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Check This Out This Weekend!

September 23, 2016 by  
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Great Places & Things to do for Park La Brea!

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Spring Street: Tasty Food in Los Angeles

September 6, 2016 by  
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A friendly neighborhood gathering place,Spring Street features a small patio and relaxed indoor seating and a small selection of appetizers, sandwiches and sides. It’s a great spot to grab a beer and a bite with friends as you unwind from the day’s travails. The expansive wine selection, refreshing cocktails and a hefty array of craft beer on tap gives you plenty of choices.

Sandwiches include the Hot Italian, Veggie Melt, Ham & Horseradish Cheddar, Cubano and Turkey & Smoked Mozzarella. Spicy Marinated Olives, Potato Salad, Cucumber Quinoa Salad and Potato Chips are also on the menu. Stop by for happy hour daily from 5 until 8p.m. for deals on beer, wine and well drinks.

Spring Street is open every day from 12 p.m. until 2 a.m.

Spring Street
524 S Main St
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 623-8301


August 31, 2016 by  
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L.A. Seafood

August 25, 2016 by  
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Another GREAT SEAFOOD FACT of Los Angeles!

The Most Decadent Burger

August 24, 2016 by  
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Breaking down the most decadent burger in L.A. for Park La Brea!

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Say Hello to Heaping Portions of Hawaiian Food at Aloha Cafe

August 23, 2016 by  
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Hawaiian transplants adore Aloha Cafe, where they say they can indulge in authentic, well-prepared Hawaiian fare specialties. The portions here are enormous, regulars say, definitely big enough for two people to share, even if both are hungry. Try the kalua pork, the loco moco, the French toast, the aloha breakfast, or the kal-B chicken. If you’re craving a Hawaiian specialty that’s not on the menu, don’t hesitate to ask: sometimes the staff can come through with a special order. In fact, many customers appreciate the friendly “aloha spirit” of the servers, who are known to go out of their way to make customers feel at home.

Aloha Cafe can get pretty busy and you might have a short wait for a table, but it’s usually not very long. Don't forget to get your parking validated before you leave!

Aloha Cafe
410 E. 2nd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 346-9930

Lazy Ox Canteen: Treat Yourself to Innovative New American Cuisine

August 16, 2016 by  
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The Lazy Ox Canteen serves New American fare with a global twist. Relying on produce and meats from local purveyors, the eatery adheres to a philosophy of "quality eating"; that is, approaching food preparation and meal time as something worth celebrating.

Regulars recommend the pig ear chicharrones, the caramelized cauliflower, the porcini risotto, and the seven-ounce Lazy Ox burger. For dessert, try the butterscotch budino or the rice pudding, both of which are popular. Pair your meal with one of the eatery's housemade "canteen wines," or opt for a draft beer or some sake. (Come during happy hour for the best deals.)

The Lazy Ox Canteen is open seven days a week. Don't miss the restaurant's popular weekend brunch!

Lazy Ox Canteen
241 S. San Pedro Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 626-5299


August 10, 2016 by  
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In the mood for MEXICAN FOOD? Visit Mercado for Park La Brea!

Sip Tea and Nibble a Crepe at Four Leaf

August 9, 2016 by  
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Four Leaf specializes in Japanese crepes, which combine the traditional French food with Japanese ingredients like sweetened taro paste, green tea ice cream, mochi, and red bean paste. Enjoy sweet or savory crepes, including meat and vegetarian options. If you’re in the mood for a sweet crepe, try the popular I Never Drink Wine, the Garden of Eden, the berry parfait, or the sweet velvet. Savory crepes include the Green Heel Lady, the Smoking Bird, the caprese, the My County Fair, the Corny Tuna, or the Moody Cow.

Four Leaf also serves a variety of tea and coffee drinks. Customer favorites include chrysanthemum tea, osmanthus tea, and Thai iced tea. While the crepes here are said to be tasty, regulars admit that seating at Four Leaf is limited, and parking in the area can be hard to find, so make sure you allow some extra time.

Four Leaf
318 E. 2nd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(877) 797-4532

Far Bar: Innovative Japanese Fare With Cocktails to Match

August 2, 2016 by  
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Located on the site of the former Far East Cafe, Far Bar is popular for its food, atmosphere, and low prices. The Far East Building in which Far Bar is located is an historic site, bringing all the charm of Little Tokyo’s past to this trendy, modern cafe.

Regulars highly rank the wasabi fries, the Far Bar burger, the Sapporo-beer-braised beef short rib tacos, and the Ming's wings. The Far Bar also offers an impressive selection of Japanese beers, as well as a number of different whiskeys. Popular beers here include the Tokyo black porter and the Hitachino sweet stout. Sip one of Far Bar’s craft cocktails, if you prefer. Customers recommend the Forest Fire, the Godzilla!, the Pink Lemon Drop, and the Hypnotist. Bacon lovers, however, should try the bacon-garnished Old Fashioned.

On a nice day, enjoy your drinks and food on the patio.

Far Bar
347 E. 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 617-9990

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