Photography By: Jakob Layman10 Things I am Going to Do in Los Angeles Once Quarantine Is F%#@ing Over Taylor Gorski May 22, 2020 Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on PinterestShare on RedditShare on LinkedInShare on InstagramShare on YouTubeShare on EmailShare on WhatsAppWhat’s on Your List? Written By: Taylor Gorski Post Quarantine Los Angeles These past few weeks, I’ve ordered one too many sweat suits, baked a whole lot of bread and daydreamed about what I’m going to do post-quarantine; 2020 has been uncertain to say the least, but let’s look towards a brighter future together. When it’s safe and recommended by government and health officials to do so, this is how I’m spending my post-quarantine time in Los Angeles. 1 | Booking a Local Staycation Post Quarantine Los Angeles Photography Provided By: Pali Society Photography Provided By: Pali Society I’m dreaming of checking into a boutique hotel, grabbing an Aperol Spritz at the cocktail bar and relaxing in a lounge chair by the pool under the warm California sun. Los Angeles is home to some incredible, beautiful hotels that people from all over the world travel to; take your pick of ocean air or city views. Mingling with strangers, escaping a daily routine and waking up to breakfast in bed awaits. I have my heart set on staying at one of these LA hotels when the time comes. 2 | Table for Six! Post Quarantine Los Angeles Photography By: Bella Marie Adams @BellaMarieAdams Photography By:Bella Marie Adams @BellaMarieAdams Indulging in chips and guacamole, cheers-ing to friends and the overall experience of sitting down and dining at a restaurant are things I truly do miss. Sipping a watermelon mezcal margarita from Elephante, ordering the roasted vegetable salad from Stark’s, brunching at Great White and eating every last drop of my spicy fusilli from Jon & Vinny’s are in my near future. 3 | Pass the Wine, Please Post Quarantine Los Angeles Photography Provided By: The Italian Homemade Company Friends! Food! Good times! Nothing beats this combination. Planning an epic dinner party with a delicious dinner and good wine (and maybe a Modelo or two) is on the calendar…but with the date listed as TBD. This homemade ravioli recipe from Italian Homemade Company is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Having friends over for dinner—accompanied by endless laughs and Jeopardy competitions—will never be taken for granted again! 4 | Coffee Shop Grind Post Quarantine Los Angeles A workspace other than my dining room table is desperately needed. Coffee shops are my go-to work environment, providing inspiration and the necessary amount of caffeine to complete an assignment. While I typically like exploring a new coffee shop each time, my go-tos are Alfred Coffee, Joe & The Juice and Verve Coffee Roasters. 5 | Sea Salt + Sandy Skin Post Quarantine Los Angeles Photography By: Jayme Burrows Photography By: Jayme Burrows Photography By: Jayme Burrows With beaches having been closed, the ocean has been a fishy subject. I look forward to diving into the waves and floating in the sea without worry, followed by devouring a Yeastie Boys bagel sandwich. 6 | Tie Your Laces Photograph Provided By: Tocaya Organica I think my shoes miss me. I’ve been living in sweats and slippers; it’ll feel so good to get dressed, put on my favorite pair of boots and hit The Point in South Bay for some IRL shopping and a stop at Tocaya Organica. 7 | Take a Roadtrip Photography By: Anna Delores Photography Big Sur, San Francisco or Paso Robles? One of the many reasons I love California is you’re able to get in your car and have the opportunity to experience a new environment just a few hours away. Booking an Airbnb, trying new restaurants and putting my phone into “do not disturb” mode to disconnect for the weekend is on the books. 8 | Whole Lotta Hugs Photo by Helena Lopes on Unsplash This one is pretty straight-forward, but hugging family and friends is definitely on the list. 9 | Plan an International Trip Saving destination pins on Pinterest, searching for flights and looking at past photos of trips has been a weekly routine of mine, and the day will soon come when a trip can be booked! (I’m not packing my bags already…) 10 | Appreciate the Small Things Like chatting with a stranger, being surrounded by loved ones, showing gratitude towards frontline workers and appreciating good health.