What to eat?
The Wallace– This amazing, seasonal Los Angeles restaurant features shared plates & focuses on local and sustainable ingredients. Whether its brunch, lunch, dinner or delicious pastry, you can’t go wrong (trust us!). Don’t miss the incredible sea scallops or the flat iron steak! www.thewallacela.com/
Rush Street- Inspired by the famous Chicago strip, Rush Street, in the heart of downtown Culver City, is a multi-level restaurant, bar and lounge serving lunch, brunch and dinner. With two bars, two lounges, two outdoor patio decks and fifteen wide screen TV’s, Rush Street accommodates everything from a high-volume New American Cuisine dining program, to a vibrant happy hour and sports scene, to its progressive music and DJ-driven 2nd Floor Lounge experience. rushstreetculvercity.com/
City Tavern- This casual, yet refined menu from Executive Chef Jay Scollon has a selection of shared plates, satisfying entrees and delicious desserts. The bar features a 22 rotating taps of West Coast craft beers.We recommend the delicious burgers! http://citytavernculvercity.com/
Where to stay?
If your goal is to experience the city like a local I suggest taking advantage of one of the amazing options on Air BnB. Here are some of my favorites:
What to do?
Sony Pictures Studio Tour -Walk through the famed gates and you’re behind the scenes at one of the most historic and exciting studio lots in the world! The two-hour guided walking tour will give you the real experience of a working studio. http://www.sonypicturesstudiostours.com/
Farmers Market-The Culver City year round market offers fresh fruits, vegetables and a selection of other fine foods, and takes place every Tuesday, rain or shine, on downtown Culver City’s Main Street, from 2 to 7 pm.
Happy Hour @ The Culver Hotel-Come check out The Culver Hotel in downtown Culver City. Every evening, the hotel lobby transforms into a jazz supper club. Head upstairs to check out the 1920’s ‘speakeasy,’ Velvet Lounge for a ‘Good Witch’ or a ‘Cucumber Mule’ or other delicious cocktails. As a special treat, learn the role The Culver Hotel played with the Munchkins from The Wizard of Oz