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The Stocking Frame

911 S. Hill St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
The Stocking Frame

Photo: Besha Rodell


  • Sun 11am-5pm, Mon, Wed-Sat 6pm-12am
  • $$
  • Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
  • Full bar
  • Street Parking, Valet Parking
Located on the quiet end of Hill Street, The Stocking Frame features a small but ambitious cocktail program, a smart beer list, and a food menu that is part well-conceived drunk food and part European-influenced bites that show some real promise. There are pork belly and octopus tacos, or you can go more straightforward with fried oyster tacos, topped with "hot sauce slaw." Grilled figs come with musky duck prosciutto and aged manchego. There's a smoked trout crostini with cream cheese and apple celery salad that will make you genuinely nostalgic for 1970s cocktail parties.

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