Alexander's Brite Spot on Sunset makes another round-up, that's two in one week, this time in the LA TImes Calendar. While The New York Times Style Magazine drew a list of L.A. breakfast joints, yesterday's L.A. Times considers late-night dining with "A Menu for the Nocturnal." Cover photo shows a pair of late-nighters at the Brite Spot.
Counterclockwise around the lake is clearly preferred, and at night cant be beat. Clockwise during the day you miss the curmudgeonly night herons, and the nice city views.
I have never been at Echo Park Lake after nightfall, but I am sure the cityscape from the lotus bed is spectacular.