Wildsam Field Guides, May 2017. Paper Back. New. Item #226860
Wildsam Field Guides: Los Angeles leads travelers into the most authentic experience of the California city, working closely with a team of trusted locals. Contributors include writer Jedediah Jenkins, chef Nancy Silverton, punk musician Alice Bag, surf legend Dick Metz, casting executive Jennifer Bender, and poet Luis Rodriguez, among others. Topics in the handsome volume include secret stairs, the Hollywood sign, gang culture, movie palaces, palm trees, Santa Ana winds, the Dodgers and more.
Wildsam Field Guides: Los Angeles highlights authentic experiences and true stories of the iconic California city for travelers and locals alike. Working closely with L.A. writers, editors, and trusted local contributors, this offbeat and soulful guide shares expert intel on everything from palm trees, surf spots, movie palaces, foodways, secret stairs, mountain hikes, downtown art; plus, the most trusted list of restaurants, shops and activities. Featuring: - THE DOZEN L.A. ALBUMS TO ADD TO YOUR VINYL COLLECTION - OUR PICKS FOR BEST FLEA MARKET, SURF SHOP, DENIM SUPPLY AND MORE - A SCREENWRITING TUTORIAL FROM THE CHINATOWN SCRIPT - OUTDOOR ADVENTURES, FROM SAILING CATALINA TO THE BRIDGE TO NOWHERE - HOLLYWOOD'S HISTORY OF DESTROYING L.A. ON THE BIG SCREEN - A TIMELINE TO MAGIC JOHNSON AND THE SHOWTIME LAKERS - THE 1992 RIOTS AND HOW THE LOS ANGELES TIMES WON A PULITZER PRIZE - AN INTERVIEW WITH BELOVED CHEF (AND PIZZA MAESTRO) NANCY SILVERTON