SEPTEMBER 4 – 30, 2012
Join CHAYA Venice in Venice, CA for their 17th annual Garlic Fair through the month of September. CHAYA Executive Corporate Chef Shigefumi Tachibe offers yet another inventive garlic-centric tasting menu available alongside the dinner menu in both the dining room and bar/lounge area. Read More
– Monsieur Marcel Malbec Rose 2011 Pays D’Oc
– Cuvee du Golf de Saint Tropez Cotes-de-Provence 2011
– Tavel Vignobles du Soleil 2010
– A selection of Monsieur Marcel brand tapenades, including Black Olive, Caponata & Lemon Artichoke
6333 W. 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90036.
Cot dangit, it's hot
Just as we silly Californian’s thought we had narrowly escaped the summer scorchers, August has brought on the usual heat wave. Cool down with a different type of frozen treat – the savory kind.
- Lobster Ice Cream at Cousins Maine Lobster – butter lobster wrapped in rich vanilla ice cream for a sweet and salty combination.
- Spiked Gelato at Enoteca Drago – enjoy boozy gelato served in Earl Grey Fennel Gin and Espresso Downtown Brown Ale flavors.
- Porc Phat at L.A. Creamery – Bacon and ice cream – Iberico lardo, sweet Asian pears, hazelnuts, and pure mint gel. ‘Nuff said.
- Black Sesame at Sweet Rose Creamery – Black Sesame Ice Cream made with Meiji Tofu soy milk
Photo Courtesy of Cousins Maine Lobster – Lobster ice cream
There seems to be a national holiday for everything now a days and tequila is certainly no exception. In honor of the beverage we love to regret, celebrate National Tequila Day on Tuesday, July 24th with these establishments.
Casa Vega: Mention National Tequila Day to your server and get the signature Casa Vega Margarita for $4.95. 13301 Ventura Boulevard San Fernando Valley, CA 91423
Tortilla Republic: Celebrate all day at Tortilla Republic with $5 house margaritas. 616 North Robertson Boulevard West Hollywood, CA 90069
M.B. Post:Enjoy the Rayo Verde – Tru IXA Organic Tequila, Blackberry, Lime, and Ginger for $12. 1142 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Wood & Vine: Enjoy the Kick and a Kiss – Azul Blanco Tequila, Strawberry, Jalapeno, Combier, and Aperol for $12. 6280 Hollywood Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90028
City Tavern: Enjoy the White Sand Beaches – Tres Sietes Tequila, Summer Fruit, Soda Water, and Lime Zest for $10. 9739 Culver Boulevard Culver City, CA 90232
Cecconi’s West Hollywood: Enjoy the Jalisco Sour – Siete Leguas Reposado Tequila, Lemon, Agave, Egg White, and Mole Chocolate Bitters for $12. 8764 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles , 90069
kicking off July 16th
Debuting its first summer restaurant week, dineLA begins filling our bellies with prix fixe menus throughout Los Angeles from July 16th – 27th. Angelenos have the opportunity to enjoy meals by LA’s hottest chefs and over 250 delicious eateries with change to spare. New to the dineLA program are A-Frame, Blue Cow Kitchen & Bar, Farmshop, Mo-Chica, Post and Beam, and Wirthaus. While lunch menus run at $15/$20/$25, dinner runs at $25/$35/$45. To make your reservations now and view a full list of participating restaurants, visit http://discoverlosangeles.com/restaurantweekv2/
Photo Credit: Gary Leonard
Happy Hour, Garden Pizza, and Sunday brunch
Join Post and Beam in Baldwin Hills, CA for exciting new programs from Happy Hour to Sunday Brunch. Happy Hour, running Monday – Friday from 5-7PM, will be offering $6 Well Drinks, $6 House Red or White Wine, and a weekly changing $6 Grilled Cheese special. Can’t make it on a week night? Join Post and Beam for Sunday brunch from 11:30AM-3:30PM, serving up garden-infused cocktails ($10), Soft Shell Crab and Bacon Grits with shellfish butter, Huevos Rosalia – crisp tortilla, black eye pea-smoked bacon stew, sunny-side eggs, and salsa; and more. If you’re looking for a dish with fresh ingredients, look no farther than the Garden Pizza ($12-14) using ingredients grown in the on-site garden. With a rotating variety, this week’s pizza features Shaved Zucchini, Roasted Red Peppers, and Pineapple Mint. 3767 Santa Rosalia Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90008
Photo Credit: Vanessa Stump
Second dinner installment tomorrow
Join Papilles for a special dinner tomorrow night, Wednesday, June 27th, for the second installment of dinners featuring all natural and biodynamic wines. With the collaboration of Santos Uy, Chef Tim Carey, and wine distributor Amy Atwood, this weeks dinner will showcase wines of Frank Cornelissen paired with a 4 course market fresh dinner ($69/person). Reservations are recommended. 6221 Franklin Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028
Join Ion Rooftop Bar & Lounge at the JW Marriot at L.A. Live for Taco Tuesdays from 5PM – 8PM until September 4, 2012. Feel the warmth of the summer sun while perched on the rooftop, Downtown L.A. style, with gourmet tacos and drinks poolside. Read More
Public School 612 in Downtown Los Angeles is hosting a Tiki Drinks class to kick off the summer on June 26th at 7 PM. This island themed event will showcase tropical dishes such as Spam Nigiri, Poke Coconut, Loco Moco and Pork Belly Poi paired with cocktails such as the Zombi, Singapore Sling and Mai Tai. Space is limited; purchase your tickets($40/person) presale and receive a $10 promotional card to used at a later date. 612 S. Flower St, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Join Chaya Downtown in DTLA for the return of its Japanese Beer Garden weekdays from 4PM – close, now until Friday, August 31st. Available in the outdoor patio are the Yakitori Skewers – Bacon Wrapped Date, Beef Tongue, Short Rib, Shrimp, or Shiitake grilled to order; hot and cold Izakaya fare – Grilled Corn with Feta Cheese, Garlic Fried Soft Shell Shrimp with Chipotle Miso, Spicy Tuna & Shishito Pepper Tempura, “Mozuku” Somen Noodle, Baked Half Shell Scallop with Soy Butter and Wasabi, and Tofu “Hiyayakko” medley with Chicken Miso; and of course pitchers of specialty Japanese Biiru such as Kirin Beer, housemade Sake Sangria, a Sake Flight, and award-winning premium Japanese whiskeys. 525 S. Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
FREE Burger MAY 28TH
In celebration of National Burger Day, the Burger Lounge in West Hollywood is offering 1 free burger per patron until close Monday May 28th. This eco-conscious burger joint is offering all of their burgers, including the 100% grass-fed beef Lounge Burger, Wild Salmon Burger, Free-Range Turkey Burger, and Quinoa Veggie Burger in this promotion. 8539 West Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069