Resident – An Industrial Chic Venue Located in the DTLA Arts District

Lime in The Coconut: Hendricks Gin, Coconut Cream, Lime juice and a splash of Simple syrup.

The DTLA Arts District is BOOMING! On the eastern edge of Downtown Los Angeles, the city favorite is mostly composed of industrial buildings dating from the early 20th century. As Travel + Leisure put it, the DTLA Arts District is going through a “rebirth.” Adding to the neighborhood, Resident, an authentic hybrid neighborhood bar boasting an intimate entertainment and live music space along with a lush open-air outdoor beer garden.

Halls of Valhalla: Ahus Akvavit, Cardamaro, Vanile de Madagascar and Lemon juice. Photo Courtesy of JSPR.

Open for brunch, lunch, happy hour and dinner, patrons can choose from a thoughtfully curated menu by gourmet food truck KTCHNDTLA located on the terrace.  Also unique to Resident, the venue pours draft favorites and specialty cocktails from a vintage trailer, as well as inside the music venue.

Resident prides itself on serving not your average “bar food,” actually the menu is pretty impressive. From crispy brussel sprouts and falafel to pulled pork and BBQ chicken there are dining options for every diner. Another notable item about Resident is the cocktail menu! Take a look below at some of our favorites!

Paloma Faith: Milagro Blanco Tequila, Campari, Grapefruit, Lime and Agave nectar & French Quarter Old Fashioned: Four Roses Bourbon, Benedictine, Simple syrup, Pecychauds and Angostura Bitters. Photo Courtesy of JSPR.

Naked and Famous: El Silencio Espadin Mezcal, Aperol, Yellow Chartreuse, Lime juice.

Lime in The Coconut: Hendricks Gin, Coconut Cream, Lime juice and a splash of Simple syrup.

Flannel Shirt: Compass Box Glasgow Blend Whisky, Braulio Amaro, Apple Cider, Lemon and Angostura Bitters.

Now that we are in the mist of higher temps, it’s the perfect time to make a pit stop at what will soon be, a local favorite.

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