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Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara‘s Holiday Menu
This year for the holidays, the resort will feature a  holiday prix fixe menu, which can be enjoyed in the resort’s restaurant Bella Vista or in one of the resort’s private dining spaces. With a new Executive Chef and updates to the restaurant’s ocean-front patio, Bella Vista is the ideal location to host visiting family, loved ones and friends this year. Menu highlights include: Bass Tartare with lemon potato crema, blood oranges, and fennel salad; Sweet Potato Gnocchi with fontina fonduta, Brussels sprouts, and La Quercia pancetta; Rack of Lamb with celeriac and eggplant pesto, and pepper agrodolce; and Mulled Wine Poached Pear with hazelnut cake, and spiced mascarpone cream. Includes complimentary valet parking for guests.Through January 1st; Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara, 1260 Channel Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93108

Repeal Day at Eureka!
On January 16th, 1919, America passed the 18th amendment, a part of our constitution that outlawed alcohol on all levels. While this lasted thirteen long years, this was the era that created some iconic whiskeys, including Al Capone’s favorite whiskey, which Templeton Rye’s Prohibition Whiskey Blend is based on. On December 5th, 1933, the amendment was ratified, restoring one of America’s favorite past times, the ability to drink openly and freely. To this day, we still celebrate this holiday and lucky for all, Eureka! is partnering with Templeton Rye for the best celebration. Join the all-American restaurant to enjoy the most classic American drink for $5, an Old Fashioned using Templeton Rye’s Prohibition Era Whiskey, demerara sugar cube and bitters, garnished with a luxardo maraschino cherry and an orange peel. Monday; Locations here.

Repeal Day at Bar10
They are going to be offering all of their specialty cocktails 1/2 off all day! The specialty cocktail list includes The Pink Slip with Russian Standard Vodka, agave, lime, strawberry, cucumber, and jalapeño; PAMA Bitch Margarita with Casamigos Reposado, Cointreau, PAMA, lime, orange, and agave; Peaching For The Stars with Peach Ciroc ,peach purée, TripleSec, lemon, simple syrup, and strawberry; Is That A Cucumber Gin Your Pocket? with Bombay Sapphire, lemon, simple syrup, cucumber, and mint; Ain’t No Saint with Grey Goose vodka, St.Germaine, lime, lemon,and orange; and the Honey Badger with Bullet Rye, honey, lemon, and bitters. Monday; 8933 California State Rte 2, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 323.332.6445

Faith & Flower’s Repeal Day
To commemorate the repeal of Prohibition, Faith & Flower will offer a $1 Havana Club Puerto Rico Punch featuring a smooth flavor of tropical fruit combined with oak and vanilla on December 5, 2016. Wainwright and Pornel will also serve their own renditions of classic cocktails, such as the Gibson, Daiquiri, Sazerac and Old Fashioned, ranging from $9-12. The festivities won’t end there as Faith & Flower continues the merriment with a wine dinner and other holiday celebrations. Monday; 705 W. 9th St, Los Angeles, CA 90015; 213.239.0642

Repeal Day at TART restaurant in the Farmer’s Daughter Hotel
TART restaurant in the Farmer’s Daughter Hotel will be offering $5 Repeal Day Mules to celebrate. Create a mule with the liquor of your choice (vodka, tequila, whisky or rum). Monday, 4 pm-close; 115 S. Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036; 323.556.2608

Repeal Day at The Wallace 
Get to Culver City because The Wallce will be hosting a whiskey-only menu until closing time. Grab a friend and pay tribute to our constitutional right to imbibe. The menu includes $8 classic whisky specials (Buck, Rose, Manhattan, Fix and Boilermaker); $1 Oysters (half or full dozen); $6 Fried calamari; and $2 nuts and $2 olives. Monday, 5:30 – 10 pm, Bar only; 3833 Main St, Culver City, CA 90232; 310.202.6400

1933 Group Celebrates Repeal Day
As old fashioned tradition has it, 1933 Group will celebrate its namesake holiday with dollar cocktails and reinforcing imbibing. Check out all the following bars on Monday, from 5-7 pm when their bartenders are pouring $1 Repeal Day drink specials at all 1933 Group locations. $1 Old Fashioned at Idle Hour, 4824 Vineland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 91601; $1 Old Fashioned at Highland Park Bowl, 5621 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90042; $1 Old Fashioned at Harlowe, 7321 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046; $1 Old Fashioned at Sassafras, 1233 N Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90038; $1 Old Fashioned at Bigfoot West, 10939 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90034; $1 Old Fashioned at Bigfoot Lodge, 3172 Los Feliz Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039; $1 Tequila Press at La Cuevita, 5922 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90042; $1 Old Fashioned at Thirsty Crow, 2939 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026; and $1 Old Fashioned at Oldfield’s, 10899 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90034.

