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When we arrived at Birch, in the heart of Hollywood, we were pleasantly surprised by the crisp, white, minimalist interior and refreshing succulents. What our mouths and stomachs were in for was definitely not simple! Birch uses exciting, expertly handled ingredients w...

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...

This week, we are celebrating our genius counterpart, the Chess Club President. The perfect spot to find our brainy boyfriend for the night is Spare Room at the exclusive Roosevelt hotel. Spare Room is a cozy and creative bar that features an extensive cocktail list, a...

Katusya. Every person in Los Angeles and even most in New York know that this name is synonymous with high quality sushi, beautiful design aesthetic, and celebrities. If you don’t know, then you must be hiding under a rock. On any given night of the week, you can walk...

Now, I love secret entrances more than the next person, but No Vacancy takes it next level. The Houston Brothers have once again outdone themselves with a hotel themed bar set in a Victorian house in the middle of Hollywood. How it remains so inconspicuous is beyond me...

Valentine’s Day; some people love it, some people loathe it. Our favorite local hangout, Birds in Hollywood, shares our simple philosophy, fuck it. You will find us at Birds this Valentine’s Day, slinging tequila and Fireball shots like they are going out of style whil...

The Houston Brothers have done it again. Another Friday, another awesome spot to find your man of the night. Harvard and Stone is on the edge of Hollywood and if you aren't paying attention, you’ll walk right past it. Huge mistake. Harvard and Stone caters to the hipst...

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...

It’s almost Halloween and what’s a better way to get close to your SO than to scare them? This week’s cheap date is the Haunted Hayride through Griffith Park. Now a LA Halloween tradition, The Haunted Hayride is 25 minutes of terrifying shrieks and shrills with state o...

Who doesn’t love happy hour? St. Felix has one of the best, starting at 4 pm – 8 pm every day, with half off every specialty cocktail, beer, wine, you name it! We recommend the Firecracker. Round it off with an insane menu, with sliders, tacos, corn tamale cakes and yo...

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