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There’s A Beautiful Restaurant Inside Of A Twinkling Greenhouse In K-Town • Openaire

By Malia Wooten January 3, 2020

Talk about indoor-outdoor dining! 🌿

Though many will argue that the pleasures of dining in Los Angeles are associated with food, just as many people could counter-argue that the ambiance/views play a big role in the ‘star’ factor. The restaurant perched above The Line hotel in Koreatown is the perfect example of both sides meeting in the middle.

You may have heard about the former atrium-turned-eatery when it was called Commissary; Michelin-starred chef Josiah Citrin took over the poolside oasis, named it Openaire, and gave the menu a delicious makeover we never knew we needed.

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Though the restaurant is nestled right in the heart of the city, the urban jungle somehow manages to deliver a slice of comfort. Maybe it’s the plush seating, the marble-topped bar with a “notable” cocktail menu, or even the simple fact that you can view dozens of skyscrapers and an aquamarine pool all in one glance.

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Whether you’re in the mood for a boozy brunch filled with a hefty serving of avocado toast or overdue for after-work midnight margaritas with your colleagues — there’s no doubt about all the brownie points you’ll receive for suggesting this selfie haven. The famed Michelin Guide suggests foodies order the meaty duck ragout tagliatelle or an opulent stew of Caledonian shrimp and heirloom beans.

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View more photos of Openaire, here!

Location: 3515 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010. See it on Google maps.
Hours: Breakfast: 8a to 11a. Lunch: 11a to 2:30p. Dinner: 5p to 11p.

Also published on Medium.