LA is littered with customized salad places these days, but not all that long ago it wasn’t. The fearless pioneer who started it all? That’d be Tender Greens, whose original downtown Culver location had lines wrapped around the block for years. The place is now a bonafide chain, but the quality is still there. And so is that tuna nicoise we will forever crave.
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Wildcraft is an upscale-ish Italian spot in Culver City and a solid choice for date night.
For all your pho needs in Palms, there's Phorage. They have some of the best Vietnamese food in town.
Pasta Sisters Culver City
The second location of casual Italian restaurant Pasta Sisters proves that bigger is occasionally better.
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Ray's & Stark Bar
Ray's & Stark Bar is the ground floor restaurant of the LACMA and solid place to grab some food before staring at some art.
The Hart and The Hunter
The Hart and the Hunter, the all-day restaurant at the PaliHotel on Melrose, serves some very good Southern food. Go for a hangover-curing brunch.
Hatchet Hall is a Southern-leaning small plates restaurant in Culver City where you’ll actually leave full.
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Fellow is a sit-down lunch spot in Westwood with a menu that includes standard things like a kale salad and a solid burger.
Hollywood has no lack of cast casual salad spots, but sweetgreen remains one of the best.
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