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Los Feliz’s Legendary Seyler House – 2666 Aberdeen Avenue

One of the very first homes built in the rolling hills above Los Feliz and just below Griffith Park, 2666 Aberdeen Avenue has been home to a long list of celebrities in its nearly 100 years. Owners include Twilight star Robert Pattinson, Tim Curry, ER actor Noah Wyle, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and The Aviator cinematographer Robert Richardson.

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Romantic Hollywood Hills Mediterranean Villa – 6340 Bryn Mawr Drive

Designed by architect Armand Monaco in 1925, this Mediterranean home radiates with style, charm, warmth, and romance. Monaco gained fame in Hollywood’s Golden Era by constructing grand Italianate and Mediterranean villas in Los Angeles inspired by the palatial villas he spent time in as a young boy in Italy before he and his family emigrated to the United States in 1907. Monaco designed several Italianate style residences for silent screen stars during the 1920s including a home for actress Betty Blythe in Los Feliz and the Villa Monaco in Silver Lake.

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All the Best Food & Wine From The Taste Los Angeles

The Labor Day Holiday weekend saw thousands of us flock to Paramount Studios in Los Angeles to spend three glorious evenings eating, drinking, sampling and savoring from LA’s best restaurants at the Taste, the Los Angeles Times annual food festival. The Taste has become Los Angeles’s de facto, signature food and wine festival. And for good reason. At no other festival in Los Angeles will you find such an extraordinary roster of restaurants. It’s the perfect event to cross off your 2018 restaurant “must” list in one weekend.

This year’s event paid special tribute to the late, legendary Jonathan Gold. Dozens of chefs created dishes in honor of the Pulitzer Prize winning critic. What a joy to discover so many hidden gems! For those of you couldn’t make it – here are a few of the many highlights from the festival. Your next dinner reservation starts here.

Hope to see you at next year’s Taste!

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1920s Spanish Traditional in Los Feliz – 5031 Ambrose Avenue

This beautiful Spanish Traditional home is located on a classic tree-lined street in a lovely little enclave of Los Feliz. The home was built in 1923 making it one of the neighborhood’s original signature houses.

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For Lease: Miracle Mile French Country Home – $5,500/mo.

An exciting new lease opportunity presents itself in the heart of Miracle Mile at this architect designed and beautifully reimagined French Country home.

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For Lease: Hollywood Hills French Normandy Cottage – $5,500/mo.

This gorgeous French Normandy cottage is located in the Hollywood Hills. Near Franklin Village, Griffith Park, and Brush Canyon, 2256 Bronson Hill Drive is near enough to hiking trails and shops and restaurants, yet peaceful and removed on its quiet tree-lined street.

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Picturesque Mid-Wilshire Traditional 4 Bedroom Home – 821 Westchester Place

The picturesque curb appeal emanating from this Traditional-style four bedroom home is undeniable. The Mid-City abode is located in the Wilshire Park neighborhood, a historic Preservation Overlay Zone. Wilshire Park is a neighborhood of one- and two-story historic Dutch Colonial, Spanish Colonial, American Craftsman, Colonial Revival, Minimal Traditional, and Mediterranean style single-family homes, duplexes, and multi-family homes on tree-lined streets of mature magnolias, oaks, and sycamores.

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Spanish Estate at the Foot of Griffith Park in Los Feliz – 4301 Parva Avenue

On over half an acre in a desirable north of Los Feliz Boulevard location, just south of the Commonwealth entrance to Griffith Park, this enchanting Spanish Colonial-style gem sits on top of a secluded knoll and boasts a pool, four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and divine entertaining spaces both indoor and out.

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The Taste LA Pays Tribute to Jonathan Gold This Weekend at Paramount Studios

The Los Angeles Times’ The Taste is back this Labor Day weekend at Paramount Studios in Hollywood for 3 evenings of amazing food, wine, spirits and chef experiences, plus unique culinary pop-ups and collaborations. And, yes, there are a few tickets still available.

Jonathan Gold has always been a big part of the food and wine festival, but this year The Taste will pay tribute to our beloved restaurant critic through special programming at each event, celebrating the life of the man whose passion for food, accessible voice and unparalleled insights won him a well-deserved Pulitzer and a permanent place in Los Angeles history. Several restaurants at this year’s #TasteLA will be serving dishes in his honor, including Faith and Flower, Herringbone, Pacific Dining Car, and Chiguacle Sabor Ancestral de Mexico.

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Your Guide to Los Angeles’s East Side Farmers Markets

Garlic is on its way out. Out of season, I mean. In California, it’s easy for it to seem we have a constant supply of fresh fruits and vegetables no matter the season because so much of what we buy at our grocery stores travels such great distances to reach us. So there’s always been a soft spot in my heart for farmers markets and organic produce sold by local and regional growers. Afterall, What small town would be complete without a weekly Farmers Market? Luckily, the east side of Los Angeles makes up several small towns (the neighborhoods feel like small towns anyway) and so it offers several farmers markets where you can find a wide variety of  affordably-priced fruits, vegetables, honey, herbs, bread, flowers, vintage clothing, arts & crafts, and more.

Everyone from local families who live in the neighborhood to some of Southern California’s most respected chefs use our farmers markets as their weekly food source and walk-in pantry. And once you visit any of the markets on our list below it’s easy to see why: vine-ripened and tree-ripened local produce is way tastier than your average grocery supply, you can feel good about eliminating packaging and plastic waste, it’s amazing to know the people who grow your food by name, and so much more. It’s simply amazing to buy food from passionate people who value sustainable agricultural practices.

Below you will find the definitive list of all of Los Angeles’s east side farmers markets that specialize in every crop that’s grown seasonally around our great state of California, for every day of the week. Except for Mondays for some curious reason. That must be the day of rest for our local growers.

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