Dark, sexy and surprisingly unpretentious—à la its clientele—Bar Bandini is the neighborhood wine bar Echo Park didn’t know it needed. Somehow, Bar Bandini manages to simultaneously accomplish cool and cozy, providing a unique inventory and ambiance that not only wows on arrival, but invites you to stay for more (more flirting, that is).
Dating in L.A. can be just as tough as being single in L.A., but there are plenty of other Angelenos riding solo who feel your pain. From beachside hangouts to stiff-drink happy-hour spots, L.A.’s bars are full of other singles ready to mingle. We’ve done some hopping around at the city’s buzziest watering holes—namely, some of the best beer bars, hotel bars and cocktail bars—to bring you the scoop on the where singles dating in L.A. can find Mr. or Ms. Right (or, let’s be honest, your next hookup).
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