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06/18/2018

Monday:

RA Sushi Celebrates International Sushi Day
 In celebration of International Sushi Day,RA Sushi is serving up a special offer for the big day. Dine-in guests can celebrate their passion for sushi by indulging in a RA Sushi favorite, the Viva Las Vegas Roll made with rolled crab and cream cheese, lightly tempura battered and topped with spicy tuna, crab mix and sliced lotus root; finished with sweet eel sauce and green tempura bits. The roll will be on a 2-for-1 special. Monday

Rosaliné’s One Year Celebration
Rosaliné is celebrating one-year, Peruvian style! Join the party with live music, dinner and drink specials and a photo booth! There is no cover, walk-in are welcome, but reservations are strongly encouraged. Monday; 8479 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 323.297.9500

Corner Cantina Opens
Cal Mex food just got a little more fresh and fun with the arrival of  Corner Cantina. Brought to you by Artisanal Brewers Collective (ABC), the DTLA restaurant has creative spins on Mexican cuisine with options for vegans and non-vegans and an expansive mezcal and tequila list, all served in a lively and vibrant setting. Culinary Director Trevor Faris and Research & Development Chef Josh Pressman have created a menu focused on fresh and bright ingredients with Cal-Mex flare, offering a unique dining experience in Los Angeles with its own spin on standard Mexican dishes such as quesadillas, tacos and nacho platters. Offering a little something for everyone, Corner Cantina will serve vegan dishes utilizing Impossible Meat that goes beyond the burger format. The menu is designed with sharing in mind and guests can start with a selection of smaller bites such as Taquitos served with avocado crema, cojita cheese and salsa; the DT Quesadilla with cheese and chilies or a fresh Ceviche Tostada with marinated shrimp and albacore, cucumber, onion, cilantro and avocado crema. Larger entrees include Tacos served on heirloom corn tortillas from Masienda topped with your choice of achiote chicken, beef barbacoa, crispy carnitas or spicy impossible meat; Nachos with onions, cilantro, crema, radish and Rancho Gordo Beans; or a Chile Burger made with an angus beef patty, tortilla strips, pickled chiles, salsa negra, tomato and cheese, served on a brioche bun. Bar Manager, Vance Daniels, is curating a diverse selection of seasonally rotating beers that will lean stylistically towards lighter, more refreshing variations such as saisons, wheats pilsners IPA’s – exactly the type of beer you would want to enjoy on a warm summer day. In addition beer, Corner Cantina will also feature one of DTLA’s most curated selections of unique and interesting mezcals and tequilas of all price points. The cocktail program will feature variations on margaritas and palomas made with fresh fruit, available both frozen or on the rocks. Monday; 630 W. 6th St, 116-B/C, Los Angeles, CA 90017; 213.614.1900

Tuesday:

Weekly Trivia at Prawn Pasadena and Grand Central Market
The fast casual seafood concept by Chef Mark Peel is hosting Trivia Night in the One Colorado courtyard every Tuesday. There will be a pop up bar for you to enjoy a beverage while playing, as well as KCRW DJ’s spinning from 6 – 7:30 pm. There a ton of great prizes to be won from surrounding business and breweries. Prawn will also be offering happy hour until 7 pm with a special grilled cheese menu available until 8:30 pm. At the Grand Central Market location, Prawn is hosting Trivia Night every Wednesday, offering a happy hour from 4 – 7 pm. Winners can expect brewery swag prizes and gift cards from GCM vendors. Free; Now through August, Tuesday, 7:30 -9:30 pm: 41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena, CA 91103, Wednesday, 7:30 pm: 317 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Wednesday:

Pyru After Dark
Sweet Dixie Kitchen, the popular southern-style eatery located in Long Beach’s East Village Arts District, will transition into Pyru After Dark. The pop-up restaurant, which will operate through the summer, features guest chefs Remy Bisharat and Melissa Ortiz who will go behind the kitchen door to create an evening experience at the breakfast and lunch destination. The culinary duo is known for their farm-to-table feasts and globally-influenced small plates featuring organic fermented and brined offerings.  The menu will change weekly and can be enjoyed indoors or on the restaurant’s sidewalk patio. Every Thursday night from 5 pm to closing, enjoy deals on rosé and buckets of beer at low prices on Friday evenings as well. Wednesday – Friday, 6 – 10 pm; 401 E. 3rd St, Long Beach, CA; 562.628.2253

