article / October 2012 (106)

The Definitive Guide to Persian Square


Tara de Lis

Located on Westwood Boulevard between Wilshire and Pico, the pocket of Persian restaurants near UCLA is in an area officially recognized by the City of Los Angeles as Persian Square, often referred to as Little Persia.

The Definitive Guide to Sawtelle Japantown


Dylan Ho

For those that happen to work in the West L.A. area, the stretch of Sawtelle Boulevard between Santa Monica and Olympic known as Sawtelle Japantown is an amazing "lunch time cafeteria." Here are some places we enjoy in Sawtelle Japantown.

100 Free Things to Do in Los Angeles: Free Summer Concerts


Discover Los Angeles

In Los Angeles, summer means that free outdoor concerts are in full force, beckoning visitors to get outside and enjoy L.A.’s thriving music scene. From blowout shows to Sunday afternoons in the park, the following free events in Los Angeles will keep you tapping your feet. So get out there, enjoy the weather and tune into the music.

Bouchon Fried Chicken and Waffles

Feasting On Fried Chicken


Joshua Lurie

Los Angeles chefs have embraced fried chicken, and they’re producing versions that draw on diverse cultures to please palates.

Where to Find Nightlife in L.A.


Rachael Rollins

Dance clubs, live music and comedy venues, cocktail lounges and sports bars — the list of places to enjoy after-dark excitement in Los Angeles is endless, so head out tonight and experience the best of nightlife!

Los Angeles Art Walks


Discover Los Angeles

From Downtown's burgeoning art scene to Venice's longstanding funkiness to San Pedro's eclectic collections near Los Angeles Harbor, local art walks give both locals and visitors an opportunity to get the true flavor of a community, not to mention a much-needed art fix.