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From Brunch to Happy Hour, Owen’s Ordinary is Anything But Ordinary

Nachos loaded with barbacoa and guacamole. Hot dogs topped with beer cheese, local bacon, and spicy jalapeno relish. Sliders stuffed with crispy shrimp and chipotle mayo. These are a few of the innovative bites on the happy hour menu at Owen's Ordinary. They're offered for less than $10 each all…

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Drink a Draft Cold-Brew Coffee at Summer House Santa Monica

If you love a cup of cold-brew coffee on a warm morning, make Summer House Santa Monica your go-to spot this spring. It boasts artisan La Colombe Coffee on draft, draft iced lattes and draft black and tans. Pick your java drink (hot options are available, too) and sip it…

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Dig Into Contemporary Mexican Cuisine at Gringos and Mariachis

You should be able to tell from the moment you step inside of Gringos and Mariachis that this restaurant's team has its finger on the pulse of current trends. Murals evocative of artsy tattoos bedeck the exposed-brick walls, Einstein-bulb chandeliers hang from thick ropes overhead, and plush banquettes border candlelit…

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Treat Yourself to Something Sweet at Stella’s Bakery

Fresh fruit. Real sugar. Creamy butter. Stella's Bakery proves that traditional ingredients like these make for the tastiest baked goods, one tart at a time. Stella's opened its doors to customers more than 15 years ago, vowing to use whole, natural ingredients to craft its desserts. Although the times have…

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