Head to the Sunset Strip and hang out at The Church Key’s, WeHo’s boho chic restaurant. Enjoy a boozy brunch with bottomless mimosas. Californians are known for loving their avocados, so be sure to try the avocado croissant toast with eggs, smoked salmon, chilies, and crème fraîche. Not only is the food to die for, but according to the website, The Church Key has a local artist come in weekly and paint new pieces. Good food plus great art makes for the perfect dining experience.
At Hugo’s, healthy foods aren’t a fad; they’re a lifestyle. Hugo’s has an extensive vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free menu that is sure to make your tastebuds sing. Try the Pasta Mama, a vegetarian pasta dish with eggs, Parmesan cheese, and Hugo’s ‘Special Seasoning.’ And if you’re vegan, you can substitute the eggs for something else. The options are limitless at Hugo’s.
FoodLab’s mission is to ‘love, eat, drink, smile,’ and that’s exactly what you’ll do when you visit. Whatever you get, FoodLab’s Australian flare is sure to satisfy your brunch wishes. The smoked salmon and crème fraîche omelet is the perfect way to start your day. If you have your pooch with you, don’t worry; FoodLab is dog friendly. Sit outside in the ivy-lined back patio, soak up the sun, and enjoy some truly delicious food.
Some brunch dates call for a particularly cultured dining experience. Get a taste of French cuisine in LA at WeHo Bistro. This place offers everything from croissant French toast to filet mignon with eggs. WeHo Bistro calls itself a ‘casual fine dining experience,’ which is the perfect description. With so many appealing options to choose from, your only dilemma will be whether you should get more. If you can’t decide, ask your waiter for a surprise meal. You’re sure to get something that will satisfy your brunch needs.
Dialog Café has a large coffee, espresso, and smoothie menu. Here, you’ll find all your beverage needs met and satisfied. And with an even tastier brunch menu, you’ll definitely be coming back for more. Try the grilled Nutella croissant with fresh bananas. If you’re looking for something more savory, get the omelet sandwich with ham, spinach, tomato, and mushroom, all on a bagel, croissant, or French baguette. This family-owned restaurant is sure to impress. If you’re lucky, you’ll bump into a celebrity or two.
Taste on Melrose is one of two Taste restaurants. Its urban-modern atmosphere is the epitome of LA style. Situated within walking distance of the renowned and eclectic shopping of Melrose Avenue, Taste offers a delectable brunch before a day of splurging. Try the brioche cinnamon bun for a sweet treat or the roasted pepper frittata before perusing one of LA’s best shopping districts.
You’re in for a real treat at Eveleigh. Not only are the açai bowls divine, but the views are absolutely breathtaking. Picture yourself, sipping on a cocktail, eating a ‘bubble & squeak’ (corned brisket, fingerling potato & greens hash, with a sunny egg), all while soaking up the fresh air. When the sun is out, the awnings are opened to let the sun flow into the restaurant.
For those of you trying to take that special someone to a fine dining experience, Petrossian is just the place for you. Petrossian was founded in France in 1920 and has worked its way to this corner of the world. It is known for its caviar, so indulge your tastebuds and try it. Before you leave, make sure check out the extensive bakery. It offers everything from French macaroons to babas au rhum.
Using local and organic ingredients is what Blu Jam Café is all about. Try the signature ‘crunchy French toast’: an egg brioche dipped in batter, rolled in corn flakes, and topped with fresh berries and vanilla bean sauce. Now you know why it’s called a signature dish. If you’re looking for a more traditional brunch, then try the scrambled eggs accompanied with toast and grilled potatoes.
For those of you with a sweet tooth, you’re in for a real treat. The Griddle Café offers dozens of absolutely delicious pancakes. Red velvet, chocolate chip, and peanut butter crunch… the list goes on. If you’re not in the mood for pancakes, The Griddle offer an extensive menu of egg and omelet specialties.