When it comes to a night out on the Eastside, Bar Bandini is never the first place that comes to mind. But this Echo Park wine bar deserves to be in your rotation. Bandini is one of those places that always seems to get the mood right - weekdays involve regulars drinking wine from the tap, and eating a part-burrata, part-mozzarella cheese that will change you. Come weekends, things get livelier, but never to the point where you have to worry about getting a lemon drop thrown in your face. In fact, it’s beer and wine only. But it’s also very far from being boring.
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