"Hollywood is a state of mind" was a popular refrain when this legendary area of Los Angeles experienced a decline not long ago. But with hot new boutiques, restaurants, hotels and condos sprouting up, it has re-emerged as a bona fide destination, where throngs of international visitors mingle with colorful locals.
Reads and Reds
Sommelier Coly Den Haan's Vinovore, a fun, female-driven Silver Lake wine shop, already champions women winemakers, and now it's going a step further. New to the store is Ms. Readmore, a dedicated section featuring novels by female authors, from Margaret Atwood to Zadie Smith, so you can pair your favorite wine with a feminist read.