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Best New Los Angeles Hot Spots

August 31, 2010 12:56 PM

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Los Angeles is constantly changing, and it’s hard to stay on top of all the hip spots that can come and go like the wind. Here’s what’s cooking right now.

voyeur Best New Los Angeles Hot Spots

Voyeur

7969 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90046
310-255-1111
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Let your imagination take you inside West Hollywood’s “it” nightspot, Voyeur. Upon walking in, party-goers enter a jewel box, where a hostess leads them into the scandalous world of high-class S & M. Antique mirrors and Gucci-inspired curtains drape the walls, while glass panels add a modern touch of mystery. A lounge, outfitted with stages for impromptu performances and high-energy dance floors, takes center stage. A-listers and athletes are always on the list, but if you make it inside, you will get the VIP treatment.

drais Best New Los Angeles Hot Spots

Drai’s Hollywood

6250 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028-5309
323- 962-1111
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If you’re in the mood to catch some rays with a tasty martini in hand, Drai’s Hollywood is sure to quench your thirst. At Drai’s, pool patrons can lay poolside in private cabanas and enjoy sunlit dining on top of the W Hotel Hollywood. The cozy pool chalets evolve into bottle-service havens after dark. With a upscale crowd, Drai’s manages to please the many late night club goers with constant pop hits and hip hop favorites.

essex house Best New Los Angeles Hot Spots

Essex Public House

6683 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028
323-460-6608
essexhollywood.com

With over 50 selections of beer, Essex Public House is an industrial pub that brings the gritty feeling of the Lower East Side to Hollywood Boulevard. Beer connoisseurs can snap up tasty drafts, including a Lost Coast Raspberry Wheat, a Hollywood Blonde and an Arrogant Bastard. If you’re looking to upgrade your usual pub, this diamond in the rough is sure to please your beer-drinking palate.

coco de ville1 Best New Los Angeles Hot Spots

Boudoir at Coco De Ville

755 N. La Cienega Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
310-659-3900
onelittlewest12.com/cocola

If you’re looking for a taste of Parisian elegance, Boudoir at Coco de Ville will take you on a trip into the fabulous apartment of Lady Coco Chanel.  Crystal chandeliers, gold and blue velvet décor and a faux fireplace set the mood at this elegant West Hollywood lounge.

wonderland Best New Los Angeles Hot Spots

Wonderland

1835 N. Cahuenga Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028

Fall down the rabbit hole at Hollywood’s latest addition to the Cahuenga Corridor… Wonderland! This Alice and Wonderland themed nightclub will be an adventure not to be forgotten. Complete with an Alice-themed rose garden and cocktails, you will feel like you’ve been dropped straight onto the movie set.

colony Best New Los Angeles Hot Spots

The Colony

1743 N Cahuenga Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
323-525-2450
thecolonyla.com

Get ready to take a trip to the Hamptons… in Hollywood! Bar patrons pass though the”lifeguard-stand” entrance and enter a hammock-covered pool with cabana-style seating. You can suck on booze-filled popsicles while hitting the open-air dance floor in your best nautical gear.

industry Best New Los Angeles Hot Spots

Industry

643 N La Cienega Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069
310-652-2012
sbe.com/industry

If you’re dying to get into the entertainment industry, you may want to try you’re luck at West Hollywood’s latest club… “Industry.” SBE’s Sam Nazarian has revamped former hotspot Area into a sleek nightclub fit for Hollywood’s A-list. In addition to its neon blue-lit dance floors and private rooms, cocktail lovers can sip signature concoctions like cucumber watermelon margaritas and rock out to hip hop-heavy beats.

hwood Best New Los Angeles Hot Spots

H. Wood

1738 North Orange Drive
Hollywood, CA 90028
323-462-3663
thehwood.com

Looking for a Hollywood hotspot with some sophistication? Check out H.Wood.  The soft décor at the bi-level bar has a warm, homey feel.  Sit back with a classic cocktail or ask your neighbor to play a game of chess downstairs. If you’re in the mood to dance, don’t miss the dance floor upstairs.

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