Poolside dining has popularized Blue on Blue at the Avalon Hotel.
What: A clubby day spa for guys, plus a shop filled with grooming supplies, books, and gift items. WHEN: Day spa 8-7 Mon-Sat, 8-5 Sun; shop 10-7 Mon-Sat, 10-5 Sun. WHERE: 230 S. Beverly Dr.; 310/888-2898.
Blue on Blue.
What: Poolside tables at the Avalon Hotel's restaurant and bar have helped make it popular with entertainment insiders. Good people-watching, but don't overlook the New American cuisine and extensive drinks menu. WHEN: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. HOW MUCH: $$$$. WHERE: 9400 W. Olympic Blvd.; 310/277-5221.