Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES | Larry’s Venice is named after local artist Larry Bell, a pioneer of the California minimalism movement. The influence of Bell’s art can be seen as soon as you step inside Larry’s, with 1960s-style mirrored and translucent glass and plexiglass cubes gracing the venue. Located a stone’s throw

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LOS ANGELES | Tacos Arizas can be found on the stretch of Sunset Boulevard in Echo Park that contains three well established, very popular taco trucks. The neon signage around the relatively small van can be spotted at its location on Logan, just off Sunset, and visitors are greeted with

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LOS ANGELES | Aomeba Music opened in Berkeley in 1990, followed by San Francisco in 1997. In 2001, the Hollywood store opened on Sunset Boulevard and quickly established itself as a Hollywood landmark. The reputation of Aomeba, which is one of the largest independent record stores in the world, stretches

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LOS ANGELES | The Bradbury Building opened in 1893 and is the oldest commercial buildings in Los Angeles. Designated a National Historic Landmark in 1977, the building was designed by architect Sumner Hunt, who was replaced by draftsman George H. Wyman before construction, although no evidence exists that Hunt’s design

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LOS ANGELES | Griffith Observatory opened in 1935 and the iconic building is a Los Angeles icon, familiar to may non-locals due to the fact that it’s appeared in movies (Rebel Without A Cause, The Terminator), video games (GTA V), film clips and TV shows. Since opening, The Griffith Observatory

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LOS ANGELES | Snake Pit Alehouse on Melrose celebrated its 25th birthday in 2016, a great achievement for any bar in a hip city where new venues open and close all of the time. The secret to its success is a genuine neighbourhood feel, complete lack of pretension, and some

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LOS ANGELES | Yeastie Boys Bagels started out as a food truck serving gourmet bagels before finding a permenant spot alongside Alfred Coffee {In The Alley} in West Hollywood. The bagels here are seriously good, with each lot of bagels taking two days to make. Dough is hand-rolled, proved overnight

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LOS ANGELES | Melrose Umbrella Company on Melrose Avenue is a bar/cafe that was created by owners Zachary Patterson and Austin Melrose to be a community focused place where people can hang out all day. The space dates back to 1936 and is surprisingly bright with high ceilings and Douglas

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LOS ANGELES | When The Escondite opened up in Downtown Los Angeles in 2012, on the border of Skid Row and Little Tokyo, it built a reputation amongst those in the know as one of the best secret bars in town for great beer, tasty burgers, and fantastic live music.

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LOS ANGELES | If you find yourself in tourist central, LA, and are in need of a quality cup of coffee to help you survive the crowds, Rise-N-Grind is one of your best bets. Located along the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Rise-N-Grind is an industrial themed cafe that serves quality