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Mercantile, The

Mercantile, The

WHY French charm and very good café cuisine. WHAT Yes, it’s owned by serial restaurateur George Abou-Daoud, but nonetheless we love this order-at-the-counter café, wine bar and gourmet market (its adjacent dinner restaurant, the District, ain’t bad either). High ceilings, vintage fixtures, sidewalk tables and nice people make the experience enjoyable, and the kitchen turns [...]

Mercantile, The

Mercantile, The

WHY French charm and very good café cuisine. WHAT Yes, it’s owned by serial restaurateur George Abou-Daoud, but nonetheless we love this order-at-the-counter café, wine bar and gourmet market (its adjacent dinner restaurant, the District, ain’t bad either). High ceilings, vintage fixtures, sidewalk tables and nice people make the experience enjoyable, and the kitchen turns [...]

Mercantile, The

Mercantile, The

WHY French charm and very good café cuisine. WHAT Yes, it’s owned by serial restaurateur George Abou-Daoud, but nonetheless we love this order-at-the-counter café, wine bar and gourmet market (its adjacent dinner restaurant, the District, ain’t bad either). High ceilings, vintage fixtures, sidewalk tables and nice people make the experience enjoyable, and the kitchen turns [...]

Mercantile, The

Mercantile, The

WHY French charm and very good café cuisine. WHAT Yes, it’s owned by serial restaurateur George Abou-Daoud, but nonetheless we love this order-at-the-counter café, wine bar and gourmet market (its adjacent dinner restaurant, the District, ain’t bad either). High ceilings, vintage fixtures, sidewalk tables and nice people make the experience enjoyable, and the kitchen turns [...]

Obika

Obika

WHY Without booking a trip to Rome, you can taste farmstead mozzarella di bufala from cheese makers working in the DOP (Denomination of Protected Origin). The cheese, sourced from Agro Pontina (where the bufala roam) and Paestum (south of Naples) is flown to L.A. three times weekly. WHAT Based on the sushi bar concept, Obika [...]

Obika

Obika

WHY Without booking a trip to Rome, you can taste farmstead mozzarella di bufala from cheese makers working in the DOP (Denomination of Protected Origin). The cheese, sourced from Agro Pontina (where the bufala roam) and Paestum (south of Naples) is flown to L.A. three times weekly. WHAT Based on the sushi bar concept, Obika [...]

Four Cafe

Four Cafe

WHY Tasty, fairly priced salads, soups, sandwiches and desserts made from vibrantly fresh, organic ingredients, almost all of which come from local producers. Add a great kids’ menu and the ability to BYOB, and Eagle Rock’s got a hit. WHAT Four is a venture of considerable passion by chef Michelle Wilton and her artist husband, [...]

Four Cafe

Four Cafe

WHY Tasty, fairly priced salads, soups, sandwiches and desserts made from vibrantly fresh, organic ingredients, almost all of which come from local producers. Add a great kids’ menu and the ability to BYOB, and Eagle Rock’s got a hit. WHAT Four is a venture of considerable passion by chef Michelle Wilton and her artist husband, [...]

Four Cafe

Four Cafe

WHY Tasty, fairly priced salads, soups, sandwiches and desserts made from vibrantly fresh, organic ingredients, almost all of which come from local producers. Add a great kids’ menu and the ability to BYOB, and Eagle Rock’s got a hit. WHAT Four is a venture of considerable passion by chef Michelle Wilton and her artist husband, [...]

Oumi Sasaya

Oumi Sasaya

WHY A simple, elegant noodle house where udon reigns. WHAT Udon is the neglected noodle in the Japanese canon, often overlooked in favor of ramen and even soba. But here it’s the sole focus. Oumi Sasaya imports its wheat flour and makes its noodles daily, a difference you can taste in the sesame chicken tempura [...]