• Filming Location,  Tour,  TV

    Frank’s Bagels from “Grace and Frankie”

    LOCATION The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf on the grounds of Paramount Studios, which stands in for Frank’s Bagels in the third-season finale of “Grace and Frankie”. ADDRESS Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Paramount Studios 5555 Melrose Avenue Hollywood, CA paramountstudios.com STORY & PHOTOS Netflix’s great comedy “Grace and Frankie”, starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, films at Hollywood’s Paramount Studios, and production makes great use of the studio lot. For instance, in the thirteenth episode of the third season, Sol (Sam Waterston) leads a protest of Frank’s Bagels. Frank’s is the best bagel place in town, but unfortunately is owned a run by a bigot (who’d protested the play…

  • Filming Location,  TV

    The Lima Bean from “Glee”

      LOCATION The Lima Bean, a fictional coffee shop in Lima, OH, on the show “Glee”. ADDRESS Paramount Studios 5555 Melrose Avenue Hollywood, CA paramountstudiotour.com STORY & PHOTOS When the kids from “Glee” aren’t at McKinley High or Breadsticks, you might find them at local coffee shop The Lima Bean. It first appears in the second-season episode “The Sue Sylvester Shuffle”, when Rachel, Mercedes, Blaine, and Kurt get together there and chat about Regionals. It continues to appear throughout seasons two, three, and four, with Kurt even getting a job there in the fourth season.