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Best of L.A. 2020: All the Best Things to Eat, Shop for, and Do

Best of L.A. is back with a brand new batch of incredible restaurants, unexpected activities, and savvy shopping tips from our editors and writers

Best Tennis Courts

Photograph courtesy Flickr/honey-bee In L.A. you can practically roll out of bed and onto a public tennis court no matter where you live. The city’s recreation and parks department alone...

Best Guitar Shops

Catering to the cash-strapped guitar gods of tomorrow, Primitive Sound (1118 W. Magnolia St., Burbank, 818-842-2620) sells retro style on the cheap. The hole-in-the-wall carries a brand-new version of...
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The 8 Best Loaves of Bread in L.A.

After blind taste-testing more than 50 local varieties, we reveal the upper crusts

Best of L.A. 2021: All the Best Things to Eat, Shop for, and Do

From vets to vintage shops and tacos to toy stores, Best of L.A. is back with a brand new batch of the city's finest fare

Best Baby Boutiques

Just about every kids’ shop in town has a section for infants. But often it’s a few onesies and SPIT HAPPENS bibs among a sea of big boy and...
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The Best Things to Eat in L.A. in 2018

The best tiki bar, Korean barbecue, pastrami sandwich, gelato, and much more

Best Apothecaries

Photograph courtesy brentwoodcountrymart.com Best Apothecaries, January 2008 Marie Mason was a beauty buyer for Studio at Fred Segal for 15 years before opening her apothecary in the Brentwood Country Mart. The shop,...

Best Party Supply Stores

Photograph courtesy Flickr/randysonofrobert There’s the kind of party thrower who will scratch his head, scatter plastic plates and forks, put out a bowl ofchile con queso, and consider himself finis...

This Local Kombucha Brewery Is Making Millions of Bottles a Month

Torrance-based Health-Ade is keeping America supplied with fermented tea