The Gorbals **
LOCATIONInside the Alexandria Hotel, 501 S. Spring St., downtown Los Angeles; (213) 488-3408; www.thegorbalsla.com.
PRICESavory small plates, $7 to $15; sweets, $7. Corkage, $15.
DETAILSOpen for lunch 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday and for dinner 6 p.m. to midnight Monday to Wednesday and 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Thursday to Saturday. Full bar. Parking in lots just to the south on the same block. Sunday brunch is served 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Rating is based on food, service and ambience, with price taken into account in relation to quality. ****: Outstanding on every level. ***: Excellent. **: Very good. *: Good. No star: Poor to satisfactory.