The Sycamore Kitchen

143 S. La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
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Photo: Whitney Friedlander


  • Daily, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Karen and Quinn Hatfield's Sycamore Kitchen is an exercise in incommensurateness, albeit a very L.A. one. It is a breakfast and lunch place with valet parking. The outdoor patio has an almost picnic-table feel to it, yet there you are on busy La Brea Avnue, hardly the most pastoral place in town. You order at the counter and take a number, yet the plate that arrives at your table may be filled with pastries that wouldn't be out of place at the most sedate of Parisian pétisseries.

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