This is the experiential Melrose Arts District gift guide. If you have family and friends who like to get out and try something new, check out the places on Melrose that will surprise and delight them.
For the folks on your list that can’t wait for the new escape room to open or are ripe for their first escape experience, a 60Out Gift Box is the way to go. Included in the cool box is a pass for 2-6 players, keychain, and pen for keeping notes for the win.
60OUT ESCAPE ROOMS
7270 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
Hard to beat the perfection of wine paired with chocolate. Thank you, Domaine LA, for the kindness of putting these two mood-altering elixirs in one classy gift box, complete with a banded corkscrew. Who’s the lucky recipient?
6801 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90038
A Best of Melrose combo platter: The Groundlings and Ronan are offering two new dinner and a show packages. Food from one of Melrose’s hottest restaurants and laughs from the legendary comedy club make for a perfect gift.
THE GROUNDLINGS + RONAN
7307 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
An almond and pear éclair, lemon and meringue tartelette, and a crème-filled vanilla “dune” – mmm. For the discerning eater, Francophile, or the sweet tooth, a gorgeous selection of pastries from La Chouquette would be a much-appreciated holiday treat.
7350 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
Award-winning playwright Del Shores is coming back to the Matrix with another dark, campy comedy, so the theatre lover on your gift list is in real luck. This Side of Crazy opens in January and runs through March and it will be a tough ticket after January.
7456 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
Every family and friend group has a meat lover who is willing to brave LA winter to keeping the BBQ going. Give that person the best to work with from Standing’s: the city’s best ethically and sustainably sourced meat, poultry, and house-made sausages.
7016 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90038