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About Me
My name is Chris, and I am a public relations manager. I love living in Los Angeles, California because it’s my hometown—I’m one of those rare Los Angeles natives. You'll find that the city offers so much diversity of landscape, people, food, activities, and architecture… all with more/less
You have to go to
Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Here's one fun activity you can do
Take the Red Line subway to Downtown Los Angeles, get off at Pershing Square, and walk a half a block to Grand Central Market to have lunch. Amazing chef-owned food stalls there and not a single chain restaurant. Eggslut is probably my favorite place to eat there.
Don't forget to check out one of my favorite places
Wilshire Blvd. It runs almost 16 miles from Downtown Los Angeles all the way to the Pacific Ocean in Santa Monica. If you put the top down or open the roof of your on a typically beautiful day and start at 1 Wilshire downtown and drive all the way to the other end, you will pass some of the best that Los Angeles has to offer… MacArthur Park, Miracle Mile, The La Brea Tar Pits, Los Angles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Beverly Hills, Westwood/UCLA, and finally Santa Monica and its beaches. I try to do that drive at least once a year.
Enjoy a meal at my favorite restaurant
I would usually say Umami Burger, which started in Los Angeles and could very well be the best, most rich burger I’ve ever eaten, but it’s become a national chain and isn’t exclusive to Los Angeles anymore. Barring that, I would have to say any of the food stalls at Grand Central Market in Downtown Los Angeles. You can get anything from incredible wood fired pizza, delicious ice cream, breakfast sandwiches, deli sandwiches, gourmet grilled cheese, and even currywurst… and all of it is locally sourced and locally owned.
Here's a doable bucket list for you to do in one day
1. Grand Park in Downtown Los Angeles
2. The Griffith Park Observatory
3. The Getty Center
4. Venice Beach
5. Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills
My extra insider tip for you is
You may come here thinking that Los Angeles is stereotypically shallow, superficial, and filled with nothing but Hollywood stars and models. Los Angeles is SO much more than that. It’s a real city of 20 million people and only a fraction of those people work in the entertainment industry. Scratch the surface of my town to see what’s underneath and I guarantee that you won’t be disappointed.
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