The Best of 2012 According to Chris Nichols

Los Angeles magazine’s Ask Chris columnist shares his year-end list

Best Documentary: Beauty Is Embarrassing 
Best Recreation of a Bygone Landmark: Carthay Circle theater at Disney’s California Adventure
Best Art Exhibit: 
Breaking Ground: Chinese American Architects in Los Angeles (1945-1980)
Best New Store: Sweet!
Best Fashion Trend:
Bow ties, suspenders, and black plastic glasses. Hey!
Best Concert:
Lynda Kay at The Bootsy Bellows Dinner Theater Extravaganza
Best L.A. YouTube Clip:
 Downtown Los Angeles Then & Now
Best Read: 
Taco USA
Best Sip:
Grilled Peach Punch at Sassafras