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Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills Launches Afternoon Tea Service
Relax in the Windows Lounge with a Signature Afternoon Tea and the Luxury Afternoon Tea. Drawing inspiration from traditional English-style tea service, both menus offer freshly brewed Rishi loose leaf teas, from earl gray to matcha to blueberry, in addition to Honey & Cranberry Scones dotted with Devonshire cream and lemon curd. You can also choose a wine pairings ($25) with the Signature and Luxury Teas, curated by Domaine Chandon and Moët & Chandon respectively. Additional teatime offerings include: Smoked Salad Sandwich on brown bread, seasoned butter, caper berries, and dill; Egg Salad Sandwich with watercress and white pullman bread; Coronation Chicken Sandwich with curried chicken salad, dried apricots, and sliced almonds; Tea Cakes including fruit tartlets, shortbread, lemon blueberry cake, and chocolate eclairs; Potato Blini with Petrossian caviar, crème fraiche, and chives; Lobster Salad with buckwheat blini, chives, and lemon zest; and English Cucumber Sandwich with yogurt raita and dark pumpernickel. $49/Signature Afternoon Tea, $69/Luxury Afternoon Tea; Daily through September, 2-5 p.m; Windows Lounge at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, 300 S. Doheny Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 310.860.4000

Malibu Wines Excursion Package
Malibu Beach Inn, luxury boutique hotel located along Carbon Beach Club in Malibu, announces their new Malibu Wines Excursion Package just in time for summer vacation. The Malibu Beach Inn Wines Excursion package allows you to experience a complete escape with, of course, wine. You will arrive at the hotel and continue to relax while being transported by Wilshire Services to and from Malibu Winery. The Malibu Wines Excursion Package includes ocean front guest room accommodations, round trip winery transportation, a picnic table reservation with a gourmet boxed lunch and one bottle of Saddlerock Sparkling Brut Champagne. The boxed lunch contains a sandwich, chips, and a salad, with accommodations to any allergies or dietary restrictions. Reservations must be booked 72 hours in advance. Maximum 4 people. Must be 21+. Transportation is included for a maximum of 7 hours. Additional fees may apply for extended hours or stops. 22878 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265; 800.462.5428

Herringbone Santa Monica’s Oyster Hour
Enjoy menu highlights that include: $1 West Coast Oysters, $10 Mussels Tikka, $9 Lollipop Wings, $6 Brussels & Pecans, $6 Boardwalk Fries, and $5 Warm Chocolate Chunk Cookies. Starts Monday, daily, 3-7 pm; 1755 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401


Shore Hotel Offers Summer Flash Sale
With summer already halfway over, Shore Hotel in Santa Monica, CA is offering a last-minute getaway with an immediate 15% discount off rooms booked between now and August 11, for travel between August 1 through
September 30, 2017. The limited-time offer includes: 15% off best available rate*; $50 gift card to The Albright located on the Santa Monica Pier; and one room category upgrade, based on availability. Rates start at $359 per night, exclusive of tax and destination fee. Blackout dates may apply. Reservations are required and can be made here using booking code ‘ALBRIGHT’ at checkout. Shore Hotel, 1515 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Kiss the Ground
Celebrate Gratitude restaurant’s Beverly Hills location opening and raise money for Kiss the Ground, a nonprofit advocating for healthy soil practices that can balance the climate and feed the world. The evening will include: organic, vegan food prepared by Gratitude’s head chef Dreux Ellis; beer, wine and signature cocktails; a silent auction including experiences, trainings, and trips; live music; a screening of KTG’s short film “The Compost Story”;  and a sneak peak of the upcoming KTG documentary and a short presentation by Kiss the Ground co-founders Ryland Engelhart and Finian Makepeace and Executive Director, Lauren Tucker. Tuesday, 6-9 pm; $150+ (includes a 1 year membership to Kiss the Ground); 419 N. Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA


Casa Vega Celebrates National Ice Cream Sandwich Day
 Los Angeles’s landmark 61-year old Mexican restaurant, invites young Angelenos to cool off with a cold treat compliments of second-generation owner Christy Vega. Children visiting the family dining destination can have a complimentary churro ice cream sandwich, with order minimum of a Casa Vega kid’s meal. The chocolate-dipped churros sandwiches vanilla ice cream. Wednesday, 11:30 am-2 am; 13301 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423; 818.788.4868

National Ice Cream Sandwich Day at Frankland’s Crab & Co
In Los Angeles, pastry chef extraordinaire, Margarita Kallas-Lee, is celebrating by offering a new, delicious ice cream sandwich at Frankland’s Crab & Co. The ice cream sandwich is a mashup of all of Margarita’s favorite desserts with shortbread vanilla bean cookies, ice cream made of cacao nib, roasted white chocolate, and cookie dough, and topped with her signature homemade rainbow sprinkles. $6 each; Wednesday, all day; 16101 Ventura Blvd #250, Encino, CA 91436

Why Not it’s Wednesday Happy Hour at BOA

Every Wednesday there will be complimentary snack bar during happy hour on the patio lounge with breads, cheese, fries, etc. Every Wednesday, 5-7 pm; BOA Steakhouse Sunset 9200 W. Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA


