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  • The Bunny Museum

    The Museum: If Monty Python’s killer Rabbit of Caerbannog freaked you out, may want to steer clear of this museum. What started as a simple Valenti... More
  • The Cheese Store of Beverly Hills

  • The Club Next Door

    A hip clothing boutique stocked with Johnny Was tees and Shu Lami dresses. More
  • The Dime

    This tiny cocktail lounge in the Fairfax District is owned by impresario Andy Fiscella and producer Beau Flynn (What’s Your Number?). Mirrors hang ... More
  • The Doheny

    Vincenzo Marianella created cocktails for this exclusive, invitation-only club, which has a list of 25 cocktails and a smoking area inside a former... More
  • The Edison

    Once home to downtown L.A.’s first power plant, this cavernous two-story speakeasy still has plenty of buzz (and not just because of the electrical... More
  • The Gardener

    In 1984, former garden designer and landscape design lecturer Alta Tingle opened her first shop, The Gardener, in Berkeley, California. She opened ... More
  • The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA

    Part of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, The Geffen Contemporary was first founded as the Temporary Contemporary in 1983 before becomin... More
  • The Getty Center

    Since L.A. lacks the piazzas and promenades of other major cities, the Getty Center is more than just a museum. Occupying an isolated, hillside per... More
  • The Hess Collection

    Getting to this mountaintop winery, which lies at the end of several winding, wooded country roads, can be a bumpy ride; by the time you pull up to... More
  • The Oaks at Ojai

  • The Olive Press

    Wine-growing regions tend to be equally well suited for olive groves—hence the success of this14-year-old company, which produces high-quality extr... More
  • The Other Shop

    With its name in bright red letters and a row of cutout buildings along the top of the sign, The Other Shop is not hard to spot in its Lower Haight... More
  • The Otheroom

    Owner Chris Weiss brought his New York- and Miami-based beer and wine bar to Abbot Kinney in 2005. The candle-lit room has high-ceilings buttressed... More
  • The Penthouse at the Huntley Santa Monica Beach Hotel

    In a suburb comprising mostly low-level shops and two-story homes, this ultramodern 18th-floor hotel bar is an unexpected gem. Here, guests and loc... More

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