When it comes to drinking, no cocktail is quite as iconic as the martini. Maybe it's that classic glass shape, those tantalizing garnishes (olives! lemon twists! berries!) or the whole "shaken or stirred" and "vodka vs. gin" debate. Whatever it is, this liquid magic has cast its spell on us. Here are five spots for a tasty 'tini. Cheers!
We love to spa. And get beautified. (And sometimes even work out.) And we know you do, too. So now's your chance to pick your favorite spa and beauty spots for Best of Citysearch. Know of the absolute best hair colorist in town? Most relaxing massage? Waxing (or, in my case, "sugaring") you can't live without? Just go to that business listing on our site, click on the "Nominate for Best of Citysearch" tab and vote! But before you do, check out a few of my personal favorites ...
Don't call it a comeback, it's been here for years: Downtown LA is finally experiencing its much awaited, highly anticipated revival. With lofts and restaurants popping up faster than ever before--not to mention the LA Live entertainment complex and the just-opened Ritz Carlton--the heart of Los Angeles is finally beating again.
Say the phrase "happy hour" and chances are you think cheap drinks. But shrewd foodies know that happy hour has also become prime time for serious eating at a serious discount. (Lobster corn dogs? Kobe burgers? Oh yeah.) We've uncovered delicious drinking and dining deals at some of the swankiest spots in town. Check out our short list of favorites for affordable high-end happy hours in Los Angeles.
Everybody wants to live like a celeb (or at the very least, see what they look like in person), but nobody wants to spend an A-list fortune. So what do you do when you want to go out for a totally L.A. experience without having to drop $30 on a salad at the Ivy? Find out with our list of cafes for great celeb-spotting and affordable food. (And if you want, you can also watch us spill the beans on "Good Day L.A.")
We love to eat. (And drink ... notice the photo?) And we know you do, too. That's why we've launched our new Best of Citysearch campaign to find out where your favorite places are for a serious grubdown. Know of the absolute best brunch in town? Romantic fireside dining? Italian food you just can't live without? Just go to that business listing on our site, click on the "Nominate for Best of Citysearch" tab and vote! To get you in the spirit, here are a few of my personal favorites ...
Because even though you will never find a Batmobile-sized spot in the courtyard at the Arclight, there are still surprisingly easy ways to roll out for a good meal in Los Angeles. WeHo's new "It" joint is free till 6pm, a festive lunch downtown will run you $1 and one of Mid-City's major thoroughfares has free valet on the weekends. What are you waiting for? Robin?
Posers, man. They're everywhere ... Sometimes they're even closer than you think. Full disclosure: I love the Eastside, but I do not live there. Still, I have noticed some noteworthy additions from Glendale Boulevard to Sunset Junction, and I'd like to add them to my "best of" list. OK? I've told you everything. I hope you're happy.
With all the talk of street food lately, we figured it was time to really take it to the streets. Or, should we say, the sidewalk. We know there are million sidewalk cafes here in L.A., but we'd like to show some love to a few of those lesser known but no less delightful streetside hangs along with a couple of popular favorites. Here they are, in no particular order ...
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