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Don’t miss getting half of most food and beverage menu items at FIG at The Fairmont Santa Monica. Enjoy Mediterranean inspired cuisine from the wood burning oven and wood burning grill. Monday – Sunday, 5 – 6 pm; 101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.319.3111


Pop Your Shop 90’s Throwback
They’re throwing it back to the 90’s! It’s the ultimate girl jam session, so grab your girl squad and hang on the rooftop at Above 60! Enjoy rosé, manis, and giveaways!Tuesday, 7-10 pm; 9630 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA; RSVP@POPYOURSHOP.COM

Eric’s Stash
Are you a cheese lover? Than you need to meet Eric Brazel, FIG’s very own fromager (aka cheese guru), and enjoy a variety of international and domestic cheese tastings. Tuesday-Sunday nights; 101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.319.3111

Summer Jazz Nights at Hollywood & Highland
Summer Jazz Nights, a new take on their signature summer concert series Wine & Jazz. Celebrating the 14th installment of the five-week series, the center is enhancing programming with eclectic artists and foodie-approved food and beverage options from Wolfgang Puck Catering. Your $14 donation includes food, beverage, and reserved VIP seating. All proceeds support Project Angel Food, a charity that cooks and delivers over 500,000 nutritious meals each year, free of charge, to the homes of men, women, and children affected by life-threatening illnesses in Los Angeles County. Tuesday, 7 pm(every Tuesday night through August 8); Central Courtyard, Hollywood & Highland, 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028


Dream Hollywood Opens
Located on the corner of Selma Avenue and N. Cahuenga Boulevard, Dream Hollywood’s interiors are designed by the award-winning architecture firm Rockwell Group and celebrate Los Angeles’ iconic mid-century modern architecture with garden elements and plush upholstery. The building’s façade is designed by LA-based Killefer Flammang Architects. The hotel features 178 guest rooms and suites, including an 1,800-square-foot guest house suite with private screening room and 360-degree views; an indoor/outdoor double-height lobby with retractable Nana Walls; a 11,000 sq. ft. rooftop pool; restaurant and lounge with views; a 1,000 sq. ft. gym and wellness program designed by celebrity trainer Gunnar Peterson; and an activated pedestrian alleyway that serves as a public gathering space linking the hotel to dining and nightlife. Dream Hollywood also has five restaurant and nightlife venues operated by TAO Group located within and adjacent to the hotel. Offerings include brand new rooftop concept The Highlight Room, Beauty & Essex, TAO Asian Bistro and Avenue—all designed by Rockwell Group—as well as Luchini Pizzeria and Bar, designed by studio collective. Wednesday; 6417 Selma Ave, Hollywood, CA 90028

The Kitchen’s Outdoor Dinner Series
Grab an outdoor seat at the Kitchen and enjoy a family style menu along with FIG’s own wine from Santa Maria, CA. Dinner is a Mediterranean inspired collaboration between FIG’s chef Yousef Galaini and visiting Los Angeles culinary talent. Wednesday, 6:30 pm (also August 16th and September 13th); 101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.319.3111

Tam O’Shanter’s Brander Vineyard Dinner
They are hosting a four-course wine pairing dinner highlighting Brander Vineyard. Featured wines include 2016 Sauvignon Gris, Santa Ynez Valley paired with bay scallops with watercress and mango; 2016 Sauvignon Blanc, Mesa Verde Vineyard, Santa Ynez Valley paired with a summer melon salad with ginger lime vinaigrette; 2016 Fred Red Blend, Santa Ynez Valley paired with a sirloin steak with mocha, quinoa and heirloom cherry tomatoes; and 2014 Reserve Cabernet, Santa Ynez Valley paired with caramel ice cream with passion fruit and shortbread cookies. Each course is prepared by Executive Chef Juan Escamilla and a representative from Brander Vineyard will guide you through each tasting. $85; Wednesday, 6:30 pm; 2980 Los Feliz Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039; 323.664.0228


Free Concerts Thursdays in July
Celebrate the Hammer’s summer exhibitions with Rebel Rebel, four nights of free live concerts and KCRW DJs in the museum’s courtyard. All the galleries are open until 9 pm and there’s a cash bar and food trucks. Thursday, happy hour: 6:30 pm, music: 7:30 pm; 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024; 310.443.7000

By Whitney

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