Krista moseys past a mural at Craig's by LA street artist, Retna, as she guides us to hotspots on Melrose Ave.
Gracias Madre seems to be on every LA local's list of favorites with its clean aesthetics and locally grown vegan fare.
Gracias Madre is the ideal spot for meatless Mexican, festive drinks and "LA ambiance"—whatever that means.
2. Nong La Cafe
3. Verve Melrose
4. Grand Central Market
4. Bike riding on The Strand
5. Downtown Flower Market
2. The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel
4. The Rose
5. Ace Hotel DTLA
In addition to the croon-worthy pastries and croissants, Verve Coffee Roasters serves cold pressed juice flights from Juice Served Here.
Verve Coffee Roasters is known for its nitro cold brew served in a tulip glass.
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