For both the new transplant in the city, and the longtime local who plainly just loves food, Six Taste’s walking tours hit up five or six different spots in one tour, focusing on the most edible and historical highlights of neighborhoods all over LA.
Whether you consider yourself a Top Chef or a Boyardee Chef, your cooking game can always use some refining.
The Passage is a weekly bike ride that starts and ends at a donut shop (score! Pro tip: Go to happy hour Monday through Fridays from 5-8pm for discounts on drink and food -- like a pizza-and-draft combo or PBRs -- and lanes.
), and along the way aims to hit unexplored parts of LA -- sometimes hitting pool halls, bowling alleys, and karaoke along the way. Barnsdall Art Park is one of the most underrated spots in LA to get a gorgeous view of the city and some culture under your belt.
hiking -- the hikes we're referring to (10 of which we detailed here) are instead easy-breezy short ones that'll get you to I-think-I-can-see-San-Diego-from-here heights.
You might just learn how to make some dim sum or pasta from scratch. Well, this underground-ish pinball arcade in Echo Park (located above the rehearsal studio where every single band that plays Eastside bars practices) is where all of that pinball wizardry started and is still home to a rotating collection of classic pinball machines from the past several decades, which all offer a good money-to-fun ratio.Stock up on culture cred with your date by checking out a jazz/theater/dance/classical production at the Wallis, the impressive arts center in Beverly Hills (of all places), and enjoy a sweet happy hour at the upscale Italian bistro Cecconi’s before the show.Hungry diners can pop in and get a little tipsy with some wine and cocktails, and soak up all that booze with gourmet bites (including truffle burgers and pizzettas with porchetta) for - Tuesdays through Saturdays from 4-7pm.Watts Towers is unlike anything else you’ll see around LA.Go on a guided tour and walk through the 17 historic art structures made of steel and mosaics. After you’ve gotten your dose of history and art, do yourself a favor and take your date to Watts Coffee House for soul-food brunch and get some of the best fried chicken wings and waffles in town.