“Instead of living in Hollywood or Beverly Hills, Ryan Gosling has found a home in downtown LA for himself and his canine alter-ego George (‘He doesn’t like it that he’s a dog, you can tell’). There, Gosling says, people ‘are all doing something different. They don’t all have a script in their car. I live on Skid Row. You can’t filter yourself from reality there.'” — from Gaby Wood‘s interview with Gosling in the 2.18 Guardian.

Interior of Tagine, a Beverly Hills Moroccan restaurant that Gosling partly owns and sometimes even works in.