Best of Culture 2019

In past growth spurts in L.A., most new development sprung up on virgin land. No longer. 21st century Los Angeles is built out.

Alonso Duralde and Dave White regularly review films for KCRW’s "Press Play." They each offer five of their top films of the year.

Matt Holzman, host of KCRW’s “The Document," has put together a list of his favorite documentaries from the year.

Best of 2019: Documentaries

Matt Holzman, host of KCRW’s “The Document," has put together a list of his favorite documentaries from the year.

The team behind KCRW’s "Good Food," Evan Kleiman and Nick Liao, have put together a list of five great neighborhood restaurants to visit this year.

Best of 2019: Restaurants

The team behind KCRW’s "Good Food," Evan Kleiman and Nick Liao, have put together a list of five great neighborhood restaurants to visit this year.

Michael Silverblatt, host of KCRW’s “Bookworm,” has put together his favorite books of the year (in no particular order).

Best of 2019: Books

Michael Silverblatt, host of KCRW’s “Bookworm,” has put together his favorite books of the year (in no particular order).