NAAM Yoga LA Presents the 2018 Summer Solstice Celebration
This annual event is held in celebration of one of the four most powerful times of the year for personal growth, conscious living and collective healing. This will be an evening of conscious community, yoga, music, movement, meditation with sacred sound current, mudras, partner meditation and more. Light reception directly following. Fully recharge your magnetic fields with radiance, health, protection, love, peace and light! Presented by Dr. Joseph Michael Levry, world renowned spiritual leader and founder of Naam Yoga. The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce commended Dr. Levry as a “Global Visionary” and “Local Leader” for both his international and local contributions to community. Since 2011, Dr. Levry has held three world-record setting Naam Yoga classes dedicated to peace and healing. These have taken place in Mexico City: Zocalo (12,000 people) in 2011; Revolution Monument (15,000 people) in 2012; and the Angel of Independence (21,000 people) in 2014. Please bring your own water, yoga mat and cushion. Wednesday, 6:30 – 9:30 pm; NAAM Los Angeles, 1231 4th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Thursday:

Herringbone Santa Monica’s Extended Oyster Hour
Celebrate the official summer solstice! Ocean-to-table Santa Monica hot spot Herringbone will be offering its signature Oyster Hour menu in honor of the longest day of the year. Enjoy West Coast Oysters, Ceviche Tostada & more, with plenty of summer cocktails and wine all night long (as if we needed an excuse). Cheers to the longest day of the year! Thursday, 4 pm to close; 1755 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA; 310.971.4460

Screen on the Green
Homegrown neighborhood market Vintage Grocers and Trancas Country Market are partnering to kick off your weekends at the Thursday night”Screen on the Green” movies at sunset. Grab some snacks and sweet treats from Vintage Grocers and bundle up to watch all-time favorites including “La La Land,” “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” “Grease,” “The Princess Bride,” and more. Thursdays though September 13; 30745 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 24, Malibu, CA 90265

Mr. C Beverly Hills’ The Art of Craftsmanship
Mr. C Beverly Hills is paying homage to the artistry behind unique cigars, crafted spirits and cuisine. Celebrate craftsmanship and the release of La Casa del Tabac’s newest Double Claro Habano, while enjoying crafted specialty Hennessy and Peroni cocktails alongside Cipriani off-menu small bites. Menu highlights include Italian specialties like Breast of Duck on Blinis with Moscato, Short Ribs with Risotto alla Parmiagiano, Shrimp with Smoked Bacon and Cauliflower al Cardamom Essence, and Mousse al Caffè with Foam of Mascarpone for dessert. Savor these thoughtfully curated pairings while relaxing and enjoying a beautiful evening and premium cigars on Mr. C’s yacht-inspired pool deck. The event is 21+. $105 (includes bottomless crafted cocktails, food, and La Casa Del Tabac’s Double Claro Habano cigar), $85 (includes food and La Casa Del Tabac’s Double Claro Habano cigar); Thursday, 7 – 10 pm; 1224 Beverwil Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90035; 310.277.2800 

The historic Robinson mansion will open its doors to the community for an elegant Afternoon Tea in the garden. Virginia Robinson’s exquisite collection of porcelain and china will be on display for this special event. Dine on delectable tea sandwiches, scones and an array of delicate sweets by caterer Joe Monteferrante. Experience the botanical gardens in full bloom! Bring your cameras! $75$45/Children under 14; Thursday, 2 pm (Also June 23rd and June 26th); 1008 Elden Way, Beverly Hills, CA 90210; 310.550.2068

Worldwide Celebration of Music & the French Arts at Riviera 31
Kick off the summer with music and entertainment at Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills! Riviera 31 Lounge Bar welcomes you to the annual celebration of “Fete de La Musique,” a French tradition! Since 1982, France has celebrated the 1st day of Summer with concerts and musical performances of all kinds and styles happening in the streets of France. The celebration has spread worldwide, encouraging all countries to celebrate music and its cultural importance.  The Advanced Funk Orchestra is comprised of talented children ages twelve through sixteen who play a variety of instruments including: flute, clarinet, tenor saxophone, trumpet, electric bass, guitar, drums, and piano/keyboard. This year marks their first year as an ensemble, and they recently performed at the Leimart Park Jazz Festival. Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills has partnered with the Harmony Project – a multi-awarded charity providing music classes to children in families in need – and the Advanced Funk Orchestra, for a night of Funk and Jazz. Get ready to sing and dance! Proceeds go to Harmony Project Charity. $5 (includes one “Fete de La Musique” masterfully crafted signature cocktail); Thursday, 6 – 9 pm; 8555 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048

