Hans Röckenwagner’s new bakery and café are set side by side. Pick up Julius Meinl coffee or tea, house-made bread, pastries…
Somehow the blond wood, cement floors, and Technicolor chairs don’t seem out of place on this stretch of Pico with its hair salons and body shops…
Few cultural institutions can claim as essential a dining experience as the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo.
Silver Lake’s candlelit grotto recently brought on James Beard-nominated chef Benjamin Bailly (Fraîche, Petrossian), whose farm-fresh menu is tasteful but doesn’t punish the pocketbook.
Neighborhood: Silver Lake
The grandmotherly charm of Mishi’s Strudel Bakery and Café in San Pedro draws you in, but the polished eastern European cooking and the Hungarian-style pastries make this more than an old-world novelty.
You could go to Sqirl just to read the blackboard
Neighborhood: East Hollywood
If you ask the legions of high schoolers who flock here during the café’s late-summer hours, they’ll steer you to the Milkie Way
Neighborhood: Beverly Grove
It’s not hard to get a buzz these days. But the Urth Caffé, which started as a mail-order business in 1989, blends the most conscientious brews.
Neighborhood: West Hollywood