Where to Take Her

By The Editors
September 6, 2013 9:00 am

Because every man needs a plan, we present Where to Take Her: a decision tree series that answers a gentleman’s most pressing lifestyle questions and recurs whenever we damn well feel like it. Up first: the first date. Godspeed.

Your Key:

Acabar: Hollywood, convivial. Here there be gypsetters.

The Larchmont: Larchmont, romantic, spendy.

South End: Venice, local wine, 28 seats.

Bucato: Culver City, romantic, pretty much pasta heaven.

Pearl’s: West Hollywood, convivial, oh look: Ed Hardy.

Connie & Ted’s: West Hollywood, bar scene, so damn lovable.

Nikita: Malibu, romantic, lovely porch on the water.

Alma: Downtown, romantic, Bon Appétit’s best new restaurant of 2013.

Pace: Laurel Canyon, romantic, spendy.

chi SPACCA: Hancock Park, romantic, beef and marrow pie, my friend.

Crossroads: West Hollywood, romantic, mushroom and farro sliders: yep.

Mélisse: Santa Monica, romantic, caviar, white truffles, cocktails.

Trois Mec: Hancock Park, 24 seats, damn tasty, looks like a pizza place.

Gjelina: Venice, convivial, low light, a mainstay.

No Vacancy: Hollywood, speakeasy, many surprises await.


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