Los Angeles Journals

I Heart L.A.

A travel journal to Los Angeles by UCIAlum85

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Quote: This is a look at things to do, places to go, restaurants to try in Los Angeles (and its suburbs) from a non-celebrity, non-skinny, semi-foodie.

Square One Dining

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Square One Dining is one of my favorite breakfast spots in LA. It is a casual place with a cozy patio for outdoor dining. The wait staff are friendly and efficient. The restaurant is small and fills up fast, so be prepared for a wait. The restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch, but the inventive breakfast menu is served all day.Square One proudly serves fresh local ingredients. They also serve organic products and hormone-free meats.For breakfast, try the French toast, made with three slices of brioche. Skip the butter and warm maple syrup and opt for the banana, citrus caramel, or the seasonal fruit topping and whipped cream. The buttermilk pancakes are fluffy and topped w...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on March 10, 2007

Square One Dining
4854 Fountain Ave.
Los Angeles, California 90029
(323) 661-1109

Starling Diner

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The owners of Starling Diner wanted to create a place where "neighbors, families, and friends can gather over a cup of coffee, a good meal or a glass of wine." They got it right! Starling Diner is a warm, casual, and comfortable spot in the Belmont Heights area of Long Beach, away from the hustle of 4th Street or Broadway. Despite the homey cottage feel, this is not your grandparents’ diner. Starling Diner is a sophisticated restaurant, which serves gourmet, high-end meals in a non-pretentious manner. The restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch from Tuesday to Friday and dinner from Thursday to Saturday. Breakfast prices are very affordable, ranging from $6-$10. When I ordered the "Bake...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on March 18, 2007

Starling Diner
4114 E. 3rd Street
Long Beach, California 90514
(562) 433-2041