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Artisans in L.A.


Krista Simmons

The food crafters' movement has taken off since the recession hit, allowing passionate artisans a second lease on their careers. Here are 10 of our favorite purveyors in the L.A. area whose products will fit right in with your home entertaining.

Experience the Flavors of Santa Monica


A combination of 340 days of sunshine, al fresco dining with ocean views, an award-winning Farmers Market and a laid-back California beach lifestyle make Santa Monica an international dining destination.

Top Juice Bars in Los Angeles


Joshua Lurie

“Juicing” is something that gets certain professional athletes in hot water, but for a long time the verb has had a very different meaning in Los Angeles, where words like “cold pressed,” “organic” and “market driven” have helped to revitalize the healthy genre in the past two years.

Restaurant Week Tastemaker: Krista Simmons


Krista Simmons

Krista Simmons is the Food Editor at LAist and a judge on Season 4 of Top Chef Masters. She has contributed to the Los Angeles Times, New York Magazine, and the LA Weekly, among others. Here are her picks for dineLA's Summer Restaurant Week!

Restaurant Week Tastemaker: LA Foodie


LA Foodie is Drew Hubbard and Ben Waters. They’re looking for the best eats in Los Angeles and usually finding them. LA Foodie gives us their top picks for dineLA's Summer Restaurant Week.

Restaurant Week Tastemaker: Trina Turk


Discover Los Angeles

LA-based designer Trina Turk is as influenced by her upbringing as she is by her collector’s eye for the Golden State’s modernist artistry and craftsmanship. Turk has seven boutiques across the country, including Los Angeles.