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Perch: Downtown L.A.'s Newest Bistro/Lounge
Unbeatable views and French-inspired cuisine
Unobstructed 360-degree views, French-inspired fare, and classic specialty cocktails all await you at Perch in the depths of Downtown Los Angeles. Since its opening in August 2011, this restaurant/lounge/bar has created quite the buzz around town snaking its way into the must-visit bar scene circuit. Come out for Apertif Hour from 4-6 pm, imbibe $5-$7 liqueurs, wine, and cocktails, and savor discounted hors d’oeuvres.
A nice alternative to The Edison (located only a couple blocks away), Perch is a unique urban hangout complete with outdoor fire pits and indoor fireplaces on the 15th and 16th floors of the Pershing Building. On any given night, take in an impromptu cabaret act or listen to the sounds of sweet jazz lilting through the Art Deco inspired space.
Truly cosmopolitan types will feel right at home gazing out at the city lights while devouring Chef Benjamin Udave’s (formerly of The Jonathan Club) playful and inspired dishes. Start your meal off right by ordering the Chicken Cordon Bleu Poppers and progressing to a variety of main dishes like Pork and Beans, Lamb Burger, or vegetarian-friendly Bonbon Risotto. End your meal with a decadent Chocolate Custard or Apple Tart dessert for a dazzling finish to a starry evening.
About Sujata Day
Living in the land of perpetual sun, beautiful beaches, and gorgeous people has fueled Sujata Day’s creativity in myriad ways. Her short story “Forbidden Fate” won the WRITE STUFF competition sponsored by MTV and People magazine, birthing a prosperous writing career. The tale was published in a collection of short stories titled Pieces, edited by Stephen Chbosky. Reviews hail Pieces as “an exciting glimpse into the future of fiction” and “endearingly raw, undeniably bold, and engagingly inventive.”
Since moving to LA from the suburbs of Pittsburgh, PA, Sujata has appeared in many TV shows, films, and internet productions. TV credits include Desperate Housewives, Secret Life of the American Teenager, Campus Ladies, Greek, and The Loop. She plays a supporting role in 2009’s Down For Life, alongside Danny Glover and Snoop Dogg. Sujata produced, wrote, and starred in the web pilot Raveena and the Vampire chosen to launch as a 2010 premiere vehicle on the popular internet channel, Somebody’s Basement. Currently, she stars as ‘CeCe’ in the hit web series, Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl. Sujata can be seen next starring in the film, Big Breakin', to be released in early 2012.
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