From the outside, it’d be easy to assume Sunnin was just another mediocre fast-casual place, but it’s actually the third location of a Westside Lebanese classic. The chicken shawarma is just as good as the original, and you don’t have to deal with the Westwood parking situation here.
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Chez Jay is classic beachside drinking hole and one of the few remaining places in Santa Monica that can actually still get weird.
Birdie G’s is a comfort-food spot in Santa Monica that feels both nostalgic and completely different from anything else in town.
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Ojai Rotie’s patio and excellent chicken platters make it the perfect downtown Lebanese spot.
Falafel Chee is a tiny Iraqi-style falafel stand that operates out of West LA International Market in Culver City.
Raffi's is an institution and the perfect place for a massive group dinner in Glendale.
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Mizlala is a casual Mediterranean spot in Sherman Oaks that works for just about any occasion.
Zankou certainly isn’t the best Mediterranean food in LA, but it’s still an old friend who always has your back.
Audrey is the restaurant at the Hammer in Westwood, and a great place for some cocktails and dinner (whether or not you actually visit the museum).
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