Cole’s is probably best-known for being the “other” home of the original French Dip sandwich, but during their weekday Happy Hour (3-7pm, or Tuesdays all day), it contains something much more important - $1.50 tots. A heaping pile of the world’s most blessed food for only 150 pennies. Oh and their actual French Dip is pretty delicious as well.
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China Cafe, in Downtown LA's Grand Central Market, has been serving Chinese-American classics since 1959.
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The Oaks Gourmet Market
There aren’t many better mid-day options than The Oaks Gourmet Market in Hollywood.
Fat Sal’s is a sandwich shop with the kind of heavy-handed food that requires several naps afterwards.
The Santa Monica location of downtown deli Wexler’s is just as good as the original.
While FOOD Lab manages to get its fair share of eye rolls from people when suggested as a lunch spot, by the counter you will find the following types of gummies – worms, bears, sours, letters, melons, and peaches. And to us, that makes the place entirely bear-able. That’s a gummy bear pun.
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B.S. might be the casual brother to Broken Spanish, but it is every bit as fantastic.
Bay Cities is a Santa Monica classic that’s been open since 1925. Most importantly, it’s home to The Godmother, Los Angeles’ greatest sandwich.
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