(Each has an online counterpart, in case you think Craigslist is a fad.) There's also a honking traffic jam of sites like com. Remember: in LA, word of mouth is king, and whatever advice you bought from your guerrilla marketing guru, there's no faking that funk.One namecheck on Daily Candy means your corner bar just got drafted--that's how hungry everyone is for the next big, pre-approved thing. But here are some of our suggestions to get things rolling...
It has the froth of a dark beer with the kick of a strong espresso.
LA finally has a place to see this collection all in one place as it’s meant to be showcased.
Located on the famous Melrose Place, it's a fun place to spend a girls’ day. Featuring pieces by Jeff Koons, Jean Michel-Basquiat and Cindy Sherman, it’s a must-see for anyone visiting LA (plus, it’s free to the public).
And just steps away through a modernist olive grove is restaurant Otium.
If we need to explain what a dive bar is to you, that means that you probably won't like dive bars.
Think: cash only, cheap drinks, bad wine, a pool table, karaoke, a cast of grizzled regulars, and if you're really lucky, a Mega Touch machine loaded up with dirty photo hunt.
or should I say, life size models of him holding up the cushion.
This DTLA landmark is in the midst of a revival bringing some of the hottest restaurants and chefs together to celebrate the best of LA food and culture.
A food hall and emporium in the best sense of both words, Grand Central market is the past and future of LA converging at this community hub that’s not to be missed.
In recent years, the Los Angeles art and design scene has exploded as creatives have flocked to here—particularly the Eastside—for it's boho effortless vibe.
The rest of the world now looks to LA for design my favorite restaurant in LA.