Clifton's remains true to its roots
It's one of those places that seems like it's been around forever. Clifton's Brookdale opened on Broadway downtown in 1935, and it remains true to its roots as a cafeteria offering a wide variety of homey dishes. Read more here.
Modeled as a forest retreat, it's full of food for the eye too -- check out this photo gallery. And it offers terrific people watching.
-- Mary MacVean
Photos by Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times