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328 E. First St.
Inn in Little Tokyo, next to the Arts District. Rooms from $119.
929 S. Broadway
The historic United Artists building was reborn as a style-conscious downtown boutique in January. Rooms from $199.
The Factory Kitchen
1300 Factory Pl., No. 101
An open kitchen sends out freshly made pasta in this casual but smart trattoria. Main dishes from $19.
800 E. Third St.
A young gastropub with eclectic sausages and drinks. Mango jalapeño wurst $6.50; crocodile and pork andouille $8.
2121 E. Seventh Pl.
This seasonal eatery with a wood oven is on many hipsters’ and gourmets’ lists. Main dishes from $15.
Angel City Brewery
216 S. Alameda St.
A flight of five beers $8.
Handsome Coffee Roasters
582 Mateo St.
Espresso from $3; no sugar available — on purpose.
1820 Industrial St., No. 104
Coffee from $3; blended juices $6.50.
820 E. Third St.
Hammer and Spear
255 S. Santa Fe Ave., No. 101
Curios and vintage home furnishings.
Apolis: Common Gallery
806 E. Third St.
A worldly men’s shop brings together fashion, exhibitions and film screenings.