Venice Journals

L.A. via Westwood and Venice Beach

An August 2009 trip to Venice by MattF

Hotel Palomar Los Angeles - Westwood Photo, Los Angeles, California More Photos
Quote: For our tenth anniversary we decided to stay local and spend the weekend on a visit to West Los Angeles; specifically Westwood and Venice Beach. We saw some new and old sites, and met some great people.

Jerry's Famous Deli

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Restaurant | "A Great Old Fashion Deli "

Jerry's Famous Deli Photo, Los Angeles, California
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We strolled through Westwood Village during our recent stay in L.A. looking through the shop windows, enjoying the warm weather and the scenery. It became apparent to my Wife and I that it was time to sit and enjoy a refreshing drink at about two in the afternoon, so we began our hunt for a place that had a unique feel and that had seating on the sidewalk. A couple blocks later we found Jerry's Deli. It is situated off a quite side street, its all mahogany and glass inside (very elegant for a deli), and best of all it had windows that opened to the street so you can sit pretty much on the sidewalk. Best of all was that Jerry's had a smiling waiter ready to take care of our thrist. We order...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on September 13, 2009

Jerry's Famous Deli
10923 Weyburn Ave.
Los Angeles, California 90024
(310) 208-3354

Hotel Palomar Los Angeles - Westwood

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Hotel | "A Great Hotel, with Great People"

Hotel Palomar Los Angeles - Westwood Photo, Los Angeles, California
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The Hotel Palomar is operated by Kimpton Hotels and is located in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles. My wife and I have been fans of Kimpton Hotels for some time (specifically the Monaco in Chicago, and the Solamar in San Diego) and they e-mail us regularly about new hotels and discount offers. In early May we received an e-mail from Kimpton Hotels about advance reservation discounts and jumped on the opportunity to get a great stay at the Palomar in Westwood for our 10th Wedding Anniversary in August 2009.As with all the Kimpton Hotels we have stayed at, this one proved to be a great place to stay and their service was above and beyond. First off, the hotel is absolutely gorgeous. ...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on September 9, 2009

Hotel Palomar Los Angeles - Westwood
10740 Wilshire Blvd. at Selby Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90024
(310) 475-8711

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MattF

MattF
Moreno Valley, California