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Mar 22, 2012 12:41 AM

Eating healthy near Santa Monica 3rd street

I work in the big building at ocean and wilshire and am looking for places where I can eat lunch/dinner at places that have healthy food (dont care about salads) and are within walking distance from our proximity. Looking for foods that have a low glygemic load if possible for digestive and acne purposes.
Let me know of any suggestions. Thanks

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  1. You can check out Interim Cafe for healthy low carb options: and you ought to find some things that will work for you at Rosti on Montana:

      1. re: wienermobile

        +1 for True Food Kitchen. And look for Seasons 52 opening this fall in the former iCugini space.

        1. re: wienermobile

          True Food Kitchen may meet the OPs requirements, but note that it's uninspired assembly line cooking.

          1. re: Peripatetic

            That would be like comparing Lemonade to Hometown Buffet and I don't think the analogy works in this case Dommy and I went before a play at SM Playhouse last night and she had Tacos and i had the Panang Curry and while they weren't uber examples of their dishes I wouldn't call them uninspired. Though I will say the Ginger Libation she had last night was really good.

            1. re: Mattapoisett in LA

              On our visit the sardines were overcooked and the steak tacos ($16!) were okay but the ingredients weren't really harmonious. The hummus was actually pretty good, though nothing special.

              I think Lemonade is much better, has a better price point (though admittedly it's not table service and no alcohol), and is more creative. (Unfortunately the closest is on Abbot Kinney, 3 miles from the OP.) TFK just seemed like a cynical exercise in menu planning buzzword bingo and mediocre execution.

        2. Real Food Daily on Santa Monica and 5th

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          1. re: yogachik

            Walk 10 blocks to Huckleberry. Lots of healthy options there.

          2. I recommend Real Food Daily, but you need to have a bland-accepting palate to appreciate it.

            1. Tender Greens just opened in the Old Lighthouse Sushi space at Second and Arizona.

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              1. re: Mattapoisett in LA

                yep my co workers go there daily. steak sandwich is amazing. but like i said im not a salad person (which is where their healthy options are) :P