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Nestled in the heart of Downtown, Los Angeles, Q Restaurant sets the tone for omakase experience.  Not exactly knowing what we were in for, we entered the restaurant and the host seated us in what felt like a waiting area. Low playing music and minimal decor, I felt as...

 Traveling through TriBeCa, we spotted The Greek, which upon walking in, you're lead into one of the most romantic, breathtaking places possible. Ivy covered ceilings with white flowers sprouting out, enchanting gardens, and lights dimmed just enough adorn this local h...

It’s that time again, when the weather is warm (who are we kidding, it’s always warm in LA) and it stays daylight until nearly 8:00 pm…it’s summertime. What better way to celebrate our favorite season than a picnic in the famed Hollywood Forever Cemetery. The line up c...

Most often, we find that the best Cheap Date is hitting up a stellar Happy Hour. You can impress your date and still keep that cash money going. The Churchill is a West Hollywood hotspot every night of the week, with killer drinks and food options and a bar staff that...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Being a native New Yorker, I relish in our superior pizza, bagels, and all things Italian-made. However, our Mexican food leaves something to be desired. Always jealous of our LA office, nachos, fajitas, queso, just cannot compare. Recently opened in the West...

 

It is safe to say we are creatures of habit: We eat the same foods we were brought up on and often frequent the same restaurants (Sushi Stop - our personal haunt). When people hear "Vegan" they think plain, boring, tasteless, and only for "health nuts.” Co-Owner of Ne...

What’s the best way to get your libido pumping for a date? Oysters! Maybe it’s an old wives tale, but at Mess Hall in Los Feliz you can test the theory with $1.50 oysters every Tuesday night. Wash those slippery suckers down with $5.00 craft beers and let the mood stri...

This one goes out to our Blue Jean Babies and LA Ladies! What’s better than a FREE concert? Um, nothing. The ultimate cheap date for our Urban Kings and Smooth Criminals includes a free serenade and a concert with the Bae. We are headed to the Satellite in Silver Lake...

Are you an Urban King looking for a little adventure? Bring your date to Grand Central Market in Downtown LA. With over 30 different vendors showcasing various cuisine, libations, and even a floral market, you can find everything you never knew you wanted. Start out wi...

In Los Angeles, it is ALL about Mexican food; taco trucks, big ass burritos, and excessive amounts of tequila. This Cheap Date could turn sloppy, but atleast you’ll have plenty of tacos to soak it up. Check out Mission Cantina in Hollywood on Tuesday nights for dollar...

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