You go to Mel’s Diner for milkshakes, wet omelettes, and a kitschy-retro vibe that will make your current pain disappear. And is there any better era to escape to than 1950s California when swimming in the ocean was still appealing and blatant Hollywood sexism was referred to only as “show business” followed by a wink?
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The Nice Guy
Be your best Jenner and head to the Nice Guy in West Hollywood, an Italian restaurant to see and be seen.
Le Petit Four
Le Petit Four is a mediocre French restaurant on The Strip that you’re visiting relatives will always ask to go to.
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Hudson House is an American-ish bar/restaurant in Redondo Beach, with decent pub food and good drinks.
Joan’s on Third
Joan’s On Third is as much a part of LA as tourists trying to find the Hollywood sign.
Mustard Seed Cafe
Mustard Seed is the less crowded (and much tastier) version of the hyper-popular Alcove next door.
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Night + Market West Hollywood
Night + Market West Hollywood is LA’s party restaurant. A party restaurant with some of the best Thai found in town.
El Compadre is an old-school Mexican restaurant in Hollywood that’s one of the best and most consistent parties in town.
Breakfast By Salt’s Cure
Breakfast By Salt’s Cure is one of the best, affordable breakfast spots in West Hollywood.
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