Weekend

03/13/2015

Public School (310, 805 and the brand new 818 location)’s St. Patrick’s Day Specials
Order up the Dagwood Reuben Sandwich made with house made corned beef, stout dijon mustard, emmental cheese, bacon sauerkraut on rye, served with fries; Dragoons Irish Stout Short Rib made with shaved horseradish, yukon mashed potatoes, caramelized onion au jus; and the Cocktail ­ Murphy’s Law made with Red Breast 12 Year Irish Whisky, muddled cucumber, mint, lime and bitters. Saturday-Tuesday

The Pikey
Celebrate the holiday with Irish-inspired specials like corned beef with pease pudding and dumplings, along with lamb stuffed cabbage purses, colcannon with pork sausage. Wash it all down with Guinness and flights of Irish Whiskey. Saturday & Sunday (and Tuesday) 7617 W Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA; 323.850.5400

St. Patricks Day Block Party at Rock and Reilly’s
Rock and Reilly’s is hosting a St. Patrick Day Block Party in the parking lot located directly behind the actual Rock and Reilly’s bar. Get ready to be Irish for the day! $15, $20/door; Saturday, 1-10 pm; Email: bottleservicereservations@gmail.com for resys

5 days of celebration at The Morrison
Celebrate with tons of food and drink specials during 5 days. Irish specials include a home made Corn Beef Sandwich at $11, their famous off-the-menu special Scottish Eggs at $8, Teeling Irish Whiskey Shots at $5, Jamieson Irish Whiskey shots at $4, Guiness and Murphy’s Irish stout on tap at $5, Guiness Ice Cream Sandwiches and Green Mint Ice Cream Bars and Sandwiches! Friday-Tuesday; 3179 Los Feliz Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90039; 323.667.1839

The 3rd Annual “Paddy O’ Party”
In early celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, leprechauns and Westsiders in their best green gear will enjoy 180-degree views of the harbor, a festive St. Patrick’s Day menu, $4 green beer, $5 whiskey shots, $6 Guinness beer and $7 Irish car bombs. Also, to enhance the Irish flair, there will be a jig contest, photo booth, flash tattoos, dancing, DJ and live music by Jack of Hearts$10, $15/door; Saturday, 5 pm-midnight; 13813 Fiji Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Pre-St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl
Dress in green for this annual party, where a ticket gets you an AYCE buffet, complimentary green beer, and drink specials at 10 Westside bars. $20; Saturday, 12-10 pm; Starts at Busby’s West, 3110 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, CA

Pi Day at Delicious Pizza
They are celebrating this day with free pizza (for you). Delicious will give away free slices for 53 minutes, beginning at 9:26 pm. The decimal places for the number pi run out to 3.141592653… Saturday, 9:26 pm; 5419 W Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90016; 323.424.3014

Pi Day at King Harbor Brewery
They will be celebrating Pi(e) Day with sweet and savory pies from Studio Citys’ popular, Pi Bake Shop. Pi Bake Shop will be selling pies at the brewery. There will also be a Pie Eating Contest, where six competitors will have about a minute and a half to try and get their pies devoured with their hands tied behind their backs. One lucky winner will receive a ticket to King Harbor Brewery’s 1st Year Anniversary Party on April 11th along with a growler and will take home a pie! Spectators can grab a slice of heaven themselves; as Pi Bake Shop will be selling sweet and savory pies until 4 pm. Keep an eye out for limited edition pies like a Pecan Pie with King Harbor Brewery’s “The Swirly,” an American Brown Ale, and a S’mores Pie with King Harbor Brewery’s Abel Brown Ale. Saturday, 12-4 pm; 2907 182nd St., Redondo Beach, CA 90278

Artnight Pasadena
Enjoy an evening of art, music, and entertainment as Pasadena’s Art Center and the Pasadena Conservatory of Music open their doors to the public. Free; Friday, 6 – 10pm; Downtown Pasadena, 14 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena, 91103

Santa Monica Airport Artwalk
With art and ceramic demos, workshops, live music, food trucks, and checking out artist’s studios, there’s no way you’ll be bored at this event. Art by the beach is a great way to spend the day. Saturday, 12-5 pm; Various locations

