Vivian Medithi is an Iowa native who recently moved to Los Angeles. Since moving to the Golden Coast, he's been exploring not just the tourist traps but the local haunts, trying to understand just what makes the city tick. In this piece for Annenberg Radio, he discusses what makes L.A. so different from other cities he's lived in, as well as the ways he's assimilated into Angeleno culture.

Reporter: Vivian Medithi