Taste WBK Uncorks a Champagne Tasting & Dinner
The holidays are meant for popping Champagne corks, and Taste WBK in Long Beach’s Belmont Heights neighborhood will host a Champagne Tasting + Dinner. Garrett Brandt, Taste WBK’s own sommelier, works closely with Chef Neumann to select the various wines and Champagnes that will be showcased that evening.  Guests can expect an evening of culinary excellence and great conversation as the two mingle with guests educating them on flavor profiles and pairings. The menu includes Cocktail Party Trio with chilled oysters with caviar & crème fraiche, cornmeal blinis with lobster & tarragon, Dungeness crab cake with lovage & Meyer lemon aioli; Breakfast for Dinner with oven roasted thick cut bacon, soft cooked quail egg, caramelized shallots, avocado, and herbs; On the Wildside with creamy Forest Mushroom Risotto with Mushroom Jus, Truffle Oil & Chives; Fat is Flavor with duck Schnitzel with Buttery Pommes Puree, Duck Fat Gravy & Heirloom Carrots; and It’s Really a Cheese Course with Alsatian Fromage Blanc Tartlet with Citrus & Raspberries. $75; Monday, 6:30 pm; 3506 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA; 562.433.1000


Celebrate the Holidays in Grand Pub Style at Tam O’Shanter
Tam O’Shanter is providing a holiday feast filled with special menus and Dickens-style entertainment through December 30. The Tam, which will be decked with decorations throughout the holidays, will feature holiday carolers.  In addition to festive entertainment, the restaurant will offer special menu items including Roasted Prime Ribs of Beef, Creamed Corn, Creamed Spinach and Yorkshire Pudding. Holiday Goose, will be served with house made stuffing, sage gravy, mashed potatoes, and heirloom carrots. Monday-Friday, 5:30-10 pm, Saturday & Sunday, 4:30-10 pm; 2980 Los Feliz Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039; 323.664.0228


Verizon Gives Away Free Kogi BBQ
Hit up the Kogi BBQ truck at across from LACMA for a free meal, courtesy of Verizon. The phone company is handing out as many free meals as they can! No strings attached. Wednesday, 11:30 am-1 pm; Wilshire Blvd

The Original Location in Long Beach Hosts “Grab the Goblet” Featuring an Anniversary Beer Poured
Yard House, which opened its first location at Shoreline Village in Long Beach on December 7, 1996, will tap 3 Degrees of Celebration, a Triple IPA brewed in a trifecta partnership with San Diego’s Green Flash Brewing Co. and Alpine Beer Company, on its 20-year anniversary early next month.  If you order the special Anniversary Beer, offered all day long on December 7th for $7.50 a goblet at the flagship location, will receive a complimentary keepsake commemorative glass while supplies last. Every year Yard House collaborates with a different brewer to create a special Anniversary Beer as part of its Chalkboard Series, which features seasonal and small batch beers that rotate frequently. This year Howard and his team traveled to San Diego to meet with the brewers of Green Flash Brewing Co. and Alpine Beer Company. Together the team of beer experts created a signature and memorable IPA. Touted as “three cheers to 20 years,” 3 Degrees of Celebration is a brew that consists of three pounds of dry hops per barrel and a delicate balance of fruity, resinous hop flavors with a sweet malt base. Wednesday; 401 Shoreline Village Dr, Long Beach, CA 90802; 562.628.0455

Beer Dinner at Momed
Momed in Atwater Village is a great dining option, even if it is tucked away from the main area. The restaurant is doing a collaboration dinner with Three Weavers Brewing! $55; Wednesday; 3245 Casitas Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90039; 323.522.3488; Reservations here.

Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas’s “Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” 15th Anniversary Screening
To celebrate the iconic film’s milestone anniversary, Cinépolis USA has partnered with SquaredCo Events to present a one-night only moviegoing experience that features a LOTR-themed reception, photo ops, concession specials, surprise giveaways and a limited edition event poster. The event is presented as a part of Cinépolis Handpicked, a weekly alternative programming series screening digitally remastered world class titles, including cult classics, nostalgic oldies, seasonal favorites and more, handpicked by the cinema and its guests. $19.75; $17.75 for seniors /children 12 and under; Wednesday, reception: 7-8 pm, showtime: 8 pm; Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas Westlake Village, 180 Promenade Way, Westlake Village, CA 91362

Plan Check’s “Comfort Masters” Guest Chef Dinner Series
Plan Check Kitchen + Bar (Sawtelle, Fairfax, Downtown, and Santa Monica) launches Comfort Masters, a lineup of exclusive pop-up dining events created by owner/founder Terry Heller and longtime travel and food tastemaker Andy Wang in collaboration with mobile app and web-based dining guide, Table8. From elegant dining to casual street eats, the Comfort Masters series will feature meals by acclaimed chefs, up-and-comers, those without brick and mortar and some who’ve never cooked in Los Angeles. The limited-run events will be a unique showcase of new concepts and a celebration of indie culture. This week, join James Beard Award winner Tory Miller shows L.A. what his Madison, Wisconsin empire is all about. 2012 James Beard Award winner for Best Chef: Midwest, Miller has four restaurants in Madison, WI, including L’Etoile (Wine Spectator Top 100 three times), Graze (2014 Best Restaurant, Madison magazine), Sujeo and Estrellon. $60 (Ticketing price includes tax and gratuity; Table8 Dining Club members receive a complimentary cocktail); Wednesday


Thursday, December 8th in LA!
Richer Poorer & Clever LA Host a “Ladies Night” Shopping Party

Brands participating include: tees, bralettes, sweats, and socks by Richer Poorer, vintage denim by Fair Season, natural beauty products by Noto Botanics, Jewelry by Katie Dean Jewelry, and pins and greeting cards by The Good Twin Co. Wine will also be provided by Union Wine Company, as well as a DJ set by Drum and Lace. Thursday, 6-9 pm; 501 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles CA, 90036

The Fears & Beers 20th Anniversary Screening of Scream
It’s been 20 years since the horror-comedy Scream came out, so celebrate with this screening that is drinking-encouraged (each ticket purchase includes a beer!) and includes a post-show Q&A with guests TBA. Thursday, 7:30 pm; TCL Chinese 6 Theaters

Pitchoun! Bakery’s Tour De France Wine Tasting
Celebrate the holidays at DTLA’s Pitchoun! Bakery with a “Tour De France Wine Tasting”. Five fabulous French wines from the Beaujolais, Bordeaux, Burgundy & Cotes du Rhone regions will be available for tasting alongside shareable platters of selected dry meats, salami, cheeses, homemade terrines and antipasti selections, accompanied by live lounge music from Laure Z. Free, register here; Thursday, 5-8 pm; 545 S Olive St, Los Angeles, CA 90013; 213.689.3240

Rustic Canyon Wine Bar & Seasonal Kitchen Celebrates its 10th Anniversary
Rustic Canyon Wine Bar & Seasonal Kitchen, the neighborhood dining destination, helmed by Chef Jeremy Fox, is turning ten years old. To ring in the anniversary, they are bringing together chef friends from around the country, as well as from the restaurant’s past, to collaborate on a series of multi-course dinner. Rustic Canyon was born out of a series of dinners hosted by Josh in his family’s house in Santa Monica’s Rustic Canyon neighborhood.  Every month, lovers of quality food and wine gathered around a long, candlelit table to share the joy of a meal created with thought and passion. New friends were made, stories were told, and favorite wines were discovered. Over the years, Josh and his wife, Zoe Nathan, grew their tight-knit family of restaurants to include Huckleberry Bakery & Café, Milo & Olive, Sweet Rose Creamery,Cassia, and Esters Wine Shop & Bar. This week, explore the history of Rustic Canyon with former Rustic Canyon chefs Samir Mohajer (Cabbage Patch) and Evan Funke (the forthcoming Felix) join current talent Jeremy Fox, Jun Tan, Zoe Nathan, Chef de Cuisine Brittany Cassidy, and Sous Chef Andy Doubrava for a six-course celebration on the restaurant’s actual anniversary. Please note, Rustic Canyon is not taking any reservations over the phone for this event. There is a vegetarian option available  $125, $55/wine pairing, $95/rare and vintage wine pairings; 1119 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.393.7050




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