World cup locations
Well world cup is almost upon us, which means what to a bunch of foodies? BREAKFAST/BRUNCH. I am not a breakfast connoisseur so I don't really know what typical foreign breakfasts are. But I am a soccer fan (futball), and since the games are at 4:30, 7:00 and 11 am now is the perfect time to indulge my pallette. So I spend a week gathering locatons that are open during the world cup and am willing to share with everyone in hopes that a lot more foreigners will be there to rally behind their squad (and buy me a pint too!)
So since I've provided the locations Im hoping people can let me know what a typical country's breakfast consists of. Also if you can fill in the blanks on any other locations that will host specific countries I am missing let me know.
East: El Morfi Grill 241 North Brand Blvd. Glendale, CA 91203 818-547-4420 www.elmorfigrill.com/
Australia / New Zealand:
East: The Village Idiot 7383 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles CA 323-655-3331 www.villageidiotla.com/
Brazil / Portugal:
West: Zabumba 10717 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles CA 310-841-6525 www.zabumba.com/
East: Tropicali Brazilain Grill 1966 Hillhurst Ave, Los Angeles CA 323-644-1798 www.tropicaliabraziliangrill.com/ Smaller venue
East: Fox & Hounds 11000 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, CA 818-763-7837 www.thefoxandhounds.com/ Require Tickets for certain games
West: Ye Old Kings Head 116 Santa Monica Blvd CA 90401 Tel 310 451-1402 www.yeoldekingshead.com/
Other English Pubs:
Royal Claytons 1855 Industrial St Los Angeles, CA (213) 622-0512 www.royalclaytonsenglishpub.com/
Lucky Baldwins 17 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CA 626-795-0652 www.luckybaldwins.com/backup/
Cat N Fiddle 6530 West Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028 (323) 468-3800 www.thecatandfiddle.com/
Cock N Bull Pub 2947 Lincoln Blvd Santa Monica 310399-9696 www.cocknbullbritishpub.com/
Britannia 3110 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles 310-458-5350 www.britanniapub.com/
La Nueva Casa Hoduras 323.752.2176
West: Euro Caffe 9559 S Santa Monica Blvd, CA 92010 Tel: 310-274-9070 www.facebook.com/pages/Beverly-Hills-...
West: Toscanova 10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles CA 310 551-0499 www.toscanova.com/ 11 or after
East: Cheebo 7533 W. Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, CA 323-850-7070 www.cheebo.com/
East: Drago Centro 525 S. Flower St suite #120 LA 213-228-8998 www.dragocentro.com/
West: Gonpachi 21381 S. Western Ave Torrence, CA 90501 www.miyakohybridhotel.com/default.asp...
East: ??? (anyone heard of anything in Lil tokyo?
East: Bohemian Restaurant 3451 W 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90020 www.yelp.com/biz/bohemian-restaurant-...
East: Guelaguetza 3014 W. Olympic Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 213-427-0608 www.guelaguetzarestaurante.com/
East: Bar Celona 46 E Colorado Blvd Pasadena, CA 91105 (626) 405-1000 www.barcelonapasadena.com
East: Springbok Bar & Grill 16153 Victory Blvd, Van Nuys CA 91316 Tel 818-988-9786 www.thespringbok.com/
West: Anyone heard of anything in little ethopia?
Barneys Beanery 8447 Santa Monica Blvd, LA CA 90069 www.barneysbeanery.com/
Barneys Beanery 99 East Colorado Boulevard Pasadena, CA 626 405-9777 www.barneysbeanery.com/
The Happy Ending 7038 W Sunset, Los Angeles CA 323-469-7038 www.thehappyendingbar.com/
Capital City Hollywood 1615 N Cahuenga Blvd Los Angeles 323-465-1750 www.capcitysports.com/
Nokia Theatre 777 Chick Hearn Court, Los Angeles, CA http://downtownla.com/0_01_eventDetai...
Plaza Mexico 3100 Imperial Hwy, Lynwood, CA 90262 310-631-6789 www.plazamexico.com/
Montalban Theatre 1615 N. Vine St. Hollywood CA 323-871-2420 http://www.nike.com/nikeos/p/sportswe... MUST RSVP
Goethe-Institut Los Angeles 5750 Wilshire Boulevard #100 Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323) 525-3388 http://www.goethe.de/ins/us/los/kue/e...
Long-shots: I haven't called on these places so...
Cameroon: West: Industry Café and Jazz 6039 Washington Blvd Culver City, CA 90232 (310) 202-6633 www.industrycafeandjazz.com
Rincon Chileno 4354 Melrose Ave Los Angeles, CA 90029 (323) 666-6075
El Parron Chilean Grill 6620 Van Nuys Boulevard Van Nuys, CA 91405 (818) 988-1226
Xiomara 6101 Melrose Ave Los Angeles, CA 90038 (323) 461-0601 www.xiomararestaurant.com
Ngoma Restaurant 5358 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036 www.ngomarestaurant.com/
West: On the Waterfront Café 205 Ocean Front Walk, Venice 310-392-0322 www.waterfrontcafe.com
West: Metro Cafe 11188 Washington Place, Culver City CA 310-559-6821
Czardas 5820 Melrose Ave Los Angeles, Ca 90004 323-962-6434 www.csardasrestaurant.com/
try the Blue Goose Lounge for the low down places & comfort sitting. Was there for USA-England game. Very cool. They had drink special prices & served delicious king english breakfast and bacon wrapped hot dogs. Besides, how can you say no to $4 jameson shots??
Adddress is 5201 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles CA. They are open for all the 64 games, showing LIVE.
For England, you can add Cock 'n' Bull in Venice. Also, all Korean games will be shown at the Staples Center. http://www.powerhouselive.net/default...
BTW guys, this is off topic, but can we agree not to post spoilers in this or any World Cup LA thread? A lot of us TIVO/download games. Thanks -AK
1111 S Figueroa St Ste 3100, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Le Saint Amour in Culver City (French) shows all the 11 AM games, and they serve a lunch special (1 soup or salad + 1 main + 1 glass of wine) rather than a breakfast.
And Bulgarini Gelato (Italy) in Altadena is open and shows ALL the games even the 4.30 AM ones and they will serve pastries and I think espresso
749 E Altadena Dr, Altadena, CA 91001
Le Saint Amour
9725 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232
The 1739 Public House in Los Feliz is opening at 7 am every day and serving breakfast. The food isn't spectacular but obviously that's not what people are there for.
1739 Public House
1739 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027
I went to Waterloo & City in Culver City for the USA/England game which was pretty cool. Although I wasnt too impressed with the brunch menu they have a nice beer list and are open early for most of the big World Cup games. Very fun environment as well.
Guelaguetza on Olympic would be a great place to watch the games. Their big screen is huge (probably the largest I've seen in a restaurant), and their food and drinks are really good.
Another good place to watch is Fresh Korean BBQ in Van Nuys. The AYCE BBQ is good, and there are some hard core Korean soccer fans in the place (people jumping out of their seats, hollering, etc.). The only problem is the TV is hard to see from some of the booths. They should probably invest in a larger screen.
Thanks very much for posting this comprehensive list.
I would add Henry's Hat on Cahuenga, near Universal.
BUT -- I am wondering if anyone knows exactly when the FINAL match will be screened LIVE on Sunday, July 11th?
I have checked my TV schedule -- 10.30am -- but I am a little bit confused as an event I know about on Sunday (that mentions the Soccer) doesn't start until 12 noon...
If anyone could please put me straight, I'd appreciate it. thanks.
Henry's Hat American Pub and Sports Bar
3413 Cahuenga Blvd West, Los Angeles, CA 90068