Best of L.A.

Best Of 2009

Neighborhoods

  • + Beverly Hills
  • + Burbank
  • + Central California
  • + Central San Gabriel Valley
  • + Chinatown/ Elysian Park
  • + Crescenta Valley
  • + Culver City
  • + Downtown
  • + East L.A.
  • + Echo Park
  • + Foothill Cities
  • + Glendale
  • + Hollywood
  • + Inglewood
  • + Koreatown
  • + Long Beach
  • + Los Feliz
  • + Malibu
  • + Melrose/ Beverly/ Fairfax
  • + Mid-Wilshire/ Hancock Park
  • + Monterey Park/ Alhambra/ S. Gabriel
  • + Northeast L.A.
  • + Northern California
  • + Orange County
  • + Out of Town
  • + Pacific Palisades
  • + Pasadena and vicinity
  • + Pomona and beyond
  • + Riverside County
  • + Rowland/ Hacienda Heights
  • + San Bernardino County
  • + San Diego County
  • + San Fernando Valley
  • + San Francisco
  • + San Francisco Bay Area
  • + San Jose
  • + Santa Barbara County
  • + Santa Clarita and Beyond
  • + Santa Monica
  • + Silver Lake
  • + South Bay
  • + Southeastern Cities
  • + USC to South L.A.
  • + Venice/ Marina del Rey
  • + Ventura County
  • + West Adams/ Crenshaw/ Baldwin Hills
  • + West Hollywood
  • + West L.A.
  • + Westchester/ LAX
  • + Westlake
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Best of L.A.

Best Of 2009

Best of L.A. 2009

Life doesn’t get any better than this, at least not in L.A. You hold in your hands the best our city has to offer in food, drink, entertainment, nightlife, recreation and shopping — with a bunch of simply fascinating places thrown in (don’t miss “Best Use of Beeswax in a Pastry”). This annual Best of L.A. issue has more places than ever, more than 300 in all. In keeping with these tough economic times, we’re emphasizing things that are good values. You won’t find Spago, but you will find out where to suck the head off a shrimp and rollerskate with goths. Enjoy. —L.A. Weekly staff

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