Early Dinner + Cocktails in Rain in Westside


#1

Like the title says, but cocktails are very important for this one. That rules out quite a few delicious things.

My working list is:
Father’s Office CC
Lukshon (whatever, I like it, stop judging me)
Sotto
Hinoki and the Bird
Roberta’s
Terra at Eataly

Suggested Accomplice/Little Fatty and got a lukewarm response.

I am paralyzed by TOO MANY choices.
Any strong feelings from the Illuminati?


#2

some more choices for your paralysis:
cassia
felix
hatchet hall
gjelina
charcoal


#3

Sadly, Felix is a pipe dream because this is last minute.

Hatchet Hall might could work. Is their cocktail game still strong? I haven’t been in abut a year.

I like Cassia, too. Hmmm.

Damn it! This isn’t helping!


#4

Little Fatty / Accomplice bar

Roberta’s

F.O… (just went again recently & really the food is still on point)

I think @PorkyBelly mentioned Charcoal -a great place to sit at the bar and eat / drink. Not too fussy, locals are friendly, good bartenders great food. If i feel like snacking or splurging I’m treated just as well here.


#5

Yeah. I should have just made it happen for Little Fatty, but I opened it up for comment and buddy wasn’t feeling it.

Thanks, friends. I shall grit my teeth and deal with the embarrassment of riches.


#6

Depending how early your dinner is you can probably get seats at the bar or communal table.


#7

Roberta’s will be really crowded I fear - givent hat most of the plac eis outdoors. And I love Lukshon, FWIW.
Hinoki is a great choice too.


#8

Little Fatty was the first place that came to mind, given the last minute situation and the weather.


#9

Plus a noice happy hour (till 7p - bar only, I think).


#10

Tar and Roses also but I haven’t been since their fire.

Additionally, there is a new place in venice called wallflower that does upscale indonesian. I haven’t been but my friend recommended it highly to me. From yelp it looks like they have a pretty mean cocktail game.


#11

The Rooster


#12

Well this post worked out very bigly.

Something about the rain has us feeling the basement-like feel of Sotto.

But we already have a nice rotation planned out for the next few time.

The Rooster and Wallflower are both new to me and look incredible.

Thanks, everyone!


#13

Hatchet Hall makes great drinks, plus there is the old man bar which is so cozy.


#14

Oh man I didn’t realize this actually opened. Gotta check it out


#15

You know, still haven’t done the Old Man Bar. Gotta do that soon.


#16

It ain’t cheap. From the same people as Cora’s Coffee Shop and The Brentwood Restaurant and Lounge.

Partner and I went there for brunch this past weekend. Food was good, interior is amazing. I can’t say it was HORRIBLY overpriced, but it’s not a place we’re dying to go back to. Might be different from just drinks and snacks, though.

Also, they charge a mandatory 20% gratuity but then still leave a line for tip, which was… confusing.