A View of Downtown Los Angeles and Dodgers Stadium
Welcome to "The Best of Los Angeles," a GAYOT travel guide featuring top restaurants, luxe hotels and spas, artsy attractions, hip events and other important information for sophisticated travelers and diners. Whether you are a local resident or tourist, our destination guide will steer you to the hottest highlights in Los Angeles and surrounding areas, including the Valley, Beverly Hills, Palm Springs and more.
FOR THE CARNIVORES Top 10 Steakhouses in the U.S.
GAYOT's line-up of Top 10 Steakhouses in the U.S., which includes CUT in Beverly Hills, is your roadmap to finding the country's most revered beef in 2014.
ART IN SOUTH CENTRAL Watts Towers
This collection of monumental artwork reaching nearly 100 feet in height was built by Italian immigrant Simon Rodia between 1921 and 1954. Check out our photo gallery.
BOTTOMS UP Top 10 Happy Hour
Whether you're unwinding after a long day at work or just looking for a great deal, these ten bars and restaurants offer some of the best "happy hours" in the city.
SOUTHLAND SPAS Top 10 Spas in Los Angeles
From posh pampering at luxurious hotels to super affordable Korean bathhouses and terrific Thai massage parlors, LA's top spas offer a wide range of services.
MECCAS OF MIXOLOGY Top 10 Craft Cocktail Bars
These days, restaurants and bars are putting as much thought and effort into their cocktails as they are into the rest of the menu. Check out the libations at these LA hot spots.
EXPLORING THE CITY OF ANGELS Los Angeles 72-Hr Getaway Guide
Gain an insider's perspective on LA with our weekend travel guide, packed full of information about the best hotels, restaurants and attractions across the city.
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