Hidden gems: the best Los Angeles secret bars and how to find them

Hidden gems: the best Los Angeles secret bars and how to find them

In Los Angeles, it’s the inside that counts – at least when it comes to bars. With seemingly nondescript exteriors hiding more style than their innocuous doorways suggest, these watering holes contain all the excitement of an unexpected find, with some adding social-media defying cell phone bans. But don’t expect only Prohibition-era clichés behind the frisson of secrecy. At these updated speakeasies, nostalgia for time past draws on much wider range of recent memories. 

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