BEACON | ECHO PARK Located alongside Echo Park Lake, chef Emmanuel Garcia’s Asian-influenced menu items include poke bowls, crab toast and a mouthwatering wagyu burger. 213.318.5193
COSA BUONA Alimento chef Zach Pollack’s new hot spot shows off classic red-sauce Italian fare with a twist. Look out for updated versions of mozzarella sticks, eggplant Parmesan and wood-fired pizzas.
YOU'RE SO BABY Tatum Kendrick turns a sophisticated, feminine lens on the concept of an inviting home, offering a unique mix of antique and new furniture, striking jewelry, delicate lingerie and standout ready-to-wear pieces.
HONEY HI Although this nutritionist-run breakfast and lunch spot may touch on all of the expected notes—bowls and tartines are gluten-, GMO- and refined sugar-free—the menu is elevated by an intriguing blend of flavors, coaxed from sustainably sourced meats and locally grown produce. 213.221.7810
GINGERLY WITTY While sustainable and local are usually associated with food, those terms can also apply to fashion. Gingerly Witty is committed to consciously sourced clothing and accessories, featuring small-label American- and L.A.-designed and -made pieces like Jamie + The Jones dresses, Fable & Lore jewelry and Capri Blue candles.
Photo by Erin Lally