Modernist architecture. Golden hour at the reservoir. Cozy restaurants, shops, and bars. This is Silver Lake, a neighborhood far from the crowded beaches and glitz of Los Angeles. Here’s why when you come west, you should go east—to LA’s east side.
Gina Correll Aglietti is a Silver Lake local and cofounder of Yola Mezcal, an artisanal mezcal brand handcrafted in Oaxaca. “Our initial concept was strong women, strong drink,” she says of Yola. Though she travels to Mexico often for business, Silver Lake is home. Here are her favorite local spots.
F.A.R Duffle 55L
The Original Carry-On
Gina’s packing list
A frequent traveler, Gina is often in Mexico City and Oaxaca for business, in addition to prioritizing travel for pleasure whenever she can. Here’s what she doesn’t leave home without.
How would you spend your perfect Sunday in Silver Lake?
Farmers market, a walk around the reservoir, and a backyard hang with my friends and good food.