I have been hanging out for years a few places that are still going strong even in this recession.
1. Gladstones Restaurant in Malibu,CA (Great Seafood).
2. The Jazz Bakery in Culver City,CA (Great Jazz).
3. Catalina Bar and Grill in Hollywood,CA (Great Jazz and Dinner).
4. Chan Dara in Larchmont District (Great Thai Food).
5. El Cholo Mexican Restaurant Mid Wilshire (Great Mexican Food-Shrimp Faitija's and Marguarita's)
6. Wolfgang Puck's new spot in Santa Monica,CA.