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Wilder Shaw is an LA native who writes about food and lifestyle for a variety of publications, but you probably recognize him from when he played Trick-or-Treater #2 on a 1998 episode of
Wilder Shaw’s Recent Articles
The Definitive Guide to LA’s Best Beaches
Our favorite places to enjoy sand, sun, and surf, and snacks nearby.
10 Weekend Getaways Within 5 Hours of LA That Are Perfect for Summer
From the beach to the mountains, rustic campgrounds to luxe hotels, and everything in between.
The Best Tips for Renting an Apartment in Los Angeles
Find your next digs with this handy guide.
Classic Cheesecake Factory Cheesecakes, Ranked
See which flavors made it to the top.
Oct 8, 2021
The Absolute Best Pizza in Los Angeles
From classic Neapolitan and NY-style pies to Roman-style pinsas and more.
Jun 25, 2021
The 9 Best Dive Bars in Los Angeles
Your old haunts are back.
Apr 2, 2021
The Best Airbnbs to Escape to This Spring Near LA
From quick mountain getaways to calming seaside retreats.
Jan 25, 2021
Forget Runyon Canyon: Try These 10 Secret Hikes in LA Instead
From secret waterfalls to old mines and sandstone formations.
Oct 23, 2020
All 63 Reese’s Candy Products, Ranked
The candy made for October.
Sep 29, 2020
Which LA Neighborhood Should You Move To?
We break it down for you.
Aug 26, 2020
Get to Know the Real Los Angeles in 5 Insanely Gluttonous Days
Embrace the City of Angels as a world-class food destination.
Aug 18, 2020
31 Amazing Restaurants to Explore in the San Fernando Valley
From top-tier tacos to stellar strip-mall sushi.
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