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Best of LA: Eat

New Wave Doughnut Shop

1142 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90291

(310) 450-5630

LA is awash in superior cruller crafters, yet a bold gang of newcomers has arrived touting artisanal ingredients and wacky combos (ham and egg?). Venice’s BLUE STAR DONUTS, a Portland import, manages to go modern without sacrificing the simple pleasures of fried dough. Chic flavors like house-made horchata and bourbon blueberry are bold but not […]

Website: http://www.bluestardonuts.com/

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Poke

501 N Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach, CA, 90277

(310) 379-1133

Hunks of raw ahi are available in four styles (original, spicy, shoyu, and wasabi), each using a base of sea salt, scallion, sweet onion, and lacy ogo seaweed

Website: http://www.juspoke.com/

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Restaurant Bathroom

6115 Sunset Blvd #100, Los Angeles, CA, 90028

(323) 544-9430

Order the foie gras crépinette to start and maybe the duck breast with umeboshi as your main. But to end your meal at PALEY. on a truly sweet note, visit the loo before dessert. The posh private room has as its centerpiece a high-tech Japanese toilet with heated seats and a spectacular variety of water-jet […]

Website: http://www.paleyhollywood.com/

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Steak Frites

7166 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90046

(323) 274-2319

Exceptionally tender from its sous vide preparation, the grass-fed culotte cut comes in two helpings to keep the meat and fries hot and crisp

Website: https://lassiettesteakfrites.com/

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Veggie Sandwich

2902 Knox Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90039

(323) 284-8857

Cucumbers are cut razor thin, sprouts are strewn with a discriminating hand, and shredded cheddar covers every inch

Website: http://www.waxpaperco.com/

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Wine Bar

13456 Ventura Blvd,, Sherman Oaks, CA, 91423

(818) 990-0938

The Sherman Oaks man-cave-cum- honky-tonk is totally modern in its mix of inquisitive crowd, good vittles, and broad wine selection meant to be shared. At AUGUSTINE peckish patrons can delight in how pork schnitzel brings out the rustic shade in a carignan. If you’ve ever wanted to try, say, a ’71 bordeaux, you’re in luck: […]

Website: http://www.augustinewinebar.com/

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