In a neighborhood loaded with high-end places serving $8 lattes, Muddy Paw is a welcome relief. It’s a dog-friendly spot on Sunset in Silver Lake with a great outdoor dining room. You can still get a cup of coffee here for $2.50, and additionally, a portion of all their profits go to local animal shelters. It’s not the most glamorous spot in the neighborhood, but any place that lets you sit with your three bulldogs on a patio with free Wi-Fi all day should be near the top of your list.
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Ceviche Project is an excellent Eastside date night spot, with inventive and interesting takes on raw fish.
The food at Forage is fresh. The recipes are amazing. And they will plate you a nasty-good plate of baked mac n’ cheese that is definitely not Whole30 Diet approved. Damn you, farm-to-table morons. You got this one right.
Night + Market Song
Night + Market Song is the second location of LA’s best Thai restaurant, and it’s every bit as good as the original.
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Doubting Thomas is a coffee shop in Historic Filipinotown with good daytime food and a great pastry selection.
The Venice staple has been turned into an all-day play pen for Venice locals. And we’re pretty into it.
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Mh Zh is a Mediterranean spot in Sunset Junction and home to some of the prettiest (and most delicious) food you’ll find on the Eastside.
When you need a last-minute reservation and you don’t want to settle, remember Ostrich Farm - a seasonal American spot in Echo Park.
You come to Cofax for three words: the breakfast burrito. It’s the only thing on the menu, and potentially one of the best in the city.
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