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ISO Restaurant for TONIGHT walking distance from Olympic and Elm in BH

BabyLitigator Sep 6, 2006 12:08 AM

Any suggestions? Elm is between Beverly and Doheny. No strong preference on cuisine, just wondering what I can walk to that's good. Thanks.

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    jessiebelle Sep 6, 2006 03:03 AM

    i'm sure this is too late but i like the thai place in the mini mall right down the street from where you are on olympic. can't remember the name. it's on the corner.

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    1. re: jessiebelle
      New Trial Sep 6, 2006 03:13 AM

      I think you mean Talesai Cafe.

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      writergirl Sep 6, 2006 02:28 AM

      Is it too late? Head straight up Doheny to Wilshre. Kate Mantilini's is right on the corner. A range of non-frou-frou California Cuisine. Never had anything bad there. It's maybe a 10 minute walk.

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        EAO Sep 6, 2006 02:02 AM

        Several options if you will walk up to Olympic at Beverly Drive and on the east side of the street GOING NORTH:

        Island Burgers - part of a chain

        Sushi-Sushi (good quality fish - try the chefs tasting menu)

        Urth Cafe on the west side of the street - good salads, sandwiches - YUMMY DESSERTS)

        koo-koo-roo - chain chicken place back to the east side of the street

        Mulberry Pizza
        Frida's - Mexican Fusion
        Ruth Chris - chain steak place - upscale $ with full bar
        Chin-Chin - chain chinese place

        WEST SIDE OF THE STREET - across the street from Ruth Chris is one of the better dining options... MAKO 225 SOUTH BEVERLY
        310-288-8338. Award winning Asian Fusion from a former Wolfgang Puck protoge. http://www.makorestaurant.com

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          New Trial Sep 6, 2006 12:31 AM

          The closest would be Blue On Blue in the Hotel Avalon, 9400 Olympic. www.avalonbeverlyhills.com/dining. The food is good (not great) but a tad pricey; however, the dining area encircles the pool so can be fun. Alternatively, you could walk a little further to Beverly, turn North and have all sorts of options (the better ones being further up, Frida, Mako, Piccolo Paradiso and Ruth's Chris; there are also a number of lower-cost options such as Chin Chin, CPK, Islands and Rosti on that block).

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