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Brunch Finder: So You’re Feeling Homey

The food’s extraordinary, but the neighborhood vibe is yoga-pants appropriate

Aroma Coffee & Tea
Sundays are made for spending with a book and a salmon-potato pancake stack on this converted bungalow’s garden patio. Order your Brie, egg, and bacon panino at the counter, which you’ll return to for the chocolate-chip bread pudding. » 4360 Tujunga Ave., Studio City, aromacoffeeandtea.com.

Barbrix
Silver Lake’s most fashionably disheveled huddle beneath red umbrellas for the shishito pepper frittata, grilled broccolini and burrata sandwich, and Dungeness crab hash. The $5 endless mimosas keep things lively. » 2442 Hyperion Ave., Silver Lake, barbrix.com.

Cooks County
The classics get elevated on Beverly Boulevard. The grilled chicken salad is an achievement of contrasting textures and tastes, with radicchio, dates, almonds, and a sherry vinaigrette. Simple poached eggs are made complex by summery white beans and squash. Bourbon maple syrup spikes a fat baked pancake. » 8009 Beverly Blvd., Beverly Grove, cookscountyrestaurant.com.

M.B. Post
Fronting Manhattan Beach’s main drag, this spot is an ideal setting for a languid weekend meal. Everything on the menu is indulgent: french toast stuffed with ricotta, frittatas served in cast-iron skillets, and cheddar biscuits enriched with whipped maple butter. » 1142 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach, eatmbpost.com.

Superba Snack Bar
The crowd on the sunny tiled patio skews young and coastal chic. Savory brunchers rejoice: The spaghettini—handmade with wakame, an edible seaweed, and sauced with uni, crab, and miso butter—is a marine dream. The smoked bucatini carbo-nara, crowned with a poached egg, offers a true taste of Rome. » 533 Rose Ave., Venice, superbasnackbar.com.