We're looking for someplace where 15 folks can sit down together to a celebratory weekday lunch reasonably near Wilshire and La Cienega. The employer is paying... but the employer is a poorly funded non-profit... so it can't be too pricey.
The crowd has a low to moderate tolerance for spice/quirkiness. More than one attendee is opposed to Ethiopian.
So far, our best suggestion has been Newport Seafood. Are there any other good options in that general neck of the woods?