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Silva’s Fresh Eatery + Churrascaria Opens
The international bistro serving Churrasco and modern Brazilian favorites announces the grand opening of their new Orange County restaurant located in South Coast Metro. The Silva’s dining experience has a diverse dine-in and take out menu selection from their freshly prepared, serve yourself Chef’s Table and made to order items from the Kitchen. With their kitchen led by Chef John Vega (formerly of Roy’s Newport Beach), Silva’s serves up eclectic Brazilian dishes, appetizers and decadent desserts. Their popular ‘All You Can Eat Feast’ ($22.95) includes a customized meal from their Chef’s Table as well as other ordering options depending on how hungry the guest is. Menu favorites at Silva’s include their top sirloin (Picanha), Skirt Steak, Feijoada (Black Bean Stew), Fresh Broccoli and Cauliflower, Butternut squash, Brazilian fried rice (Biro-Biro) and even their vegetarian plate options. In addition, their Chicken Croquettes (Coxinha de Frango), Prosciutto & Cheese Roll and Kibbeh are some of their delicious Brazilian appetizers. Silva’s only uses locally sourced meats and vegetables, working closely with local vendors, creating incredible Brazilian flavors using modern cooking techniques. Silva’s also promotes daily chef’s specials and happy hour offerings at the bar, which includes fine wine, beer and signature Brazilian influenced and mixologist created cocktails. Monday; 3672 S Bristol St, Santa Ana, CA 92704; 855.600.5500

Tsujita Noodle Production Opens
Los Angeles ramen brand, Tsujita, has opened its first-ever takeaway concept, Tsujita Noodle Production. The Grove-adjacent location offers a curated to-go and delivery-only menu of the most iconic ramen dishes from its existing L.A. noodle shops: Tsujita L.A. Artisan Noodle, Tsujita ANNEX, The Tsujita and Killer Noodle. Ramen bowls now available at Tsujita Noodle Production include: The signature Tsukemen, served in a rich broth that’s boiled for 60 hours, with bamboo shoots, pork belly, green onion, sesame seed and egg with a side of Tsujita’s famous noodles for dipping; ANNEX Ramen with bean sprouts, cabbage and pork belly in a pork-based broth; and Dan Dan Noodle Downtown Style, a spicy ramen served with Sichuan peppercorn noodle base, pickles, nuts, ground pork and bean sprouts and a chicken-based broth. Tsujita Noodle Production also offers smaller bites for easy eating on-the-go, such as Chicken Karaage and Pork, Spicy Pork and Chicken Buns. Monday; 109 N. Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036; 323.591.0470

Dog Haus Embarces Plant-based Eating
Dog Haus, the gourmet hot dog, sausage and burger concept, will launch custom plant-based sausages and burgers, expanding their offerings to meet every guests’ needs and tastes. With the help of plant-based powerhouses – Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat – four new menu items will be available at all 30+ Dog Haus locations nationwide. Conceptualized by founding partner Hagop Giragossian, along with Würstmacher Adam Gertler and chef Ilan Hall, menu items will include the Impossible Burger with pickles, lettuce, tomato, onion, white American cheese and secret sauce, and Impossible Slider with mayo, white American cheese and caramelized onions, in addition to the Beyond Brat with Beyond Sausage® bratwurst, sauerkraut, caramelized onions and spicy brown mustard, and the Sooo Veggie with Beyond Sausage hot Italian, wild arugula, avocado, tomato, crispy onions and spicy basil aioli – all served on grilled King’s Hawaiian rolls. To celebrate, swing by Dog Haus on November 19th and get free Impossible burgers and sliders from their new plant-based menu. The first 50 customers who order an Impossible item, at all 30+ locations nationwide will have their choice of the Impossible Burger with pickles, lettuce, tomato, onion, white American cheese and secret sauce, or the Impossible Slider with mayo, white American cheese and caramelized onions. The Impossible menu items were recently added to the Dog Haus menu this past Monday, 11/12, alongside Beyond Meat sausages, as they expand their plant-based offerings. Monday; locations here

Burke Williams Spreads Joy This Holiday Season with Exclusive Gift Card Packages
Burke Williams is spreading joy this holiday season with four generous gift card packages. Receive comfort and serenity at Burke Williams Day Spas, where you can relax and renew in world-class amenities and choose from a full menu of services that will wash away the stress of the holiday season. Packages include a variety of signature Burke Williams relaxation and beauty treatments including massage therapy, facials, manicures, pedicures and custom enhancements like hot stones and aromatherapy. Enjoy “A Present of Peace” for $150 (valued at $200), to indulge in a Pure Relaxation Massage or a Spa Style Facial with an enhancement of choice. Receive a “Mind + Body Holiday” for $250 (valued at $350) with a Burke Williams Massage and a 50-minute Spa Style Facial plus an enhancement. Indulge in “Ultimate Comfort & Joy” for $400 (valued at $555), including an 80-minute Burke Williams Massage, Radiance Facial and Hunter’s Retreat, plus the chance to try the brand-new aromatherapy wet room enhancement. Appreciate ultimate serenity with “A Year at Burke Williams” for just $1,000 (valued at $1400). This year-long gift package includes 12 individual services, or 4 spa days throughout the year that combine multiple sensorial Burke Williams treatments. All holiday gift card packages can be customized to include specific Burke Williams signature services and enhancements, or gifted simply as the amount so that the recipient can select their own services to renew and refresh. Gift certificates are available for purchase at all Burke Williams locations and online to print at home or email directly to your gift list. 866.239.6635

