Kings Road Cafe, 8361 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles 90048; (323) 655-9044, www.kingsroadcafe.com. $-$$
Architecture and Design Museum, 6032 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles; (323) 932-9393, www.aplusd.org. Closed Mondays.
Farmers Market, 6333 W. 3rd St. (at Fairfax), Los Angeles; (323) 933-9211, www.farmersmarketla.com.
Farmer's Daughter, 115 S. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles; (800) 334-1658 or (323) 937-3930; www.farmersdaughterhotel.com. $$
Canter's Deli, 419 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles; (323) 651-2030; www.cantersdeli.com. Kibitz Room next door. $$
Supreme, 439 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles; (323) 655-6205, www.supremenewyork.com/stores.
The Hundreds, 7909 Rosewood Ave., Los Angeles; (310) 807-1754, www.thehundreds.com/locations/los-angeles.
Diamond Supply Co., 415 N. Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles; (323) 966-5970, www.diamondsupplyco.com/diamondlife/locations.
Messob Ethiopian Restaurant, 1041 S. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles; (323) 938-8827 or 8806, www.messob.com. $$
Pink's, 709 N. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles 90038; (323) 931-4223, www.pinkshollywood.com. Hot dogs of many kinds since 1939. Burgers too. Often a long line. Dogs,$3.45-$7.95. Opens 9:30 a.m. daily, closes at 2 a.m. most days, 3 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. No credit cards. $
Japan L.A. Pop Culture Shop, 7320 ½ Melrose Ave., Los Angeles; (323) 934-5201, www.japanla.com. Hello Kitty and beyond. Open daily.
Necromance, 7220 and 7222 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles; (323) 934-8684, www.necromance.com. Bones, bugs and other natural history curios. Open daily.
Melrose Trading Post, Fairfax High School parking lot, 7850 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles; (323) 655-7679, Ext. 103; www.melrosetradingpost.org.
Village Idiot, 7383 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles; (323) 655-3331, www.villageidiotla.com. $$
Soot Bull Jeep, 3136 W. 8th St., Los Angeles; (213) 387-3865. $$
HMS Bounty, 3357 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles; (213) 385-7275, www.thehmsbounty.com. $-$$
Crazy Hook, 3250 Wilshire Blvd., No. 101, Los Angeles; (213) 389-3424. A pirate bar in Koreatown. Beer served and drunk in large quantities. $-$$
Wi Spa, 2700 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles; (213) 487-2700, www.wispausa.com.
Southwestern Law School (formerly the old Art Deco Bullocks Wilshire Department Store), 3050 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles; www.swlaw.edu/campus/building/summerday. Once a year, the building is open for a special invitation-only “Tea and Tour” program, usually the last Saturday in July or first Saturday in August. The July 28, 2012, tour sold out within 20 minutes. You must be on the email list to be invited. Seven tours are offered on that day, limited to 25 people per tour. Cost is $60 for tour with lunch or high tea or $25 for the tour only.
Ambassador Hotel (now the Robert F. KennedyCommunity of Schools), 3424 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles; www.rfkcommunityschools.org. Parts of the Cocoanut Grove nightclub were preserved when it was converted into a 582-seat theater, and the teachers lounge occupies the site of Ambassador coffee shop. With six schools on the campus, the operations department advised that the school is closed to tourists. They hope to offer tours in the future.