They Love L.A: GQ, Architectural Digest & Mashable

Walt Disney Concert Hall | Photo courtesy of Candice Montgomery, Flickr
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Los Angeles is feeling the love from three of the top cultural media outlets in the world: GQ, Architectural Digest and Mashable. GQ declares Los Angeles “The Most Exciting Food City in America,” with an in-depth look at our vibrant dining scene. AD looks at L.A. through a design and architectural lens, covering everything from landmark buildings to historic hotels and stylish bars. Mashable named L.A. the city with the most Instagrammable sunsets in the world.

GQ - L.A: The Most Exciting Food City in America

Roy Choi
Roy Choi

GQ Magazine named Los Angeles as The Most Exciting Food City In America and showcases our vibrant culinary scene with coverage that includes the “Three Kings of L.A. Food”: Roy Choi, Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo, and Josef Centeno.

Pork shank at Birch
Pork shank | Photo courtesy of Birch, Facebook

Other subjects include Republique (“Eat the Food, Steal the Design”), breakfast spots, must-eat dishes, four L.A. bars, the city’s best new food neighborhoods, guides to Chinatown and Grand Central Market (“30,000 square feet of God-I-want-that-too food stalls”), and an in-depth interview with Pulitzer Prize winning food critic Jonathan Gold.

Architectural Digest - Los Angeles City Guide

Griffith Observatory at night
Griffith Observatory | Photo by Justin Donais, © Friends Of The Observatory

The Los Angeles City Guide created by Architectural Digest spans a wide range of design-focused topics. AD’s 25 Must-See Architectural Landmarks includes L.A. icons like Walt Disney Concert Hall, Griffith Observatory, Watts Towers and famed residences like the Hollyhock House and the Eames House (aka Case Study House No. 8).

The Galleria at Millennium Biltmore Hotel
The Galleria | Photo courtesy of Millennium Biltmore Hotel

AD’s list of eight landmark hotels that evoke Golden Age Hollywood includes the Millennium Biltmore in Downtown L.A., the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills and the Hotel Bel-Air, discreetly located in the luxe neighborhood that gives the hotel its name.

Dining room at Providence restaurant on Melrose
Photo courtesy of Providence, Facebook

For those who enjoy dining in a setting that looks as good as the food, AD rounds up ten L.A. restaurants with style to spare, including Bestia, Lucques, Providence and Nobu Malibu.

The Edison in Downtown Los Angeles
Photo courtesy of The Edison, Facebook

Los Angeles bartenders are among the most creative in the country, and these 11 bars boast interior designs that match the cocktails with taste and style. Highlights include The Edison, The Spare Room, Break Room 86 and Upstairs at the Ace Hotel.

MASHABLE - L.A. Has the Most Instagrammable Sunsets in the World

Terranea Bluff Top Park at sunset
Terranea Bluff Top Park | Photo by Melissa Turner

With miles of picturesque coastlines and expansive landscapes, there’s no shortage of places in Los Angeles to watch the sun go down in the most breathtaking fashion. Mashable agrees, naming L.A. the city with the most Instagrammable sunsets in the world.