Los Angeles is certainly accustomed to hosting high-profile guests, but no one receives the VIP treatment quite like L.A.’s most famous visitors: U.S. presidents. Take some cues from the nation’s Chief Executives and experience presidential L.A.
Olvera Street is a fun, must-see destination. But if you’re willing to head a little farther east to Boyle Heights, you’ll find an entire neighborhood dotted with authentic panaderias, mom and pop birrerias and top notch taquerias.
With average temperatures well into the 60s, numerous dining options, and many attractions open for at least part of the day, Thanksgiving in Los Angeles is as stuffed with activities as that turkey about to be carved.
When you’re craving soul food, ribs or jerk chicken, Leimert Park delivers. Just a few minutes south of the 10 freeway, between Downtown and Beverly Hills, the predominantly African American neighborhood is worth checking out.
Culver City is a popular hub of eclectic art galleries, restaurants, shops and some of the best bars and lounges on the Westside. Take the new Metro Expo Line to Culver City and have a fun night out on the Westside without having to choose a designated driver.