This family-run (do you know the classy JF Chen clan?) nook on Highland stocks high-end antiques that you'll never find trolling the Rose Bowl. Think quirky, upscale, and unusual décor that sparks immediate conversation.
830 North Highland Avenue (between Willoughby and Waring avenues); 323-466-9710.
Espionage, 7456 Beverly Boulevard (at North Vista Street); 323-272-4942.