The new Cleo L.A. Live has DTLA in a mouthwatering food frenzy. Based on Chef Danny Elmaleh’s award-winning Mediterranean concept—with small plates for sharing—Cleo’s latest outpost has a menu tailored exclusively for the new location. That means you can savor all the traditional Cleo items, but also otherworldly specials like the P.S.W. breakfast special: Fried chicken with pumpkin spice waffles, whipped kabocha butter, maple syrup and orange—oh my. Stop by for breakfast, lunch or dinner, and don’t forget to try a cocktail any time of the day, made from fresh juices and ingredients.
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Ever thought about watching your favorite sports games or concerts from a lux, 4,000 square-foot lounge with three bars, ledge seating, and a dancehall? Hyde Lounge, located on suite level C of Staples Center has you covered.
The recently opened Broad Museum is the brainchild of mega-collectors Eli and Edythe Broad. An architectural feat in itself, the rotating exhibitions, like the current group show exploring a new generation of Chinese female artists, is well worth a visit.
Downtown LA’s Grand Central Market is a sprawling food lover’s paradise. The market has undergone a complete overhaul since it opened in 1917 and now you can get everything from tacos to the sweetest of sweets to European espresso. There’s even a Jewish deli with some serious pastrami on rye. Come hungry!
There’s something special about this Umami location, in the heart of LA’s Arts District. Faithful to the area’s artistic roots, the interior includes custom furniture from local designer Westin Mitchell, a cozy industrial style interior, and an outdoor patio to enjoy Umami favorites like the Manly: house beer-cheddar cheese, bacon lardons, smoked-salt onion strings, Umami ketchup, mustard spread.
For a little retail therapy, here you’ll find everything from trendy menswear to indie magazines. Apolis: Common's mission is to appeal to the “global citizen” so the shop stocked with sustainably and locally sourced items from around the world such as button-down shirts tailored at a 90-year-old Honduran cooperative.
This summer Australian retailer BNKR opened a sprawling 7,000 square foot space in DTLA, giving Angelenos a chance to shop the best Aussie cult labels like C/MEO Collective, Finders Keepers, Keepsake, The Fifth and Jaggar Footwear. Think: crop tops, flattering dresses, and footwear all with a down-under flair.
One of DTLA’s most exciting cultural additions, this contemporary gallery is the sixth space by internationally revered Hauser & Wirth. Not only will visitors find museum-worthy art exhibitions in their indoor and outdoor exhibition areas, there’s also an ARTBOOK store, an open-air sculpture courtyard, and Manuela, a restaurant with locally sourced menu items.
Basically a one stop shop for wellness, The Springs has everything from a plant-based restaurant, yoga classes done by candlelight, a wine bar, saunas and nutritional consultations, and even workshops on topics like essential oils. We dare you to leave this place with any stress left in your body.
Nestled in a hot spot of retail boutiques and coffee shops in the Arts District, is the magical Poketo. The minimal space is one part concept shop, one part place to explore your crafty side through workshops and events. Founded by husband and wife team Ted Vadakan and Angie Myung, this design-focused outpost has you covered for art books, handmade clothing, designer accessories and more.