‘Get Hard’ Star Edwina Findley Dickerson’s Insider’s Guide to Los Angeles

Edwina Findley
Edwina Findley

Edwina Findley Dickerson has caught the eye of some of the biggest names in the entertainment biz. This talented actress stars on Tyler Perry‘s Oprah Winfrey Network series If Loving You is Wrong, which premieres on March 24th. Three days later you’ll see Edwina playing opposite Kevin Hart‘s wife in the upcoming comedy Get Hard with Hart and Will Ferrell about a millionaire who is nailed for fraud and bound for San Quentin, turns to a less than hard coach to prep him to go behind bars. This up and coming actress is working on three additional features, including Freed in Deed, Where the Children Play and All the Children Are Insane. Here, Edwina shares her insider’s guide to the City of Angels. 

Where were you born: Washington, DC

How long in LA: 5 years

Neighborhood: Downtown

Occupation: Actress and motivational speaker

Best Sushi: Katsuya

Best Italian: Vivoli Cafe

Best dessert: The Ivy

Best place for a romantic date: Santa Monica Pier

Best Sunday brunch: Mixology

Best place for a power business meeting: The BLVD 

If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend? The W Hotel in Hollywood

Favorite shopping venue/boutique: The Beverly Center 

Favorite place to buy jewelry/watches: Macy’s

Best Spa: Four Seasons Westlake Village 

Favorite Charity Event: “Target Sundays” at the California African-American Museum

Favorite Cultural Event: Oscars Sisters Soiree

Favorite Cultural Institution: Hrock Church

Best Steakhouse: Pacific Dining Car 

Best Pizza: Pizza Buona

Best Lunch: Roof on Wilshire

Best Gym/Athletic Facility: Edge Performing Arts Center (Dance)

Best Massage: Four Seasons Westlake Village

Best Limousine/Driving Service: BLS

Best Museum/Exhibit: The Getty

Describe your city in three words: Luxurious, beautiful, and inspiring

Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore: Pasadena International House of Prayer

All-around favorite spot in Los Angeles: Rodeo Drive

Best Aspect of Los Angeles: The weather!