James Republic might be at the bottom of a Marriott, but don’t let that deter you. This bright restaurant is one of the most reliable brunch spots in downtown Long Beach, with a modern space that’s so big you can always count on getting a table quickly. Plus, there are flaat-screens everywhere, so it’s a solid spot to watch the game and bury your emotions in some mimosas. We get the shakshuka or the burger, and at least three sides of the habanero maple sausage for the table.
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Portuguese Bend Distillery
Portuguese Bend Distillery in Long Beach has a lot going for it, but you’re here for the amazing cocktails.
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Rusty Pot Cafe
A greasy spoon diner in downtown Inglewood, Rusty Pot serves breakfast sandwiches we’d eat any time of day.
The Butcher’s Daughter
The New York health conscious-spot arrives in Venice. The food won’t blow you away, but it’s better than most other options in this part of town.
The Rooftop Grill
Beverly Hills has no shortage of hotel rooftop pool bars, but The Rooftop Grill at The Montage is far and away the best one.
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