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Arts and Entertainment

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Arts and Entertainment 180 nominees
  • Hollywood Bowl, Arts and Entertainment, Local Flavor, Concert Venue, Place to People Watch, Family Entertainment, 2301 North Highland Avenue  Los Angeles, CA 90068

    1. Hollywood Bowl (Hollywood)

    Nominee for: Best Concert Venue

    "I love being able to eat and drink at our seats . . the benches are comfy, and the venue is spectacular. And I love..."

  • J. Paul Getty Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 1200 Getty Center Dr Brentwood Los Angeles CA 90049

    2. J. Paul Getty Museum (Brentwood)

    Nominee for: Best Museum

    "Easily reachable by MTA, and well worth the trip. Once the tram climbs the hill, you'll have left the stress of L.A..."

  • California Science Center, Arts and Entertainment, Family Entertainment, Museum, 700 State Dr Los Angeles CA 90037

    3. California Science Center (South Los Angeles)

    Nominee for: Best Family Entertainment

    "This is such a fun place for children and adults. WE learn so much from this place. Each time we go we discover..."

  • Duchess Riot, Arts and Entertainment, Theatre Group, Hollywood Los Angeles CA

    4. Duchess Riot (Hollywood)

    Nominee for: Best Theatre Group

    "A sassy group of lovely, interesting and diverse ladies. Duchess Riot has a special laugh for all types of audiences..."

  • Lidya's Fine art Classes, Arts and Entertainment, Art Gallery, 24626 Kansas Street Santa Clarita CA 91321

    5. Lidya's Fine art Classes (Santa Clarita, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Art Gallery

    "My son and I have been Lidya's art students for a few years. She's a wonderful art teacher for not only beginners but..."

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Auto 115 nominees
  • Canoga Auto Body, Auto, Body Shop, 7319 Canoga Ave Canoga Park CA 91303

    1. Canoga Auto Body (Canoga Park)

    Nominee for: Best Body Shop

    "Had the bumper on my car replaced here after a accident and they did a amazing job. The shops office had some amazing..."

  • Sepulveda West Car Wash, Auto, Car Wash, 2001 S Sepulveda Blvd Los Angeles CA 90025

    2. Sepulveda West Car Wash (West Los Angeles)

    Nominee for: Best Car Wash

    "clean, honest, fast remember there are car washes out there who do not pay there employees, make sure the wash you are..."

  • Detail USA, Auto, Detailing, Car Wash and Detailing, Place to Pimp your Ride, Body Shop, Auto Detailing, P.O. Box 18851 Beverly Hills Beverly Hills CA 90209

    3. Detail USA (Beverly Hills)

    Nominee for: Best Auto Detailing

    "Detail USA is the greatest. They have taken many of my vehicles and renewed or maintained their new car look. They have..."

  • Beverly Hills Ducati, Auto, Motorcycle Shop, 428 N La Cienega Blvd Los Angeles CA 90048

    4. Beverly Hills Ducati (Mid-City West)

    Nominee for: Best Motorcycle Shop

    "Great shop, the help could be less pompous. My husband, who is clean, handsome, and friendly, when in to ask a..."

  • Route 66 Modern Classics, Auto, Motorcycle Shop, 4161 Lincoln Blvd Marina Del Rey CA 90292

    5. Route 66 Modern Classics (Marina Del Rey, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Motorcycle Shop

    "Great selection of Harley Davdison's and located next door to Bartels' Harley Davidson and Buell. The staff is..."

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Beauty & Wellness

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Cheap Eats

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Cheap Eats 376 nominees

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Fitness 279 nominees

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Great Meals

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Great Meals 572 nominees
  • Vivoli Cafe & Trattoria, Great Meals, Food, Italian, 7994 W Sunset Blvd Hollywood Los Angeles CA 90046

    1. Vivoli Cafe & Trattoria (Hollywood)

    Nominee for: Best Italian

    "By far, it's the BEST food I've had in a very long time! We go there on average, twice a week! The salmon is my all..."

  • Open Sesame Grill, Great Meals, Mediterranean, 5215 E 2nd St Long Beach CA 90803

    2. Open Sesame Grill (Long Beach)

    Nominee for: Best Mediterranean

    "BEST FOOD ON PLANET! Seriously... (I'm a local and it's been our whole family's fave restaurant for years, every bday..."

  • El Coyote, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 7312 Beverly Blvd Los Angeles CA 90036

    3. El Coyote (Mid-City West)

    Nominee for: Best Mexican

    "I love this restaurant! They have the best margaritas from scratch, in los angeles. I just went there about two weeks..."

