Upper West is always one of the more overlooked restaurants on the Westside. Yes, it might reside in that West LA no man’s land, but the atmosphere at this bright spot on Pico is relaxed, fun, and with food that has no business being as good as it is. The crispy ahi tuna tacos, lamb nachitos, and pork tenderloin are all must-orders. And we’ll say this exactly once - they might have the best veggie burger in town.
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The Santa Monica location of downtown deli Wexler’s is just as good as the original.
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The Rooftop Grill
Beverly Hills has no shortage of hotel rooftop pool bars, but The Rooftop Grill at The Montage is far and away the best one.
Uncle Bill’s Pancake House
Uncle Bill's Pancake House is a Manhattan Beach breakfast classic for, you guessed it, pancakes.
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