They’re the kind of places that are never over crowded, they tend to cater to their community, they’re probably aren’t on any Eater Heat Map at present, but most importantly they’re just damn good places to eat/drink/hang with zero attitude. If that sounds like something you’d like to take part in, here are a few of my favorite casual “neighborhood joints” around town that you can always count on to give you that sense of familiarity – even in a town where that doesn’t seem like that’s even a thing!

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FALLING ALL OVER AGAIN FOR FIG SANTA MONICA

Love and Loathing LA Fig Santa Monica

Love and Loathing LA Fig Santa Monica

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BRUNCH AT ODYS & PENELOPE

Love and Loathing LA Odys Penelope

Love and Loathing LA Odys Penelope

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SALAZAR // YES. IT’S AS AMAZING AS EVERYONE SAYS IT IS.

Love and Loathing LA Salazar

Love and Loathing LA Salazar

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TUCK ROOM TAVERN LA

Love and Loathing LA TuckRoom Tavern

Love and Loathing LA TuckRoom Tavern

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BREKFAST AT GEORGIE

Love and Loathing LA Georgie

Love and Loathing LA Georgie

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THE PERFECT COCKTAIL FOR THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND (AND HOW TO MAKE IT!) PRESENTED BY TEQUILA HERRADURA

Love and Loathing LA Tequila Cocktail

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SAME WELLESBOURNE // NEW (FOOD!) MENU

Love and Loathing LA Same Wellesbourne

Love and Loathing LA Same Wellesbourne

Love and Loathing LA Same Wellesbourne

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