48 Hours in Los Angeles

Anthony Bourdain has 48 hours to eat the best food that LA has to offer. He stays at one of Hollywood's most luxurious and legendary hotels, Chateau Marmont.

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Necromance

This "wonderland of taxidermy" hobby shop has skulls, bones and antique medical supplies.

7220 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046-7620

 
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Philippe the Original

Set up like an old-school cafeteria/diner, Philippe is best known for its "French-dipped" sandwich. The breakfast of choice: cake donuts, along with 10-cent coffee.

1001 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

 
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The Prince

This laid-back lounge offers one of the best preserved interiors in LA, and serves beer and Korean-style fried chicken.

3198 1/2 W 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90005

 
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Red Medicine

For late-night, non-traditional Vietnamese, people enjoy this modern take on French and Vietnamese food involving very creative uses of herbs and flowers. Open late until 2 a.m., and very popular with food-service industry types.

8400 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211

 
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Senor Fish*

Serves sea bass, mahi-mahi and yellowtail. People come for the fish tacos, lightly battered and deep-fried. *Closed

422 E 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

 
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Tacos Villa Corona

Tony has 1 chicken and 1 steak taco. Tacos Villa Corona is a family- run, hole-in-the-wall restaurant, serving tacos and burritos from a closet-sized kitchen. Tony goes back for a second round and gets papas burrito (breakfast burrito).

3185 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039-1805

 
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The Varnish

This speakeasy is hidden in the back of Cole’s restaurant. Bartenders use ingredients such as fresh juices, purees and syrups. The bartender’s choice is often the way to go.

118 E 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014-2006

 
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Wacko

Premier emporium of pop culture in LA since 1974. Best-kept LA secret with wind-up toys and tiki collectibles, it's a 1- stop shop for hipster accessories and brick-a-brack.

4633 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027

 

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