Los Angeles has become one of my favorite cities to visit in the U.S.  Since I’ve been spending more and more time here, I figured I would make up a master list of things to do, places to shop and restaurants to dine in.

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Beauty: Violet and Grey on Melrose. This beautiful store is an edit of all of the best beauty brands.

Boutique: Zimmermann. Such a fun store for dresses, blouses and swimwear.

Department: Saks Fifth Avenue, Barneys NY and Neiman Marcus

Boutique: Elodie K: This little store has a cool mix of designers and is right in the middle of Melrose.



Scenic Spot: Nobu Malibu.  The views are unreal.

Dinner Spot: Il Pastaio.  Our favorite restaurant.  Ask for a table outside, it is worth the wait.

Lunch Spot: The Ivy Beverly Hills.  This spot is full of flowers and the most adorable hand painted china.

Coffee Spot: Alfred Coffee.  But first, coffee.

Tea Spot: The Alfred Tea Room. It is the cutest Instagram worthy pink tea shop!

Casual: Joan’s on 3rd.  We like to get food to go from here.

Vegan: Gracias Madre.  If you are craving Mexican food.

Salad: The Beverly Hills Hotel Polo Lounge.  Get the McCarthy Salad.

Breakfast: Urth Caffe on Melrose.

Juice: Kreation and Moon Juice



Grocery: 3rd Street Farmers Market

Hike: Franklin Canyon

Museum: Lacma

Play: Santa Monica Pier

Spa: Kate Summerville