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Megan & Mike’s neighborhood guidebook

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Megan & Mike

Megan & Mike’s neighborhood guidebook

Activities
The Farmer's Market has been around since 1934! LA's world famous Original Farmers Market offers over 100 gourmet grocers, restaurants, food stalls, prepared food vendors, and amazing gift shops.
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The Original Farmers Market
6333 West 3rd Street
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The Farmer's Market has been around since 1934! LA's world famous Original Farmers Market offers over 100 gourmet grocers, restaurants, food stalls, prepared food vendors, and amazing gift shops.
When there’s a need to hit a name-brand store or restaurant, this outdoor mall is the spot. There are some great eats, including Blue Ribbon Sushi, Laduree (macarons!), and Dominique Ansel Bakery (cronuts!).
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The Grove
189 The Grove Drive
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When there’s a need to hit a name-brand store or restaurant, this outdoor mall is the spot. There are some great eats, including Blue Ribbon Sushi, Laduree (macarons!), and Dominique Ansel Bakery (cronuts!).
The nearest and biggest movie theater.
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Pacific Theatres at The Grove
189 The Grove Drive
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The nearest and biggest movie theater.
Our favorite movie theater.
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ArcLight Cinemas - Hollywood
6360 Sunset Blvd
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Our favorite movie theater.
Sunday open-air market features a range of vendors selling antiques, vintage goods & collectibles.
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Melrose Trading Post
7850 Melrose Avenue
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Sunday open-air market features a range of vendors selling antiques, vintage goods & collectibles.
Hamburger Mary's has a fun Drag Brunch and a Trivia Night!
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Hamburger Mary's
8288 Santa Monica Blvd
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Hamburger Mary's has a fun Drag Brunch and a Trivia Night!
LACMA is a fantastic museum -- you could spend hours and hours inside. And during the Summer you can spend hours outside with their outdoor concerts on Friday and Saturday nights, or posing for photos with their outdoor installations (the streetlights are a favorite).
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Blvd
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LACMA is a fantastic museum -- you could spend hours and hours inside. And during the Summer you can spend hours outside with their outdoor concerts on Friday and Saturday nights, or posing for photos with their outdoor installations (the streetlights are a favorite).
Bring a picnic and watch an outdoor concert at the Hollywood Bowl.
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Hollywood Bowl
2301 N Highland Ave
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Bring a picnic and watch an outdoor concert at the Hollywood Bowl.
Hike up and down Runyon Canyon -- catch amazing views of Los Angeles, and maybe see a celebrity or two!
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Runyon Canyon Park
2000 N Fuller Ave
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Hike up and down Runyon Canyon -- catch amazing views of Los Angeles, and maybe see a celebrity or two!
You can walk to an Improv show at the Groundlings Theater.
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The Groundlings Theatre & School
7307 Melrose Avenue
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You can walk to an Improv show at the Groundlings Theater.
Take a stroll through Pan Pacific park, pack a lunch and have a picnic, or bring your kid and play on the various playgrounds.
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Pan Pacific Park
7600 Beverly Boulevard
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Take a stroll through Pan Pacific park, pack a lunch and have a picnic, or bring your kid and play on the various playgrounds.
Larchmont is a great spot to sit back, relax and watch the world go by. There is an abundance of cute cafe/restaurants, boutiques and walkable shop fronts.
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Larchmont Village
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Larchmont is a great spot to sit back, relax and watch the world go by. There is an abundance of cute cafe/restaurants, boutiques and walkable shop fronts.
Food scene
Most Dependable Super Close Breakfast/Lunch Option: Fratelli’s (6 min walk) -- Open every day, has friendly owners, and lots of healthy and unhealthy options for an early meal. We love the Jacksons wrap, Croissant Sandwiches, and the cold brew. It gets a bit slammed during peak brunch times on weekends.
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Fratelli Cafe
7200 Melrose Avenue
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Most Dependable Super Close Breakfast/Lunch Option: Fratelli’s (6 min walk) -- Open every day, has friendly owners, and lots of healthy and unhealthy options for an early meal. We love the Jacksons wrap, Croissant Sandwiches, and the cold brew. It gets a bit slammed during peak brunch times on weekends.
