• Manpuku Tokyo BBQ

    California, United States

    Elegant eatery for creative Japanese-style BBQ dishes, served à la carte or in 4-course set menus.

    2125 Sawtelle Blvd, West Los Angeles, CA 90025, United States

    +1 310-473-0580

  • Porsche Experience Center

    Carson, United States

    Where can car enthusiast foodies combine their passions? By trekking down to the Porche Experience Center and dining upstairs at Restaurant 917, of course. The name and decor were inspired by the legendary 917 Porche race car, and the restaurant boasts views of the race track and testing area while you chow down on sleek plates of oysters diver scallops. The menu is constructed as carefully as a Porche engine, but nothing beats starting the meal with bread and butter shaped like a tiny Porche.

    Porsche Experience Center, 19800 S Main St, Carson, CA 90745, USA

    +1 888-204-7474

  • The Cinema Bar

    Culver City, United States

    Stalwart 65-year veteran film-inspired hangout offering live music, a patio hang space & drinks.

    The Cinema Bar, 3967 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230, USA

    +1 310-390-1328

  • Ortega Falls

    Lake Elsinore, United States

    This 25 foot seasonal waterfall in the Santa Ana Mountains is the ideal hike for both the expert boulderer and the I-just-want-to-take-nature-pics-in-my-Levis-and-Stan-Smiths midwestern transplants. It’s free to park at the trailhead and there are plenty of trails to choose from that lead to the creek below.

    -33382, 32806 Ortega Hwy, Lake Elsinore, CA 92530, USA

    +1 310-398-2113

  • Patisserie Chantilly

    Lomita, United States

    Cheery mod bakery & cafe with a creative menu of French- & Japanese-inspired pastries.

    Patisserie Chantilly, 2383 Lomita Blvd #104, Lomita, CA 90717, United States

    +1 310-257-9454

  • Fingerprints Music

    Long Beach, United States

    Long-time retailer of new & used vinyl records, CDs & books, with regular live musical performances.

    420 E 4th St, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

    +1 562-433-4996

  • Long Beach Antique Market

    Long Beach, United States

    Long Beach Veterans Stadium is the home of the LONG BEACH ANTIQUE FLEA MARKET held the 3rd Sunday of every month in Long Beach, California USA. Over 800 sellers feature a huge selection of antiques, collectibles and everthing Chic, Cheap Unique & Vintage all for sale at bargain prices. Established in 1982, this event was named one of the TOP TEN FLEA MARKETS IN THE U.S. by "Good Housekeeping" Magazine, the BEST SWAP MEET in L. A. by "Los Angeles Magazine, BEST FLEA MARKET in Orange County by "OC WEEKLY" and in 2011 received the Readers Choice award for the best ANTIQUE MARKET by "The Press Telegram". On the 3RD Sunday monthly, spread out over 20 acres you'll find millions of antiques, collectibles and vintage items for sale at wholesale prices.... Join the dealers, designers and celebrities who shop "The Flea Market With Style " at LONG BEACH VETERANS STADIUM.

    Long Beach Antique Market, 4901 E Conant St, Long Beach, CA 90808, USA

    +1 323-655-5703

  • The Queen Mary

    Long Beach, United States

    1936 ocean liner-turned-hotel offering art deco decor, fine-dining & casual eateries, bars & a spa.

    The Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

    +1 877-342-0738

  • Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles

    Los Angeles, United States

    Cool choice offering a rooftop pool, free WiFi, fashionable dining, a gym & a 1920s theater.

    929 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA

    +1 213-623-3233

  • Clifton's Republic

    Los Angeles, United States

    Historic restaurant in a renovated, mutlilevel space featuring American fare & cocktails. 

    Clifton's Republic, 648 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014, USA

    +1 213-627-1673

  • El Nopal Oaxacan Restaurant

    Los Angeles, United States

    Grab a bathing suit because you’re going to want to dive head first into the deep dark depths of El Nopal’s mole negro. This neighborhood staple serves mole, tlayudas and other Oaxacan delicacies that will have you questioning why Guelaguetza has been your standby all these years. If you’re in good company, order the Tour of Oaxaca special, which has all the goods in one order.  

