Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES | There have been several planning mistakes made in Los Angeles over the city’s life, and one of these was the destruction of the neighbourhood of Bunker Hill. I was first made aware of the lost neighbourhood of Bunker Hill while watching Thom Andersen’s fantastic 2003 documentary “Los

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LOS ANGELES | California is famous for its craft beers, so it comes as no surprise that Los Angeles has a thriving craft beer scene. You’ve always been able to get good beer from across the state in Los Angeles’ craft beer bars, but recent years have seen many breweries

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LOS ANGELES | Finding the best coffee in Los Angeles doesn’t have to be a chore with this convenient guide. While its true that there was a time when it was difficult to get a quality cup of coffee in Los Angeles, the fact is that today, there are several

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LOS ANGELES | Grand Central Market is a 30,000 square-foot food emporium that’s been operating on the ground floor of downtown Los Angeles’ Homer Laughlin Building since 1917. It was a bustling market when it first opened, supplying fresh fruit, vegetables, and produce for many of the city’s restaurants and residents. As Downtown

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LOS ANGELES | Kogi Korean BBQ Taco Truck is a place that requires a different approach when visiting it for the first time. It opened in 2009, and is considered the originator of the modern “gourmet” form of food truck, one that serves food you’d normally only find in a

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LOS ANGELES | The Whisperer is an Echo Park bar and eatery that’s one of our favourite spots in this part of town. Restaurateur Dion Antic has created a dark space with very low lighting, plush leather booths and wine and beer bottle light fixtures that suit the location to

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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 | Visiting “The Hood”, and Compton and South Central (called South Los Angeles today) in particular, is one of the many reasons that Los Angeles was on my list of cities to travel to for a long time. I grew up listening to hip-hop, and coming of age in the