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Krista Simmons

Contributing Writer

Contributing Writer

Krista Simmons is a culinary travel writer and video producer has created content for outlets including Travel + Leisure, Tastemade, and Modern Luxury through her digital production company, Fork in the Road Media. You may also recognize her from her stints as a food judge on Top Chef Masters, Knife Fight, Man vs. Master, or the Today Show.

If you love food and travel (and who doesn't?), along with the occasional shiba inu pic, be sure to tag along on Instagram or follow her Facebook channel for videos.

In Los Angeles, One of the City’s Oldest Neighborhoods Continues to Evolve

They say nobody walks in L.A.—but a creative renaissance in West Adams is proving that’s a myth. 

Short Stories Hotel

Located on an unassuming strip of Fairfax Boulevard, Short Stories is a fairy-tale urban oasis.

The Godfrey Hotel Hollywood

Decor here is centered around the glitz and glam this part of L.A. is known for. 

The Colony Palms Hotel and Bungalows

A feather in the cap of designer Steve Hermann’s hotel offerings, this property offers a retreat-like environment with a sprinkle of Hollywood glam.

Pendry West Hollywood

Right in the heart of West Hollywood across the street from The Comedy Store, excellent shopping, and world-class restaurants.

Downtown L.A. Proper Hotel

A true feast for the senses, this playful, design-driven property calls is a self-contained vacation.

French Bee Is Launching Cheap Flights to Paris From LAX This Month

A one-way fare to the City of Light starts at just $321.

Thompson Hollywood

This grown-up Hollywood hotel is in the heart of the action.

Ojai Valley Inn

Relaxing vibes and stellar spa services.

Hotel Figueroa

An oasis amidst LA Live's chaos.

The West Hollywood EDITION

The global brand’s light-filled, high-design West Coast debut is hidden in plain sight on bustling Hollywood Boulevard.

The Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort

This is the perfect escape to the country without even having to hop on a plane.

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

Privacy at a beach retreat.

Shutters on the Beach

A beachfront icon with a fresh, breezy design, stellar restaurants, and views, views, views.

Maybourne Beverly Hills

Sophisticated, old-school luxury.

Silver Lake Pool & Inn

Palm Springs meets Baja in LA's original hipster neighborhood.