At this point Public School is basically a mini chain, but for what it’s worth, the food is still pretty good and the vibe somehow still feels local. They have a good weekday happy hour with $5 drinks and discounted bar snacks, and bottomless brunch on weekends.
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One of the original rooftop bars in DTLA, Perch has a French-leaning menu and views for days. Put it on your list for your next downtown date.
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