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“No Name” Club

432 N Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, 90036

(323) 651-1583

If you’ve spooned buttery corn risotto while watching Jackson Browne coo sweet nothings or popped salty beads of salmon roe between your molars in time with Twin Shadow’s synthesized drums, then you’ve been to the club that goes by “No Name.”

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1886

1250 S. Fair Oaks Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 91105

Today Brady Weise shakes up cinnamon syrup with pineapple, grapefruit, and cranberry juices.

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A Club Called Rhonda

3040 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90026

It’s all about dance-floor desegregation, with legendary DJs and about-to-blow-up acts attracting a diverse crowd.

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A.O.C.

8700 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA, 90048

310-859-9859

At A.O.C. Christiaan Rollich’s salad-in-a-glass comes in a vodka version but tastes just as fresh with chamomile tea, basil, arugula, jalapeño, cucumber, and lime.

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Above the Fold

1257 3rd St. Promenade, Los Angeles, CA, 90401

310-393-2690

Need more proof that print is alive and well? Check out the rows of periodicals from around the globe at Above the Fold.

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Adamm’s Stained Glass Studio & Art Gallery

1426 4th St., Los Angeles, CA, 90401

This lively gallery off the 3rd Street Promenade showcases fragile masterpieces of more than 175 glass artists from North America.

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Adult Arts & Crafts Night

5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90036

(323) 937-4230

Take it back to summer camp— only better, because there’s wine

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Aladin Sweets & Market

139 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 90007

At Aladin Sweets & Market, folks stop in for glasses of milky tea with honey-dipped fried pastries, though savory dishes are the main draw.

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All-You-Can-Eat Buffet

465 S. La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90048

(310) 246-5551

Let go of any misgivings you have about buffets: the steaming vats, grisly carving stations, hepatitis C. TRES BY JOSÉ ANDRÉS at SLS Beverly Hills pulls off a $42 brunch spread without a lick of ick. Andrés’s approach might best be called minimalist. Quail eggs accompany sliced-on-demand Russ & Daughters smoked salmon. Crab claws are […]

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Altadena Golf Course

1456 E. Mendocino St., Los Angeles, CA, 91001

626-797-3821

Altadena Golf Course has you teeing off on a putting green of natural grass that’s been recently upgraded along with the café, cocktail lounge, and shop.

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Animal

435 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 90036

323-782-9225

At their still-unmarked Fairfax enclave, Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo have maintained—even honed—their knack for rejiggering comfort food into balanced, thoughtful dishes that leap with spurts of acid and fat.

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Antique Rug Co.

928 N. La Cienega, Los Angeles, CA, 90069

310-659-3847

“Restoration requires not only technical ability—it’s an art,” says Barry Amiri, co-owner of the Antique Rug Co.

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Arcana: Books on the Arts

8675 Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90232

310-458-1499

Scrambling for a last-minute gift to satisfy the boss’s Ruscha fetish or scouting inspiration for your nine-figure blockbuster…

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Artisan Flea Market

1010 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice, CA

310-900-9987

Classic-rock posters, woven baskets, crocheted dinosaurs, and geometric planters are just a few of the wares that beckon at ARTISTS & FLEAS. The Brooklyn-born market specializes in vintage pieces and artisanal goods from L.A.’s up-and-coming craft talents. The no-admission, no-attitude gathering is staged Saturdays at the corner of Traction Avenue and 3rd Street downtown and, […]

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