Dubbed as the Brooklyn of L.A., Silver Lake is one of the coolest and most walkable neighbourhoods in Los Angeles. And coming from NYC, that was a marvel – not having to get into a car and drive to the nearest restaurant or shop. Below is some cool things we spotted along the way... on foot! ;) Enjoy! Grab a cuppa and sit on the lovely tiled patio at Intelligentsia. Check out this post for other coffee shops in LA. Cute cards, prints, homewares and clothing at this design gift store, Reform School.Pick up your favourite vinyl from Vacation. The Farmer's Market have quality produce for great prices, there are also vintage clothing racks to peruse. Open on Tuesdays and Saturdays.Shinola is a very cool shop, and men will love it! Trendy timepieces and leather satchels. Monogramming can also be done in-store, how cool is that?French-Mexican fare at Trois Familia, wait what? Get there before it shuts at 3pm. French inspired, Clare V have a range of leather bags and accessories you are looking for. Darling children’s toys and clothing at Sweet William.Coffee on the go at Alfred’s.