eating > republique, la

You guys, Beyonce eats here.

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SO CUTE.

It’s like this place was built for Instagram. The photogenic dining area. The natural light. The fake old world charm. The vanilla almond milk latte art.

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This place is very delicious and well deserving of all of the hype.

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LOOK AT THOSE KOUIGN AMANN LAYERS. I got the pistachio raspberry one sooooooo perfect. You get that traditional caramel-y bottom and croissant-like layers with the added bonus of tart fruit and crunchy nuts. YAY.

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I also had the mushroom toast with the hollandaise on the side. Fluffy scrambled eggs, earthy mushrooms in a red wine sauce, thin slices of (Parma?) ham, and wilted spinach. All on a crusty slice of bread. Perfect weekend food.

This place is beautiful and delicious but also expensive and popular. We waited in line for close to 30 minutes at 8ish on a Sunday and I paid $28 (+tip) for the 3 things above. My face at the register: O_O.

Still, I’d do it again. I really enjoyed it.

Also, good luck trying to get past this and not picking up a pastry or two.

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Republique: 624 S. La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA

 

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