KicksLA & Converse Pop-Up
KicksLA has teamed up with Converse to open a pop-up shop in the heart of Larchmont Village. The space was built to highlight Converse’s Made by You campaign, and hosts a grand opening this weekend with DJs, drinks, a photo studio so if you wear Converse, you can snag a pic and a heat press machine to customize your kicks. Saturday, 11 am – 7 pm; Converse Pop-Up,  143 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles 90004

All Star Chef Classic
The foodie event brings together some of the world’s most celebrated chefs to cook in a Restaurant Stadium and Chefs Tasting Arena in DTLA. Get good eats at the French Masters Dinner, Grill & Chill and Cuisine for the Cure events. Friday & Saturday; LA Live, 800 W Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

Free Beer at The Rockefeller
They are gearing up for March Madness by rewarding team spirit with free beer. Wear your team’s jersey during March Madness games (Sunday – April 6), and receive a free flight of beer with the purchase of an entrée.

Happy Days Cafe
This dessert spot is serving up specialty coffee and custom churros, along with
 slices of cake that are served with ice cream or fruit. You can also get your churro, waffle style in the “happy” place that has a decor including white brick, exposed brick, succulents, and a counter to chow down at. 14552 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA

Magnolia House’s Brunch
John Bicos and brother Chris Bicos, the duo of Bicos Hospitality (Gus’s BBQ, The Original Tops) have transformed the this craftsman structure into a luxe, modern day bungalow, evoking the feeling of “home,” with dishes like Greek Yogurt drizzled with honey, caramelized grapes and toasted almonds; Belgian Waffles dusted with powdered sugar, fresh berries and maple syrup; Korean Fried Chicken; Bacon Omelet stuffed with Applewood smoked bacon, wild mushrooms, bourbon onions and gruyere; Ancho Omelet with ancho tomato salsa, avocado, micro cilantro and smoked Gouda; and Kale and Quinoa Salad with red grapes, pomegranate seeds, pickled radish, red bell pepper, pecorino cheese and Dijon vinaigrette. Bar Manager Colin Shearn, has created a new brunch cocktail menu offering delicious classics like the Mimosa, house-made Bloody Mary and Magnolia House Sangria, along with cocktails like Easy Lover, crafted with vodka, Aperol, St. Germain and lime juice and the Americano In Paris, a mixture of Dolin Blanc, Peychuad’s Bitters and seltzer. Saturday and Sunday, 10 am-2 pm; 492 S Lake Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101; 626.584.1126

Ox & Son Opens
Santa Monica welcomes a restaurant with Executive Chef and Partner Brad Miller leading the kitchen and a name that pays homage to Miller’s father, Gary “Ox” Miller, a Chicago-based butcher who taught Miller the ropes in the butcher shop from age 15. The modern American restaurant has dark leather, upholstered chairs, wood-bound hostess stand, with each item of furniture custom designed by Bradford Lawson and Mark Mittleman to give the space a modern-yet-rustic ambience. The menu features appetizers of tapas-style plates like Mussel & Tomato Chorizo Poutine with 8hr Tomato Sauce, Yukon Fries, Cotija Cheese and Dillweed; Benton’s Ham and Corn Griddle Cake with Maple Butter and Pickled Onion; and Venison Sausage & Farm Egg with Fig Mustard, Endive and Shaved Asparagus, as well as a daily assortment of oysters, freshly shucked behind a glass-enclosed cold bar. Entrees include Chicken Fried Duck Confit with Shaved Pickled Vegetables, House Kimchi Slaw, Red Chili, and Local Honey Sauce; and Sticky Pig Cheeks with Black Vinegar Glaze, Roasted Turnip, Coconut Black Rice and Charred Leek. Coffee Cake & Butterscotch with Shattered Meringue, Cinnamon Ice Cream and Smoked Salt; and Lemon, Strawberry, Malt with Milk Soaked Yellow Cake, Lemon Curd and Malt are for dessert. Ox & Son also offers an assortment of artisanal beer and wine, curated by Luke Tabit. The wine list was created with the help of Sommelier Stephen Jordan, and features French, Italian, Spanish and local Californian wines.Friday; 1534 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, CA; 310) 829-3990

LA Marathon
The LA Marathon is run from the stadium (Dodger Stadium) to the sea (Santa Monica Pier) and is considered one of the most scenic in the world. The race has been named Best Big City Race by Runner’s World and Best Marathon in the West by Competitor Magazine. Plus, Pressed Juicery has just announced that it will be offering one free juice to LA Marathon runners who bring in their race bibs on Sunday and Monday. Sunday, 7 am; Dodger Stadium, 1000 Elysian Park Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012

