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09/21/2015

Monday, September 21:

The Wallace‘s Fall Desserts
Pastry chef Rebecca Morris has created some delicious new fall desserts that are available beginning this week! Indulge in Breakfast Bread Pudding, made with Brown butter ice cream, maple, bacon cheddar crust, granola; Salted Caramel and Chocolate Puddings with chocolate quinoa streusel, peanut brittle; Everything Nice including Snickerdoodle blondie, dulce de leche, horchata ice; Southern Pecan Pie served with Sweet potato ice cream and sage; Lunchbox Snack Cake: Chocolate cake, blackberry fluff, chocolate olive oil ice cream, pomegranate; and Candy Apple Float made with Caramel apple ice cream, apple whisky, cider, ginger ale. 3833 Main St., Culver City, CA 90232; 310.202.6400

Meditation Marathon
The Springs will hold their first annual Meditation Marathon during the International Day of Peace. Celebrating through silence and mantra, you can raise funds for a peaceful cause of your choice. You may collect pledges from supporters for every minute or hour you meditate to support your favorite peace charity. After nourishing your spirit, you can nourish your bodies at The Springs’ raw, vegan restaurant and juice bar or refresh in the wellness center with an Infrared Sauna treatment or deep tissue massage. Free (donations encouraged); Monday, 7 am-7 pm; 608 Mateo St., Los Angeles, CA

Social Hour at The Library, The Redbury Hotel
In the center of Hollywood, tucked on the second level of The Redbury Hotel is The Library, an outdoor-indoor lounge open seven days a week. Featuring hand-crafted specialty cocktails and a select menu from Cleo, The Library’s Social Hour is the perfect place to order a Honey Citrus Sidecar, enjoy shareable bites from Cleo, and play a game of pool with friends and coworkers. The Social Hour menu includes $8 Specialty Cocktails, $5 Beer and $3-$7 Mediterranean bar bites from Cleo including Kebabs, Shwarma, Specialty Burgers and Wraps. Daily, 5-7 pm; 1717 Vine St., Los Angeles, CA 90028; 323.962.1717

The Rockefeller‘s Oktoberfest
South Bay gastropub The Rockefeller is importing a taste of Germany for its Oktoberfest. Swing by either the Manhattan or Hermosa Beach location and enjoy $13 full-liter steins, keep your glass for $20 with $11 refills, or opt for the $12 flight and sample all four Paulaner varieties, which include: Hefe-Weizen-Naturally Cloudy beer with mild and fruity with a delicate yeast flavor; 5.5%; Munich Lager-Premium golden blond, full-bodied lager that is slightly hoppy; 4.9%; Oktoberfest Märzen-Clear amber color, malty taste with hints of toffee and zesty bitterness; 5.8%; and Oktoberfest Weisn-Light golden color with strong malt flavors and moderately hoppy; 6.0%. Monday through October 31; Manhattan Beach: 1209 Highland Ave., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, 310.545.5810; Hermosa Beach: 418 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254; 310.372.8467

Tuesday, September 22:

Canon Club Opens
Love fish? I do! Get to this new Beverly Hills spot that is serving up a whole sea bass, Maine lobster, and King Crab legs, from Fishing with Dynamite vet, Edy Lucas. The modern, seafood spot has a raw bar, innovative seafood and market driven dishes, over 30 wines by the glass and craft cocktails, like the Peruvian Old Fashioneds made with rye, rhubarb bitters, sugar and lemon zes. 340 N Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210; 310.858.4500

The Sunset Special at Hyde Sunset Kitchen + Cocktails
Hyde Sunset Kitchen + Cocktails will offer 50% off selected red wine, white wine and specialty cocktails, 50% off the specialty menu (on the patio) and free valet. Curated by Executive Chef Chris Crary, “The Sunset Special” menu includes Fried Chicken Slides with herb buttermilk biscuits, mustard kimchi and honey aioli; Heirloom Tomato salad with olive oil crouton and pickled shallot, Torchio Bolognese; and Oysters with St. Germania Granita, meyer lemon and espelette. Signature cocktails include Le Parisian, with Grey Goose Pear Vodka, St. Germaine Elderflower Liquor, Muddled Fresh Cucumber, lemon juice and simply syrup; The Kentucky Mule with Makers Mark Bourbon, Lime juice, hour made “spicy” ginger syrup, angostura bitters and seltzer; and more. Tuesday & Wednesday, 7-8:30 pm; 8117 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90046; 323.940.1650

