This week, Kate and Doree share all of their favorite spots in Los Angeles – from beloved bookstores to the most random place you can spot a celeb.
Then they welcome New York Times best-selling novelist and essayist, Esmé Wang. She discusses being diagnosed with Schizoaffective Disorder, the stigmas and common misconceptions surrounding mental illness, how she approaches self-care, and her newest book, The Collected Schizophrenias.
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Los Angeles Faves:
Walk: Eaton Canyon
Hike: Fryman Canyon
Drive: Down the coast through Manhattan, Redondo Beach, also Laguna!
Romantic Spot: Terra rooftop bar and restaurant at Eataly
Spa: Olympic Spa
Movie Theater: Arclight // Cinerama Dome
Library: West Hollywood Library
Bookstore: Skylight Books
Nature Walk: Franklin Canyon
Hike: Temescal Canyon
Bike ride: Pacific Palisades → Marina Del Rey or Ballona Creek to Playa Vista
Drive: PCH or Mulholland Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes
Romantic Spot: Griffith Observatory
Yoga: One Down Dog
Fancy Dinner: Maude
Coffee Shop For Coffee/Food: Go Get Em Tiger
Favorite Mall: Westfield Century City
Expensive Clothing Store: Mohawk General Store
Semi-expensive Clothing and Gift Store: Individual Medley
Very Expensive Department Store: Barney’s Beverly Hills
Movie Theater: Arclight // Cinema Dome
Outdoor Concert Venue: Hollywood Bowl
Small Concert Venue: Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever
Best Random Place to See a Celeb/Overhear “Hollywood” Conversations: Sycamore Kitchen
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