Highlights include the Campanile on LaBrea, created by the founder of the LaBrea Bakery, Langer's for that old-fashioned corned beef on rye, and Roscoe's Chicken and Waffles for that down home touch. Larchmont is a bit out of our area, not quite to Hollywood, but we wanted to add Le Pain Quotidien and Cafe Gratitude.
Generally steeper than the neighborhood spots. PARKING: Most downtown parking lots have highly reduced rates after 4 pm. Parking is generally cheaper as you move south, highest near City Hall, Disney Hall, and the Music Center.
Here are some of the better recommended Korean restaurants, and a few other types that are located in Koreatown.
Highlights include the Harold and Belle's famous Cajun eatery, the historic El Cholo, and a few from adjacent Pico Union such the amazing Papa Cristo's Taverna and Cuban restaurant El Colmao. Updated March 8, 2016.
We have two great new restaurants here in West Adams, both worth your time. At 22nd Street and Union Avenue, Carlos Rodriguez, long a proprietor of restaurants in Culver City, has opened Con Sabor, an upscale Salvadoran eatery, soon to feature live jazz and in process of applying for a beer and wine license.
Then, on Figueroa just north of Adams Blvd. in a recently renovated strip mall we have the ultra modern Jacks N Joe, an all-day breakfast palace with a lengthy menu of flapjacks and omelets set off by excellent coffee.
This is a Sports Bar with about 50 Televisions and one of the largest big screen televisions I've ever seen, about 20 feet across.
Take a dilapidated Holiday Inn next door to urban blight and make a five star trendy and edgy restuarant out of it?
Where to go in West Adams, Crenshaw-Jefferson Park, Koreatown, Downtown, and Mid-City and Larchmont. We have updated our restaurant guide as of the first two weeks of August 2012, dropped the ones that have closed and added some new choices.
Underappreciated West Adams treasure rated one of 25 best by Los Angeles Magazine. (Posted 12/5/2004)