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The Best Hotel Brunches in L.A.

Butterscotch pudding with candied bacon at Ford's Filling StationIt seems like the intent of brunch hasn’t changed much since the word first appeared in print in 1895, when British author Guy Beringer wrote: “Brunch is cheerful, sociable and inciting. It is talk-compelling. It puts you in a good temper, it makes you satisfied with yourself and your fellow beings, it sweeps away the worries and cobwebs of the week.”

All the better if you can order ricotta pancakes and drink fancy cocktails before noon.

This weekend, skip your go-to brunch spot and make a reservation off your radar: at a hotel. Picture expansive views of the ocean or Hollywood Hills. It’s like an instant vacation, but cheaper. From Santa Monica to DTLA, hotel restaurants offer stellar service and at least one dish that’s worth the trip alone, from bacon waffles to pancake lasagna to a fried, buttermilk-brined half chicken.

Read the full article at LA Weekly.

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