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Art studio and gallery by day, private event space at night. Despite the WeHo location, it feels very NYC LES gallery scene at any hour. Co-founder Louis Carreon, a renown contemporary street/pop a... read more
That whole "speakeasy" thing will never die and, quite frankly, we're cool with that, thanks to this flashy, low-key-ish joint in Koreatown. You don't need to know a secret code or knock or even fl... read more
The male version of Beauty Shop, this bar-within-a-barber-shop originated in New York's East Village and has made a second home for itself in Culver City. Haircuts, beard trims, and shaves all come... read more
Ask the staff at The Standard about "Smoke & Mirrors," and there's a good chance they'll look at you with blank stares and sheer denial of its existence. Why? You only know of this place if you... read more
This tucked away, secret-entrance bar off a back alley behind Musso & Frank's in Hollywood attempts to recreate the writer hangouts of yesteryear. Old leather couches, dim lighting, and even ... read more
This understated speakeasy in Culver City is the kind of place to have up your sleeve when you and your date are looking for a quiet corner. The vintage wallpaper, gleaming leather bar stools, st... read more
Roosevelt Hotel's clandestine lounge and vaudeville-inspired performance space is undeniably amazing. Subterranean dwelling accessed through faux bookshelf leads into a mirrored passageway and fina... read more
It may be sandy outside, but inside it's all leather-clad glamor. Er, not the bondage way (save that for later), but in the booths-tucked-into-nooks-and-crannies way. A set up for quiet moments. Ev... read more
The 213 group belongs to Cedd Moses. Downtown's nightlife also falls under his ownership. Broadway Bar, Seven Grand, Cole's, etc. The latest stakes a claim in almost uncharted nighttime waters: The... read more
Decor is elegant: old-school Spanish, with iron everywhere, shades of gold and amber, sexy little booths tucked into nooks and crannies. Drinks are expensive (except during daily happy hour). But, ... read more
The speakeasy trend may have been repealed in New York, but in LA it's just getting enacted. Notables from NYC's Little Branch, Milk & Honey build a hidden bar in back of Cole's, accessed throu... read more
If you don't know, then you won't know, because they don't want you to know. Only by word of mouth or handwritten invitation do the oh-so-elite patrons of Bardot breach the stealth doors of this Vi... read more
This is in the same strip mall as some excellent restaurants, but, um...this one deviates from the norm. Doesn't look like food's really the main attraction, ya know? Ostensibly it is, along with t... read more
Jeff Ellermeyer (of the popular Silverlake Mexican restaurant Malo) created a chic-but-homey design for his 1,000-square-foot bar. Exposed-brick walls and woodwork salvaged from an old barn—b... read more
After spending obscene amounts of money at 'Needless Markup' on clothes you'll wear once, head to the roof for martinis, vistas and Marys at the well-heeled patio, overseeing potential sugar daddie... read more
Dinner House M is a great Tokyo-style jazz bar that is technically a “members club,” which allows them to charge a small fee and to also allow smoking inside. One of the best finds in L... read more
The latest nightlife destination inside the tricked-out Roosevelt Hotel. The curious mezzanine-level find is an early 20th century-inspired gaming-themed lounge, an upscale gaming parlor that recal... read more
Hoping to build on the success of Baco Mercat, chef Josef Centeno b...
Swanky London-bred Cantonese classes up the Hills of Beverly. Glamo...
We love things that are retro like Reebok Pumps and telephones, so ...
This restaurant in Beverly Hills is so casual, there's no need to p...
This trendy spot by celebrity chef Michael Cimarusti may serve the ...