Josh Mantooth

I'm a native Texan surviving in LA. When I'm not challenging cultural conventions through advertising, I'm out hunting the best tacos, street food, comedy, music, coffee, views, and booze this city has to offer. With my trusty lab mutt at my side, I'm open for anything this town can throw at me.

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  1. What are the best local coffee shops in LA?

    There are many great local coffee shops in LA. But which are the best? Show your local support and share or vote for your favorite.

  2. The Homesick Texan’s Guide to LA

    It’s hard to be a Texan in LA. Life without wide-open spaces, great ‘cue, Tex-Mex, and Blue Bell ice cream can get you down. But worry not: I’ve spent three yea…

  3. 5 Great Local Sandwich Shops in LA

    I have a sandwich problem. It's the perfect food and I can't get enough. Since moving to LA, I've been on the hunt for the best sandwiches in town. This is by n…

  4. My Top 5 Go-To Spots for Craft Cocktails

    The West Culver/Mar Vista area has been quietly dominating the craft cocktail game in West LA. Here are my top five craft cocktail joints to help you avoid the …

  5. A Perfect Day In Venice

    Venice is one of the most iconic beach cities in America – but it's got so much more to offer than that. It's a microcosm of LA, with a ton of things to experie…

  6. The Runner's Guide to the West Side of L.A.

    L.A. is largely known for its terrible traffic, so it’s a wonder why I decided to become a runner when I moved here a few years ago. But it turns out L.A. is a …