Whether it's the Pacific sunsets, the great sushi or the lure of Hollywood, people have always been drawn to Los Angeles. And it seems like more and more outsiders are calling it home these days, opening restaurants, studios and shops. Typical of LA, the influences from home remain—absorbed, twisted and polished with a bit of California gloss. Which suits a town that sits at the crossroads of the beach, the mountains and buildings that range from mid-century modern to classic Spanish revival. We've assembled just a sampling of the city's best bets for a long weekend in la la land.