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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Eastside Market Italian Deli
Eastside Market Italian Deli in Downtown LA is an old-school Italian deli serving up some of our favorite and messiest sandwiches.
The Edison is a prohibition-era nightlife metropolis and still one of the coolest nights out in downtown.
Bacari West Adams
Bacari West Adams is every USC student’s favorite spot thanks to a bottomless brunch and pretty good small plates.
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Sonny’s Hideaway is an old Hollywood-themed restaurant/bar in Highland Park that’s actually tolerable.
The Corner Door
Culver City’s The Corner Door has solid American food, good cocktails, and a laid-back atmosphere perfect for a casual date night.
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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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