Vhernier

Photo by Santiago Rodriguez Tarditi.

n/naka

Courtesy of n/naka.

Installation view from "Koak: Breaking the Prairie," December 15, 2018 - January 19, 2019. Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles. Photo: Jeff Mclane.

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Tracy O’Brien’s Los Angeles: N/Naka, Blum & Poe, and Paseo Miramar

All this week in preparation for Frieze Los Angeles, we’re hearing from leading art, culture, and lifestyle experts share how they enjoy Los Angeles. Next up, collector Tracy O’Brien.

WHERE TO EAT AND SIP
Nightshade, a new Arts District Asian inspired restaurant by top chef Mei Lin. Bavel Ori Menashe, of Bestia, has opened a second restaurant serving Middle Eastern cuisine with personal recipes from his family’s roots in Israel, Morocco, Turkey and Egypt. N/Naka chef Niki Nakayama’s interpretation of Kaiseki, the traditional Japanese culinary art of using the freshest seasonal ingredients and presenting them in their most natural state.

WHERE TO SEE ART
Francois Ghebaly’s show of new glass and sculptural works by Kelly Akashi and the paintings and sculpture by Zheg Ruyi in her first Los Angeles show. Opening February 17, Nonaka-Hill will host a portion of Blum and Poe’s exhibition “Paregon: Japanese Art of the 1980s and 1990s,” curated by Mika Yoshitake.

WHERE TO RELAX:
Paseo Miramar, 5 mile moderate hike offering scenic views in the Pacific Palisades that ends overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Surfing and paddleboarding Malibu—there are numerous spots to surf along the coast, but some highlights are Surfrider, Zuma and County Line. Botanical Gardens Huntington Library not only has an impressive library but also an art collection and extensive botanical gardens.

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