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April 7th, 2009 No Comments

MY ALL TIME FAVORITE LIST – LOS ANGELES ::

RESTAURANTS

Fine Dining

Middle of the Road

Cheap Eats

Other Tasty Treats

Healthy (mostly breakfast and lunch)

Breakfast

Skip It

  • Belvedere
  • Little Door
  • Polo Lounge (many people would fight me about this one)
  • Moonshadows (only go for drinks)
  • Nobu
  • BLT
  • Katana
  • Any restaurant in Sunset Plaza or the Grove
  • Sushi Dan
  • The Ivy
  • Trader Vic’s
  • Jerry’s Famous Deli
  • The Roosevelt Hotel
  • Clubs in LA

Best Expensive Shopping: Robertson(between 3rd and Melrose), Melrose Place(east of La Cienega), Montana (a lovely stroll in Santa Monica), Neiman Marcus and Barney’s

Affordable? Boutique Shopping: 3rd Street East of Sweetzer, La Brea south of Melrose, Beverly Blvd south of Wilshire, Main Street in Santa Monica (south of the 10)

Best Bargain Shopping: Third Street Promenade (Santa Monica), Loehmann’s(La Cienega), Century City Mall

Places to See: Venice Beach, Sunset Strip at night, Rodeo drive, Hollywood Boulevard, a hike up Runyon Canyon, hmmm….

Comedy: The Comedy Store on Sunset or the Improv

IF YOU LIVE HERE

Mani/Pedi/Waxing: Golden Nail 9893 Santa Monica Blvd (310) 788-9027

Grocery Store: Trader Joe’s

Alterations: This little spot next to Cookies By Design @ 8610 W. 3rd St.

Hair: Rudy’s Barber Shop at The Standard Hotel (surprisingly cheap)

Let me know if I missed anything!