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Dinner Before Melody Gardot at the Orpheum Theater

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msnbadger Sep 20, 2012 03:59 PM

My wife and are headed to LA from Madison, WI this weekend to catch Melody Gardot at the Orpheum Theater in downtown LA on Saturday night. Just looking for a recommendation for dinner before the show within walking distance to the Orpheum. I was hoping to park....eat...show and then back to the car.

Anything relatively close to the Orpheum that stands out? We're open to about anything with great food and unpretentious.

Thanks!

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    annie Sep 20, 2012 05:21 PM

    There's a hidden jewel right nearby - Alma.

    http://www.alma-la.com/#!home/mainPage

    Wonderful inventive farm centric cuisine. Not sure if they have their liquor license yet though.

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      msnbadger Sep 20, 2012 05:39 PM

      Looks great as well....the liquor issue isn't a showstopper.

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      New Trial Sep 20, 2012 04:54 PM

      Here are a few nearby choices:

      Artisan House (Californian)
      Colori Kitchen (Italian)
      The Parish (New American)
      Umamicatessen (eclectic)
      Wood Spoon (Brazilian)

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        msnbadger Sep 20, 2012 05:43 PM

        Excellent - thanks for all the ideas....Parish, Imamicatessen and Wood Spoon all look like they have great potential.

      2. Servorg Sep 20, 2012 04:08 PM

        This would be about a 12 to 15 minute walk http://industrielfarm.com/ and, while I haven't been, here is a CH review http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/859567

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          msnbadger Sep 20, 2012 05:37 PM

          Looks promising!

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