Scallops at Saint Martha in Koreatown

The Best Non-Korean Restaurants in Koreatown


Joshua Lurie

By now, it should be clear that Koreatown features the most compelling collection of Korean restaurants outside of the motherland. However, people may not know that restaurateurs carrying flags for other cuisines are flocking to the neighborhood. Learn about some of the best non-Korean dining options in Koreatown.

Seafood paella at smoke.oil.salt.

Around the World in 21 Los Angeles Dishes


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Generations of immigrants from around the world have come to Los Angeles from overseas and throughout the Americas to pursue their dreams. L.A. is truly a global metropolis because of its rich diversity. Locals and visitors alike can experience a virtual United Nations of cuisines without ever leaving the City of Angels. Leave your passport at home and start your culinary journey around the world in 21 Los Angeles dishes.

Gerhard Marcks - “Maja” in the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden

A Walking Tour of Westwood


Esther Tseng

Located on the Westside of Los Angeles, Westwood is a commercial and residential neighborhood that’s bordered by Beverly Hills to the east and Century City on the southeast. Westwood was initially developed in 1919 by Arthur Letts, the founder of the Broadway and Bullock's department stores. Developed in 1929 by Janss Investment Company, Westwood Village is a shopping and commercial district in the heart of Westwood, home to cultural attractions like the Hammer Museum and Geffen Playhouse. The campus of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is just north of Westwood Village. Read on for a walking tour of some of the can't-miss spots in Westwood.

Max Karaoke Studio

The Best Karaoke Spots in Los Angeles


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Whether you’re the next big star or a nervous newbie, Los Angeles has the perfect karaoke stage for you! From Downtown to Koreatown and the Westside, sing your heart out at these fun karaoke spots.

Rendering of Wilshire Grand Center at night

Los Angeles Welcomes Visitors with Exciting New Hotels


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With Los Angeles coming off its fourth straight record-setting year for visitors, L.A.’s increasing occupancy continues to encourage more hotel-development activity. Read on for our guide to new and upcoming hotels that are destined to become part of L.A.’s thriving lodging scene.

Pasadena City Hall at dusk

Discover L.A.'s "Parks and Recreation"


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After seven critically acclaimed seasons, Parks and Recreation took its final bow on Feb. 24, 2015. Pay tribute to Pawnee and discover how Los Angeles played a role in this beloved sitcom.

Los Angeles Q&A


Los Angeles is the best city to experience the quintessential endless summer in Southern California. We rounded up eight of the best beaches in L.A., from Malibu to the South Bay.  Read More

Tonkotsu ramen at Ramen Champ

The Best New Restaurants in Chinatown


Joshua Lurie

The Chinese American community in Los Angeles dates to the 1850s, but it wasn’t until 1938 that the Downtown L.A. neighborhood that once held Little Italy officially became known as Chinatown. Now, almost seven decades later, Chinatown is experiencing a revival. Restaurants like Eastside Market Italian Deli, Nick’s Café, Philippe the Original, Phoenix Inn and Sam Woo are still going strong, but here are 10 top picks from a new crop of restaurants.