No Pressure, No Shame: A Social Experiment
Citizens of Culture are taking 150 single, creative people and place them in an environment that facilitates authentic engagement. They have joined forces with I Love Creatives to see what happens. Head over to Daily Dose Cafe to meet your future better half—or just people watch. $48; Tuesday, 8-10 pm; Daily Dose Cafe, 1821 Industrial St., Los Angeles, CA 90021

Rooftop Film Club Extends Their Season Through October with Chick Flick Tuesdays & A Week Of Halloween Fright!
Enjoy a sky-high night at the movies at The Montalbãn. The United Kingdom’s leading outdoor cinema company, Rooftop Film Club extends their first season in Los Angeles with additional screenings of films through October 31st. Rooftop Film Club will be screening award-winning films such as Pulp Fiction, American Beauty, and The Shawshank Redemption, along with new-age thrillers like Drive, and the recently released Mad Max: Fury Road (2015). There will be additional favorites like Dazed and Confused and Guardians of the Galaxy. Ladies, leave the men at home and get the girls together as Rooftop Film Club celebrates Chick Flick Tuesdays, featuring five weeks of leading ladies like CluelessThe Notebook, Father of the BrideBreakfast at Tiffany’s and Dirty Dancing. Celebrate Halloween (month) with screenings, including classics like The Thing, Psycho, FridayThe 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street. So, lounge in lush pinstriped Brighton Beach Deck Chairs flown in from the United Kingdom, listen to the film uninterrupted with state-of-the-art wireless headphones and cozy up under a complimentary blanket if the evening breeze brings a chill. You can also enjoy craft beer, select wines, popcorn and traditional movie snacks, as well as enjoy made-to-order Burgers, veggie burgers, and cookie butter frozen custard from Haché LA in Silverlake. $15 (plus service charge); doors: 6 pm, screening: 8 pm;  1615 Vine St., Los Angeles, CA 90028; Photo Credit: Courtesy of Rooftop Film Club

Wednesday, September 23:

Chef Sherry Yard & Author, Martha Rose Shulman host Vegetarian Feast
Tanzy Restaurant and Chef Sherry Yard, celebrates the season finale of its Farmers Market Dinner Series with Martha Rose Shulman, New York Times food columnist/blogger and award-winning author of more than 25 cookbooks, including The Simple Art of Vegetarian Cooking, The Very Best of Recipes for Health, Mediterranean Harvest: Vegetarian Recipes from the World’s Healthiest Cuisine and Entertaining Light. Interact with both hosts as you indulge in a decadent vegetarian four-course meal crafted with locally-sourced ingredients from California farms Rutiz Family Farms, Maggie’s Farm, Beylik Family Farms and Tenerelli Orchards. Menu highlights include Pureed Nantes Carrot and Leek SoupBaby Arugula, Shaved Fennel and Parmesan Salad; and Forbidden Rice Bowl with sweet pepper ragout, poached egg and dukkah spice mix. For dessert, indulge in an Autumn Peach Donut with buttermilk glace. Five lucky guests will be randomly selected to be the recipient of Martha Rose Shulman’s latest cookbook, The Simple Art of Vegetarian Cooking. $50 (optional $30 per person wine pairing, exclusive of tax and gratuity); Wednesday, 7 pm; 10840 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024; 310.307.7022 or Patrick.Brennan@ipic.com.

Patina Next Course
Originally launched this past spring, these classes offer you guidance in cooking techniques, presentation, wine tasting & etiquette, water pairings, and more. Hosted at Patina restaurant in Walt Disney Concert Hall, these intimate sessions will kick off on with “Water 101” and end December 5 with “Inside the Kitchen at Patina.” Water 101 is one of the country’s first water tasting classes and Patina’s Water Sommelier Martin Riese and author of Die Welt des Wassers (The World of Water) guides you through an informative tasting of six different mineral waters from around the world like Danish glacier water Iskilde and the Slovenian mineral water ROI. As the most essential resource on the planet, water has a significant impact on the way we taste food, just as wine and spirits do. Riese will illustrate how water can be paired in a manner similar to wine and teach how to detect different water qualities. $50 (include small bites from Patina’s signature artisanal cheese cart); Wednesday (Also October 21, and November 4) 6-7 pm; 141 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012; 213.972.3331

Thursday, September 24:

FIG & OLIVE Melrose Place
This spot has partnered with the historic champagne house, Veuve Clicquot, to host three complimentary champagne tasting experiences paired with games each Sunday leading up to the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic at Will Rogers State Historic Park on Saturday, October 17th. Join in on the fun during the first three Thursdays of Fall (September 24th, October 1st, and October 8th).In addition to the tasting, diners will have the opportunity to win tickets to the Classic. Thursday, 6:30-9 pm; 8490 Melrose Place, Los Angeles, CA 90069