Great Horror Campout presents: Friday the 13th
The classic horror movie is being presented by the people behind the Great Horror Campout, which is a 12-hour, overnight, interactive horror camping adventure. Get scared for only $13! Friday, 6 pm; Old Zoo at Griffith Park, 4730 Crystal Spring Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90027

CRSSD Festival
This new seaside festival in San Diego is having numerous musical acts all weekend long. Ran or shine, you can get down with bands like Empire of the Sun, Chromeo, Maceo Plex, James Murphy (DJ Set), Jamie Jones, Seth Troxler, Justin Martin, Kaytranada, Thomas Jack, Odesza, Flight Facilities,and nosh on food trucks like Bang BangIronsideSoda & SwineEl Camino, and Juice Saves. $85; Saturday & Sunday; San Diego Waterfront Park, 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA

“Eats of March”
Eat LBC kicks-off its annual Long Beach Restaurant Week at Hyatt The Pike in Downtown Long Beach. The ticket price includes complimentary tastings from 10 Long Beach restaurants plus wine tasting courtesy of Celebrity Cruises and a biergarten hosted by Stella Artois. Opportunity drawings for several prizes will also be available and all proceeds will also benefit Food Finders, a community-based food rescue organization that serves as a conduit for food, education and awareness between donors, volunteers, agencies and people in need. Those serving at Eat LBC’s Launch Party include: Gladstone’s,  Kihon Sushi + Japanese Tapas, La Strada, Callaloo Caribbean Kitchen, Buono’s Pizzeria, Honduras Kitchen, L’Opera, Auld Dubliner, Panxa Cocina, and Bay Street Bistro.$35; Sunday, 2-5 pm; 285 Bayside Ave., Long Beach, CA

Principessa’s Party
Shop apparel from Jen’s Pirate Booty, Mate the Label, and One Teaspoon; jewelry from The 2 Bandits; swimwear from Minimale Animale; and headwear from Unicorn Gypsies. Heyoka Leather will also be there with its limited-edition fringe fanny pack (available in black, mahogany, and cognac; $196), designed exclusively for Principessa. Plus, get custom floral crowns as DJ Lola Langusta provides tunes all day. Saturday, 1-5 pm; 1323 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, CA 90291; 310.450.6696

Sales:

Ark & Co.
Enjoy deep discounts on the contemporary LA label’s tops, dresses, skirts, and more during the one-day sample sale. Saturday, 8 am- 2 pm; 615 E 61st St., Los Angeles, CA 90001

Clashist, This is Ground
Score 60% off Clashist’s pop-culture apparel and This Is Ground’s cool leather tech cases during the one-day sample sale in DTLA. Expect giveaways, drinks, food, and more. Friday, 10 am-4 pm; 210 E Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015

DYLN Activewear
Enjoy up to 80% off the brand’s tops, leggings, sports bras, jackets, and more during the warehouse sale at Costa Mesa’s Ayres Hotel. Friday & Saturday, 9 am-6 pm, Sunday, 9 am-4 pm; 325 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Krochet Kids, Deus Ex Machina, Vestal, More
Save 50-80% off clothing and accessories by Krochet Kids, apparel from Deus Ex Machina, watches from Vestal, jewelry from 31 Bits, and more during the warehouse sale in Costa Mesa. Saturday & Sunday, 9 am-5 pm; 1630 Superior Ave., Costa Mesa, CA 92627

Nicole Miller
Get an extra 25% off all sale items at the designer’s West Hollywood boutique. Plus, score discounts for future full-price purchases; spend $250 to get $25, $500 to get $50, and $750 to get $75. Friday-Sunday; 633 W Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90069; 310.652.1629

Riller & Fount
Snag 80% off jersey tops, bottoms, dresses, and more during the LA basics brand’s warehouse sale. Friday; 10 am-3 pm; 308 E 9th St., Los Angeles, CA 90015

Tankfarm
Grab 75% off the menswear brand’s basics, shirting, pants, accessories, and more during the three-day warehouse sale. Friday & Saturday, 10 am-7 pm, Sunday, 10 am-6 pm; 212 Main St., Seal Beach, CA 90740

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