Category Archives: DTLA Attractions

OMG! ABSINTHE AT L.A. LIVE WAS SO MUCH FUN… I WANT TO SEE IT AGAIN… AND AGAIN!

If you are offended by harsh language and scantily clad performers, then you need to run as far away from the Absinthe tent at L.A. Live as possible.  But if the thought of attending one of the most outrageous parties … Continue reading

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SNOW DAYS LA BRINGS WINTER WONDERLAND EXPERIENCE TO ELYSIAN PARK

Last night we headed over to Elysian Park to check out Snow Day LA.  It’s billed as a winter wonderland experience right in the middle of Los Angeles.  Snow Day LA is set up not too far from Dodger Stadium … Continue reading

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ESCAPE IQ’S NEW “DR. BROWN’S MANOR” ROOM IS FUN, BUT VERY FRUSTRATING… PLUS THEY ARE THROWING A NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY

DTLAexplorer is a huge fan of Escape IQ even though we got our butts kicked trying to escape from the Alcatraz room.  Luckily, we redeemed ourselves a few months later when we escaped the Vault, so when we got invited to test … Continue reading

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RISE OF THE JACK O’LANTERNS TAKES OVER THE L.A. CONVENTION CENTER

  Halloween has come early at the Los Angeles Convention Center in DTLA thanks to The Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns.  The Convention Center’s Kentia Hall is filled with thousands of hand carved pumpkins.  There are 5,000 pumpkins (although I … Continue reading

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VISTA HERMOSA PARK IS AN OVERLOOKED OASIS IN DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES. LET’S KEEP IT A SECRET!

DTLA has a handful of parks.  Grand Park and Pershing Square get all the attention, but Vista Hermosa Park is by far the best park in Downtown Los Angeles.  Let me guess… you’ve never heard of it?  Well, you need … Continue reading

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MONKEY TOWN IS A UNIQUE MULTI-MEDIA DINING EXPERIENCE INSIDE A GIANT VIDEO CUBE

There are a lot of cool shows in Los Angeles, and a lot of great restaurants too, but Monkey Town in DTLA combines them both.  Monkey Town first popped up in Brooklyn back in 2003 as a video art show. … Continue reading

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RAMEN BURGER IS BACK… NOW AT SMORGASBURG IN DTLA

Ramen Burger is back!  The little walk-up window restaurant in Koreatown shutdown months ago, but REJOICE you can get the original Ramen Burger again at Smorgasburg LA. The original Ramen Burger is one of the best foods ever created, so … Continue reading

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THE SKYSPACE OBSERVATION DECK IS BEAUTIFUL… AND THE SKYSLIDE IS BREATHTAKING

The one thing that Los Angeles was missing was an observation level in a DTLA skyscraper. (Yes, there’s the one in City Hall, but I’m talking a skyscraper.)  Well, not any more!  Skyspace officially opens this weekend atop the U.S. … Continue reading

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TAMPA’S ICHICORO RESTAURANT BRINGS IT’S CU-BAO-NO SANDWICH TO DTLA’S SMORGASBURG

Okay, when you head to Smorgasburg in DTLA on Sunday, don’t miss the Ichicoro booth. That’s where a ramen restaurant from Tampa is making their signature CuBaoNo sandwiches.  It’s a traditional pressed Cubano sandwich of roasted citrus marinated pork, ham, … Continue reading

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RAINDROP CAKE CRAZE COMES TO SMORGASBURG IN DTLA

Cupcakes and Cronuts are so last year… right now it’s all about the Raindrop Cake.  I had not heard about the Raindrop Cake craze until I went to Smorgasburg LA this past weekend.  The Raindrop Cake booth was by far … Continue reading

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