Boutique Accommodations at Hotel Covell, Los Angeles

A hidden gem with a story just above some of the city's best local cafes

It’s a misty morning and the directions to Hotel Covell lead to an alley behind Go Get Em Tiger coffee bar and McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams (made from California-local dairy). By the apartment style parking reserved for the hotel, a small sign marks the door to the lobby. Inside, front of house staff greet guests and hand over a brass oval Hotel Covell key ring …

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1. Women Dominate the James Beard Awards This week the James Beard Awards ushered the latest crop of celebrated restaurants and the chefs who dreamed them up into the echelons of the foodie world. While the industry tends to be dominated by men, it was women who made out big at this year’s ceremony. The awards for outstanding restaurateur, outstanding chef and best chef in …