Zen Again

BUSINESS LUNCH KazuNori 421 S. Main St. Los Angeles, CA 90013 213/493.6956 THE BITE Given this is the first hand roll–only restaurant that comes from the creators of Sugarfish, everything is bound to be interesting. THE SIP Pair these bites with chilled Ozeki sake. THE SEAT Bar seating only, so enjoy the show! Ninjin 607 Colorado Ave. Santa […]

Zen Again
August 7, 2015

BUSINESS LUNCH

KazuNori

421 S. Main St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
213/493.6956

THE BITE Given this is the first hand roll–only restaurant that comes from the creators of Sugarfish, everything is bound to be interesting.
THE SIP Pair these bites with chilled Ozeki sake.
THE SEAT Bar seating only, so enjoy the show!

KazuNori

Ninjin

607 Colorado Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
310/451.9800
ninjinsushi.com

THE BITE The menu boasts an impressive array of specialty rolls, some of them offered low carb or sans rice.
THE SIP Wash those beautiful rolls down with a variety of sake, beer, or wine.
THE SEAT Casual and no fuss. The food is the star of the show here.

Sushi Roku

8445 W 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA
323/655.6767
www.innovativedining.com/restaurants/sushiroku

THE BITE The signature “Hanabi” (spicy tuna atop crispy rice) and Yellowtail with diced chilies are not going anywhere. So spoil yourself with new items like Yellowtail Wrapped Foie Gras and Blue Crab Tartare.
THE SIP The Roku’s Fusion cocktail or a sake recommended by your bartender.
THE SEAT The illuminated bar area remains one of West Hollywood’s coolest social corners.

Sushi Roku

Takao

11656 San Vicente Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
310/207.8636
takaobrentwood.com

THE BITE One can never go wrong with the simple but elegant sushi special, dressed up with the highest quality fish, a “specialty” roll, salad, and soup.
THE SIP Green tea, hot or iced, is the perfect partner for Takao’s fresh fish.
THE SEAT Get a reservation for a front-row seat at the bar, and watch the master do his thing.

HAPPY HOUR

Bogie’s

32001 Agoura Rd.
Westlake Village, CA 91361
818/889.2394
bogies-bar.com

THE BITE Nibbles tailor-made for summer including beets with burrata, goat cheese, and kale chips.
THE SIP Reward yourself with their Pineapple Upside Down Cake cocktail, with pineapple vodka, Amaretto, fresh pineapple, and house-made sweet and sour mix.
THE SEAT The community table, or the bar, for inspired conversations in a casually convivial setting.

Hotel Shangri-LA

1301 Ocean Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
310/ 394.2791
shangrila-hotel.com

THE BITE Filling and swoon-worthy steak or fish tacos paired with herbed fries.
THE SIP An excellent assortment of good quality wines.
THE SEAT The blissful rooftop bar is worth a visit for its views of the Pacific and the stunning Santa Monica sunset.

Palihouse West Hollywood

8465 Holloway Dr.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
323/656.4100
palihousewesthollywood.com

THE BITE Get comfortable with hearty deviled eggs, crispy potatoes, and crunchy polenta fritters.
THE SIP A sweet menu of wine and special cocktails.
THE SEAT Sumptuous, plump lounge sofas.

 

palihouse WeHo

The Line Hotel

3515 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90010
213/381.7411
thelinehotel.com

THE BITE You can go savory with the kitchen’s delectable mac-and-cheese or sweet with a fancy candy bar.
THE SIP Eclectic, buzzworthy cocktails with ingredients like kimchi, uni, and soju.
THE SEAT Al fresco, overlooking Westlake Golf Course.

The Line Hotel LA

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