Category: Best of the Westside

Best of the Westside 2013: Services and Recreation

                          PICTURE PERFECT – Westsiders selected Marina del Rey’s Sherman Gallery as the top location for picture framing.  Best Auto Body Shop 1st Place Marina West 12415 W Jefferson Blvd., Del Rey, 310-827-4292 2nd Place Playa West 8145 W Manchester Ave., Playa del Rey, 310-822-9115 3rd Place Piper’s Body Shop 3568 Overland Ave., West Los Angeles, 310-836-1740 Best Accountant 1st Place David Stern 6100 Center Drive Westchester, 310-342-3900 2nd Place Jeanine Young and Associates 1750 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica, 310-399-1556 3rd Place Ron Perez Best Car...

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                          Wine selections are abundant at Lincoln Fine Wines in Venice, voted best wine store. Best Adult Boutique 1st Place A Touch of Romance 5901 S Sepulveda Blvd.,Culver City, 310-391-1346 2nd Place Secret Desires 2414 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica, 310-255-0506 3rd Place Pure Delish 10746 W Washington Blvd., Culver City, 310-591-8792 Best Antique 1st Place Surfing Cowboys 12553 Venice Blvd., Mar Vista, 310-915-6611 2nd Place Galerie Sommerlath & French 50s 60s 9608 Venice Blvd, Culver City, 310-838-0102 3rd Place Obsolete 222 Main St., Venice, 310-399-0024 Best Art...

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Best of the Westside 2013: Nightlife & Entertainment

                          AT YOUR SERVICE – Julie Paul of The Shack in Playa del Rey was voted best bartender. Best Wine Tasting 1st Place Sonoma Wine Garden 395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, 424-214-4560 2nd Place The Crush 403 Main St., El Segundo, 310-335-0414 3rd Place Bin 73 14 W Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey, 310-827-6209 ENTERTAINMENT Best Band/Musical Artist 1st Place Mariachi Voces de Mexico 4500 S Centinela Ave., Del Rey, 310 397-9999 2nd Place Early Morning Rebel 3rd Place Unkle Monkey Best Bar 1st...

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Food & Drink

                          Enterprise Fish Co. in Santa Monica was chosen as the first-place winner for seafood restaurant. Pictured are general manager Amanda Harris, bartender Paul Preiss and lead cook Luis Escobedo. Best American Barbeque 1st Place Baby Blues BBQ 444 Lincoln Blvd, Venice 310-396-7675 2nd Place Outdoor Grill 12630 W. Washington Blvd., Del Rey 310-636-4745 3rd Place Chicago Ribs 8311 Lincoln Blvd., Westchester 310-670-7427 Best Asian Fusion 1st Place Chaya Venice 110 Navy St., Venice 310-396-1179 2nd Place Buddha’s Belly 205 Broadway, Santa Monica 310-458-2500 3rd Place Chinois...

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Welcome to The Best of the Westside 2013

Welcome to The Best of the Westside, the results of more than 2,500 readers’ surveys in nearly 200 categories. In addition, our editors check in on some of their favorite things too. What the people, places and businesses profiled in this issue all share is that they are locally (Los Angeles) based – most are smaller businesses and all are located on the Westside of Los Angeles. Whether it’s Best Barbeque or Best Gallery, Best Cultural Event or Best Hiking Trail, we cover a lot of ground in this, our largest issue of the year. We love the Westside...

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