Los Angeles

the Museum of Contemporary Art 

A rebel's retrospective. Now on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art is Dennis Hopper Double Standard, photographs by the late actor.


The Natural at Burger Kitchen

Meaty pause. Burger connoisseurs know Pat La Frieda beef is among the very best, and it's now on the menu L.A.'s Burger Kitchen. Try the Natural, for $29. (323) 944-0503


Lucky Strike Lanes at L.A.Upscale bowling. There's a dress code at Lucky Strike Lanes at L.A. Live, where cushy seating and electronic art abound, making it even more embarrassing to throw a gutter ball. 


Jewelry from Rodeo Drive


For some serious shopping, grab a cab and head to Rodeo Drive, about eight miles from the L.A. Convention Center. rodeodrive-bh.com



The Colburn School

Break for bread.
The Colburn School, L.A.'s answer to Juilliard, serves super sandwiches to enjoy while playing board games at the Colburn Café.


On the Web For those who enjoy following the entertain­ment business, the Los Angeles Times has a slew of blogs to sample. Start with The Gold Derby.