Maui onion rings at Shaka Shack Burgers

The Best Onion Rings in Los Angeles


Joshua Lurie

Whether they’re thick or thin, breaded or tempura battered, onion rings remain a classic side dish that is particularly popular at steakhouses and gastropubs. Learn about 10 of the best onion rings in Los Angeles, listed in alphabetical order.

Patio at Whiskey Red's

The Best Los Angeles Restaurants for Tour Groups


Discover Los Angeles

From Downtown L.A. to the Beach Cities, restaurants throughout Los Angeles are ready to host tour groups of any size. Whether it’s authentic Mexican cuisine in a 19th century building, or fresh seafood with spectacular waterfront views, here are some of the best restaurants in L.A. for tour groups.

Buttermilk fried chicken and waffle at Poppy + Rose

Top 10 Brunches in Los Angeles


Discover Los Angeles

Beautiful weather and some of the best chefs in the country make brunch in Los Angeles a tempting option any time of year. From classic brunch dishes like French toast and omelettes, to multicultural offerings like huevos rancheros and rice bowls, here are ten of the best brunches in L.A.

"The Vortex" at Exchange LA

Top 10 Dance Clubs in Los Angeles


Matt Schantz

The electronic music scene, nightlife and DJ culture in Los Angeles have come a long way in a relatively short time. Once the Wild West compared to New York's well-established nightclub culture, Los Angeles has long been known for warehouse parties, underground events and full-moon desert parties. The echoes of the 80s and 90s underground scene are still heard at Moontribe and secretive events in Downtown with ever-changing locations, but legitimate nightclubs that fully embraced electronic music had a ways to go. Then around 2000, the “super club” craze caught on like lightning in a bottle, captured at clubs like Giant and Spundae. The exposure was massive and the underground suddenly started bubbling to the surface. The after-effects are still being felt today, and the Los Angeles dance music scene has morphed into something strange, beautiful and vital. There are venues throughout the city where you can take part in the culture or just get your groove on and have a lost weekend. Read on for ten of L.A.’s best clubs for electronic music.

Venice Canals

Los Angeles Through a Chinese Lens: Part 2


Dan Shapiro

In this second part of our ongoing series, Discover Los Angeles dives further into the lives and experiences of five Mainland Chinese students currently enrolled at the University of Southern California (USC).

Angeles National Golf Club - North Valley Los Angeles

The Guide to the North Valley of Los Angeles


Sarah Dandashy

The North Valley is just as its name implies, the northern part of the San Fernando Valley, and includes neighborhoods stretching from Chatsworth to Tujunga, Van Nuys to Sylmar, Granada Hills to Shadow Hills, and everything in between. Often referred to as the “Deep Valley,” there are some great restaurants, shops, and even places to hike. Check out our list below of some of the best things to do and try in the North Valley of Los Angeles.

The Gamble House aka Doc Brown's house in "Back to the Future"

Top 10 Totally Awesome 80s Movie Locations in Los Angeles


Lindsay Blake

Ah, the ‘80s. Not only did the decade gift us with a vividly colorful clothing scheme and a plethora of catchy pop ballads, but it also endowed us with one of filmdom’s most beloved genres. Though thirty-plus years have passed since many of the best-loved 80s flicks were lensed, quite a few of their locales remain virtually unchanged. Here’s a list of ten 80s movie locations that are found in Los Angeles.