Culina—the stunning and sensational eatery located within the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills—is one of the biggest and best brunches you'll find anywhere in Southern California. Its overwhelming popularity can be credited to its sensational fare, its beautiful location and the sheer amount of options you'll find for every single taste. Here you'll find everything from a gourmet omelette station to sushi, pancakes, Dim Sum stations, healthy salads, eggs benedict stations and a plethora of desserts for those who delight in sweet treats. *Insider tip: come during awards season and prepare to be starstruck—this is definitely a celebrity favorite.
300 S Doheny Dr, Los Angeles (310) 860-4000
If you love the taste of caviar, there's no better spot to indulge in this luxury than at Petrossian's Sunday brunch. Expect to find items like caviar scrambled eggs with whipped vodka creme, micro herbs and toast; caviar flatbread with crème fraîche, chives, red onion, capers and chopped egg; and a caviar salad with butter lettuce, shaved egg, shallots, chives, parsley, lemon, dill and crème fraîche; buckwheat blinis with caviar, trout roe, salmon roe and pike roe and duck rillettes with black mission figs and roasted walnuts on the menu. Caviar Only 28on the menu.
321 N Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood (310) 271-6300
Brunch like the French do at this lively West Hollywood hotspot: with great conversation, a fun atmosphere (we're particular to the lovely outdoor patio on a nice day, though the dining room is equalloy great) and stellar dishes from Chef Kris Morningstar. You absolutely can't miss the spicy fried chicken and grits, though the Croque Madame and Eggs in Purgatory—spicy tomato sauce, fennel pollen, basil, Pecorino, crostini—are also great options. Wash it all down with a spicy Bloody Mary with Monopolowa Vodka and heirloom tomatoes, and you'll definitely leave happy.
8265 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles (323) 746-5130
4 The Sycamore Kitchen
You're going to be hard pressed to find something on this menu from the husband and wife team of Karen and Quinn Hatfield that you don't like. In addition to carrying Stumptown coffee, you'll find delicious baked goods and pastries alongside standouts like gtone-ground oatmeal, quinoa and barley with cinnamon-date “butter”; house-made coconut pecan granola with toasted pepita; pork belly hash, roasted peppers and onions, russet potatoes, two fried eggs and spinach; the Jerusalem Bowl—warm wheat berries, lentils and barley, zahtar chicken, roasted green chilies, two fried eggs; and warm ricotta and buckwheat blintzes, blueberry compote and salted honey butter.
143 S La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323) 939-0151
5 Dockside at Playa Provisions
In addition to being an absolutely beautiful spot by the beach, Playa Provisions—the four-eateries-rolled-into-one hot spot from Top Chef alum Brooke Williamson & husband Nick Roberts in Playa del Rey—is awesome for brunch as well. Chow down on delectable brunch items like biscuit bites, cinnamon rolls, coconut chia seed pudding and a mouth-watering breakfast sandwich with turkey bacon, gruyere, collards and avocado. Wash it all down with a mimosa made with fresh-squeeze orange juice.
119 Culver Blvd, Playa Del Rey (310) 683-5019