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Dana has been an active Westwood resident since 2005. She is chalk-full of insider tips and enjoys sharing her tried-and-true local spots with clients and friends alike.


  • John O Groats - This is a family owned breakfast (and lunch) spot that’s been in business for 33 years, and serves old-fashioned Americana cuisine. Order the Biscuits from Heaven.



  • Tacos Tu Madre - This recently-opened mural-clad cafe combines traditional Mexican street fare with Californian sensibilities. From the Duck Mole Tacos to the Red Velvet Churros, this is the perfect lunch to keep the day going strong.



  • Pitfire Pizza -  You can’t go wrong with The Burrata Pie.

  • Hamasuku - This restaurant offers incredible and innovative rolls, named after celebs, with clever small plates too. It’s not cheap but it’s on LA’s Best List for Omakase and Sake.

  • Westside Tavern - Features urban-minded and chef-driven California Tavern Cuisine. A great place for pre or post-movie at The Landmark Theatre.


Desserts & Night Caps

  • The Wellsbourne - A sophisticated, book-lined bar featuring classic cocktails, old world ambiance and a lively atmosphere.

  • Wally’s Wine Shop - Also featured their Cheese Box, an incredible gourmet collection of cheeses.

  • Diddy Riese - Famous fresh cookies and ice cream sandwiches.



Pierce Brother Westwood Village Memorial Park - This is the resting place of the rich and famous. Hidden off Westwood Blvd., you won’t believe the names you see while strolling the grounds.




The Arts

  • The Getty

  • The Landmark Theatre - Known for a great selection of films.

  • IPIC Dine-in Movie Theatre -  Features a full bar/menu so you can eat in your reclining chair with a blanket while watching the big screen.

  • The Geffen Playhouse - Award-winning theater showcasing an array of highly acclaimed productions throughout the year.



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