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Our staff knows just where to go!

Getting off the beaten path and discovering hidden gems is one of the wonders of travel. But how do you find those special places? Ask a local. Hotel Palomar Los Angeles - Westwood helps you make the most of your Los Angeles stay by sharing our staff's favorite picks and insider tips.

We asked our intrepid staff: If you had only two days in Los Angeles, what would you do? Take a peek, have some fun and Live Like a Local.

Eat
Chef Richard Hodge

Chef Richard Hodge

Executive Chef

  • Fundamental LA . A neat gourmet sandwich restaurant on Westwood Blvd. It’s owned by former restaurant chefs from the Bay Area.

  • Eveleigh, located on Sunset Boulevard in the heart of West Hollywood, is known for its amazing brunch, voted one of the best breakfast spots in LA by Los Angeles Magazine.

Drink
Reuben Games

Reuben Games

Bartender, BLVD 16

  • The Roger Room was one of the first LA bars to embrace the modern mixology craze. Get there early as there is usually a line it's worth it.

  • The Daily Pint is referred to as the best dive bar on the west side. It has an amazing selection of beers without question the most comprehensive scotch and bourbon list in the city.

Wellness
Alexis Kagan

Alexis Kagan

Director of Sales & Marketing

  • Some of the most delicious food in the area can be found at Native Foods Café, which just happens to be a vegan restaurant and offers a ton of healthy and delicious options!

  • Yoga Works is known for having some of the best instructors in all of the city and there are classes available for all skill levels.

Retail therapy
Josue Ticas

Josue Ticas

Guest Services Agent

  • Lisa Kline flagship store has been a fixture on Robertson Boulevard since 1995. Offering apparel for men, women and kids.

  • Fred Segal is truly an LA institution. Find the latest clothes & accessories for men and women. Insider tip: Hollywood's A-listers are regulars here.

Play
Paul Wittenberg

Paul Wittenberg

Chef Concierge

  • Santa Monica Bike Path. For $7/hour rent bikes on the beach path from Malibu to Venice. Tip: At Venice beach, pick up the path & bike to Manhattan Beach.

  • Staple's Center is home to both The Lakers & Clippers.  Catch over 60 NBA games in one venue.

One of a kind
Erin Bennett

Erin Bennett

Conference Services Manager

  • See the city with a helicopter tour. In one tour you can see beaches, mountains and sky scrapers. It's a great way to see LA, without the traffic!

  • Pedal or Not is atour operator with electric bicycles. You can take it slow or really motor all while being kind to the environment.

For more information about any of these suggestions and additional favorites, contact Hotel Palomar LA's Guest Service team at (310) 475-8711

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