As the world’s entertainment capital, Los Angeles is a unique cosmopolitan city. Attracting people from all over the world, it is possible to spend whole days visiting the major tourist attractions of the city without meeting any local. However, Los Angeles residents know a few secrets about their city. Do you want to think, feel, live like a local during your trip to Los Angeles? If so, follow the guide.
1. Eat on the go at Larchmont District
Located between Beverly Hills, Hollywood and the downtown, Larchmont District is a hidden gem much appreciated by locals. The Italian ice-creams (gelato) sold in Larchmont are among the best in the city, impossible to live in Los Angeles without tasting them!
2. Go to the beach in Zuma
Zuma Beach, just north of Malibu, is a soft sand paradise to be discovered if you are planning to visit Los Angeles. Paradise Cove is loved by the locals for a simple reason: the atmosphere of the beach is very family. On the other hand, unlike many beaches where people are tight as sardines, here you have enough space to rest peacefully, alone or with your family and friends.
3. Take a tour of Koreatown
If you like Korean BBQ or you want to try it (it’s delicious), head to Koreatown, LA’s premier Korean neighborhood just north of downtown. Here you can find many Korean restaurants. Do not miss the famous Soowan Galbi, which is arguably one of Korea’s best Korean restaurants. Here you can enjoy delicious grilled meats and kimchi, a Korean food made from lactofermented and spicy foods. If the kimchi is too strong for you, refresh your thoughts by drinking a well-frozen Hite (Korean beer)! For your information, this LA restaurant is very popular with locals so if you want to be sure you have a table, consider booking before you arrive, it would be a shame not to stop there on your trip to Los Angeles .
4. Hike to Canyon Runyon
Located near Hollywood, the Runyon canyon is a large park of 65 hectares very interesting to visit.
5. Go to the Theater District to attend a play
Los Angeles is a city full of talented people who come from all over the world. To meet them, go to the Theater District and attend a play. Maybe some of the actors you see in front of you will be world famous stars in a few years! To live in Los Angeles, is indeed to cross strangers who could one day win an Oscar, who knows?
6. Go to a comedy show
Some of the best humorists on the planet live in Los Angeles so much that it is possible to see shows every night of the week. Do not miss Inside Jokes, a promising Los Angeles club known for its talented actors such as Dave Chappelle, Kevin Hart and many others! To visit Los Angeles as a local, there is no better.
7. Watch a movie in ArcLight cinemas
In Los Angeles, movies are serious. That’s why we invite you during your trip to Los Angeles to watch a movie in one of the cinemas ArcLight. The movie channel has several complexes in Pasadena, El Segundo, and Hollywood and offers an unrivaled experience for movie fans: a marketer will come personally to pick you up and show you your numbered place … If you are a movie fan or if You want to rest after a long day of visiting Los Angeles, think of watching a movie at ArcLight.
8. Eat a delicious brunch on Sunday morning in Marina Del Rey
The Angelenos (the name given to the inhabitants of LA) love to bruncher! If you want to be in fashionable brunch, go to Marina del Rey, a must-see restaurant in Los Angeles. Try the different dishes, all tastier than the others. Do not hesitate to let yourself be tempted by the mimosa cuts – a cocktail of champagne and orange juice while feeling the ocean wind caress your face and hair. The brunch in Marina Del Rey will undoubtedly be one of your best memories of the city! Indeed, this LA restaurant has all the assets between its delicious dishes and its ideal location.
9. Go shopping at the Farmers Market in Fairfax District
The Angelenos love the markets of small producers, especially the market located at “The Grove”, one of the best market gardening in LA. It’s a great place to spend some time before heading to the CBS studios located next door where you can watch a recording of “The price is right” (concept taken again in France under the name of “Just Price If you are hungry leaving the studios, do not hesitate to return to the “Farmers Market” to eat at the “Singapore’s Banana Leaf”, a LA restaurant that will introduce you to Singapore’s cuisine. The dishes from Singapore or Malaysia are absolutely delicious.
10. Savor the best burgers in Los Angeles
In-n-OutTommy’sUmami Burger … Los Angeles has many restaurants that offer delicious burgers. Locals and tourists know which are the best places to dine. Our recommendation: take the time to visit Los Angeles and then take a tour of 25 Degrees. This LA restaurant is located in the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, is open 24 hours a day and has one of Los Angeles’ best kept secrets: the recipe for the best burger in the city. Enjoy your meal.