Toasted And Roasted: Third Wave Coffee, Brewed With Love

One of the common threads in the backstories of the businesses on Melrose is the sacrifice and commitment that fuels the owners. The Toasted & Roasted story is no different; owners Mike Khorosh and Ali Dickison paid their dues to the hospitality industry for the opportunity to serve some of the most excellent coffee and […]

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10 Kid-Friendly Destinations On Melrose Avenue

Sure we have some of the liveliest bars, funkiest gift shops, and fashion-forward boutiques in Los Angeles, but Melrose Avenue is a family-friendly place, too. So forget the babysitter when you’re planning your visit; pack up the kiddos and check out these fun for all ages Melrose businesses. PUZZLE ZOO Let’s start with the obvious: […]

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All About The Bread and Other Delicious Things

At All About The Bread, the comfortable and casual deli in the heart of Melrose Ave., the bread is delicious and fresh, but so are the many other homemade ingredients in the eatery’s sandwiches. Manager Rafael Mendez describes his shop’s delicious approach to dining. “The first thing that is unique about our shop is the […]

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Summer Buzz: Best Coffee on Melrose Ave.

Need a little caffeine infusion to get through the next heatwave? The coffee shops on Melrose Ave. have you covered, with everything from lattes to – yes, coffee purists – teas. La Crème Café At La Crème Café, there are a whopping 29 different organic coffee drinks on the menu. Hailing from Bulgaria, owner Stoian […]

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The Girl Cave: Ever So Much Cooler Than a Man Cave

The Girl Cave is a beauty bar and boutique that’s built upon a message of empowerment. Owner Lia Dias calls her venue a one-stop-shop for everything that girls love. The former model and real estate entrepreneur is all about promoting what she terms a more realistic standard of beauty for all women – as well […]

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