Is your house full of vacationers? Here are 15 activities to please adults


You and your guests can easily spend the day roaming the Arts District in downtown Los Angeles, enjoying plenty of coffee, including great coffee at places like the All-Organic Groundwork (811 Traction Ave.) or the Blue. Bottle Coffee (582 Mateo St.) and baked goods (don’t miss Bread Lounge, 700 S. Santa Fe Avenue, for breads, cakes, coffees, and sandwiches). There are also art galleries such as Hauser & Wirth (901 E. 3rd St.) with its garden and chickens that feed its sunny and art-filled restaurant, Manuela, as well as arcade game rooms. for those 21 and over, like Two Bit Circus (634 Mateo St.) and EightyTwo (707 E. 4th Place). You can find the little extra hip in shops, restaurants and games at ROW DTLA (777 S. Alameda St.).

In the evenings or whenever you feel the need for serious ‘holiday spirits’, stop by Blitzen’s, the Christmas pop-up restaurant / bar created by Here and Now, one of the area’s most popular bars and ranked among the best in Esquire magazine. 27 best American bars in 2019. For the holiday season, Blitzen’s offers a festive atmosphere, from decor to drink, such as “Baby It’s Cold Outside”, an apple cider frozen slush made with bourbon, syrup of maple with cinnamon, cranberry bitters and cider it’s a perfect refreshment for the mild winters of SoCal, and a choice of shots called Naughty (rye whiskey, Vida mezcal and Becherovka liqueur) or Nice (Argonaut brandy, Mint cream and Licor liqueur 43). There are also dishes like a Leftover Sandwich, featuring turkey breast, mashed cranberries and potatoes on sourdough bread, and the Santa’s Ice Cream Sandwich, a peppermint ice cream sandwiched. between two snickerdoodle cookies.

Hours: Until January 1st. Many sites are closed on Christmas Eve and / or Christmas Day, so check online. Blitzen opens at 5 p.m. daily except Mondays and December 24 and 25. Closes at midnight most nights except Fridays and Saturdays when it is open until 1 a.m.

Admission: Free, but these are restaurants, bars, galleries and shopping so bring your wallet. Reservations will limit the disappointment.


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