They say the Big Apple never sleeps, but here in Los Angeles, they say we roll out of bed at 10 a.m., set out a breakfast of kale and cold-pressed juice, then take out the dog for a hike at Runyon before we even get to work.
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Ask the students of colleges and universities like UCLA, USC, Caltech, Pepperdine, Occidental, LMU, CSU Northridge and many others, and they'll be the first to tell you stereotypes are just that. These are Angelenos who know the meaning of work, cranking out essay pages well into third-shift hours.
With finals time for many of these students upon us, here are the ten best places to plug in, sip a strong cup of joe, have a nosh and focus, from a socialist café to an enchanted back-room forest to the luxury coffee shops of Koreatown.More »