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For months, my Instagram feeds have been filled with images of theย gorgeous California Brasserie Terrine… …we were lucky enough to be invited in to try the newly launched Friday lunch, on their outdoor patio. Super dog friendly, just like in France! ย I counted quatre chiens by the time we left. Their wine list is mostly French, and their cocktails (by

Barrel Down

We were invited to check out the newly opened Barrel Down in Downtown LA, right across the street from Bottega Louie on 7th Street. This is a Beer Hall, so Abe ordered one from their 40 taps. We ordered all vegetarian, but the menu is full of delicious-sounding meat dishes like Buttermilk Fried Chicken and a dry-aged Sirloin Burger. I was blown away by