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Definitely Not a Lemon
LAist knows that when you work on the Westside and have exhausted your lunch options at places like Jack Sprats, The Farm and that wonderful little Quiznos on Olympic and Bundy — well, places like the somewhat-new Lemon Moon might give your tastebuds a welcomed vacation.
From chefs Josiah Citrin (Melisse) and Raphael Lunetta (Jiraffe), Lemon Moon (12200 W. Olympic Boulevard, 310-442-9191) is tucked right into the business park on the southwest side of Olympic and Bundy and offers a minimalist environment for your self-serve (weekday) breakfast, lunch and dinners. Whether you're interested in sitting on the outside patio or at their high-end benches (when you want to get close to your newfound lunchtime strangers) — Lemon Moon is more than happy to accomodate.
But those not happy to accomodate are those with newspapers who have already finished their meals and yet, still pretend to read their newspapers and magazines while you stand behind them clutching your order tag. Said order tag which the servers will be looking for when your food is ready to be delivered to your table. When your food is ready, however, the friendly staff at Lemon Moon will be more than happy to let you eat it at the counter if you-know-who is still pretending to read the Classifieds.
As for prices — Lemon Moon won't break the bank. A lunch for two with drinks (i.e. water or juice) will cost you about $25. Validated parking for one hour is located below the building, so you won't have to fight for street spaces.
LAist is hungry now, so please excuse us.