Runyon Canyon

Runyon Canyon is a moderate – difficult trail. Its one of the most popular hiking destinations in Los Angeles and often shows up on publishers’ lists of best hikes in LA. This 130-acre dog park is located in Hollywood on the east end of the Santa Monica Mountains, providing hikers with a few overlapping loops […]

Upstairs 2

ntimate tapas restaurant offering Mediterranean-influenced small plates & an extensive wine list.

Esters Wine Shop & Bar

From the Rustic Canyon family of restaurants comes this wine shop, bar and marketplace in downtown Santa Monica


Uditi favors a slow pass through his fiery wood oven and a crust edged with crispness. There are pizzas based on classic pasta preparations, including an awesomely garlicky pizza made to taste like Roman aglio e olio, and a pignatiello pizza topped with a grandmotherly Neapolitan ragù.

L&E Oyster Bar

Even with the exploding dining scene in Silver Lake, L&E Oyster Bar remains the mainstay for a nice (but not too expensive) dinner in the neighborhood, or a spot to grab a low-key glass of wine at the upstairs bar, where you can look out over Silver Lake Boulevard’s leafy retail stretch. That it still […]


Los Angeles is often said to lack the sophisticated Indian restaurant culture of other cities in the world; the posh dining rooms you find in London or New York, or the delicious regional cooking you find in suburban New Jersey.

Petit Trois

The omelets are perfect, but nothing more than an omelet should be, slightly runny on the inside and rolled around a bit of Boursin, which is more or less the French equivalent of Velveeta. The steak-frites is extraordinary only in that those frites have been cooked in clarified butter.

Mt. Hollywood: Mt Hollywood Trail

Mount Hollywood Trail is a 2.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Los Angeles, California that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. DISTANCE 2.4 miles ELEVATION […]

Wisdom tree

The hike to the Wisdom Tree via Cahuenga and Burbank Peaks is a rugged three mile out-and-back in one of the newest additions to Griffith Park. This trail features relentless ascents and tremendous views of Griffith Park, heading to a unique lone tree and geocaching area. The trail then traverses a ridge east toward recently-saved […]

The Woods

Located on the ground floor of a fantastically rundown Hollywood strip mall,3 min walk from Hollywood walk of fame modern suite. The Woods is everything you want in a neighborhood bar: cheap drinks, good crowd, fantastic music, and zero lines. The place is small and dark inside, but you always manage to find enough room […]