by Samantha Durbin, July 23, 2012.
See article here.
Up here you may not have heard the word that GQ recently dubbed
Venice Beach's Abbot Kinney Boulevard “The coolest block in America.”
The reality is that Abbot Kinney (AK for short) is more than one block
and it's pretty cool. It has everything a shopper and foodie could
consume. It runs through historical beach bohemia. Colorful people
abound. And, it's summer in Los Angeles—the perfect time for a quick
If you are in Los Angeles for a limited time, a condensed guide can
be handy. After all, not every store and restaurant is a winner for
discerning NorCal tastes. Here is a San Francisco transplants guide to
Abbot Kinney, with a special added bonus: Recommendations on
up-and-coming Rose Avenue, a hop, skip and a cruiser ride from Abbot
Kinney. See article here.