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10 million people, a couple hundred cities, unlimited possibilities. Host Jon Steinberg, a lifelong explorer, has made it his business to get into the heart, mind and soul of Southern California. Every week we are going to explore the most interesting parts, history, food and culture that Southern California has to offer, and together, we are going to find out what is behind the greatest region in the city. Happy exploring!
 
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In this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares his list of top ten landmark Los Angeles dive bars that are destinations unto themselves. His list includes: Townhouse in Venice, The King Eddy Saloon in Downtown Los Angeles, The Frolic Room in Hollywood, Backstage Bar and Gril…
 
In this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares his list of top ten indispensable Southern California landmarks. His list includes: Balboa Pavilion in Newport Beach, Morro Rock in Morro Bay, Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego, Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, Salvation Mount…
 
In this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares his list of top ten non obnoxious Southern Californian restaurants to check out for the Michelin experience. His list includes: Shunji in Santa Monica, Kali in Hollywood, Rustic Canyon in Santa Monica, Taco Maria in Costa Mesa, …
 
In this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares his list of top ten list of songs that define Southern California (not including "Hotel California" by the Eagles). His list includes: "Pretty Girl from San Diego" by The Avett, "Orange County Girl" by Gwen Stefani, "Santa Monic…
 
In this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares his list of top ten list of obscenely haunted locations to check out while exploring the sprawl. His list includes: Barney's Beanery in West Hollywood, Stagecoach Inn in Newberry Park, the Sowden House in Hollywood, Fred C. Mels…
 
In this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares his list of top ten list the best San Diego tacos. His list includes: Tacos El Gordo, Encinitas Fish Market, the Original Rubios Tacos, Sombrero's. City Tacos, Miramar Fish Tacos, Salud, Taco Stand, Galaxy Taco and Oscar's Mexic…
 
In this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares his list of top ten list of cool, independent bookstores to buy from instead of Amazon. His list includes: Book Monster in Santa Monica, Verbatim Books in San Diego, Stories Books in Echo Park, Book Soup in West Hollywood, Vroma…
 
In this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares his list of top ten fascinating Southern California movies inspired by actual events. His list includes: "Indictment: The McMartin Trials" in Manhattan Beach, "The Bling Ring" in Calabasas, "Hollywoodland" in Benedict Canyon, "I…
 
In this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares his list of top ten favorite places to see live music Southern California. His list includes: the Fox Theater in Pomona, Soma in San Diego, the Troubador in West Hollywood, the Majestic in Ventura, the City National Grove of Ana…
 
In this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares his list of top ten Southern California museums that prove that we are highly invested in culture. His list includes: Planes of Fame Museum in Chino, the Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, the Petersen Automotive Museum …
 
In this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares his list of top ten favorite Southland parks. His list includes: Smiley Park in Redlands, Woodward Park in Fresno, The Great Park in Irvine, Kit Carson Park in Escondido, Shoreline Park in Santa Barbara, Griffith Park in Los Ang…
 
In this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares his list of top ten most salacious San Fernando Valley murders. His list includes: Stephen Clancy Hill at Ultima Videos in 2010, Michelle Avila in Arleta in 1985, Bonnie Lee Backley in Toluca Lake in 2001, Jack Whalen in Sherman…
 
In this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares his list of top ten favorite Southern California cheesemongers. His list includes: Say Cheese in Silverlake, The Cheese Store of Beverly Hills, Andrew's Cheese Store in Santa Monica, Vromage in West Hollywood, DTLA Cheese in Gra…
 
In this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares his list of top ten most important, still functioning, music recording studios in Southern California. His list includes: Jim Henson Lot Recording Studio in Hollywood, Conway Recording Studios in Hollywood, Studio City Sound in …
 
In this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares his list of top ten triumphant sports milestones set in Southern California. His list includes Andre Agassi defeating Pete Sampras in Indian Wells, Tiger Woods winning the US Open at Torrey Pines, the Broncos defeating the Packe…
 
In this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares his list of top ten trendsetting food halls in Southern California that are sure to please any crowd. His list includes Steelcraft in Long Beach, Spring Arcade in Downtown Los Angeles, Rodeo 39 Public Market in Stanton, Citizen …
 
In this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares his list of top ten coolest Southern California movie theaters. His list includes the Art Theater in Long Beach, the New Beverly Theater in Hollywood, the Van Buren Drive In in Riverside, the Vista Theater in Los Feliz, the Land…
 
In this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares his list of top ten Southern California beaches. His list includes Belmont Shores, Pismo Beach, Butterfly Beach, Point Dune Beach, Silver Strand Beach, Ocean Beach, Leo Carrillo State Beach, Crystal Cove, Moonlight Beach and Pac…
 
In this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares his list of top ten notorious, though not necessarily haunted Southern California hotels. His list includes the Lemon Tree Inn in Santa Barbara, The Mondrian in West Hollywood, The Cedar Lodge in Yosemite, The Peninsula in Bever…
 