Best Breakfast with an Outdoor Patio: Sycamore Kitchen (16 min walk) -- Another great spot for breakfast and lunch with a large outdoor patio to take advantage of the great LA weather.
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The Sycamore Kitchen
143 South La Brea Avenue
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Best Breakfast with an Outdoor Patio: Sycamore Kitchen (16 min walk) -- Another great spot for breakfast and lunch with a large outdoor patio to take advantage of the great LA weather.
Blu Jam (6 min walk) -- A perennial best brunch in LA contender, Blu Jam is packed most days and scary busy on weekends. If you wake up early or don’t mind lines, it’s a great choice.
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Blu Jam Cafe
7371 Melrose Avenue
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Blu Jam (6 min walk) -- A perennial best brunch in LA contender, Blu Jam is packed most days and scary busy on weekends. If you wake up early or don’t mind lines, it’s a great choice.
Paramount Coffee Project (16 min walk) -- Great Aussie breakfast spot on Fairfax.
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Paramount Coffee Project
456 N Fairfax Ave
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Paramount Coffee Project (16 min walk) -- Great Aussie breakfast spot on Fairfax.
Best Weekend Brunch Without a Line: Petty Cash (8 min walk) -- Fun Mexican iterations on brunch classics.
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Petty Cash Taqueria & Bar
7360 Beverly Blvd
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Best Weekend Brunch Without a Line: Petty Cash (8 min walk) -- Fun Mexican iterations on brunch classics.
Best Sneaky Place to grab great coffee and good food: Melrose Umbrella Company (7 min walk) -- This gorgeous cocktail bar with great drinks is quite a scene at night, but quiet and charming during the day.
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Melrose Umbrella Co.
7465 Melrose Ave
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Best Sneaky Place to grab great coffee and good food: Melrose Umbrella Company (7 min walk) -- This gorgeous cocktail bar with great drinks is quite a scene at night, but quiet and charming during the day.
Petit Trois (17 min walk) -- Ludo Lefebvre’s casual bistro has an award winning “Big Mec” burger that’s gigantic, ridiculous, and delicious.
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Petit Trois Le Valley
718 North Highland Avenue
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Petit Trois (17 min walk) -- Ludo Lefebvre’s casual bistro has an award winning “Big Mec” burger that’s gigantic, ridiculous, and delicious.
Golden State (17 min walk) -- A great classic burger. They serve Juicy Lucy’s on Sundays.
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The Golden State
426 North Fairfax Avenue
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Golden State (17 min walk) -- A great classic burger. They serve Juicy Lucy’s on Sundays.
Best Vietnamese Food: Nong La (13 min walk) -- We love the noodle salad (bun), but everything’s delicious!
Nong La Cafe
145 N La Brea Ave
Best Vietnamese Food: Nong La (13 min walk) -- We love the noodle salad (bun), but everything’s delicious!
Fiona (19 min walk) -- Amazing bakery!
Fiona
339 N Fairfax Ave
Fiona (19 min walk) -- Amazing bakery!
Best Italian Food: Jon & Vinny’s (17 min walk) -- Little Italy comfort food by award-winning chefs. A bit crowded, but a winner for any meal of the day.
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Jon & Vinny's
412 N Fairfax Ave
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Best Italian Food: Jon & Vinny’s (17 min walk) -- Little Italy comfort food by award-winning chefs. A bit crowded, but a winner for any meal of the day.
Osteria Mozza (15 min walk) -- Nancy Silverton’s Michelin Star pasta powerhouse. You can celebrate a big night here with an extravagant pasta tasting, or just sneak to the bar for a great drink and the best burrata in town.
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Osteria Mozza
6602 Melrose Avenue
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Osteria Mozza (15 min walk) -- Nancy Silverton’s Michelin Star pasta powerhouse. You can celebrate a big night here with an extravagant pasta tasting, or just sneak to the bar for a great drink and the best burrata in town.
Chi Spacca (15 min walk) - The meat-centric brother of Osteria Mozza, known for amazing steaks and focaccia.
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Chi Spacca
6610 Melrose Avenue
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Chi Spacca (15 min walk) - The meat-centric brother of Osteria Mozza, known for amazing steaks and focaccia.
