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Visiting from PDX, Silver Lake recs

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Hi,

I am visiting from Portland, Oregon, but grew up here. I haven't been back in awhile. Good friend moved to Silver Lake area. Any recommendations for a Sun night hip, good, trendy place for us in Silver Lake to chow at or nearby?

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  1. Canele in Atwater would be a very good choice. Great food and fairly hip.
    It's one of the newest additions to the neighborhood.

    1. The Kitchen has excellent food, a little low on the "hip" factor
      http://www.thekitchen-silverlake.com/
      Back Door Cafe for breakfast
      1710 Silver Lake Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90026

      1. For hip atmosphere and good food I would try Gingergrass on Glendale Blvd.

        http://myculinaryadventures.blogspot.com

        1. Depending on the weather, Cliff's Edge on Sunset at Edge Cliff could be fun, provides good not great food, and has a great patio that represents 2/3 of all seating for the restaurant, all under a HUGE tree. Great environment, full bar, decent wines.

          1. I second the Canele suggestion. Cliff's Edge is a great environment, but you might get sprinkled on tonight if you're outside--and outside is the only way to go at that place. Also check out Pho Cafe at Sunset and Parkman (there's no sign, but it's in the same strip mall as Rambutan Thai).