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06/05/2017

Monday:

The Bellwether Celebrates Negroni Week
The Bellwether is hosting an unofficial version of Negroni Week. They have partnered with the local charity Boxer Rescue L.A.  Every $3 per Negroni sold will be donated to Boxer Rescue L.A., with dogs to play with on the restaurant’s outdoor patio tonight, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday – careful, you may end up going home with one for adoption! Monday through June 11th; 3251 Ventura Blvd A, Studio City, CA 91604

Michael’s On Naples Celebrates Negroni Week
Today the restaurant  kicks-off Negroni Week with 10 Negroni-based cocktails with $1 from every Negroni purchase benefitting the Paws Foundation, a non-profit animal rescue organization. Negroni Week will continue through June 11, and guests can enjoy their Negroni cocktails from any seat in the house. 5620 E. 2nd St, Long Beach, CA; 562.439.7080

Harbor House Opens
Partners Beau Laughlin and Steve Edwards of Assembly Group unveil the reimagined downtown lobby with Harbor House at the Wedbush Center. Mornings begin with healthful options like grab-and-go acai bowls and fresh market quiches, or sticky buns and apricot-pistachio scones from the pastry collaboration with Suzanne Goin’s Larder Bakery Co. There’s also an all-day Stumptown coffee bar, Clover cold-pressed juices, and loose leaf teas by Art of Tea. Lunchtime has a range of hearty salads, like the Poached Salmon Salad with spicy greens and goat cheese and sandwiches like The Greenhouse with hummus, feta, sprouts, carrot slaw, avocado and tzatziki on an organic spinach tortilla and Grilled Cheese with Vermont cheddar and garlic cheese, pepperoncini. For dinner, mains include salmon or steak frites, done with chimichurri. Starters and items to share include fresh oysters, charcuterie & cheese boards, ceviche, chilled jumbo shrimp, and decadent Weiser Farms loaded potatoes. Happy hour means a west coast wine list and 20 beers on tap. Cocktails mixed by Jordan Young feature standards and whimsical concoctions, such as a gin with fragrant kiwi shrub and Thai basil, a Mezcal with kaffir-infused mezcal and gooseberry cordial, or a Scotch with nutty hojicha tea and lemon oleo-saccharum. Harbor House offers weekly cultural programming such as local brewery nights, wine tastings, artisanal ice cream carts, a pop-up flower shop, and live music. 1000 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017; 323.642.8393

Cascabel Taco Shop Opens
Drawing on the success of his two nearby Toluca Lake dinning destinations, Chef Alex Eusebio opens Cascabel Taco Shop. The bright, modern space has polished concrete floors, clean white walls, and trendy brick and tile work. The menu includes the Fried Chicken Mole taco with chipotle black bean puree, tarragon salsa verde, and cabbage slaw; the Lobster Taco with Murita chile aioli and topped with and citrus, chive, radish, and serrano slaw; along with the all-day breakfast menu with breakfast tacos and breakfast burritos. 4005 Riverside Dr, Burbank, CA 91602; 747.283.1138

Onepulse Foundation Commemorates one Year Anniversary of Pulse Nightclub Tragedy
David Cooley, owner of The Abbey Food & Bar, and Barbara Poma, owner of Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, announced a fundraiser for the onePULSE Foundation recognizing the one-year mark of the Pulse Nightclub tragedy on June 12, 2016. Several survivors will be at the event to share their stories at The Chapel, adjacent to The Abbey. The event begins with a cocktail reception followed by a seated multi-course dinner with Ketel One cocktails. Tickets are limited to 125 people and 100% of ticket sales go to onePULSE Foundation. Following the dinner, at 9:30 pm at The Abbey, will be a special charity drag show, which is open to all. Donations will be accepted at the door at The Abbey and throughout the evening.  The show will be hosted by Allusia with performances by Sasha Colby, Jessica Wild, Misty Violet, Barbie’s Addiction, Calypso Jette and more performers to be announced, some of which performed at Pulse Nightclub.  Limited reserved seating for the show is also available online here. Donations to OnePulse Foundation will support the construction and maintenance of the memorial, community grants to care for the survivors and victims’ families, an educational program to promote amity among all segments of society, endowed scholarships for each of the 49 angels and ultimately a museum showcasing the historic artifacts and stories from the event. To make additional donations to OnePulse Foundation, visit here150; Monday, 7 pm; 692 N Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Tuesday:

OutFest
This 11-day film festival showcases more than 150 LGBT film screenings across six venues throughout the city, as well as panels and parties celebrating the queer experience. Angel City Brewery is proud to sponsor OutFest for the 3rd year in a row and will be pouring Angel City classics such as IPA, LAger, Pilsner and Citrus Wheat at the opening gala and various events throughout the festival. Other OutFest events at the brewery include ‘Stashes & Lashes,’ an emerging leadership event in November. Tuesday through June 16th

