Los Angeles Is The 16th Snobbiest City In America
According to Travel + Leisure, L.A. is not the snobbiest city in the U.S.
The City of Angels ranked behind San Francisco (voted the snobbiest in the country, sorry, SF), New York, Boston and 12 other cities to rank 16th most snobbish.
The travel experts explain:
The city that gave the world both Hollywood and Rodeo Drive managed to land outside the snooty top 10—perhaps because readers found its cultural offerings to be too mainstream. For some A-list people-watching, book a table at one of the city’s best hotel restaurants, such as Culina, at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills, or the revamped Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air. Just remember: on the city’s congested freeways, right-of-way may be determined by your most recent box-office earnings.
The magazine had its readers rank 35 major metropolitan areas for features such as trendy food trucks or good-looking locals.
Among the factors being considered: "a reputation for aloof and smarty-pants residents, along with high-end shopping and highbrow cultural offerings like classical music and theater."