Head to Silverlake’s New Sawyer for Sunday Brunch

Patio dining and custom juices make this new Los Angeles eatery worth a visit

Treat yourself to a delightful brunch at the newly opened Sawyer eatery.

Silverlake’s newest restaurant, Sawyer, has opened on Sunset Boulevard. Also new is the next door cold-press juicer Clover.

Sawyer’s 2,400 square foot space seats 90 guests and offers indoor and al fresco dining. Inside, the main dining room features exposed brick, hand painted wall accents, big butcher block communal and single tables, intricate tile work, unique light fixtures and floor to ceiling windows that open to Sunset Boulevard. Outside, the romantic patio offers an intimate atmosphere with birch and olive trees, candles, and a fireplace.

The weekend brunch menu offers a variety of fresh pressed juices from Clover, including the Clover with kale, cucumber, celery, spinach, and pear; the Sunrise with orange, carrot, coconut water, and turmeric; and the Gingersnap with apples, lemon, and ginger. Harder libations include tequila with grapefruit, lime, and blackberries; a Bloody Mary with Svedka vodka and spicy San Marzano tomato juice; and a mimosa kit with sparkling wine and a choice of orange juice, grapefruit juice, white peach and pear, strawberry, and cassis.

Standout dishes include chicken and waffles, buttermilk biscuits and gravy, a crab benedict, sunny side hash with duck confit, fish tacos, a Maine lobster roll, a selection of avocado, prosciutto and sweet pea hummus, and almond butter and banana toasts; and a variety of light dishes including kale, goat cheese and grape salad; smoked trout and sprouted wheat berries; and quinoa and kale with poached eggs and avocado. Sawyer also offers a nice selection of chilled seafood including king crab legs, green mussels, wild white shrimp, and a nice selection of oysters from Baja, Washington, and Alaska.

The dinner menu includes fried chicken, faro risotto, a soft shell crab sandwich, skate wing with yam chips, a smash burger, smoked tea crusted tuna, and a skirt steak with rapini, and chimichurri.

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