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Los Angeles has more stores than anyone could physically tackle, but somehow we always keep returning to the usual suspects. To break out of the rut, we've asked some local shopping and fashion gurus to provide their hidden retail gems—those unique stores around LA that we might not all know about. Cue the Beatles: We're about to get a little help from our friends.
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Mastin Kipp is a 28-year-old entrepreneur who wants to spread the notion of love and gratitude...one Tweet at a time. He's the founder of The Daily Love, a website, email and social media outlet that The Huffington Post has deemed "the fastest growing inspirational Twitter account and email list on the Internet." In honor of Valentine's Day, Kipp recommended Café Gratitude, the Larchmont eatery where you leave with a "happier state of mind."
"My favorite spot in Los Angeles is Café Gratitude on Larchmont. It's almost like if you know about it, you know about it, and if you don't—you don't. And if you don't—you SHOULD! This place is THE best restaurant in Los Angeles—and I've been to them all. It's not just the ridiculously amazing food; it's also all about the environment. I always leave Café Gratitude in a happier frame of mind. They are practicing being loving and serving the yummiest health food that exists on the planet. How could you go wrong? If you don't know, now you know!"
· The Daily Love [Official Site]
· Cafe Gratitude [Official Site]
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