Seventh date dating
It’s one of the few refreshingly refined restaurants in town where a suit (and even a tie! If you’re at Mélisse, you may as well go all out and indulge with one of the wine-paired tasting menus. Nonetheless, you've got to give the owners credit for running one of LA's OG romantic date-night destinations.
Sure, it’s slightly snobby (and very expensive), but that’s part of the fun. You can't discount the fact that not even time has been able to diminish its twinkly allure -- every table hugs a natural, cascading creek bed, while the gazebo table looks out over the rest of the crowd (request it in advance).
Despite being so bougie, Mezzanine doesn’t feel too stuffy or pretentious. Wine reigns supreme here, so feel free to ask your bartender or server for suggestions to pair with the restaurant’s French dishes like croque-monsieur and escargot in garlic butter.
Patio twinkly lights fire pits a canopy of trees not to mention the addictive craft cocktails perfectly shareable, tastebud-awakening foods = the quintessential romantic spot on the Eastside.
Meghan’s long army green coat, the Lawson in Monterey by Babaton, is an immediate favorite among royal watchers.
April 18, 2018: Meghan is the belle of CHOGM London (the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting), stepping out in a white, striped Altuzarra dress paired with a black blazer by Camilla and Marc.
From the intimacy of the Moroccan-influenced cabanas and the refined grand veranda, to the intellectually stimulating library lounge and lively pulse of the old-school bar, this Studio City seductress knows how to please any romance-seeker’s needs.
Start the evening in the bar, move onto dinner in a cabana or veranda, then indulge in a nightcap seated with thighs touching on the sofa in the library.