A Great Escape to LOS ANGELES
Los Angeles is a place rich with vibrant cultures, booming nightlife, and world class food options that will satisfy any craving. People from all over the world flock here to see the sights, find opportunities and have an experience of a lifetime. We, in the Santa Clarita Valley are quite lucky because we are just close enough to experience the city if we wanted. élite magazine had the opportunity to explore Los Angeles, compiling a list of places that you must try on your next visit.
NOMAD Hotel Los Angeles
Located on the corner of 7th and Olive Street, The NoMad Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles continues in the spirit of the original NoMad in New York by taking residence in the historic building, Giannini Place. Originally built in the 1920s as the headquarters for The Bank of Italy, the building’s gold and blue Italianate lobby ceiling has been fully restored and serves as inspiration throughout. Honoring its rich history, The NoMad Downtown LA Hotel naturally balances the integrity and character of the Neoclassical landmark with a contemporary California design sensibility. As in New York, we have collaborated with Jacques Garcia on the design and Chef Daniel Humm and Will Guidara on the restaurants, while adapting our approach to seamlessly blend into the vibrant tapestry of Downtown L.A. For more information to go www.thenomadhotel.com/los-angeles
This immersive art park is more than an art gallery, more than a music venue and more than a culture trip. If you want to take a step into something different that stimulates all the senses then try one of the many events or exhibitions hosted here. From day trips to after dark Wisdome LA lends itself to exploration of the mind through visual aesthetics. Most day events are family-friendly and well worth hauling all the little ones to come and enjoy.
Visit the website to see all the other events that are hosted through the month: www.wisdome.la
H & H Steak House
H & H Brazilian Steakhouse is committed to working only with the best suppliers, ensuring you are always served organic, grass-fed meat and produce. Started by Henrique Huyer, this restaurant and bar is bringing traditional Brazilian barbecue from the Rio Grande to the American market. This is one place where you get a mix of high-end atmosphere and are treated like one of the family. The staff is very attentive always available and willing to exceed expectations. When you are here, try their famous treat, the grilled cinnamon pineapple. A mouth-watering dish that is the perfect end to a fabulous meal.
Visit their website to find out more about this amazing location: www.hhsteakhouse.com
Lost Spirits Distillery
Since 2010, Lost Spirits rums and whiskies have been flirting with the very definition of rum and whisk(e)y. Their new and innovative way to make these famous spirits has gained them popularity amongst the masses. Grab a group and venture down the rabbit hole while enjoying their creations. The tours here are always changing, giving the customer a new experience on each visit. Discover how the new re-imagined Los Angeles distillery can awaken your inner explorer. Adventure awaits you at Lost Spirits Distillery.
To book your tour please visit: www.lostspirits.net
Afro Soca Love
Sponsored by: Ciroc, Captain Morgan and Samsung, “Afro Soca Love” has finally come back to Los Angeles for a short time! This is the largest multicultural celebration of love in over 36 cities. Afro Soca Love is an Afro-Caribbean rave infused celebration of love. A unique rave inspired atmosphere with an African and Caribbean twist, Afro Soca Love: Los Angeles boasts a variety of fun-filled activities that promise to leave our tribe of love yearning for more. To promote unity while sharing African and Caribbean culture, this organization aims to immerse our tribe of attendees in a truly memorable experience holding true to their motto, “we live by culture and lead by love”. If you did not get a chance to join in on the love this year stay up-to-date through their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/afrosocalove/
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