Andy Paschen

Andy Paschen is a Chicago native, Mizzou journalism grad and currently working on a masters at USC. You can’t find him on Twitter, but you can find him on Instagram @LoopPaschen. Ask him about Vertigo comics from the ‘80s, ‘90s and '00s, Chicago-area professional sports or the last great book he read at

All Articles From Andy Paschen

Review: The Proper Hotel Is Santa Monica’s New Crown Jewel

This is what happens when you give a designer free rein to build a guesthouse

The 5 Best Restaurants That Opened in LA This July

East coast oysters or Texas barbecue? Summer's best flavors have arrived.

Ludo Lefebvre Is Opening a Pop-Up Sandwich Shop for Two Days Only

The LA chef’s latest enterprise will promote upcoming Amazon series “The Boys”

Jon Brion’s Largo Residency Is a Bucket-List L.A. Date Night

This nostalgic night in WeHo also includes David Chang's favorite restaurant and an iconic dive bar

We Hereby Declare These the 5 Best French Dips in LA

You can and will disagree with us, but we stand by these picks

The French Laundry’s Former Somm Talks Summer Wine for All Occasions

On hosting, “heavy whites” and where to find value in California

A Chat With an L.A. Cannabis Pioneer About America’s Best Weed City

Where to shop, what to buy and the problem with budtenders

The 5 Best Restaurants That Opened in LA This May

Healthy pizza, a house of crispy rice and the best meatloaf of all time

The Petersen’s Newest Exhibit Is an Ode to Hollywood’s Automotive History

The Petersen's ode to Tinseltown features 30+ cinematic icons

A User’s Guide to All of LA’s Outdoor Cinemas

Out of many, these are the 7 we recommend hitting this summer

The Roger Steffens Guide to Photographing Los Angeles

The “Family Acid” photographer shares some tips that anyone can put to use