Restaurant Find: The Springs LA

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Little of Downtown Los Angeles lends itself to the SoCal aesthetic that is so synonymous on the Westside of the city. The landscape is urban and industrial – where the shadows of palm trees are not of real palms at all, but of cellphone towers in disguise. However dig a little deeper amongst the warehouses […]

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The Curators: East L.A. With Naomi Wilding & Anthony Cran of Wilding Cran Gallery

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“We’re thinking about putting on an annual exhibition where we invite a group of artists from another city to L.A. and see how it informs their practice”, Naomi and Anthony disclose in their enviable art-filled office as gallery dog Lou circles the desks. “It would be very relevant at this moment in time when there’s […]

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Restaurant Find: Cassia LA

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Cassia, a modern French brasserie-style restaurant serving up Southeast-Asian food has been meticulously designed from what was once the Santa Monica Telephone building, a 1937 Art Deco landmark. This may sound like a bizarre mishmash for some, but it’s a concept that’s taking LA’s west side by storm. The brainchild of two of LA’s most beloved culinary couples […]

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The Curators: Depart Foundation ’s Valeria Sorci on culture & La Dolce Vita in LA

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On welcoming me into her West Hollywood home, it’s clear Valeria Sorci has acclimatised effortlessly to her new Los Angeles lifestyle. Relocating with her husband and two children from Rome a year ago to the beautiful Baxter-Hodiak House – designed by architect John Lautner for the actress, Anne Baxter – Sorci has embraced the ‘LA’ […]

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The Curators: DTLA Through The Eyes of Vanguard Concept Store Please Do Not Enter

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As Nicolas Libert guides me through the boutique-cum-gallery he founded with Emmanuel Renoird in Downtown Los Angeles, he recounts an anecdote: “when we first opened last year we were expecting a delivery. We waited and waited and realised the courier had in fact attempted the delivery; he read the name of the space – Please […]

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The Curators: A guide to Downtown LA for the aesthetically inclined

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It’s a safe bet to say that if you’re reading Melting Butter you’re likely a prolific explorer; traveller and probably to some extent, rather aesthetically inclined. If I’m right, you’re a lot like me so I’m pretty sure this app I’m going to tell you about will make your eyes smile. Whenever I travel I […]

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