Specials for the big game
City Tavern in Culver City is having specials all day on February 5 starting at 2:30 PM with happy hour prices plus $10 craft beer growlers. Chef Jessica Christensen will be cooking up “Special Super Bowl Bites” including meatballs, Spanish chorizo pigs in a blanket and more. Reservations are recommended. 9739 Culver Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232. 310-838-9739.
Tony’s Darts Away in Burbank is featuring a menu of vegan and non vegan specials. The menu includes: hot buffalo-style “wings” with 818 valley ranch dressing; five layer dip with layers of vegan spicy bean dip, cheese, tomato salsa, avocado salsa, sour cream served with fresh fried tortilla chips; Frito Pie, Pozole, BBQ sliders on biscuits with slaw – filled with pulled pork or jackfruit. 1710 West Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, CA 91506. 818-253-1710.
Magnolia Bakery in L.A. is selling Magnolia’s classic vanilla or chocolate cupcakes decorated in your team’s colors along with Super Bowl decorations for $3.50 each. Call 323-951-0636 to place an order. 8389 West 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA 90048.
Lazy Dog Cafe at all nine of their locations across Southern California are offering an all-day happy hour deal. Menu includes: fresh beets and goat cheese, Hawaiian Ahi Poke, wok-fried calamari, Togarashi Edamame Beans and more.
On February 14, from 10 AM – 11 PM, Lobster ME at the Miracle Mile Shops in Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino is giving customers a discount for Valentine’s Day. When you buy two lobster rolls, you’ll get the second one half off. Because nothing says loving like lobster rolls, right? 3663 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Suite 435, Las Vegas, NV 89109.
On February 10 from 6 PM - 10 PM
San Francisco Beer Week is less than 14 days away. Today the SFBW organizers released a list of breweries that will be serving up delicious brews during the Opening Celebration held at the Concourse Exhibition Center on February 10 from 6 PM – 10 PM. The count is at 57 breweries (and more is on the way). Tickets are $65 and can be purchased online. Check out the complete list. Read More
An even better and bigger Gay Train
All aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train on Saturday, March 31 from 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM for the second year of the Big Gay Train hosted by Out in the Vineyard and the Napa Valley Wine Train where guests will join Napa’s LGBT winemakers for a delectable evening of food and wine. Guests will enjoy a multiple course meal created by Executive Chef Kelly Macdonald paired with the wines of local LGBT winemakers such as Sarah Bennett, Navarro Vineyards; Greg Bjornstad, Bjorstad Cellars; Mark Lyon, Sebastiani Vineyards; and Jeff Durham and Joey Wolosz, Gentleman Farmer Wines who will also be available for onboard meet and greet. Guest can purchase tickets for this event at $160 for Gourmet Express Car and $175 for VIP Vista Dome Car. Call 800-427-4124 to purchase tickets.
- The emergence of Japanese microbreweries.
- WSJ on when to pair white wine with cheese.
- Singapore casinos are on pace to generate more gaming revenue than Las Vegas.
- How about some yoga before takeoff?
- USAToday on the 10 coolest airport public transportation routes.
- Sierra Nevada’s new brewery in North Carolina plans to create over 200 jobs.
Of course, these things always come with a big number and a quote, “the impact of the $1.8 trillion U.S. travel industry is significant and growing, which is why we are galvanizing support and asking all Americans to ‘Vote Travel’ this election season,” says Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association. Here’s there game plan and goals to make tourism a major political topic this election. Read More