Jamie Chung’s Insider’s Guide to Los Angeles

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Jamie Chung poses at the TOMS booth in the International Medical Corps Annual Awards Celebration at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA on Thursday, November 12th, 2015l (Tyler Curtis/ @tyliner)
Jamie Chung poses at the TOMS booth in the International Medical Corps Annual Awards Celebration at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA on Thursday, November 12th, 2015l (Tyler Curtis/ @tyliner)

Photo Credit: Tyler Curtis / @tyliner

Many know Jamie Chung as Mulan on the hit TV series Once Upon A Time, while others may recognize her from her roles in  The Hangover Part II, Sucker Punch, and Big Hero 6 as well as the independent drama film about domestic human trafficking, Eden. The actress, who recently wed fellow star Bryan Greenberg, is also quite philanthropic: the 32-year-old supports the International Medical Corps, a non-profit that has delivered more than $2 billion in humanitarian relief and training in 70 countries. She recently showed her support of the organization by attending the International Medical Corps Annual Awards celebration in Beverly Hills last month. Here, this stylish and philanthropic star shares her insider’s guide to the City of Angels.

Where city were you born: San Francisco, CA 

Favorite Neighborhood of LA: West Hollywood

Favorite All-Time LA Restaurant: Boiling Crab

Best Sushi: Katsu-ya Studio City

Best Italian: Giorgio Baldi Santa Monica

Best Dessert: Frog Frozen Yogurt

Best Date Night: Faith and Flower or Dong Il Jang

Best Sunday Brunch: Franklin & Company 

If you have out of town guests, which hotel do you recommend? Le Petit Ermitage

Favorite Shopping Venue/Boutique: Melrose Place! They have all the best high end boutiques as well as Alfred’s coffee and Violet Grey 

Best Spa: Spa Montage Beverly hills or the Wi Spa in Korea town 

Best Gym/Athletic Facility/Class: Prevail boxing class and Cyclehouse WEHO 

Describe LA in 3 words: Sunny, Ambitious, Adventurous 

Favorite LA Spot: Wishing Tree Hike (top of the hill)

Best Aspect of Los Angeles: You can surf in the morning, drive east and ski in the late afternoon on the same day. It’s the perfect city for an adventurous person. 

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