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Top Choice Museum in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood & Westwood

Getty Center

In its billion-dollar, in-the-clouds perch, high above the city grit and grime, the Getty Center presents triple delights: a stellar art collection (everything from medieval triptychs to baroque sculpture and impres…
Top Choice Museum in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood & Westwood

Museum of Tolerance

Run by the Simon Wiesenthal Center, this powerful, deeply moving museum uses interactive technology to engage visitors in discussion and contemplation around racism and bigotry. Particular focus is given to the Holo…
Top Choice Italian in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood & Westwood

Eataly LA

Opened in 2017, LA's branch of this multistory Italian megamarket and restaurant hall is so big that it offers maps at the entrance. Stall after stall sells top-notch Italian delicacies – from coffee to cannoli, fre…
Top Choice Japanese in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood & Westwood

Hamasaku

It doesn't get much more LA than this. Upscale and buzzy, Hamasaku combines two local obsessions, sushi and the entertainment industry (one-time super-agent Michael Ovitz is an owner), and it's in a strip mall. Japa…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood & Westwood

Polo Lounge

For a classic LA experience, dress up and swill martinis in the Beverly Hills Hotel's legendary bar. Charlie Chaplin had a standing lunch reservation at booth 1 and it was here that HR Haldeman and John Ehrlichman l…
Top Choice Museum in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood & Westwood

Frederick R Weisman Art Foundation

The late entrepreneur and philanthropist Frederick R Weisman had an insatiable passion for art, a fact confirmed when touring his former Holmby Hills home. From floor to ceiling, the mansion (and its manicured groun…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood & Westwood

Bar & Lounge at Hotel Bel-Air

You'll be clinking crystal at the Hotel Bel-Air's dark, intimate hideaway, a deco-inspired bar-lounge graced with white-marble fireplace and blown-up photography by Norman Seeff. The grand piano is tickled nightly w…
Top Choice Chinese in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood & Westwood

Joss Cuisine

With fans including Barbra Streisand, Gwenyth Paltrow and Jackie Chan, this warm, intimate nosh spot serves up superlative, MSG-free Chinese cuisine at noncelebrity prices. Premium produce drives a menu of exception…
Top Choice Theater in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood & Westwood

Geffen Playhouse

American magnate and producer David Geffen forked over $17 million to get his Mediterranean-style playhouse back into shape. The center's season includes both American classics and freshly minted works, and it's not…
Top Choice Live Music in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood & Westwood

Saturdays Off the 405

From May to September, the Getty Center courtyard fills with evening crowds for a delicious collision of art, brilliant live acts and beat-pumping DJ sets.