  • Los Toros Mexican Restaurant, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 21743 Devonshire St Los Angeles CA 91311

    4. Los Toros Mexican Restaurant (Chatsworth)

    Nominee for: Best Mexican

    "I dream of Los Toros! If I had to choose only one place to eat at for the rest of my life, Los Toros would be my choice..."

  • 5. Natalee Thai (Culver City)

    Nominee for: Best Thai

    "they have very good thai luv the pad see eww sooooo good"

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Local Flavor

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Nightlife 301 nominees
  • Cha Cha Lounge, Los Angeles Nightlife, Dive Bar, 2375 Glendale Blvd Los Angeles CA 90039

    1. Cha Cha Lounge (Silver Lake)

    Nominee for: Best Dive Bar

    "I love this place. It is so random each day of the week but I can usually be found there on Hump Day for $2 PBR (and I..."

  • FLUX Bar, Los Angeles Nightlife, Gay & Lesbian Bar Gay and Lesbian Bar, 17817 Lakewood Blvd Bellflower CA 90706

    2. FLUX Bar (Bellflower, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Gay and Lesbian Bar

    "BEST CUSTOMERS EVER!! I'm a bartender & of course I am bias=) but I also work with some of the BEST PEOPLE! I get to..."

  • Angel City, Nightlife, Food, Specialty Food & Drink, Live Music Venue, Place to Listen to Live Music, Coffee Shop, Hot Dog, Live Music, 16507 Bellflower Blvd Bellflower CA 90706

    3. Angel City (Bellflower, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Live Music Venue

    "hey this is red and this place is a awesome place to hang out. I have been hanging out here since the 90s as a..."

  • Willmore, Nightlife, Wine Bar, 3848 Atlantic Ave Long Beach Long Beach CA 90807

    4. Willmore (Long Beach)

    Nominee for: Best Wine Bar

    "OMG! You can't beat the atmosphere! Our own little speakeasy! The staff is knowledgeable, and the wines are..."

  • Lock & Key, Nightlife, Craft Cocktails, 239 South Vermont Avenue Los Angeles CA 90004

    5. Lock & Key (Los Angeles, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Craft Cocktails

    "Some of the best drinks I've had have been here!! Even if you just tell the bartender your liquor preference they'll..."

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Parenting 101

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Pets 210 nominees

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Shopping 367 nominees

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Specialty Food & Drink

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Specialty Food & Drink 325 nominees
  • Porto's Bakery, Specialty Food and Drink, Food, Weddings, Specialty Food & Drink, Bakery, Cakes, Desserts, Place for a Sandwich, 315 N Brand Blvd Glendale Glendale CA 91203

    1. Porto's Bakery (Glendale)

    Nominee for: Best Bakery

    "I don't know where to begin. I absolutely LOVE this place. The cakes ,pastries, muffins, shakes, juices sandwiches are..."

  • Cheese Store of Beverly Hills, Specialty Food and Drink, Food, Specialty Food & Drink, Cheese Shop, 419 N Beverly Dr Beverly Hills Beverly Hills CA 90210

    2. Cheese Store of Beverly Hills (Beverly Hills)

    Nominee for: Best Cheese Shop

    "This place is a true gem. For a while it was the only shop in LA County where I was able to find the French Reblochon..."

  • Romancing the Bean, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Coffee Shop, 150 S San Fernando Blvd Burbank CA 91502

    3. Romancing the Bean (Burbank)

    Nominee for: Best Coffee Shop

    "I vote for Romancing The Bean because the food there must be amazingly DELICIOUS."

  • Wine Crush, Specialty Food and Drink, Food, Specialty Food & Drink, Wine Shop, 3131 E Broadway Long Beach Long Beach CA 90803

    4. Wine Crush (Long Beach)

    Nominee for: Best Wine Shop

    "Wine Savvy but not snobby. Excellent wines at reasonable prices. Love the Crush Club, you get a discount on tastings..."

  • Culinary Delight Catering, Weddings, Specialty Food & Drink, Caterer, Cakes, Wedding Planner, Cupcakes, Wedding Caterer, 4859 West Slauson Ave  Crenshaw Los Angeles CA 90056

    5. Culinary Delight Catering (West Adams)

    Nominee for: Best Cupcakes

    "Not only is the culinary a delight, but so are owners Emma and Ron. My sister in Atlanta found them on the internet..."

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Weddings 396 nominees

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2014 LA HOT LIST: Important Dates
Jun 26th
Nominations Open
Jul 21st
Voting Begins
Sep 21st
Last Week of Voting
Sep 28th
Voting Ends
Oct 6th
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