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Jan 16, 2008 04:24 PM
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3rd Street/Melrose/La Cienega

We want American fare for dinner tonite. Been to Cynthia's and love it. Just want to try something new...any suggestions? Maybe BLD or the Village Idiot?

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  1. For me, BLD is not great for L or D... just B ; )

    How about Luna Park on La Brea and Wilshire?

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    1. re: Jennalynn

      whats Luna Park? never been there?

      1. re: DeLobster

        Luna Park is great, if a little uneven. But La Brea & Wilshire is a bit out of your target zone.

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        Luna Park
        672 S. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90036

      2. re: Jennalynn

        Agree BLD is often disappointing, especially at dinner. But Vilage Idiot is definitely worth a try. Or if you want to step it up a notch, there's Table 8 to the West.

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        Table 8
        7661 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046

      3. The relatively new Food Court LA is worth a taste. Not quite up to Cynthia's level but slightly more creative/fun.

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        Food Court La
        8334 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA

        1. Very nice, complimentary recent report on Melrose Bar & Grill (the old Doug Arangos) on the board recently. Also there is Taste on Melrose just east of La Cienega.

          Found the post: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/478558

          1. Or 3rd Stop. Also more casual than Cynthia's but good and fun, especially if you like craft beers.

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            3rd Stop
            8636 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048

              1. re: Obessed

                Nay on Luna Park for me. Yay on BLD and Village Idiot.