The Best Takeout Windows in Los Angeles

04/25/2016

Joshua Lurie

Grab-and-go has always been a hallmark of bustling walking cities like New York. Apparently Angelenos have been picking up the pace given the proliferation of takeout windows. Discover 11 windows that provide a quick food or caffeine fix.

Cappuccino at Daily Dose

The Best Places for Coffee in the Downtown L.A. Arts District

09/08/2015

Discover Los Angeles

Since Urth Caffe opened in 2008, the Arts District in Downtown L.A. has become affectionately known as the “Coffee District,” home to some of the top third wave coffee purveyors in the city. Read on for the best places in the Arts District to get your caffeine fix and more.

Espresso at Endorffeine in Chinatown

Top L.A. Indie Coffee Bars

04/04/2013

Joshua Lurie

No longer must Angelenos subject themselves to old, overly roasted coffee. A new wave of specialty coffee purveyors is now either roasting their own beans or brewing beans from trusted purveyors to deliver variety and nuance. Homegrown coffee players like Cafecito Organico, Coffee Commissary and Groundwork Coffee now complement national brands like Blue Bottle, intelligentsia, La Colombe, Philz, and Stumptown, who have all set up shop in L.A. Now, nearly every neighborhood has at least one standout coffee bar. Learn about 23 top indies that are helping to propel the movement forward.