Spago Restaurant is located in the heart of Beverly Hills on 176 North Canon Dr, one of the best spots to eat in Beverly Hills. Celebrities such as George Clooney, Zoe Saldana , Whoopi Goldberg, La Toya Jackson, Christina Aguillera, Paris Hilton, Larry king, Sean Connery, Courteney Cox, Gwen Stefani and husband Gavin Rossdale, Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, Tom Hanks, John Mayer, Bruce Springsteen and wife Patti Scialfa, Oprah Winfrey, Jane Fonda, Madonna and many more... love this restaurant. This one is for sure on my to do list next time I am in LA. But don't forget to book ahead of time.
On 246 North Canon Dr. in Beverly Hills right next to Spago, you have Mastro's Steakhouse. Another famous restaurant. It's just one block down from Rodeo Drive. You can also spot famous celebrities at this restaurant such as: the Beckhams, Ashley Tisdale, Selena, Brad Pit, Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jessica Simpson, The Kardashians, Lamar Odom, Adam Levine and many more...
If you like hot dogs and hamburgers The Carney Train offers apparently the best in LA. I didn't try this one since I don't eat hot dogs or hamburgers. But I really liked the train, it's so cute and apparently it was featured on several movies.
Mariasol is a great restaurant on Santa Monica Pier. We liked this one! Awesome location!!! Lovely spot to stop on the Pier for some drinks and a tasty meal.
Santa Monica Pier
The Beatles performed at the Hollywood Bowl in 1964 and 1965
The Doors also performed their "dream concert" at the Hollywood Bowl on July 5, 1968 and many more artists. The Hollywood Bowl was also featured in many movies and TV shows such as:
- Escape from LA
- Yes Man
- Shrek 2
- Some kind of Wonderful
- The Beverly Hillbillies
- CSI: Miami
and many more
Walt Disney Concert Hall is located on 111 South Grand Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles and it was also featured in several tv shows and movies.
The famous Hollywood Sign
Previously and partly owned by actor Jonny Depp untill 2004, the Viper room was opened in 1993.
This night club became known for being a hangout of Hollywood elite and was the site where actor River Phoenix died of a drug overdose. Regulars included Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Marie Presley, Jared Leto, Christina Applegate, Angelina Jolie, Rosario Dawson, Tobey Maguire and Leonardo DiCaprio. The Heartbreakers performed at the club's opening night.
Roxy another famous club in La where Neil young and his band The Santa Monica Flyers performed the first week it was open. The Genesis and Peter Gabriel also played several consecutive days at the Roxy.
A few music artists recorded at the Roxy including Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, The Red Hot Chili Peppers ...
Whisky a Go Go is a night club located in west Hollywood on the Sunset Strip. This famous club played an important role in many musical carrers. The Byrds, Alice Cooper, Buffalo Springfield, Love The Doors and many more were regulars.
House of Blues
The Walk of Fame
Boulmiche Boutique in Beverly Hills (featured in the movie "Pretty Woman with Julia Roberts) Check out Part 2 of my LA trip "Movie Locations" if you want to know more. :) http://claudiapersi.blogspot.ca/2013/03/los-angeles-movie-locations-part-2.html
One of my favorite stores in LA, "Kitson". It's located on 115 S. Robertson Boulevard.
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