Terranea Resort’s Chef’s Table Dinner Series & Spring Bounty
Join in The Chef’s Table Dinner Series benefiting Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy. This intimate Farm-to-Terranea dining experience, offers you an evening to enjoy a seasonally-themed menu, celebrating locally and sustainably grown and foraged ingredients, prepared by Terranea Resort’s award-winning chefs. It begins with a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception, followed by a themed, three-course dinner paired with an exquisite selection of wines personally selected by each event’s featured vintner. A portion of the proceeds from each dinner benefits a pre-selected non-profit partner organization. A sneak peek at what’s on the menu for the Spring Bounty dinner includes: Spring Vegetable Macedonia with espelette aioli and a Yukon cannoli; The Garden Box made of vegetable crudo, green almonds, edible soil, foie gras butter, and Terranea sea salt; Olive Wood Smoked Pacific Halibut with chive cream, pumpernickel, and carrot escabeche; Terranea’s Hen Egg made with a sous vide egg yolk (straight from the chickens at Terranea), spring truffle, and Meyer lemon pea hummus; Spring Lamb Croquette with pickled rhubarb, smoked strawberry compote, and lemon balm; Mary’s Chicken Oysters with duck fat, fava bean, and herbs de Provence; Pan Roasted Quail with spring peas, asparagus, Morel mushrooms, celery root, scotch quail egg, and bordelaise; Black Cod with morel rusk, nasturtium aioli, and charred alliums; and a dessert of Avocado Mousse with a beetroot sponge, Meyer lemon curd, candied tomatoes, and goat cheese gelato. $297; Thursday; 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

Summer on Sunset 
Coinciding with the first official day of summer, the Summer on Sunset celebration—a partnership between West Hollywood Travel + Tourism Board and The City of West Hollywood as well as local businesses on the Sunset Strip—kicks off on with an exciting series of events and special offers. This year’s inaugural theme—“A Tribute to the Summer of Love”—commemorates the nearly 100,000 young activists and dreamers who traveled to San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury during the Summer of 1967 to join a community of artists, musicians, poets, and radicals for the landmark “Summer of Love.” West Hollywood’s Summer on Sunset series reignites that cultural movement, one that celebrates the influence of pop culture through music, dining, and entertainment on the Strip. Experience all that the Strip has to offer by booking a hotel reservation via here for $100 towards for a two-night stay at participating hotels as well as an exclusiveSummer on Sunset VIP card valued at $200. Promotional offers include, but are not limited to, half-price signature cocktails at Cabo Cantina and Sunset Trocadero; complimentary small plates at The Jeremy West Hollywood’s Joao Cocktail Bar; complimentary beverages with the purchase of an entrée at The Den on SunsetBOAKatana, and ROKU; as well as 20% off the entire bill at restaurants including Pearl’s and Rock & Reilly’s, among others. Summer on Sunset continues to feature unique programming at legendary music venues such as Whisky a Go Go, The Roxy and The Troubadour: The Viper Room brings together the top touring musicians in a completely unrehearsed night of live music, every Monday at 8:30 pm. The Viper Room will host ‘Jim Morrison Birthday Celebration’ with Peace Frog (The Doors Tribute) on July 3 at 8:30 pm; Whisky a Go Go hosts up and coming new artists as well rock ‘n’ roll cover bands like the Led Zepagain on August 4 at 8 pm and L.A. GUNS on July 13 at 6 pm; The Standard has KCRW’s DJ Valida curating two acoustic musical acts to perform unplugged in the Cactus Lounge every Wednesday at 7 pm; Sunset Marquis has the acoustic music showcase, Live@Sunset Marquis, on select Fridays this summer; Andaz West Hollywood hosts “Sunsets on Sunset” every Thursday from 5 – 9 pm; and London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills celebrates the season of love with live music by Jacob Mondry on Wednesday nights, a Crystal Cocktail menu on Tuesdays, and Ice Cream Sundays to end the week on a sweet note. While easily accessible via foot—West Hollywood has a Walk Score® of 91—The City of West Hollywood adds a complimentary nighttime shuttle, the Sunset Trip, to transport you along the Strip. Shuttles run everyone 15 minutes from 7 pm – 3 am along Sunset Boulevard while also connecting to stops on neighboring streets, including Santa Monica Boulevard where guests can transfer to The PickUp shuttle. Thursday through September 3, 2018

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