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By Jenny Adams - November 5, 2018 - Guide

Be Prepared: An Insider’s Guide to Fall in L.A.

Pumpkins and turkeys, plus 70-degree weather? Sign us up for autumn in West Hollywood! Set out on foot or by bicycle, enjoy spa treatments, epic shopping excursions and even a free-range turkey this season, as we…

By Maxine Tatlonghari - November 2, 2018 - Food & Drink

WeHo’s Notable Hotel Food Scene

West Hollywood might be just 2 square miles in size, but it sits right in the heart of Los Angeles, quickly becoming known as one of the leading culinary centers of the world. Whether you are…

By Visit West Hollywood Staff - October 22, 2018 - Arts & Culture

The Sunset Strip: A Musician’s Rite of Passage

West Hollywood is home to some of the world’s most legendary concert venues, from the Troubadour, to the Roxy Theatre, to the Whisky a Go Go and more. These venues have hallowed histories, hosting countless iconic…

By Visit West Hollywood Staff - October 17, 2018 - Food & Drink

Chef Q&A: Samuele Pricoco of Cecconi’s

Chef Samuele Pricoco worked as a chef in Italy, London, and the Netherlands before taking the helm as executive chef of Cecconi’s West Hollywood. The modern Italian restaurant opened in February 2009 and serves breakfast, lunch, and…

By Jacqueline Fitzgerald - October 1, 2018 - Hotels

Chic European Style and Luxury at The London West Hollywood

Photographer David Bailey once said: “If you’re curious, London’s an amazing place.” So is The London West Hollywood, a posh outpost of bold Brit style, full of designer suites and luxurious amenities. The contemporary design befits…

By Maxine Tatlonghari - October 1, 2018 - Food & Drink

9 Casual Dining Spots That Offer Killer Breakfast

West Hollywood boasts more than its fair share of celebrity-filled hot spots like Craig’s, Cecconi’s, Tesse and Catch. But what about those days you crave something a little more buttoned down? Following, are some great casual…

By Visit West Hollywood Staff - September 24, 2018 - Arts & Culture

10 of our Favorite Halloween Costume Ideas for 2018

Nowhere does it weird and wonderful quite like West Hollywood on Halloween night. If you've never been, the West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval is the ultimate place to spend a Los Angeles Halloween, and share in the…

By Maxine Tatlonghari - September 23, 2018 - Wellness

Emmys-Inspired Looks for a Fun Night Out

The challenge for your West Hollywood night out vibe is to look as hot and fashionable as possible but still … a little effortless. This is no easy feat. So I looked to the Emmys and…

By Jacqueline Fitzgerald - September 21, 2018 - Guide

Top 5 Things to Do in West Hollywood!

West Hollywood ranks as one of the coolest, most creative cities in all of Southern California. Whatever you feel like seeing, doing, or indulging in, here you’ll find choices galore. There are other places to find entertainment…

By Chris Epting - September 21, 2018 - Arts & Culture

Troubadour: Creating Moments That Shape Music History

Little did Doug Weston know when he opened The Troubadour in West Hollywood in 1957 that he was forever altering the musical landscape not just of Los Angeles, but the entire world. Originally opened as a…

By Visit West Hollywood Staff - September 18, 2018 - Arts & Culture

West Hollywood’s World of Wigs and Wonder

Throughout most of its existence, drag was perceived as emblematic of a subversive counterculture, and only of interest to very specific audiences. But in recent years, (largely owed to the wildly popular RuPaul’s Drag Race) drag…

By Maxine Tatlonghari - September 12, 2018 - Arts & Culture

Q&A: Artist Katie Brightside

Despite its international influence, West Hollywood is actually a small town. It’s such a walkable city and it’s really common to run into friends when going to the gym, having lunch or shopping on Melrose. We…

By Jacqueline Fitzgerald - September 7, 2018 - Arts & Culture

The Fall Guide to Galleries and Museums

The seductive beauty, beguiling promise and startling contradictions of Los Angeles provide rich fodder for creative souls, especially artists. West Hollywood offers a first-rate selection of places where you can appreciate their work and perhaps even…

By Jacqueline Fitzgerald - September 4, 2018 - Food & Drink

Tesse Restaurant Surprises and Delights with Michelin-Star Chef Raphael Francois

When a restaurant’s muses are California modern and classic charcuterie, interpreted by a Michelin-caliber talent, the culmination can be poetry on the plate. Tesse, which recently opened on the Sunset Strip, entices diners with its imaginative…

By Jenny Adams - August 31, 2018 - Food & Drink

Edgy Coffee Shops You’ll Want to Stop For

Californians sure do love their juice bars, but in the mornings, you’re just as likely to find us in a coffeehouse, kick-starting the day with fragrant, roasted caffeine. Coffee culture is thriving in Los Angeles, and…

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