ÉCOLE Lauches Mobile Ecommerce Experience
ÉCOLE, a new men’s ecommerce concept, focused on premium foundational menswear, has launched a pop-up at The Standard in DTLA. The site is designed to offer a shopping experience tailored to the new generation of stylistically-inclined, tech-savvy, and fast-moving male shoppers. Through the ÉCOLE pop-up, you will be among the first to experience the ÉCOLE platform, built to eliminate the pain points men traditionally have with online shopping. The pop-up celebrates ÉCOLE ‘s Los Angeles expansion and will feature Los Angeles based designers including John Elliott + Co, Second / Layer, Hiro Clark, Article No., Simon Miller and Garrett Leight. Hotel guests will receive a $100 credit towards their first purchase. On-property visitors will receive a $50 credit. Through September 30th; 550 S.Flower St., Los Angeles, CA

((305)) Fitness
One of the best dance studios in Los Angeles, Third Street Dance will host the return of ((305)) Fitness for a one-night-only workout. Just like the New York fitness craze’s pop-up, the action-packed class merges fitness with nightlife with an addictive dance cardio workout, complete with a live DJ. With a 800-calorie burn, ((305)) incorporates dance moves, sports drills, and high intensity interval training (HIIT) to produce a full-body workout unlike any other. This exclusive class will be lead by ((305))’s 25-year-old founder Sadie Kurzban, allowing you to meet the mastermind behind the movement. Thursday, 7 pm; 8558 W 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA 90048

5th Annual namasDAY
In honor of National Yoga Month, 12 exhale locations nationwide will be offering complimentary yoga classes, live music, trunk shows, exclusive promotions and mini spa therapies. The evening is open to guests of all fitness and flexibility levels! Avid yogis and beginners will discover a variety of new routines and classes by exhale’s world-renowned teachers, while experiencing exhale’s full suite of yoga offerings, including: exhale Power, exhale Flow and exhale Chill. Known for their athletic and mindful approach to yoga, exhale’s classes offer the perfect opportunity to revive and restore, while building endurance, strength and flexibility. Thursday; 245 S. Main St., Venice, CA 90291

Tastemade’s GALLIVANT!
The food and travel video network is excited to announce the debut of its food & travel event series GALLIVANT! The night will celebrate Los Angeles’ culinary scene with dishes from many of the city’s most lauded chefs including Jon Shook & Vinny Dotolo (Animal, Son Of A Gun, Jon & Vinny’s), Nancy Silverton (Mozza Family Of Restaurants), Ari Taymor (alma), Ray Garcia (Broken Spanish, BS Taqueria), David Lefevre (MB Post, Arthur J Steakhouse, Fishing With Dynamite) and more. The all-inclusive evening aims to spotlight food, drink, people and stories – teleporting you to experiences in their city and around the world – and encouraging you to gallivant on their own. Throughout the event each chef will share dishes, drinks, and the tales behind them while you will be able to learn more through interactive discussions, videos, and activations. In addition to the food & travel programming, GALLIVANT! will also feature appearances by DJs including Peanut Butter Wolf and DJ Them Jeans; virtual reality experiences at music festivals and restaurants; and additional surprises for guests to discover throughout the event. $40; Thursday, 7:30-10:30 pm; Tastemade Studios, Stage C, 3019 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90404

The 14th Annual Galbani® Cheese Italian Feast of San Gennaro
Inspired by the 80+ year old NYC tradition, the Feast celebrates Italian culture, entertainment and cuisine by featuring great food, music, genealogy research, free kid’s corner & petting zoo, pony rides, bocce, bingo, ferris wheel, games and more. Over thirty hours of live music and performances are scheduled throughout the weekend and special guest, Galbani Cheese’s very own Chef Marco will demonstrate Italian recipes and host a “Galbani Cheese Building Contest for Charity”. A “Gravy-Sauce Cooking Competition”, open to all levels of chefs, is a two-day contest full of favorite family recipes. The fun-filled weekend starts with the opening night fundraising gala, “Prima Notte”, a night of food and entertainment benefiting The Midnight Mission, a 501c3 charity that offers a path to self-sufficiency for men, women and children who have lost everything. This year, the Feast is affiliated with Christ the King Church, Midnight Mission, PAL (Police Activities League), Uncle Frank Helping Hand Foundation, Be the Match registry and Cedars Sinai blood drive. The Feast also extends support to various Italian American organizations.  $5; Thursday-Sunday; 1651 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood, CA

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