Published on September 1, 2015

Lunch Like You Mean It

Lunch is one of our favorite meals of the day. It’s a time to bond with friends, close a deal with your perfected sales pitch or sit with coworkers and discuss the finishing touches of a team project. This week at Reserve, we've spent our lunches chatting about our newest city, Philadelphia! Here are some Reserve LA restaurants to help inspire your next lunch destination.


9.1.15 - Redbird

Redbird, which took over the old 1933-built rectory inside the Vibiana Cathedral, is a downtown masterpiece serving outstanding New American dishes. The restaurant is the latest from renowned chef Neal Fraser and offers a relaxed lounge space filled with vintage and repurposed furniture, tiles and woodwork reminiscent of the late 1800s, an astonishing wine cellar and a near 360-degree marble bar. We recommend the prime burger, which Lesley Balla of Zagat called “a decadent specimen.”


9.1.15 - Eveleigh

Eveleigh is a neighborhood restaurant and bar where friends and family can gather over a local, farm-to-table menu of rustic, old-world inspired dishes. Just like their sister restaurant, Goldie’s, Eveleigh recently introduced lunch service.


9.1.15 - Ziran

Inside the LA Hotel Downtown, this award-winning restaurant led by Executive Chef Kevin Harry is perfect for a quick lunch meeting, with a variety of classic comfort food and go-to American dishes. The marble-floored space features dim lighting and stylish art, just some of the chic details also reflected in its beautifully presented food and drinks.


9.1.15 - Drago Centro (2)

Drago Centro delivers innovative twists on classic Italian dishes. The stunning 9,500 square foot restaurant boasts an open kitchen, a private dining room and a demonstration kitchen housed in what was once the vault of City National Bank. The restaurant’s lunch and dinner menus feature a wide range of options, from house-made pastas to exotic wild game, savory steaks to delectable desserts.


9.1.15 - Lucques (2)

Lucques is an award-winning West Hollywood restaurant by Chef/Owner Suzanne Goin, serving market-driven California cuisine with French and Mediterranean influences. Set in the refined, rustic carriage house of the original Harold Lloyd estate, the warm and intimate brick-walled restaurant features exposed wood beams and plush banquettes. An ivy-covered patio sits just outside, perfect for a quick bite in the sun.

So, take a break and request a reservation at one of Reserve's restaurants, and lunch like you mean it.

Happy dining,

Harris Letter, Reserve LA



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