48 hours in . . . Los Angeles, an insider guide to the City of Angels

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Luciana Bellini, our resident expert, offers her top tips on the best things to do and the hottest places to drink and shop and this season.


Start the morning with a bacon, egg and cheese roll at Eggslut in Downtown’s foodie hotspot Grand Central Market (317 South Broadway; 00 1 213 624 2378) before embarking on a tour of the hip Arts District, home to some of the most inventive street art in the city. Make sure you look up – most of the murals rise high above the pavements, like the enormous Ed Ruscha portrait painted on the side of the American Hotel or the RETNA piece on the Row DTLA building.