News & Notes - May 2015

05/11/2015

Discover Los Angeles

Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board’s Market Outlook Forum, the strategic forecasting conference aimed at businesses interested in capitalizing on L.A.’s record-breaking tourism growth, will take place August 20, 2015 at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE. The event will be complimentary this year for all LATCB members; space is limited. Look out for the registration email in your inbox on May 20.

Words from Wooden - May 2015

05/11/2015

Discover Los Angeles

 

 

 

 

Earlier this month, the tourism community, cities and states nationwide celebrated the power of the travel industry during National Travel and Tourism Week. To coincide with this event, I, alongside fellow LATCB Board members, delivered fantastic news to the Los Angeles City Council with regards to record-breaking visitation, visitor spending and tourism job growth.

Falafel at Skaf's Lebanese Cuisine

The Best Falafel in Los Angeles

05/08/2015

Joshua Lurie

Falafel, a fritter crafted from garbanzo beans, fava beans or a combination of both beans, has historical ties to Egypt, but can now be found across the Mediterranean and Middle East. Regional nuances are evident in versions from countries like Armenia, Israel, Lebanon and Syria. Color, spicing and shape are key differentiators. Regardless of how they’re made, falafel is having a moment in Los Angeles, with modern interpretations joining classics. Learn about 10 of the best falafels in L.A.

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