Luxurious Hotel Bel Air in Los Angeles

The luxurious Hotel Bel Air in Los Angeles is so much a part of the glamor and mystery of Hollywood folklore, probably because of its lush and private grounds.  As one of the Glitterati guides, we sometimes are requested as walk on guides for international guests who already have a driver or car.  I spent two days with an amazing family visiting from Europe, who had a wish list of places they wanted to see, including the Getty Center, Venice Beach, and El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de Los Angeles, del Rio Porciuncula, which translates to The Town of Our Lady the Queen of Los Angeles, the river Porciuncula.  Of course I shared many more amazing destinations, sights 

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25 New Los Angeles Restaurants

Between conducting tours and trying to stay in shape, it’s impossible to hit all the new Los Angeles restaurants.  As tour guides in L.A., we try to keep up on the hottest places to eat and the famous chefs behind the menu.  However, quite a few places slip through the cracks, especially when they’re in the surrounding areas of Silverlake, Downtown, Koreatown, Marina Del Rey, and Pasadena.  That’s why we rely on some great articles like this Zagat list from Lesley Balla to keep up on Los Angeles restaurants and current openings: Independence, Lunasia Dim Sum House, Ramen Champ, Tomato Pie Pizza Joint, Simmzy’s Burbank, 800 Degrees, Manichi Ramen, Sweeney’s Ale House, The Little Easy, Verve Coffee Roasters, Rocco’s Tavern, 

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