Despite a bunch of trendy new Culver City culinary transplants, my heart is currently with Ugo, an authentic Italian restaurant and cafe that has been a local institution for almost twenty years.


At the top of the chic Culver City mall Platform, Margot has been quietly holding court over the last year as one of the most beautiful restaurants in the neighborhood.

Midland Shop

Even among the sunny, well-curated blocks of Silver Lake populated with more golden-chic boutiques than anyone can count, Midland always stood out to me because of the ivy.