Don't be bored. Get board. Games, that is! Whether you want to Connect Four with your friends or get a little Jenga with it, check out our list of Los Angeles restaurants that serve food, drinks and plenty of fun.
Despite the smog and traffic, Los Angeles has a rep for being an eco-friendly city, particularly when it comes to eating. So it's not surprising that "green" restaurants abound. Here are 10 of our favorite places that are committed to leaving a small "food print" without compromising supreme dining pleasure.
A few notable PB&J finds in Los Angeles.
Are you wacky for waffles? Does the mere whiff of the breakfast classic send you into a whirl? Well, get ready to celebrate at these places serving the fluffy sweet treat. From free tractor-shaped waffles on Robertson to jalapeno and cheese waffles in San Pedro, here's a rundown of some of the best waffles in Los Angeles.
You know that commercial where the vacationing guy reclining in a beach chair tosses his cell phone into the pristine aqua sea in front of him? In this age of hyper-connectivity, we could all use a break like that. A non-profit think tank is advocating the second annual day of rest from the world of electronic communication on Friday, March 4 to Saturday, March 5, from sundown to sundown. Turn off the smart phone. Unplug your computer (that's right--no email). Forget status updates and tweets. Take a deep breath, now one more--and get out there and enjoy being a luddite for the day in Los Angeles. (Photo: LACMA)
Carnival (or Carnaval, as they say in Rio) may be over in Brazil, but this weekend it's heating up in Los Angeles. Where are you going to celebrate in L.A. the Brazilian way? Here are a few ideas to get you thinking about how you might have a little Sao Paulo-style fun.
In a city with as many dining options as L.A., eating on the cheap doesn't mean settling for fast-food chains or free samples from Trader Joe's. There are plenty of places where you can find delicious, inexpensive fare for just $10 per person--and a few that will leave you with a couple of dollars change. See where you can fill your belly--even on an almost-empty wallet--in Los Angeles. (Photo: Chicken Tarna sandwich, courtesy of Zankou Chicken)
Pizzette, plural of pizzetta, are suddenly popping up all over Los Angeles. Some restaurants fry them (Oliverio) while others bake them in a stone oven (Vinolio). But all are small flatbread style pizzas perfect for a snack or for solo diners. Here are five restaurants in L.A. we think might satisfy even the most jaded pizzette purveyors.
There are countless ways in Los Angeles you can help the victims of the tragic Haitian earthquake. In addition to donating directly to charities--including the Red Cross, International Medical Corps, Partners in Health and Unicef--you can offer your support at some of these local fundraising efforts. To suggest additions to this list, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.