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Eggs, Bacon, and Brioche: LA's 10 Best Breakfasts

These are what I believe to be LA's most exciting breakfast options, because, as much as we should all be eating kale scrambles every morning, that doesn't mean I find it very fun to pay someone to make them for me.<p><i>by Bun Boy Eats LA, LA City Guide for the Menuism Blog photos by Bun Boy Eats LA</i><p>In …

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7 Entrepreneurs You Should Start Following Now

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want some inspiration? Start following inspiring people. And when I say “follow,” I am not referring only to Twitter, although that is an excellent starting point. I mean follow as in study, investigate, hear, heed, sit at their feet and …

Make your Android Device Smarter with these Handy Apps

The leap from feature phones to smartphones didn’t happen overnight. Slowly but steadily, our phones grew smarter and smarter until they’d become capable enough that we could fulfil most of our computing needs on these pocket-sized devices. The onset of powerful third-party apps spurred that …

32 of the Best Chromecast Apps

Google Chromecast is an unusual device. Unlike most streaming set-top boxes, it doesn’t come with a remote, a bevy of pre-loaded apps or even an obvious menu system.<p>Instead, the Chromecast acts as a conduit for the apps and content you might find on your PC, laptop, smartphone or tablet. The latter …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

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8 Great Bakeries in LA

While Los Angeles may have a reputation for being extremely health-conscious, there are some incredibly good pastries available if you know where to …

The Best Brunches In Los Angeles

<i>It used to be that brunch was the time for chefs to get rid of leftovers from the week's service, but now restaurants are going above and beyond to</i> …

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

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Best of L.A. 2017: Your Key to the City

<b>A neighborhood-by-neighborhood guide to all that makes L.A. great</b><p>It is far too easy for us Angelenos to take our bountiful city for granted — and …

Downtown LA’s Best Bars

Downtown LA’s bar scene has gone from over-priced hotel bar and Staples Center drinks to cool and dimly lit mixology dens serving intricate …

Where To And Not To Take New York Friends When Visiting LA

<b>(This article first ran at The Unemployed Eater)</b><p>Like a zombie feeding frenzy, the weeks after college graduation almost all of my friends made a frenzied pilgrimage to New York City. At the time, I was a little sour about the fact that they were all now cross-country, but as the years passed, and …

Exploring Mexico's Pacific and Caribbean coasts

When people think Mexico, many see golden sand, blue water and green palms. Hundreds of beaches fit this bill: some near-empty with a few palm-thatched eateries and cabañas; others busy urban beaches. Most of the best are on the Pacific or the Caribbean coasts.<p>Right, got your bathers and a …

The Best Bars For Outdoor Drinking in L.A.

<i>The sights and sounds of a big city like Los Angeles can be overwhelming to say the least. After a long day of braving the traffic and listening to</i> …

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The Best Bloody Marys in L.A.

<i>As the story goes, the first version of the famous bloody mary cocktail was created in the 1920s by barman Fernand Petiot at Harry's Bar in Paris.</i> …

LA Farmers Market Map And Schedules

Mad props to LA Weekly for gathering all the Los Angeles farmers markets onto one map and color-coding them for our convenience.<p>Check out the map below or see it in Google Maps in list form. LA Weekly will be updating the map regularly, so if you have information about new markets or changes to old …

The 7 Classic Pieces of Gear You Will Want After You Get a DSLR

Congratulations! You’re the proud owner of a new camera. But not just any new camera; no, not a new mobile device, not a new point and shoot — not …

An island of sweet surprises: Maui for honeymooners

A Hawaiian honeymoon has all the storybook ingredients to make couples swoon: sherbet-colored sunsets, songbird serenades and palm-tree hammocks shimmying in the trade winds. But the island of Maui has more than a few surprises up its aloha-shirted sleeve, with something unique to offer every type …

How to choose a Caribbean island

The dozens of islands scattered across the Caribbean are a remarkably diverse lot. Pulsing Jamaica has little in common with group-filled Aruba, and even islands in plain sight of each other like St Kitts and Nevis are vastly different not just in appearance but in what they offer visitors.<p>So for …