Monday, May 29

Double Take on Wilshire Boulevard offers Haas avocado "fries" with a spiced-lime aioli sauce for $14 and an herb-roasted half chicken served with forest mushrooms, black kale and new crop potatoes for $26. (Vivian Chen/Daily Bruin)

Boulevard Bites: Double Take impresses with Hollywood aesthetic and generous portions

Take a look, or two, because there’s a lot to see at the Double Take restaurant. Situated at the bottom of Hotel Palomar, one of Westwood’s boutique hotels, the newly established American eatery is a great place to network with business executives while waiting for the 405 traffic to die down or to grab dinner with a special someone for a swanky evening dinner. Read more...

Double Take on Wilshire Boulevard offers Haas avocado "fries" with a spiced-lime aioli sauce for $14 and an herb-roasted half chicken served with forest mushrooms, black kale and new crop potatoes for $26. (Vivian Chen/Daily Bruin)

Daily Bruin columnist Matt Fernandez tried gator gumbo and fried alligator tail with a side of remoulade at The Gumbo Pot. (Matt Fernandez/Daily Bruin staff)
Daily Bruin columnist Matt Fernandez tried gator gumbo and fried alligator tail with a side of remoulade at The Gumbo Pot. (Matt Fernandez/Daily Bruin staff)

Third-year anthropology student Justin Loera is working on his fourth album after making his own progressive rock music in January 2016.  He released his first album "Untitled Album" last year and his most recent album "Faded Dream" in January. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)
Third-year anthropology student Justin Loera is working on his fourth album after making his own progressive rock music in January 2016.  He released his first album "Untitled Album" last year and his most recent album "Faded Dream" in January. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)

(Photo by Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin, Photo Illustration by LeAnn Woo/Graphics editor)
(Photo by Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin, Photo Illustration by LeAnn Woo/Graphics editor)

A 1-ounce jar of paddlefish caviar costs $35 at Santa Monica Seafood. The fish roe's saltiness complimented the buckwheat pancakes and crème fraîche. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin Staff)
A 1-ounce jar of paddlefish caviar costs $35 at Santa Monica Seafood. The fish roe's saltiness complimented the buckwheat pancakes and crème fraîche. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin Staff)

(Esmeralda Lopez/Daily Bruin)
(Esmeralda Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Ian McShane (left) and Ricky Whittle (right)
 play the main characters Mr. Wednesday and Shadow Moon in the new Starz television series "American Gods," based on a 2001 novel of the same name by Neil Gaiman. (Courtesy of Starz)
Ian McShane (left) and Ricky Whittle (right)
 play the main characters Mr. Wednesday and Shadow Moon in the new Starz television series "American Gods," based on a 2001 novel of the same name by Neil Gaiman. (Courtesy of Starz)


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