Angelini Osteria (7 min walk) -- Authentic Italian dining. Can’t beat the lasagna verde! Angelini Alimentaria (7 min walk) -- The casual eatery next door - also serves that tasty lasagna.
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Angelini Osteria
7313 Beverly Boulevard
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Angelini Osteria (7 min walk) -- Authentic Italian dining. Can’t beat the lasagna verde! Angelini Alimentaria (7 min walk) -- The casual eatery next door - also serves that tasty lasagna.
Terroni (14 min walk) -- Southern Italian pastas and pizzas.
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Terroni
7605 Beverly Boulevard
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Terroni (14 min walk) -- Southern Italian pastas and pizzas.
Best Gourmet Dining (time to blow it out!): Animal (17 min walk) -- Now ten years old, this is one of the most influential restaurants in the city. Jon Shook & Vinny Dotolo’s amazing meat-centric dishes are still fantastic.
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Animal
435 N Fairfax Ave
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Best Gourmet Dining (time to blow it out!): Animal (17 min walk) -- Now ten years old, this is one of the most influential restaurants in the city. Jon Shook & Vinny Dotolo’s amazing meat-centric dishes are still fantastic.
Best Gourmet Dining (time to blow it out!): Trois Mec (17 min walk) -- Ludo Lefebvre’s LA flagship. A tough reservation, and we like the bistro next door better, but it won’t disappoint.
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Trois Mec
716 North Highland Avenue
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Best Gourmet Dining (time to blow it out!): Trois Mec (17 min walk) -- Ludo Lefebvre’s LA flagship. A tough reservation, and we like the bistro next door better, but it won’t disappoint.
Best Gourmet Dining (time to blow it out!): Auburn (16 min walk) -- A trendy new gourmet spot with a fun menu and beautiful setting.
auburn
6703 Melrose Avenue
Best Gourmet Dining (time to blow it out!): Auburn (16 min walk) -- A trendy new gourmet spot with a fun menu and beautiful setting.
Best Thai Food: Noree Thai (15 min walk) -- Chef Fern and Chef Pla have serious skills. So many delicious Thai dishes here. Best Thai in the area.
Noree Thai
7669 Beverly Blvd
Best Thai Food: Noree Thai (15 min walk) -- Chef Fern and Chef Pla have serious skills. So many delicious Thai dishes here. Best Thai in the area.
Best Thai Food: Summer Buffalo (4 min walk) -- Really good, and really close!
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Summer Buffalo (Melrose)
7275 Melrose Ave
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Best Thai Food: Summer Buffalo (4 min walk) -- Really good, and really close!
Prime Pizza (16 min walk) -- The best by-the-slice option. Their NYC-style pizzas are great, but we usually order their square “Grandma” style pies. Hard to beat!
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Prime Pizza
446 North Fairfax Avenue
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Prime Pizza (16 min walk) -- The best by-the-slice option. Their NYC-style pizzas are great, but we usually order their square “Grandma” style pies. Hard to beat!
Pizzeria Mozza (15 min walk) -- Awesome wood-fired pizzas with great ingredients.
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Pizzeria Mozza
641 North Highland Avenue
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Pizzeria Mozza (15 min walk) -- Awesome wood-fired pizzas with great ingredients.
Ronan (5 min walk) -- More delicious wood-fired pizzas with odd-but-tasty toppings.
Ronan
7315 Melrose Ave
Ronan (5 min walk) -- More delicious wood-fired pizzas with odd-but-tasty toppings.
Spartina (9 min walk) -- Great patio and sides as well as solid pizzas.
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Spartina
7505 Melrose Ave
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Spartina (9 min walk) -- Great patio and sides as well as solid pizzas.
Best Healthy (but pricey) Eats: M Cafe (10 min walk) - Macrobiotic veggie-based meals.
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M Cafe
7119 Melrose Avenue
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Best Healthy (but pricey) Eats: M Cafe (10 min walk) - Macrobiotic veggie-based meals.
Best Pub Food: Village Idiot (8 min walk) - British gastropub with a full bar and televised soccer games.
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The Village Idiot
7383 Melrose Avenue
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Best Pub Food: Village Idiot (8 min walk) - British gastropub with a full bar and televised soccer games.
