A well-curated smart phone is one of the most efficient ways to stay up-to-date on L.A.’s world-class cultural scene. Here are nine solid apps for the latest on where to eat, what to listen to and how to get some discounts along the way.
Don’t have the right friend to help you navigate Ktown’s extensive BBQ scene? Sort restaurants by price range and menu options with this app, which was designed by UCLA students.
Keep up with L.A.’s exhaustive restaurant scene with this straight-talking and consistently well-curated app. Find restaurants near you, search categories or check out the frequently updated “Hit List.”
KCRW Fringe Benefits
KCRW members get discounts at over 1,100 vendors (think theaters, comedy clubs, etc.), and this app helps you keep track of all of them. Membership is only $5 a month, so it pays for itself, if you use it.
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Using a travel app in your home city may seem weird, but it’s a nice way to discover new parts of the city to explore. Triposo lets you download city guides offline so you can check out hidden landmarks and cool restaurants without overloading your data plan.