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greencorn Jul 3, 2007 12:31 PM

I'm a male in my 30's and entertaining a female from out of town this weekend.

Looking for a fun, cool restaurant with good food and atmosphere in Hollywood. Not over the top trendy, but enough of a scene where she'll have a fun "LA" experience.

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  1. evans RE: greencorn Jul 3, 2007 12:48 PM

    food's not fantastic...definitely okay though...since Yamashiro has great views & an exotic vibe (ask to sit out in the porch area). Food is Cal-Asian-Sushi.

    AOC is always a good bet...great food, refined scene.

    The places on the Sunset Strip are a total circus, fun, but with variable food quality.

    Pace (italian; pronunciation "pah chay") on Laurel Canyon is a classic old place with a strong sense of LA's rocking hippie-ish past

    Bella Cucina on Hwd Blvd makes a decent attempt at Italian food in a newly hip setting

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      Mr. Cookie RE: greencorn Jul 3, 2007 12:52 PM

      Hungry Cat and Sushi Roku both have hip interiors, pretty good food and, often, celebrity clients.

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        Servorg RE: Mr. Cookie Jul 3, 2007 12:56 PM

        Yes to HC.

        http://www.thehungrycat.com/

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        mc michael RE: greencorn Jul 3, 2007 01:08 PM

        Hungry Cat is good for food and atmosphere. Bar Marmont might be more of what you want in terms of LA experience.

        1. bodie RE: greencorn Jul 3, 2007 02:09 PM

          Social, Mozza and Ammo all spring to mind. As do the restaurants at the Roosevelt Hotel.

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