Here’s the thing about the Rooftop By JG—it’s located on top of the Waldorf Astoria in Beverly Hills, which means a meal here will cost more than whatever it takes to keep that giant fountain at Wilshire and Santa Monica going year-round. Here’s the other thing about this place—it has one of the most objectively jaw-dropping views in the entire city. Here's your plan of attack when it comes to food: skip it. The generic salad and roasted chicken-filled menu is mediocre. Head to the nearly 360-degree space for a few cocktails as the sunsets. It’s our go-to spot when we really want to show off the city to family and friends, but that said, we also leave with a little more love for LA, too. 

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