Suzanne Goin of Lucques Group founded A.O.C. years ago on the concept of inspired wines by the glass with a small plates menu, which has since been mimicked worldwide. As an original, this one is unparalleled, with fashionable city crowds all day.
The city's views are not obstructed by skyscrapers. With an all day opening, this one has artsy crowds, cool cocktails, a tiny pool, and seasonal yoga for those feeling fit. All under gothic, art deco architecture.
A historical and underrated functional office building where you can wander the lobby and main floor. Romanesque exterior, gothic architecture, a Victorian court, open cage elevators, marble stairs, and ornate iron railings.
A clean approach to soul food, this healthy spot started as a late-night, pop-up using locally sourced, fresh and organic ingredients and healthier cooking methods, by actor-turned-chef Jeremy McBryde and Business Strategist Mark E. Walker.
Funny thing here is that Townhouse is already a bar in Venice’s hipster town. However, in the basement is yet another bar in a bar! One of the oldest bars in Venice, this was a real speakeasy in 1915. For that alone, it merits a visit.
The fine dining hotspot has an impressive takeout menu, but also serves vacuum-sealed meats to go with pantry staples like sauces, Italian pasta or pizza sauces, soups, preserves, fresh produce, and pastas! Cooking at home was never more fun.
One happy hippo indeed! With a cute and satisfying takeout menu, the take-home cocktail kits are well priced and come with cute instructions (of pouring over ice and the likes) to unleash your happy inner bartender!
A rum based speakeasy in Hollywood, this one makes things swanky. With vintage dressed patrons and a focus on rums, the literal translation of The Discharge will be sure to knock you out of your timezone, with a hint of the Dominican.
The Beverly Hills favorite has transformed into Maude's Marketplace with fresh groceries, produce, soups and salads and oven-fresh meals like Italian pastas and lasagnas, caneles and a plethora of baked treats.
A vintage Hollywood charm speakeasy behind door 1902 inside a restored Victorian home with a dark ambiance, red velvet curtains, a garden style patio and fireplaces for light. Adhere to the classy dresscode.
A Bohemian style boutique hotel which is a quiet sanctuary in the bustle of LA. With sensual interiors, amenities and luscious decor, it is for romantics, pleasure seekers or those intrigued by classic charm.
Burgers de France? Yes! Chef Ludo Lefebvre’s Big Mec (avec l'accent) is your Instagrammable burger, with double stacked patties with foie gras Bordelasise sauce, and melting goodness of cheddar. It'll make you melt.
California comfort food in casual fine dining, with an open kitchen and open patio. Contemporary yet with traditional flavorful tastes, this hotspot has happy hour specials, Instagrammable drinks and a variety of vegan options.
Besides matcha, there's also turmeric, and the entirely plant based favorite has accompaniments like raw chocolate truffles, brownie sundaes, and savory vegan options from smashed avocado toast to cashew cheese nachos.
True to many monstrous dessert appetites, this team has made-to-order and customizable macaron ice cream sandwiches and was first to discover the etched logo take-home glass jars (which can be brought back for refills!).
Chef Wolfgang Puck's iconic Beverly Hills jewel is ensuring we can all lounge in peace with pickup of legendary favorites like Seared Rare Ahi Tuna, Blue Ocean Farm Kampachi, Grilled Colorado Lamp Chops, Pineapple Coconut Red Curry and more!
The Assembly is a specialty coffee shop and community space, their version of the golden latte is their honey turmeric latte and the black pepper honey turmeric latte: a shot of espresso in steamed milk with sweet balancing the spice.
With a peculiarly hysterical name, this place has it all for breakfast through an early dinner: Californian cuisines with European influences, baked goods, specialty coffee, craft cocktails and delicious bites.
Behind the guarded door of Cole’s you’ll find a discrete, dark spot with a swooping chandelier and the musky scent of cologne clad influential folks. Strong cocktails are on point, because if alcohol was illegal, you need that drink to be strong.