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What's worthy in my new hood? La Cienega between Pico & Olympic?

1newyorkguy Sep 19, 2010 08:08 PM

Especially with a pescatarian in mind

  1. katydid13 Sep 19, 2010 08:39 PM

    Versailles (Cuban) on La Cienega just south of Pico.

    1. Servorg Sep 20, 2010 08:17 AM

      Check these prior threads out for potential ideas:

      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/631250?tag=search_results;results_list

      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/5912...

      1. holleygolitely Sep 21, 2010 01:17 AM

        Cafe Bella Roma on Robertson has good branzino and other fish and wonderful pasta. bloom Cafe on pico near Fairfax is worthy. La Provence on Olympic is good for breakfast, lunch or pastries. Matsuhisa isn't far nor Joan's on Third.

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        Matsuhisa
        129 N La Cienega Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211

        Cafe Bella Roma
        1513 S Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035

        1. j
          J Snizzo Sep 21, 2010 11:06 AM

          You MUST try Bloom Cafe on Pico, maybe a mile east of La Cienega. It has awesome food and juices, and has tons of healthier types of food like mescaline and cous cous. Great for brunch, too. We moved to the area a couple months ago and quite frankly this was our saving grace (without driving West into traffic or North into traffic...

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          1. re: J Snizzo
            Akitist Sep 21, 2010 04:56 PM

            Mmmm, mescaline and cous cous.

            1. re: Akitist
              Servorg Sep 21, 2010 05:39 PM

              Magic micro greens?

              1. re: Servorg
                1newyorkguy Sep 21, 2010 07:44 PM

                haha..good one.. thanks for all the recommendations.

          2. j
            jimmyodonnell Sep 21, 2010 08:12 PM

            Natalee Thai, at Olympic and Robertson
            Yabu for sushi on LaCienega (near Melrose)

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            Yabu Restaurant
            521 N La Cienega Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90048

            Natalee Thai Restaurant
            998 S Robertson Blvd Ste 101, Los Angeles, CA 90035

            1. c
              coffeebrownies Sep 22, 2010 12:30 PM

              Unless you are looking only for restaurants you can walk to, you are in an ideal foodie location. Many of LA's best restaurants are within a couple miles of you: Bazaar, Lucques, Campanile, basically everything on Third Street and Beverly and La Brea. You also have great good places like Ed's Coffee Shop on Robertson, Farmer's Market (DOUGHNUTS!!). This is a ridiculously abbreviated list of what's close by, but you will discover that by taking a couple of neighborhood shortcuts, you can get to enough restaurants within a 15 minute drive to keep you busy for a few months. Not to say that there aren't other great restaurants in other parts of town--but your area of town is more of a foodie oasis than a foodie desert.

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              Lucques
              8474 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90069

              Ed's Coffee Shop
              460 N Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90048

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