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Illustractions Release Party
Celebrate the release of a new zine, Illustractions vol. 1, at Junior High in Hollywood. The evening features interactive art, live music, comedy, crafts and more. Proceeds benefit Junior High and the Women’s Center for Creative Work. Tuesday, 7-10 pm; 5656 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport Opens New Restaurants
Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), which is managed by Dallas-based Prism Hotels and Resorts, introduces three new and distinct dining concepts, unity la™ restaurant, market and bar. market and bar has options to meet your distinct schedules and moods. Whether looking for a quick grab-and-go option at unity la market, a lingering meal with friends at unity la or a lively environment to enjoy food and drink in a community setting at unity la bar, there is a venue for everyone. A full-service restaurant, unity la offers breakfast and dinner. With menu items that are designed to be shared, highlights from the restaurant’s breakfast menu include Huevos con Chorizo with heirloom beans, Spanish rice and a corn tortilla; Tres Leches French Toast topped with vanilla custard, whipped cream and Cajeta sauce; and Churro Waffle with cinnamon dust and Mexican chocolate sauce. The dinner menu includes Pork-Belly Ramen with mushrooms and a soft-boiled egg; Chicken Mole served with a sweet potato hash, red mole, cilantro and sesame seeds; and Pacific Shellfish in a tomato broth with chile de arbol, avocado and salsa bandera. The dessert menu includes Buñuelos with vanilla ice cream, toasted almonds and Busy Bee honey, and Merengón with passion fruit curd and macerated berries. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the unity la bar offers a menu with shared plates with highlights including Queso Fundido with Chorizo mixed with Asadero cheese and house-made tortilla chips; Posole with Guajilo Chile broth, hominy and Kurobuta pork; and Cold Noodle Salad with Bloomsdale spinach, Shiitake mushrooms, heirloom carrots, cucumber, Thai basil and a soy ginger dressing. The bar also offers American classics, including burgers, sandwiches and flatbreads. unity la bar offers seasonal handcrafted cocktails with a focus on spirits sourced from local distilleries, including Greenbar Distillery’s organic liquors. The bar also offers a thoughtful wine list with a focus on wines from California and a rotating selection of local craft beers on tap from breweries. For quick, around-the-clock food options, unity la market offers four distinct stations, including the Illy Café, an upscale grab and go station, a freshly prepared salad and sandwich station, and a soup and noodle station with on-trend items such as Ramen and Lentil Chili — all using regional products and the freshest local ingredients. unity la market is open 24 hours to accommodate travelers’ individual schedules and offers both a breakfast menu and an all-day dining menu. 6225 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045; 424.702.1234


Rooftop Cinema Club
The U.K.’s “Number One Outdoor Cinema Series” returns to the rooftop of the Montalban Theatre for its third season in LA. Enjoy food and drinks while you look over Hollywood and watch movies like Casablanca, Donnie Darko and Logan. Starting this month, the series is expanding to the terrace at LEVEL, an elegant 33-story hotel in the heart of DTLA. $19-$35; Through June 30th, 8:15 pm 1615 Vine St, Los Angeles, CA; 888 S. Olive St, Los Angeles, CA

RAWKIN’ Juice Opens
Enjoy organic and vegan smoothies, cold-pressed juices, and raw vegan bites on Santa Monica’s Montana Avenue. Chef Nelson Tynes and Natalia Lopera, CEO, are behind the menu that is innovative and healthy. The menu features an array of low glycemic and nutrient-rich options and desserts. Offerings including: Broccoli Calzone made with broccoli, bell pepper, onion, sprouted sunflower seeds, tomatoes, cauliflower, soaked cashews, flaxseed, fresh – basil, oregano, thyme, rosemary, Italian seasoning, garlic, lemon, dates, extra virgin olive oil, and Himalayan salt; Chocolate Date Pudding made with cacao, dates, coconut, maca, lucuma, vanilla, and sea salt; along with Hemp Notes Smoothie made with hemp seeds, mango, banana, kale, dates, parsley, Spirulina, and Chlorella; and The Beet Goes On made with apple, beet, carrot, ginger, and lemon. Opens Thursday; 705 Montanta Ave, Santa Monica, CA

Commit To Be Fit at Hotel Irvine
Hotel Irvine is helping you keep your summer body intact all season long. An exclusive Fitness Locker – complete with free weights, medicine ball, exercise ball, yoga mat and foam roller – will be assembled in the guest room prior to arrival, or if the weight room is calling, head to the state-of-the-art fitness center available 24/7. Local running, hiking and biking trails beckon just outside the hotel’s doors at Bommer and El Moro canyons, and the pocket-guide maps will have fitness buffs pounding the pavement in no time. Post-workout, Marketplace is where to order up a fresh-pressed juice, smoothie or on-the-go breakfast to refuel and replenish with a $10 Marketplace credit included in the package. Starting at $189 per night; Available June, July and August; 17900 Jamboree Rd, Irvine, CA 92614; 888.230.4452HotelIrvine.com/packages

Rule The Pool at Hotel Irvine
Whether it’s a vacation or a staycation, Hotel Irvine is the no-stress summer central destination for a little R&R this summer. Kick back poolside and lounge the days away as you try your hand at life-sized outdoor games, enjoy daily food and drink experiences like ceviche and margaritas and dig into weekend BBQs with chef’s grill favorites like burgers, hot dogs and bratwurst. Book a standard guest room or upgrade to a suite and Hotel Irvine will include a $25 credit for use toward poolside drinks and snacks. Starting at $139 per night (Pricing excludes applicable taxes. Based on availability.); Available June, July and August; 17900 Jamboree Rd, Irvine, CA 92614; 888.230.4452HotelIrvine.com/packages

Everyday Is Golf Day at Hotel Irvine
Golf lovers, tee up your summer vacation plans by adding in a “meeting” of fairways and greens. For each day of your stay, Hotel Irvine is giving insider access to the award-winning Practice Facility at Oak Creek Golf Club® – designed by famed golf course architect Tom Fazio. Get a free bucket of range balls to get your swing warmed up. At Marketplace before you head out, pick up complimentary breakfast, available to take on the go. Starting at $229 per night (pricing excludes applicable taxes. Based on availability. Practice Facility tee boxes available on a first-come first-served basis. Rental clubs available for $10. Daily breakfast at Marketplace not to exceed $12); Available June, July and August ; 17900 Jamboree Rd, Irvine, CA 92614; 888.230.4452HotelIrvine.com/packages

miro Restaurant’s One Year Anniversary
DTLA’s urban eatery, miro, celebrates one-year with a party and all are welcome! The festivities will include live music, DJ, passed appetizers from Chef Gavin’s farm-to-table menu and whiskey tastings from their favorite whiskey purveyors as well as food and drink specials throughout the night. Head downtown on the Metro, and visit this hot spot just off the 7th/Metro stop! Thursday, 8-11 pm; 888 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90017

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