by Whitney Moore - 40 Reviews - 3 List
Located just 12 miles southeast of Los Angeles, Uptown Whittier is where time seems to slow down and the city feels light years away (even though you're just off the 605). Strolling through the town, you won't find any glitzy big-name chains. Here, it's all about cozy vintage boutiques, family-owned eateries, and ethnic finds begging to be explored--at your leisure, of course.
Updated: September 24, 2009
Folks can get everything from a traditional banana-berry and Nutella dessert crepe to a savory stuffed green chili and chicken savory version, but those not in the mood for the thin pancake can choose from the extensive menu of salads, sandwiches, pastas and grilled meats.
Spacious and far from musty, this gorgeous glassed-in store offers a wide-ranging selection of books which are organized into distinct sections such as the blue children's literature room, the pink-hued romance novel section and "Plato's Cave," which specializes in works on philosophy, metaphysics, religion, art and more.
If you ever wanted to throw some rockin' threads on your little one, then this indie baby boutique is your ticket. Think greaser jeans, knit caps and colorfully printed baby totes and tees. 'Cause you're never too young to sport a Misfits T-shirt.