930a in los angeles tomorrow (7/20/2010). best breakfast/food that time of day. or...?
hi socal chowhounds...thanks to a necessarily awkward meeting tomorrow, my wife and i will be in the heart of the city with business wrapped up around that time. since we normally don't brave the freeways that time of day, we figured we'd make a great foodie trip out of it.
looks like we'll be constrained by places that offer breakfast, or very early lunch. specifically we'll be around the union station area....but have car, will travel.
that said, if all else really fails, then an awesome lunch would be a very desperate plan b.
if we had to give you all an idea, we absolutely love animal, and definitely sushi.
thanks in advance for your suggestions.
I also love Langer's (best pastrami you'll ever find and you can even get pastrami and eggs) or how about Nickel Dinner in downtown, home of the bacon donut.
704 S Alvarado St, Los Angeles, CA 90057
524 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Don't forget the obvious: Phillipe's. Although I'd rather go for dim sum myself. And speaking of which, SGV is less than 15 minutes from downtown with little traffic in that direction most of the day.
Other downtown options include Bottega Louis and Pacific Dining Car.
re: Bob Brooks
+1 Phillipe's, but it's a greasy spoon can't beat the atmosphere/history type of place. Someone can chime in on the cop place on N. Main across from the park maybe, I forget the name.
Lunch at Toshi Sushi, beats Gen IMO and there's a Toshi special lunch for about $20.
15489 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
So the Homeboy industries website says that HOMEGIRL CAFE is still in business. ..if so, Revueltos!
(tho I'd call first to confirm...and service can be kinda slow, but there hearts are in the right place and they aim to please)
130 W. Bruno St., Los Angeles, Ca 90012
(three blocks north of Union Station at Alameda St. and across the street from the Chinatown Gold Line Station