Not to be confused with its bigger, inland brother, The Getty Villa is a more intimate (and still completely free) museum and gardens overlooking the Malibu mountains and Pacific Ocean. And smack in the middle of it all is the Cafe. Sure, it might just appear to be another bland museum restaurant, but the food is surprisingly good and that patio is one of the most memorable settings in SoCal.
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Mon Li is a $150 cocktail omakase in Malibu, with things like mole old fashioneds and sea sponge negronis.
Giorgio Baldi is an Italian restaurant in the Palisades and one of the most insane celebrity hideouts in the city.
Broad Street Oyster Co.
Malibu’s Broad Street Oyster Company is the grown-up version of a pop-up, and the ultimate LA seafood destination.
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Margo’s is an all-day restaurant on Montana Ave. in Santa Monica that does a low-key brunch with $18 bottomless mimosas.
The food at Triniti in Echo Park is like what you’d find in a fancy restaurant. Except you’re eating it in a coffee shop.
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