Synopses & Reviews
What Will Your Los Angeles Encounter Be?
...hunting for handbags and dodging the paparazzi on Robertson Blvd (p62)
...an ocean view and pumpkin-spice pancakes on the sunny patio at Uncle Bill's (p22, p122)
...marveling at Judy Garland's tiny foot next to yours at Grauman's Chinese Theatre (p12, p39)
...escaping from Disneyland's manic energy on the Haunted Mansion Ride (p154)
...a Venice Beach stroll through sun-loving palms, oiled chests, bongo drummers and jewelry vendors (p20, p108)
...shooting Chinese herb whiskey with the regulars at a Los Feliz opium den-style bar (p61)
Discover Twice the City in Half the Time...
...full-color pull-out map and detailed neighborhood maps for easy navigation
...our fabulous resident author recommends the very best sights, restaurants, shops and entertainment
...unique itineraries and highlights help you make the most of a short trip
...local voices: Charlie Sheen's stand-in, a veteran surfer and the owner of Star Maps share the LA love
, April 2007
'...Encounter guides...discreet in size, but generous enough on page count to provide a fuller city experience minus the hefty guidebook load.'
Packed with fresh perspectives on L.A.'s best beaches, the downtown revival, and a whole new take on Disneyland, this handbook focuses on less-touristy experiences for short-stay travelers. Full color. 14 maps.
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