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Beverly Hills

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[[Image:USA Beverly Hills Sunset boulevard.jpg|thumb|300px|Sunset Boulevard]]
'''Beverly Hills''' [http://www.beverlyhills.org] is an enclaved city in [[Los Angeles County]] in Southern California, surrounded almost entirely by [[Los Angeles]]. Since the 1950's 1950s, Beverly Hills has marketed itself as a high-end shopping paradise and home of the rich and famous, which still rings true today – its reputation has even been the basis of a few popular TV shows such as ''The Beverly Hillbillies'' and ''Beverly Hills, 90210''. Santa Monica Boulevard bisects the city, with most of the businesses to being in the south, and the north being primarily residential. Most visitors come to shop or dream of shopping.
Others try and to hunt down their favorite celebrities' homes, but be careful! Many as many celebrities consider that stalking. Thanks to their friends in the state legislature, California has strict anti-stalking laws.
Note for '''Disclaimer:''' For ''BH Bevenly Hills, 90210'' fans, there is no West Beverly High. That ; the program was actually filmed in Torrance High in [[Torrance]].
==Get in==
===By plane===
*From '''Los Angeles International Airport''': Travel , travel on Interstate 405 North (San Diego Freeway), then exit into State Route 2 East , which is Santa Monica Boulevard.*From '''Bob Hope Airport''' in Burbank: Travel , travel south on Hollywood Way, exit into the Ventura Freeway (California State Route 134 and US 101), and then go south on Coldwater Canyon Drive.
===By public transit===
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority [http://www.mta.net] provides bus service into Beverly Hills, connecting with the rail network. Rapid bus 720 runs along Wilshire Boulevard, connecting Beverly Hills with the Fairfax district, Koreatown, and Downtown Los Angeles to the east, and with Westwood and Santa Monica to the west. Rapid bus 704 runs along Santa Monica Boulevard, connecting Beverly Hills with West Hollywood, Hollywood, Silver Lake and Downtown Los Angeles to the east, and with Century City and Santa Monica to the west.
==Get around==
Beverly Hills is divided into a flat part south of Santa Monica Boulevard that is merely middle class, a gradually sloping part north of there that is upper class, and then the actual hills north of Sunset Boulevard, which are fabulously wealthy.
Beverly Hills has several large, well-marked public parking garages in its downtown area, but they tend to fill up quickly. Virtually all of the shops and restaurants are walkable from any of the garages. Parking in Beverly Hills is extremely difficult even with the large parking structures, so it is strongly advised to walk or use public transport. If you choose to drive, be aware that there is a law against oversized pickup trucks and sport sports utility vehicles weighing more than 6,000 pounds6000 lb.
==See==
* <eat name="The Grill on the Alley" alt="" address="9560 Dayton Way" directions="at Wilshire Blvd" phone="+1-310-276-0615" email="" fax="" url="http://www.thegrill.com/" hours="M-Th 11:30AM-10:30PM, Fr-Sa 11:30AM-11PM, Su 5PM-9PM" price="">Prominent, old school inspired steakhouse known for the Hollywood powerbrokers who power lunch in The Grill's sleek, leather banquettes, expense account credit card in hand. With a bar perfectly situated upon entering, there is a nice emphasis on cocktail culture to go along with the juicy steaks, fish and seafood and other classic dishes. The décor is decidedly masculine, with an east coast (think Manhattan) tenor permeating the usually noisy room. A phenomenal menu top to bottom.</eat>
* <eat name="JaanLIVELLO" alt="" address="9291 Burton Way" directions="inside Raffles L'Ermitage hotelBeverly Hills Hotel" phone="+1-310-278-3344" email="" fax="" url="http://beverlyhillshttp://www.rafflesviceroyhotelsandresorts.com/hsylaxraen/beverlyhills/dining_and_nightlife/restaurants_jaan.htmllivello" hours="6AM-11PM daily" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">French-Asian cooking. Lavish surroundings. Both points come together is an inspired hotel dining experience inside LIVELLO, the Raffles signature restaurant of L'ErmitageBeverly Hills, offers guests a culinary destination where Italian and Asian meet in a free-form inspiration. Guests can feast or relax on Keenly aware of the patio around gastronomic roots and rich contributions of both cuisines within the fireplace or next to city of Los Angeles and the environs of Beverly Hills, LIVELLO features a lighted waterfall. Jaan (the word is Cambodian for dish or bowl) menu changes monthly, alternating between diverse that weaves together refined technique with Asian and Italian flavors and cuisine styles.</eat>
* <eat name="La Dolce Vita" alt="" address="9785 Santa Monica Blvd" directions="at Wilshire Blvd" phone="+1-310-278-1845" email="" fax="" url="http://www.ladolcevitabeverlyhills.com/" hours="M-Sa 5PM-2AM" price="">This celebrated Italian eatery in Beverly Hills dates back almost 50 years and is a throwback to the good, old days in Los Angeles when folks actually dressed up for a night on the town. The place was a hotbed for the who's who. The décor remains dark and sophisticated, highlighted by the classic brick walls, adorned with glossies of Hollywood legends. Step inside and one might close their eyes and feel the presence of Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin holding court in one of the plush booths. And apparently, as research points out, every president since Kennedy has enjoyed a fine meal at La Dolce Vita. Nostalgia and presidential history aside, the food remains delightful; lasagna, veal, steak, capellini, risotto, linguini and so on – it's all here and it's quite superb.</eat>
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