3823 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026



  • Tue.-Sat., 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., 5:30-9:30 p.m.
  • $$
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
  • No Alcohol
  • Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Not Accepted
At Forage diners are encouraged to bring in homegrown fruits and vegetables to barter for restaurant credit. Forage is an informal place, basically a big, stainless-steel serving counter and a long narrow dining room. It's set up a little like a cafeteria: You select from the salads, flatbreads and ready dishes at the counter; snag baked goods or Blue Bottle coffee; or order avocado sandwiches or roasted jidori chicken from the kitchen, then carry your tray to one of the tables in the back. Chef Jason Kim comes from the kitchen at Lucques; daily menus are online. There's usually a freshly made agua fresca. If you've spent much time around the indie-music scene, Forage will seem familiar. The vibe here is evolved crunchiness, which is to say, like a pregig potluck whose intrinsic veganism has been expanded to include ricotta cheese and the occasional slab of organic pork belly, all resting comfortably within the boundaries of conscious omnivorousness. The stewed Rancho Gordo beans with toasted bread crumbs were delicious. You are encouraged to call in advance to make an appointment to show your produce to one of the chefs on a Sunday afternoon.

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