Best Pub Food: The Cat & Fiddle Pub (16 min walk)
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The Cat & Fiddle Pub & Restaurant
742 North Highland Avenue
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Best Pub Food: The Cat & Fiddle Pub (16 min walk)
The Parlor (6 min walk) -- More of a sports bar, but the food’s better than it needs to be.
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The Parlor
7250 Melrose Ave
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The Parlor (6 min walk) -- More of a sports bar, but the food’s better than it needs to be.
Best BBQ: Bludso’s (7 min walk) - Terrific Texas BBQ with a great bar. Love the brisket!
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Bludso's
609 N La Brea Ave
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Best BBQ: Bludso’s (7 min walk) - Terrific Texas BBQ with a great bar. Love the brisket!
Best Chicken and Waffles: Sweet Chick (18 min walk) -- Fried chicken and waffles in permutations you didn’t even know you wanted/needed.
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Sweet Chick
448 N Fairfax Ave
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Best Chicken and Waffles: Sweet Chick (18 min walk) -- Fried chicken and waffles in permutations you didn’t even know you wanted/needed.
Best Indian Food: Badmaash (17 min walk) - Classics are solid, especially the Butter Chicken but you’re here for the fusion stuff, like the Chicken Tikka Poutine and the Lamb Burger.
Badmaash
418 N Fairfax Ave
Best Indian Food: Badmaash (17 min walk) - Classics are solid, especially the Butter Chicken but you’re here for the fusion stuff, like the Chicken Tikka Poutine and the Lamb Burger.
Best Sushi: Sugarfish (16 min walk) - Order the “Trust me” and enjoy.
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SUGARFISH by sushi nozawa
101 South La Brea Avenue
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Best Sushi: Sugarfish (16 min walk) - Order the “Trust me” and enjoy.
Best Hot Dogs: Pink’s Hot Dogs (10 min walk) - too crowded for us, but it’s a landmark.
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Pink's Hot Dogs
709 North La Brea Avenue
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Best Hot Dogs: Pink’s Hot Dogs (10 min walk) - too crowded for us, but it’s a landmark.
Best German Food: Wirtshaus (10 min walk) - great beer and sausage combos.
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Wirtshaus German Restaurant & Beer Garden
345 North La Brea Avenue
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Best German Food: Wirtshaus (10 min walk) - great beer and sausage combos.
Best Deli: Canters (17 min walk) - classic old-school deli that will outlive us all.
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Canter's Restaurant, Bakery, Deli and Bar
419 North Fairfax Avenue
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Best Deli: Canters (17 min walk) - classic old-school deli that will outlive us all.
Esquela Taqueria (14 min walk) - A huge variety of tacos and BYOB.
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Escuela Taqueria
7615 Beverly Boulevard
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Esquela Taqueria (14 min walk) - A huge variety of tacos and BYOB.
Mercado (7 min drive) - Love the guac, carnitas, and cucumber margaritas!
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Mercado
7910 W 3rd St
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Mercado (7 min drive) - Love the guac, carnitas, and cucumber margaritas!
Open Sesame (11 min walk) - Classic mediterranean fare.
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Open Sesame
7458 Beverly Boulevard
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Open Sesame (11 min walk) - Classic mediterranean fare.
Ta-Eem Grill (7 min walk) - Kosher mediterranean order-at-the-counter spot. Great shawarma.
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Ta-eem Grill
7422 Melrose Avenue
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Ta-Eem Grill (7 min walk) - Kosher mediterranean order-at-the-counter spot. Great shawarma.
Best Korean Food: Spoon by H (11 min walk) - One of our neighborhood’s greatest secret spots. This hole-in-the-wall looks like a dessert shop, but Chef Yoon has a handful of amazing savory dishes. The dumpling soup is unreal - and the daily special is usually fantastic.
Spoon By H
7158 Beverly Boulevard
Best Korean Food: Spoon by H (11 min walk) - One of our neighborhood’s greatest secret spots. This hole-in-the-wall looks like a dessert shop, but Chef Yoon has a handful of amazing savory dishes. The dumpling soup is unreal - and the daily special is usually fantastic.
Best Ramen: Tatsu (9 min walk) -- Draws crowds for great ramen.
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Tatsu Ramen
7111 Melrose Ave
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Best Ramen: Tatsu (9 min walk) -- Draws crowds for great ramen.