Lunch in Los Angeles is more than just a midday meal — it's a reason for co-workers to gather, for business deals to happen, and for that hot new restaurant to showcase its culinary talents in front of droves of daytime actors, writers, and underemployed creatives.
Step out at the right power lunch spot during a random weekday, and you might spot a music exec talking numbers with an up-and-coming artist, two actors commiserating in a quiet corner, and power suit Downtown brokers angling for real estate deals. As much as Los Angeles earns the perception as an industry town, the truth is there's no shortage of money to be made both in and out of Hollywood. And restaurants perfect for making all those deals happen.
Below is a list of some of the hottest spots for putting in weekday work, whether it's with a corporate bigwig or your up-and-coming business partner. You've got gorgeous Downtown bastions for the wealthy, Beverly Hills options for those who keep it close to the office, and many more colorful choices for sealing the (business) deal, ordered alphabetically.Read More