Thompson Beverly Hills 9360 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA90212 For a mix of East Coast and West Coast in the heart of Los Angeles, stay at the Thompson Beverly Hills. The hotel offers…More a contemporary spin on 1970s New York style, with black-leather accessories and a youthful vibe. Guests enjoy the great location close to Rodeo Drive, as well as the relaxing two-level rooftop area with a heated outdoor pool and a cocktail bar that offers views of the whole city. The hotel has 107 rooms, including a number of suites, and boasts amenities including a gym, spa, beauty treatments on request, free wireless internet access, valet parking and laundry services. Even the suites are stocked with perks, such as king-size beds, flatscreen TVs, iPod docks and bathrobes. To find out more about the hotel or book a reservation, visit the Thompson Beverly Hills Web site.
Darioush Restaurant is located on La Cienega Boulevard's famed Restaurant Row. Chef and owner Darioush Danesh comes…More from Iran via London, where he worked at the upscale Belvedere restaurant, after which he came to Los Angeles on holiday and decided that this was where he wanted to be. Two years later, Darioush Restaurant was born.
The cuisine is French-inspired while paying homage to Danesh's Persian roots, with typical dishes including king salmon that is cooked in parchment and seasoned with saffron-lime butter. The menu is inspired by produce from the farmers market, grass-fed meats and organic free-range game, while the wine list includes many selections from California and France. The dining room is intimate with dark wood tones, oil paintings and soft lighting, and there is a small outdoor patio for dining al fresco.