Craving some delicious brunch or maybe a new fun happy hour spot? Hop in the car and head east to Silver Lake. This trendy neighborhood is home to many unique restaurants that definitely have the potential become your new go-to's.
You don't have to travel to Italy to enjoy some authentic Italian cuisine. Zach Pollack’s menu features a unique take on traditional Italian fare with an L.A. twist. Enjoy decadent pasta dishes such as Tortellini in Brodo, or a delicious plate of Pigs in a Blanket or Braised Lettuce Bruschetta. The wide selection of natural wines will pair perfectly with any dish on the menu, making this spot worth the trip.
Recently voted Best New Chef of 2016 by Food & Wine Magazine, Kris Yebvanroong brings a distinctive taste of Thai street food to Silver Lake. This hole in the wall spot has an eclectic menu full of curries, stir-fry’s, and spicy salads that are sure to make you come back for more. Make sure to finish off your menu with an order of the sweet mango and coconut rice.
Happy hours are a must at this celeb-friendly spot. Enjoy delicious seafood fare and $2 oysters while sipping on a refreshing glass of rosé on the outdoor garden patio. The menu features unique plates that are meant to be shared, such as the Charred Spinach Octopus, which makes this spot a perfect place to meet friends for food and drinks after a busy workday.
If you’re looking for a cute place to grab a coffee and breakfast before work, head to Sqirl. Egg dishes, rice bowls, and brioche toasts make up this simple yet satisfying menu. Sqirl also has a special menu that differs depending on the season to highlight the freshest ingredients at the time. The extensive drink menu features a wide variety of coffee and espresso drinks, as well as Vanilla Bean Lemonade and seasonal juices that are a must have.
This lively brunch spot features a creative blend of French and Mexican cuisines that will satisfy any taste bud. Enjoy a laid-back mid-morning meal with picnic table seating and bohemian décor as you munch on the delicious crispy hash brown chilaquiles, topped with salsa, cotija cheese, avocado, and an egg. With its relaxed and hipster vibes, Trois Familia is a perfect fit for the hip Silver Lake area.