Travel Loot

Shop Local: 10 Made-in-LA Goods

by Berit Baugher

California Love Salted Pretzel Dark Bar. Photo courtesy of Compartes Chocolate.

One of my favorite ways to familiarize myself with a city is by shopping at the independent businesses that call it home. From a neighborhood cafe known for its much-loved toast-and-jam combos to a gourmet chocolate shop with eye-catching branding, Los Angeles is home to an exciting bunch of indie designers and makers producing stuff that feels true to its destination.

Seek out these 10 LA finds on your next visit — or shop for them from the comfort of your couch.

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