Poolside Cinema Series at Mr. C Beverly Hills
Hotel guests and locals are invited to enjoy a range of classic, contemporary, and family-friendly movies at sundown every Tuesday from June 6 until August 22. Set under the stars on the Venetian-inspired pool deck, relax on chic, comfortable loungers and pre-reserve their seats by purchasing in advance a Mr. C Cinema Prix-Fixe menu featuring more casual Cipriani offerings and hotel classics, such as the Mr. C Club Sandwich with fried egg; Pizza Mr. C with burrata, Prosciutto crudo di Parma, along with summer-inspired dishes like Mr. C Avocado Salsa with Toasted Pizza Crisps. Attendees can also indulge in caprese-style popcorn, boxes of candy, mini bottles of Moët & Chandon Champagne, and Peroni Nastro Azzurro on-tap. Full listing includes: Oceans 11 (June 6th), Dirty Dancing (June 13th), Chocolat (June 20th), Sing (June 27th), Miss Congeniality (July 4th), Jaws (July 11th), Sabrina (July 18th), Pets (July 25th), Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (August 1st), Boogie Nights (August 8th), Back to the Future (August 15th), and Moana (August 22nd). $35-$45; Tuesdays, 7 pm; 1224 Beverwil Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90035; 877.334.5623

Wednesday:

Knee Deep Beer Garden
Do you love good food and great beer? Join the at The Front Yard as our Knee Deep Brewing Beer Garden takes over the lower patio. They’ll be serving four great brews alongside food pairings: Citrus Pale Ale & Compressed Watermelon, Breaking Bud & Grit Cake, Lupulin River & Spicy Burger, and Stoutella & Chocolate + Banana Cake. $38; Wednesday, 4-6 pm; The Front Yard, 4222 Vineland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 91602

Tam O’ Shanter’s Wine Pairing Dinner with Browne Family Vineyards
Tam O’Shanter will host a very special four course wine pairing dinner featuring award-winning Browne Family Vineyards. The evening’s lineup will feature an incredible selection of wine pairings including a 2015 Sauvignon Blanc, Columbia Valley (paired with mixed greens with baked goat cheese and heirloom cherry tomato sherry vinaigrette); a 2015 Chardonnay, Columbia Valley (paired with smoked salmon and ricotta flatbread); 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley (paired with flat iron steak with cherry reduction, herbed potatoes and summer squash); and a 2013 Tribute Red Blend, Columbia Valley (paired with a chocolate cherry gallette). Michael Sheetz from Browne Family Vineyards will guide you through each tasting. $85; Wednesday, 6:30 pm; 2980 Los Feliz Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039; 323.664.0228

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams Opens in The Commons at Calabasas
They are celebrating with a party with free scoops for all and a swag bag for the first 50 in line! Wednesday, 6:30-10:30 pm; 4751 Commons Way, Suite A, Calabasas, CA

Delta Air Lines’ Experiential Pop-Up
Delta Air Lines will bring their newest cabin experience from 30,000 feet to the trendy Greenhouse at Platform in Culver City. During this time, the immersive ALTITUDE lounge will showcase Delta’s elevated in-flight touch points, including premium cuisine, Alessi serviceware, Kiehl’s and Tumi amenities, Zac Posen uniforms, LSTN headphones, and more. ALTITUDE has plenty of Wi-Fi, both indoors and on the gorgeous outdoor patio, so they welcome attendees to spend their afternoon and to enjoy a complimentary lunch (while supplies last) alongside Delta Air Lines newest amenities. Free; Wednesday, 11 am-3 pm; 8850 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA

Thursday:

Kings Row’s Tiki Night
All summer long, Thursdays mean Tiki, featuring an epic and innovative cocktail menu crafted by Head Bartender Zulma Cobain. The new menu features home made components like: house orgeat, mango shrub & passionfruit syrup. Collectable Mugs will be available to take home with the purchase of a Zombie! Chef Sonny will be coming up with special food pairings each week. To kick things off, he’s serving up: Spam Masubi Sliders with caramelized onions, creamy mustardsSauce & Japanese Nori on King’s Hawaiian Rolls! and Coconut Shrimp Ceviche made with shrimp, coconut, onion, cilantro & miso with tortilla chips. The drink menu include Chi Chi Slushy, Chief Lapu Lapu, Zombie (Dons 1934 recipe), Singapore Sling, House Daiquiri, Ankle Breaker, Trader Vic’s Mai Tai, Suffering Bastard, and Scorpion Sting Bowl. House cocktails include Chiquita Banana, Playa Desnuda, Tropical Old Fashion, and Thai Spicy. Thursday, 7 pm (every Thursday this summer); 20 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91103

Minibar’s Second Anniversary
The Hollywood bar is celebrating its second anniversary during Negroni Week with this one-night event. Get limited-edition Campari pins that get you a free drink every time you go in for the rest of the year, $2 PBR cans, and a bottle of Peat Monster Scotch for the person who buys the most Negronis. Thursday; 6141 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028; 323.798.4939

By Whitney

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