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Almost everyone I know who is in the lifestyle at some point wants to own their own club.

Tintorera is a lush jungle getaway on a stretch of Sunset Boulevard’s concrete strip malls, with an outdoor patio surrounded by large, leafy greenery and warm, strung-up lights that sets the mood for an intimate experience.

The team hails from Mexico City, bringing along with them their next-level raw and grilled seafood dishes (like a stand-out red snapper aguachile and roasted sea bass), and innovative craft cocktails with ingredients like horchata and avocado.

If you haven’t been on a date here, it’s time to emerge from your cave. Vegans get major love over at Crossroads Kitchen, whose culinary team magically transforms plant-based ingredients into elevated Mediterranean dishes.

Take, for instance, the restaurant’s vegan fettuccine carbonara, which is topped with a “yolk” that’s made out of yellow tomato bearnaise and uncannily looks like the real thing.

Hotel restaurants can be a romantic cliché thanks to the easy accessibility to a bed, but Tres by José Andrés (at the SLS on La Cienega) is an unexpected departure from the generic hotel dining atmosphere.

Sink into a fluffy sofa and dine off of an oversized coffee table in your own cozy living room, complete with a fireplace and a bookshelf filled with art, history, style, pet (? The only reminder you're not ACTUALLY in your own cozy living room?

Still, you can’t deny that a fire pit overlooking the DTLA skyline is alluring -- and tack on a live jazz band, there’s no denying the pull.

We will be celebrating our 10th Anniversary at Club M4 this year (Saturday June 9th) and they have been 10 wonderful and interesting years. I could hear Mike open the door to the street and the crowd noise came through the phone. That was the first shot in what was to become a very public and controversial opening to our business.

It’s one of the few refreshingly refined restaurants in town where a suit (and even a tie! If you’re at Mélisse, you may as well go all out and indulge with one of the wine-paired tasting menus. Nonetheless, you've got to give the owners credit for running one of LA's OG romantic date-night destinations.

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