Milk Jar Celebrates National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
Milk Jar will be celebrating National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day by giving away a free chocolate chip cookie with any purchase. Monday; 5466 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036; 323.634.9800
Free Cookies at Cookie Good for Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
Cookie Good will be offering free mini chocolate chip cookies in honor of the holiday. Known for their whimsical and innovative cookie creations (like the Cookie Dough Sandwich) the boutique bakery has become a favorite culinary destination on LA. Monday; 2448 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403; 424.280.4100
The Rooftop at Michael’s On Naples’ Meatball Monday
Meatball Monday features live music, cocktails and, of course, meatballs. The menu features the favorite Italian dish prepared two ways. Michael’s Meatballs are topped with San Marzano tomato sauce, while Mary’s Meatballs are made from chicken and feature Romesco sauce. Both are $12 each and can include pasta for an additional $8 and/or a fried egg for $3. Side dishes include Arancini with forest mushroom risotto and mozzarella and Insalate di Arugula featuring wild arugula and tossed with olive oil and lemon – both are $8 each. Meatball Monday also include an array of cocktails like Negroni, Moscow Mule, Amro Botte, Manhattan, all offered at $8 each with Fernet at $5 and Montenegro at $6. Monday and third Monday of the month; 5620 E. 2nd St, Long Beach, CA; 562.439.7080
Dog Haus Celebrates National Slider Day with Free sliders
What’s a better chaser for a haus dog, sausage or burger than a free slider!? At any Dog Haus store, you will get your choice of a free hot dog, corn dog or burger slider with purchase of any haus item! Monday; list of locations can be found here.
Tower 12’s Weekday Promotions
The new Hermosa Beach hangout throws events each week! On Tuesdays, enjoy Local Industry & Game Night, featuring Giant Jenga, Cards Against Humanity, $5 Jack Daniels & Fernet Shots, $5 Stoli Vodka and Red Bull $1, and more. Wednesdays is Live Music Night, featuring $5 Jameson shots and different local bands each week. Thursdays is Karaoke Night with thousands of songs, hosted in Tower 12’s back living room and featuring $4 “U Call Its” (all wells & domestic drafts). Tuesdays-Thursdays, 9 pm; 53 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
The Spare Room’s “An Evening of Tiki”
‘Tis the season to drink tiki cocktails from some of the best bartenders from around the world! The program kicks off this Wednesday as Bar Director Yael Vengroff welcomes The Aviary’s Micah Melton behind the bar to dole out tiki creations. Expect lots of floral shirts and island-themed music. The event continues on June 15th: Trailer Happiness with Sly Augustin, William Pineapple, Erik Holmberg / London; July 12th: Bootlegger Tiki with Chad Austin, Tony Martinez / Palm Springs; August 9th: Navy Strength with Anu & Chris Elford / Seattle; and September 6th: Dead Rabbit with Jillian Vose & Jessica Friedman / NYC. Wednesday; 7000 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
The Renaissance Long Beach Hotel’s Global Day of Discovery
Sip Bar + Lounge at the Renaissance Long Beach Hotel will take part in a company wide Global Day of Discovery. The fun will get started at 5:30 pm with the hotel’s nightly Bar Ritual, featuring Nothing But Flowers, whose members perform monthly at First Fridays in Bixby Knolls. Craft beer will flow and you can participate in Brushstrokes and Beverages, a local company where participants put brush to canvas to recreate famous works of art while sipping their favorite beer, wine or cocktail. A Succulent Workshop will also take place with all materials provided to create a lovely keepsake for the home or office ($40/person). Make Collectives, a local curator of clothing and accessories, will host a pop-up boutique featuring an array of contemporary and vintage clothing as well as accessories for both men and women. Live entertainment will also be included, as well as coffee concoctions from some of Long Beach’s favorite coffee and espresso destinations. Wednesday, 5:30-7:30 pm; 111 E. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA; 562.437.5900
LA Food Bowl Collaboration Dinner: The Bellwether hosts Jet Tila
Ted Hopson and Ann-Marie Verdi will be opening their home to good friend Jet Tila to cook a five course collaboration dinner! Full menu features: Sichuan Style Raw Snapper with hot oil, and avocado, grapefruit paired with Marie-Pierre Manciat ‘Cremant de Brougogne’ NV; Korean Mandu with Kimchi & pork paired with Avery Brewing White Rascal; Chili Pan Mee wheat noodles, spicy beef, and slow cooked egg paired with Marsanne Tablas Creek ‘Patelin de Tablas Blanc’ 2015; Red Braised Pork Belly with preserved mustard greens, and garlic schmaltz fried rice paired with Muscadet, Domaine des Quatre Routes 2015; and Coconut Panna Cotta, Thai black rice pudding paired with house infused mango rum, pineapple, and lime. $90, $35/beverage pairings; Wednesday; 13251 Ventura Blvd A, Studio City, CA 91604
A Rosy Afternoon at Herringbone Santa Monica
Raise a glass to the beginning of summer and have yourself a rosy afternoon with a light and refreshing glass of rosé for only $5. Add this gem to any of your Herringbone favorites like the Whole Fish Ceviche or Lobster Flatbread. Fancy a bit more for lunch? Add the glass of rosé to one of our Lunch Boxes where you can dip into two dishes like the Tomato and Avocado Salad paired with the La Jolla Fish Tacos. Full lunch menu here. Lunch Daily – 11:30 am – 2:30 pm; 1755 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.971.4460
Dessert & Wine Tasting at Pitchoun!
Mix and mingle with friends while enjoying some of the finest desserts in the city. You will have the opportunity to taste chocolate soufflés, warm fruit cassolette or Grapefruit Millefeuilles, each paired with a specific French wine. Thursday; 545 S Olive St, Los Angeles, CA 90013; RSVP is required, here.
This alternative to the big desert fest has an electronic-and-funk leaning lineup for its 15th year, with headliners Kraak & Smaak and local favorites Orgone. Thursday through May 21st; Joshua Tree Lake Campground, 2601 Sunfair Rd, Joshua Tree, CA 92252