Design Bath & Hardware. WHAT: Bathroom fixtures and accessories from one of the few PDC vendors that sell directly to the public. WHERE: Fourth floor of Center Blue; 310/358-9669.
Cooper-Pacific Kitchens. WHAT: A family-owned kitchen design firm. WHERE: Second floor of Center Green; 310/659-6147.
Astra West and the Lounge @ Astra. WHAT: Pear carpaccio, sirloin burgers, and other innovative meals in sleek quarters. When: Lunch Mon-Fri. HOW MUCH: $$. WHERE: Astra West is on the third floor of Center Blue; 310/652-3003. Lounge @ Astra is on the first floor of Center Green; 310/360-1553.
Design Café. WHAT: PDC's newest eatery serves salads and panini on outdoor tables overlooking Melrose Avenue. WHEN: Breakfast and lunch Mon-Fri. HOW MUCH: $. WHERE: South side of Melrose Plaza, in front of Center Blue; 310/657-0343.