Forget Your Pal's Malibu Beach Pad! Hang At This Hot New Bungalow

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When you hear Brent Bolthouse's name is attached to a nouveau nightlife spot, you can count on all the dope deets being neatly buttoned-up. The man has rabble-rousing and swanky sips down to a mad science. Well, his latest Santa Monica property on the famed Fairmont Miramar Hotel grounds is nothing like Trousdale, Hyde, or even that wild Neon Carnival at Coachella.
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In fact, at The Bungalow you won't find mini-skirted models bouncing around on banquettes, or fest-goers in altered states on ferris wheels. Instead, you'll soak up cozy vintage décor in a zen cottage courtyard, while sipping sangria — and maybe even engage in some ping-pong or pool! It's basically akin to crashing your design-inclined surfer pal's chill outdoor palace, even sprinkled with attractive attendees bedecked in rocker tees (H&M outfitted the staff). Totally mellow, brah!
The Bungalow, 101 Wilshire Boulevard (at Ocean Avenue), Santa Monica; 310-899-8530.
Photos: Courtesy of Brenna Egan, PMK/BNC
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