New CHAYA Downtown Summer Festival
Join in the kick-off the celebration and bask in the lantern-covered Japanese Beer Garden located on the CHAYA patio while savoring a rare Japanese Whisky, Sapporo, a sparkling sake or CHAYA Downtown’s special house-made Sangria.  CHAYA Downtown will also be preparing two refreshing and delicious Yuzu and Cherry Blossom Summer Sorbet Cocktails. Executive Chef Joji Inoue is firing up the Yakitori Grill to serve up Chicken, Tsukune and Shisito & Mushroom Yakitori Skewers. Chef Inoue is also preparing his Tako Tacos with grilled octopus, Asian slaw and wasabi Miso, Fried Noodles made with pork belly, cabbage and pickled ginger, Grilled Squid with a chili-miso dipping sauce, and grilled Corn on the Cob with a sweet soy glaze. For the sweet tooth lovers, there is a choice of three Sweet Crepes: Matcha and Azuki Beans, Nutella and Strawberry or the Banana Crème. Join in games like air hockey, shuffleboard, foosball or choose from a selection of over 25 classic video games. Monday-Friday, 4 pm-close through August 31st; 525 S. Flower St, Los Angeles, CA 90071; 213.236.9577

Jane Q and Ever Bar Open
The counter-style eatery will serve an all-day menu helmed by Executive Chef Bryan Podgorski in collaboration with Chef de Cuisine Jason T. Hall, featuring breakfasts, house-made pastries, unique shared plates, oven-fired pizza and entrees, and desserts served alongside LAMILL specialty drip and espresso coffee prepared by world-class barista M’lissa Muckerman. Jane Q’s breakfast menu includes items like Steel Cut Oats with khorasan wheat berry and citrus marmalade; Savannah B.E.L.T with pickled green tomato, pimento cheese, bacon candy and a fried egg; and Roasted Sweet Potato with spiced walnuts, yogurt and pickled Fresno chile. Pastries include the Coconut Bread with kaffir lime curd and the House-Baked Sticky Buns with Saigon cinnamon and cream cheese-vanilla frosting. An all-day menu includes shareable small plates such as Heirloom Eggplant with tahini-yogurt, garlic and pomegranate molasses; Sierra Blanca Peaches with Benton’s country ham, warm burrata and maple vinegar; and Avocado Parfait with Greek yogurt, marinated cucumbers and house made focaccia. A variety of hearth-fired mains include a Black Truffle Calzone with Sottocenere al Tartufo and Shrimp Sausage Skillet with polenta and spicy saffron herb sauce. For dessert, indulge in sweets such as Chocolate Pot Au Crème with valhrona manjari and candied citrus zest and Farmers Market Fruit Crostada with vanilla ice cream. Complementing the culinary offering, Head Bartender Dan Rook has created a selection of signature cocktails including the Sicilian Café with Averna amaro, chilled espresso and Fever-Tree Mediterranean tonic and the Vodka with vodka, cold pressed kale juice, lemon cordial, soda and lemon. Upstairs from Jane Q is the Ever Bar. Blending eclectic and modern furnishings, Ever Bar has creative cocktails that pays homage to Los Angeles’ influential music scene. The expansive list of libations is divided into three distinct sections: The Basement Tapes (forgotten classics), Reissues/B Sides (reimagined takes on clichéd drinks) and Riffs (elevated, modern cocktails). Forgotten classics include the Monkey Gland with gin, orange juice, grenadine and absinthe; Reissues/B Sides features Rook’s update on a Sex on the Beach with vodka, concentrated peach-cranberry LAMILL tea, pineapple, honey vinegar, peach jam and egg whites and fresh takes on other mainstays such as a Rusty Nail and Cosmopolitan; and Riffs include out-of-the-box mashups such as the Bone Thighs and Harmony with St. George Shochu, duck confit bone broth pom-syrup and Grand Marnier, garnished with sage, and the Drink Your Vegetables with silver tequila, curacao, agave, black garlic and gai lan broccoliAlong with a 25-bottle wine list featuring highlights from small California producers, Ever Bar also serves a handful of beers on tap and by the bottle. A menu of light bites and bar snacks from Chef Hall is also available, serving up fare such as the House made Pretzel with pub cheese and Salmon Poke Tacos with caviar served in a wonton shell. Ever Bar’s 12-seat bar and 80-seat lounge area hosts DJs Monday through Wednesday, as well as a series of collaborative pop-up events, and includes a pool table and semi-private “library” off of the main room. Thursday; Kimpton Everly Hotel, 1800 Argyle Avenue in Los Angeles, CA

BOLD Opens
Beverly Hills has always been known as a shopper’s paradise, with one-of-a-kind boutiques to world-renowned fashion houses, and now it has later hours and vibrant entertainment offerings. BOLD gives you a chance to enjoy the best of Beverly Hills beyond regular business hours. Nearly 90 retail businesses such as Chanel, Burberry, Dolce & Gabbana, Louis Vuitton will stay open until 8 pm, and the city will feature live entertainment from popular DJs, style sessions with fashion influencers, and luxury car test drives along Rodeo Drive. Some of the activities taking place during BOLD include: a fireworks display on the evening of August 3; unique Beverly Hills sidewalk art on the streets of the Golden Triangle, with each creatively designed by the stores themselves; live mannequins at various stores along Beverly and Rodeo Drives; artist, Ed Massey, will launch a temporary exhibit in the Lily Pond at Beverly Gardens Park on August 2DJ Reprise spinning on select nights; fashion influencers giving personal tips and style advice; Ride & Drive opportunities with luxury cars; a number of restaurants featuring dining offers for receipts showing purchases from nearby shops made after 6 pm; Beverly Hills-branded café carts featuring food and retail items; the 200 block of Rodeo Drive will have café tables and chairs for you to relax; and Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau will be offering a promotional code to receive $5 off Lyft transportation to Beverly Hills. ThursdayFriday, and Saturday evenings in August; Beverly Hills

Courtyard Concerts at One Colorado
One Colorado’s Thursday Night Music series offers a crafted collection of up-and-coming musicians for concerts in the Courtyard. One Colorado traditionally sources locally for this series. Line up to be announced when it’s all done. Thursday, 7:30 pm ; 41 Hugus Alley, Old Pasadena, California




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