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Culver City and Los Angeles

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Episode 26: Culver City is a small five square mile town that’s part of the Los Angeles Metro. Here you can have the freshest produce, incredible tacos, and one incredibly strange museum.

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Show Notes:

Food and Drink

Tender Greens

Best spot for a fresh and interesting salad in Culver City

Tocaya

Modern Mexican casual restaurant

Tacomiendo

Best tacos in Southern Cali, if not the country

Van Leeuwen

Incredible ice cream shop

Crossroads Kitchen

High end plant-based restaurant. One of the best!

Smorgasburg

Massive Sunday outdoor food and craft market worth exploring

The Barber Shop

Former barber shop is now a bar in Dripping Springs, TX

The Blind Barber

Barber shop in front, bar in back

The Velvet Lounge

Cool speakeasy lounge in the Culver Hotel

Father’s Office

Gastropub in the Helm’s Bakery district

Public School

Bar with the concept of being in school

Places and Entertainment

Crossroads Kitchen Cookbook

Cookbook from the folks at this outstanding restaurant

Sony Studio Tours

One of the only movie studio tours in Culver City

Self-Guided walking tour

Download the map and see the sights at your own pace

Museum of Jurassic Technology

One of a kind oddball museum

Wende Museum

Cold War museum

Berlin Stasi Musuem

Museum of the East German secret police in Berlin, Germany

Watts Towers

Outsider art installation built by an Italian immigrant over 33 years.

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band cover art

Simon Rodia, creator of the Watts Towers is on the cover of Sgt. Pepper.

Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area

Great place for a hike

Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook

Incredible views of the city

Stone View Nature Center

Nature center with edible gardens

Holy Cross Cemetery

Final resting place of many of famous celebritites