In this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares the list our our top ten Southern California Farmers Markets and the themed dinners they inspired. The list includes farmers markets in Montrose, Playa Vista, Echo Park, Atwater Village, Newhall, Santa Monica, Ventura, Studio Ci…
 
In this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares his list of ten enthralling true crime narrative podcasts set in sunny Southern California. His list includes "Have You Seen This Man", "Hell and Gone" (season 3), "California City", "The Dating Game Killer", "Root of Evil", "Cu…
 
In this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares his list of ten historical figures with unexpected ties to Southern California. His list includes Ted WIlliams, Amelia Earhart, Joe Louis, James Earl Ray, Julia Child, Ayn Rand, Richie Valens, Thomas Mann, Charles Schwab and Wya…
 
On this episod of "Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast", host Jon Steinberg shares his top 10 list of Southern California Spanish Missions. His list includes: Soledad Mission, Old Mission San Ines, Mission San Miguel, Mission San Fernando, La Purisma Concepcion in Lompoc, Mission Santa Barbara, Mission San Gabriel, …
 
On this episod of "Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast", host Jon Steinberg shares his top 10 list of musicians that best exemplify the Southern California sound. His list includes: Queens of the Stone Age, Jenni Rivera, Blink 182, Merle Haggard, Sublime, Katy Perry, Van Halen, Etta James, The Beach Boys and Dr. Dre…
 
In this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares his top ten list of Southern California based Bravo's Top Chef contestants and their noteworthy restaurants. His list includes Ramen Hood by Ilan Hall, Sweetfin Poke by Dakota Weiss, Herb and Wood from Brian Malarkey, Pasta Bar …
 
In this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares his list of ten Southern California urban exploration spots to explore which are extremely off the beaten path. His list includes Llano del Rio Collective, Big Horn Mine in Wrightwood, Murphy Ranch in Pacific Palisades, SS Domin…
 
In this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares his top ten list of authors that capture all that is Southern California. His list includes: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Rex Pickett, Raymond Chandler, Ray Bradbury, Bret Easton Ellis, William Saroyan, Sue Grafton, Clive Cussler, Walt…
 
On this week's episode of Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast, host Jon Steinberg shares his top ten list of Southern California based true crime cases and their corresponding documentaries to immerse you in the story. His list includes "Valentine Road" in Oxnard, "Not Carol" in Torrance, "Witch Hunt" in Bakersfield…
 
On this episode of "Living in the Sprawl: Southern California's Most Adventurous Podcast", host Jon Steinberg shares his top 10 list of Southern California based television programs with locations you can visit. His list includes: Charmed, Insecure, 7th Heaven, Mash, The Wonder Years, Step by Step, The Fresh Prince, Beverly Hills 90210, Buffy the V…
 
On this week's episode, we take you on a trip outside of Southern California to Dallas, Texas. Host Jon Steinberg shares his top ten list of things to do when exploring Dallas and North Texas. His list includes: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealy Plaza, Billy Bob's at the Stockyards in Fort Worth, The Texas Theater, a tour of the Dallas Cowboy Stadium…
 
On this week's episode, host Jon Steinberg gives you his top ten list of Southern California's most underrated international enclaves. His list includes: Kingsburg, Cambodia Town, Little India, the San Gabriel Valley, Little Arabia, Solvang, Thai Town, Little Italy in San Diego, Little Saigon in Orange County and Little Ethiopia on Fairfax. Instagr…
 
On this week's episode, host Jon Steinberg shares his top ten list of truly old school Southern California restaurants that are actually worth your time to visit. His list includes: Mrs. Knott's Chicken Dinners in Buena Park, Joe Jost's in Long Beach, El Adobe in San Juan Capistrano, Tam O'Shanter in Glendale, Watson Drugs and Soda Fountain in Oran…
 
On this week's episode, host Jon Steinberg shares his top ten list of businesses that started in Southern California. His list includes: Milestone Motel Inn, Jack in the Box, Hot Topic, Baskin Robbins, Taco Bell, Foot Locker, Jamba Juice, Denny's, Guitar Center, and McDonald's. Instagram: @livinginthesprawlpodcast Email: livinginthesprawlpodcast@gm…
 
On this week's episode, host Jon Steinberg shares his top ten list of Southern California Movies that have nothing to do with Los Angeles. His list includes: The Parent Trap, Easy A, The Great Outdoors Poltergeist, The Hitcher, Beaches, Brick, Some Like it Hot, Sideways, and Top Gun. How many of these cities have you visited? Instagram: @livinginth…
 
In this episode, host Jon Steinberg shares his top ten list of the most fascinating neighborhoods in Los Angeles County. These include: Downtown Los Angeles, Westwood, SIlver Lake, Crenshaw/Baldwin Hills, Los Feliz, Topanga Canyon, Fairfax, North Hollywood, San Pedro and Highland Park. Instagram: @livinginthesprawlpodcast Email: livinginthesprawlpo…
 
Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura, and so much more. 10 million people, a couple hundred cities, unlimited possibilities. Here at Living in the Sprawl, we take you to the heart of the most interesting places in the sprawl. Every week, we are going to venture into a different part of the city. Sometimes we'll talk about …
 
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