Definitely book a table at either Osteria Mozza at 6602 Melrose Avenue ( 1 3) or Pizzeria Mozza at 641 North Highland Avenue ( 1 3), the hot new Italian eateries from a triumvirate of dedicated foodies: Nancy Silverton, Mario Batali and Joseph Bastianich.
Worship at the altar of meat at Boa, a celeb-studded steakhouse with good looks and potent cocktails at 9200 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood ( 1 3).
Bar Marmont winds things up around 2am; the restaurant serves its last delicious dish at 11pm. The nearest train station is Downtown, 25 minutes away by car.You'll find the hotel just north of Santa Monica Boulevard. West Hollywood is the place for boutiques and retail excess, particularly on Rodeo Drive, Beverly Boulevard and Melrose Avenue.The chic oval outdoor swimming pool is heated and flanked by hide-me palm fronds and a perfect-for-posing patio.Red-framed Ray-Bans; i Phone chock-full of LA contacts; Liza Bruce bikini. Two-Bedroom Suites are ideal for families; twin beds in one room, plus a generous living area, fully fitted kitchen and giant retro fridge.Sushi fans will want to get themselves to the best sushi bar in LA: Matsuhisa ( 1 3) at 129 North La Cienaga Boulevard – open weekdays for lunch, and every day for dinner.
Fans of Cecconi’s in London can now sample its trademark classic Italian fare at 8764 Melrose in West Hollywood ( 1 3) – check out the cicchetti and dolci on the midnight menu, available for night owls from 11pm–1am on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.Spotted Pig star Carolynn Spence turns out imaginative Med-infused Californian haute cuisine at the renowned Chateau Restaurant: we loved the roast bass and crispy rock shrimp risotto, and the black truffle arancini with wild mushrooms.You can also eat at the buzzy poolside restaurant during the day, people-watching beneath crisp white parasols and screened by lush foliage.There is a shallow end in the heated outdoor pool, but you’ll want to keep on eye on your little ones, as there’s no lifeguard and it’s a fairly adult playzone.Kids are welcome in the restaurant at any time, and though there’s no special children’s menu, there are high chairs and staff are happy to heat up milk or baby food for you.This luxury hotel in Los Angeles is where the stars go to get their rocks off in private (or in public, if they court the limelight).