Last Call for Fun: Enjoy Day 365 In Los Angeles

NYE party at E.P. & L.P.
Photo: E.P. & L.P., Facebook

“Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!” ― Mae West

This is it, the last day of the year. You have 24 more hours of indulgence before the fresh start of the new year. From old school comfort food to bars with a view and the most decadent New Year's Eve celebrations, read on for our guide to the best ways to enjoy the final day of 2019.

Gloria Molina Grand Park's NYELA
Gloria Molina Grand Park's NYELA | Photo: Gloria Molina Grand Park, Facebook 

Celebrate New Year's Eve in L.A.

Los Angeles is ready to ring in 2020 with some of the best New Year's Eve events in the country. From massive DJ parties to family friendly gatherings, our round-up features L.A.'s top events to say farewell to 2019 and welcome the new decade.

Westfield Century City | Photo: Westfield Century City, Facebook
Westfield Century City | Photo: Westfield Century City, Facebook

Spoil Yourself at L.A.'s Best Shopping Centers

Los Angeles is a shopping mecca for visitors and locals alike. Spoil yourself with global luxury brands, national chains and discount outlets at retail, entertainment and dining destinations for every budget. From Downtown L.A. to the Beach Cities, read on for the best shopping centers in Los Angeles.

Two guys take the "Kitchen Sink" challenge at Fair Oaks Pharmacy & Soda Fountain in South Pasadena
These two are about to take on the 13-pound "Kitchen Sink" at Fair Oaks Pharmacy & Soda Fountain | Photo: @beardmeatsfood, Instagram

Get Your Dining Kicks On Route 66

The diet can start tomorrow. Today, you can enjoy a hearty meal or decadent dessert along the historic "Mother Road." From Glendora to Santa Monica, here's the guide to L.A. restaurants on Route 66.

Howlin' Ray's Nashville Hot Chicken | Photo: Howlin' Ray's
Howlin' Ray's Nashville Hot Chicken | Photo: Howlin' Ray's

Get Fired Up for L.A.'s Best Hot Chicken

You can still be one of the cool kids before the year ends! From the ubiquitous Nashville Hot Chicken to Thai and Taiwanese-style birds, get fired up for the best hot chicken spots in L.A.

MILK Ice Cream Gelato Macaron
MILK Macaron | Photo: MILK

Scoop Up L.A.'s Coolest Ice Cream & Gelato

The forecast for the last day of the year calls for ice cream and gelato with a 100 percent chance of awesome!

"Seoul" at Anko in Koreatown
"Seoul" at Anko  |  Photo: Karen Young

Indulge in Koreatown Desserts

After your last KBBQ of the year and before you slip into a food coma, indulge your sweet tooth or get your caffeine fix at one of these K-town spots.

Three Weavers bottles
Three Weavers | Photo: ForceBrand

Tap Into L.A.'s Next Generation Breweries

Los Angeles is a mecca for beer lovers. From the San Gabriel Valley to the South Bay, here are the next generation of breweries to get your craft beer fix before the year is over.

Truffle Fries and Truffle Pasta at Wally's Beverly Hills
Truffle Fries and Truffle Pasta at Wally's Beverly Hills | Photo: @wallysofficial, Instagram

Raise a Glass at Wine Bars with Great Food

You made it through another year, don't you think you deserve a $750 glass of wine to pair with an order of truffle pommes frites? Of course you do!

View from the bar at 71Above in Downtown LA
Photo: 71Above, Facebook

Enjoy an Amazing View with Your Drink

Whether you’re staring at a sunset over the Pacific or gazing at the skyline of Downtown L.A., nothing beats a drink with a view. The added ambiance that comes with a spectacular setting enhances the mood, a conversation between friends, and is the cherry on top of a delicious evening. Here are the top 10 Los Angeles bars with a view.

Main bar at Death & Co. in the DTLA Arts District
Death & Co. in the Arts District | Photo: Pascal Shirley, Death & Co.

Discover LA's Hidden Bars

If you're seeking adventure and mystery rather than a view, these hidden bars are just what you need to raise a glass to the year that was, and then toast to the new decade ahead.

Singers at Max Karaoke Studio
Photo: Max Karaoke Studio

Sing the Night Away at Karaoke Hotpots

Music fans said farewell to many great artists in 2019 - Daryl Dragon, Lorna Doom, James Ingram, Peter Tork, Keith Flint, Dick Dale, Nipsey Hussle, Eddie Money, Ric Ocasek, and Kim Shattuck were just a few of the stars that joined that big jam band in the sky. From Downtown L.A. to Koreatown and the Westside, these karaoke spots are the perfect way for you to pay tribute to your favorite musicians.

Late night feast at Ruen Pair in Thai Town
Late night feast at Ruen Pair | Photo: @pakornphotography, Instagram

One Last Meal at a Late Night Eatery

Whether it's your last meal of the year, or the very first one in the wee hours of 2020, you can count on these late night eateries to serve up globally inspired comfort food.