Pine and Crane benefits from several things. For one, its Sunset Junction location couldn’t be better located if it tried. Secondly, the service is quick and the order-at-the-counter setup will get you in and out in a half hour if you want. But most importantly, this modern Taiwanese/Chinese spot serves food that’s delicious and affordable.
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Between the atmosphere, plating, and oh God, that cocktail menu, Cliff’s Edge hits on all cylinders when it comes to making your night feel like a NIGHT. Take note, Silver Lake: the finer things in life aren’t always boring.
Ceviche Project is an excellent Eastside date night spot, with inventive and interesting takes on raw fish.
Isaan Classic in Silver Lake is a bare-bones restaurant serving fantastic, unique Isaan-style Thai food.
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Jin Jian Restaurant
Jin Jiang (or J&J) is a casual Chinese restaurant that’s been open in San Gabriel for decades.
Lao Xi Noodle House
Lao Xi Noodle House is a low-key Chinese spot in Arcadia that serves some of our favorite noodles in SGV.
Hai Di Lao Hot Pot
Hai Di Lao is an upscale hot pot restaurant in Arcadia that’s ideal for a fun group outing.
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Chengdu Taste serves some incredibly spicy food, but this Szechuan spot is one of the best restaurants in Los Angeles.
Lunasia Chinese Cuisine
Lunasia’s Alhambra location serves the best dim sum in Los Angeles, and is always worth the hours-long wait.
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