Los Angeles is one of the most vibrant, exciting and cosmopolitan cities in the world. It's hard to summarise how much there is to see and do in just one page. However, below we've presented a list of our favourite haunts and jaunts. For a decent city guide, we recommend Wallpaper's excellent series which presents a varied collection of fascinating day trips and architectural delights. All the restaurants and cafes in our guide are within handy walking distance of Principle Pleasure.
The Broad is a new contemporary art museum in downtown Los Angeles. It is home to the 2,000 works of art in the Broad collection, which is among the most prominent holdings of contemporary art worldwide. The 120,000 sq ft building features two floors of galleries and headquarters Broad Art Foundation's worldwide lending library.
The largest municipal park in Los Angeles, Griffith Park protects 4,210 acres/1,704 hectares of mountains and canyons at the eastern end of the Santa Monica Mountains. The observatory houses an incredible planetarium and of course is a stone's throw from the famed Hollywood sign.
Amoeba is one of the world's largest, greatest and most iconic record stores. With its expansive vinyl collection, regular live sets and famed location, a visit to Amoeba is a must.
Rustic-chic bistro serves housemade charcuterie & other French classics, plus creative cocktails.
Zinc Cafe & Market brings fresh sandwiches and salads to Downtown, all to be enjoyed on their string-light-lit patio with a couple glasses of rosé.
This modern take on a classic arcade combines retro video games, pinball machines & craft cocktails.
582 Mateo Street, formerly the home of Handsome Coffee Roasters, offered us a glimpse of all that Downtown Los Angeles has to offer, including a vibrant creative community, a famous skate park, and a movie studio that has been known to film famed chase scenes nearby.