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Ever stay up late at night worrying that Los Angeles might have a better Opening Ceremony than our homegrown Soho location? The Feast attempts to settle the matter once and for all, pitting the east and west coast shops against each other in categories such as neighborhood convenience, collaborations, and celebrity spottings. They don't declare an official winner, exactly, but we clearly have the upper hand when it comes to discounts—in LA, there's no such thing as the biannual warehouse sale. [The Feast]