Los Angeles, United States
Chris, 29
Shear Expert and Adventurer
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What do you do and why do you do it?

I work for Hattori Hanzo. The greatest shear company on the face of the earth. We provide barbers and hairstylists with the best tools and education in the industry. I do it because I love the passion and energy this industry has. I have the freedom to set my own schedule and travel all over the United States.

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

Explosions in the sky and Hallelujah.

What are the best TV shows of all time?

24, Dragon Ball Z, South Park.

Name some spots in Los Angeles that are good for a Tinder date.

Malibu Farm, Point Dume, and Nobu.

Who’s your hero and where in Los Angeles would you take them out for a serious hang?

Gary Vaynerchuk. We would probably hike to Escondido falls so I could pick his brain about life.

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

J Crew and Nordstrom at the moment. Also rip n dip is a new fav brand of mine.

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

Not too many places here to be honest haha

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

Hike to the dam and jump in the water.

What’s the most decadent / extreme dish you ever ate in Los Angeles and where did you get it?

Its got to be the raw octopus at Nobu.

Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in Los Angeles that you particularly like?

Lily's Malibu is a small little cafe with awesome breakfast burritos.

What’s the most expensive restaurant / spa / hotel you’ve ever been to in Los Angeles? How much did it cost and what did you get there?

Nobu. About $200 for three of us. So worth it. We got chef's choice nigiri and the ribeye with truffle butter plus a few other things.

What restaurant in Los Angeles looks crap, but the food’s amazing?

The country kitchen

Where can you get the best cocktail in Los Angeles? Which one do you like?

Sunset restaurant at and get the Sunset paloma while enjoying the sunset.

Where would you take your partner in Los Angeles if you wanted to really pamper them?

Cure Salon and Spa Malibu

Which snacks can you only get in your country, and which ones do you recommend?

In n out so American burgers

What’s the one place you think is overrated in Los Angeles?

Zuma Beach

What’s the one place you think is underrated in Los Angeles?

Point dume

What are the Malibu spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

Point Dume and El Matador

Tomorrow’s your last day in Los Angeles. How do you spend it?

Eating at Nobu and exploring Point Dume.

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

Ill say Tulum because I love the people, the beaches and the hidden cenotes.

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