    El Nopal Oaxacan Restaurant, 10426 National Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90034, USA

    +1 310-559-4732

  • Grand Central Market - old

    Los Angeles, United States

    Emporium hosting food vendors & florists, plus game nights, movies & other events, since 1917.

    Grand Central Market

    (213) 624-2378

  • Hot Hot Food

    Los Angeles, United States

    We're sick of spending too much at mediocre minimalist restaurants too. That's why this new retro BYOB Silver Lake fried rice specialist has earned its spot in our regular brunch, lunch and dinner rotation. Although it bills itself as Asian-inspired comfort food, there are guilt-free options aplenty as well. Bonus points for sexy 70s aesthetics, juke box and chill patio.

    Hot Hot Food, 654 N Hoover St, Los Angeles, CA 90004, USA

  • Luv2eat Thai Bistro

    Los Angeles, United States

    Classic Thai eatery for familiar favorites in a modern dining room, plus outdoor seating.

    Luv2eat Thai Bistro, 6660 Sunset Blvd P, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA

    +1 323-498-5835

  • Museum of Death

    Los Angeles, United States

    A museum of the macabre, featuring artwork by serial killers, autopsy videos & crime scene photos.

    Museum of Death, 6031 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028, USA

    +1 323-466-8011

  • Necromance

    Los Angeles, United States

    Sellers of natural history, including skulls & bones, feathers & bird skins, antlers & horns, minerals & crystals, moths & butterflies, fur scraps & pelts, sharks & other sea life, taxidermy & wet specimens.

    Necromance, 7220 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046

    +1 323-934-8684

  • Oriel Chinatown

    Los Angeles, United States

    Chinatown is popping off and Oriel, a new-ish, 80s-reminiscent restaurant and wine bar, is worth popping into. It’s a little tricky to find, but the interior dripping in plants is your indicator that you have arrived. Looking to impress a date? Treat them to an onion soup and a glass of red on the vibey patio before dipping into nearby General Lee’s for a nightcap.

    Oriel Chinatown, 1135 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA

    +1 213-253-9419

  • The Factory Kitchen

    Los Angeles, United States

    Open kitchen in a reclaimed factory space turning out handmade pastas & traditional Italian dishes.

    The Factory Kitchen, 1300 Factory Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA

    +1 213-996-6000

  • The Mayan

    Los Angeles, United States

    The Mayan Theater in Los Angeles, California is a landmark former movie palace, now performance venue and nightclub.

    The Mayan, 1038 Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA

    +1 213-746-4287


    Los Angeles, United States

    For an art gallery with extra elbow room, set up an appointment to visit Venus Over Los Angeles. This 14,500 square foot exhibition space in the downtown arts district features a roster of established and emerging talent from all over the world. It’s impossible to miss its unique pink exterior along with a pay phone to place appointments.

    VENUS LA, 601 S Anderson St, Los Angeles, CA 90023, USA

    +1 917-328-4656

  • Vromage

    Los Angeles, United States

    Vegan cheese specialist stocking diary-free varieties (many made on-site) plus sandwiches & salads. 

    7988 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046, United States

    +1 917-450-0855

  • Electric Owl

    West Hollywood, United States

    Between the open air patio and “420 Happy Hour”, Electric Owl is a breath of fresh air for the WeHo dinner scene. The new gem on the corner of Sunset and Gardner is designed like an old school LA train car—all class and no kitsch. Order a pizza, some veggies and a few rounds of drinks (or just the latter) and you’re good to go.

    Electric Owl, 1451 N Gardner St, West Hollywood, CA 90046, USA

    +1 323-545-6565

  • Irv's Burgers

    West Hollywood, United States

    As a monument to Route 66's history, this classic burger joint has served the WeHo community for over six decades. You’ll meet the family  (Sean, Sonia and Mama) cooking up no frills burgers, fries and breakfast burritos every day but Sunday. However, the real highlight is their customer service, adding personalized messages and Sharpie portraits to every plate and to-go bag. No wonder it's Seth Rogen's WeHo go-to.

    7998 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046, United States

    +1 323-650-2456

Casha Doemland

Staff Member

LA-born, Georgia-bred and one-half of a set of identical twins, Casha spends her days writing and exploring. She’s a classic film enthusiast, runner, dog walker and collector of quotes and tattoos. Follow her adventures @cashad.

Los Angeles, California