Bacari W. 3rd’s Happy Hour
Head to their incredible patio for $2 off all delicious Mediterranean inspired small plates, and beer, wine, and sangria galore. Dishes include Salatim Spread of vegan pate, green chickpea hummus, hazelnut beet muhammara, with freshly baked pita and Pistachio Lamb Kebab with kale, turmeric, beet tahini, and heirloom cherry tomato.Plus, every night from 10 pm-close, Bacari offers the same Happy Hour deals to cure all your late-night pizza cravings and sweet sangria desires. Monday – Friday, 5 – 7 pm; 8030 W 3rd St #3/4, Los Angeles, CA 90048


Nerano’s Prunotto Wine Dinner
Beverly Hills fine dining Italian restaurant Nerano is teaming up with North Italian-based wine producer Prunottoto host a special dinner in the upstairs bar & lounge, the BG Lounge, featuring wine and food pairings which will be sure to transport you right to the Italy. Experience a specially prepared prix fixe menu of the best regional varietals from Langhe, Italy expertly picked by Wine Director Dino Marone, all of which will be paired perfectly with Executive Chef Michele Lisi’s elevated Southern Italian fare. $180; Wednesday, 7 pm; 9960 South Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212


BOLD Holidays Beverly Hills
BOLD Holidays returns to Beverly Hills with extended shopping hours, live entertainment, art installations, including artist Alexa Meade painting directly onto models. Festivities begin with the Rodeo Drive Holiday Lighting Celebration and continue Friday and Saturday evenings through the holiday season with performances, upscale food trucks and fireworks. See website for complete schedule of events and locations. Free; Thursday, 5 – 8 pm; Beverly Hills, CA

Beaujolais Nouveau Day at Pitchoun! Bakery
Beaujolais Nouveau is a red wine made in the Beaujolais region, France – the most popular “vin de primeur” in France. Every year, the Beaujolais Nouveau is fermented only few weeks before being released for sale on the Third Thursday of November – November 15 this year. In keeping with French tradition, it is customary to taste the Beaujolais Nouveau on that specific date! Stop by the DTLA location of Pitchoun! Bakery to try the Goeroges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau 2018. Fruity and light, you can imbibe by the shot ($2.50) or by the glass ($6) on site, or a bottle ($18) to go. Thursday through Sunday; 545 S Olive St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Beaujolais Nouveau Day at Bacari Restaurants
All locations of Bacari Restaurants (including the newly opened Bacari W. 3rd) will be offering all-you-can-drink Beaujolais nouveau (including Beaujolais nouveau rosé!) for just $20 – a deal and a perfect way to spend a Thursday afternoon. Thursday

Beaujolais Nouveau Day at Monsieur Marcel Gourmet Market and Restaurant at The Original Farmers Market
Celebrate the arrival of the annual Beaujolais Nouveau wine with a Beaujolais Nouveau Soirée. In addition to the early morning arrival of the popular Bouchard Ainé & Fils wine, the restaurant will feature a $49 prix fixe or a la carte menu, including Spécialité Lyonnaise or Quenelle de Brochet aux Ecrevisses (pike cakes with crayfish sauce) appetizer; Civet de Lapin (red wine rabbit stew) or Fricasse de Poulet aux Morilles (chicken fricasse with morel mushroom risotto); and Poire et Prune aux Vin Rouge (poached pears and prunes with Beaujolais) or Ile Flottante (floating island meringue with vanilla custard and carmelized almonds). The evening also includes performances by The Sparrow, playing its authentic tribute to Edith Piaf and her chanson Français contemporaries. Performed by lead vocalist Brittany McGregor with Melinda West on accordion and keys, The Sparrow will take guests on a journey through time with the heartfelt songs of Piaf, Charles Aznavour, Jacques Brel, Frehel and more. Thursday, 5 – 9:30 pm; reservations: 323.939.7792 or email

“Recycle Your Moves” Hip Hop Dance Performance and Water Bottle Swap with JUST Water and Shore Hotel
Timed to America Recycles Day, Shore Hotel in Santa Monica invites you to “Recycle Your Moves”. the event is designed to encourage consumers to switch from using plastic water bottles to eco-friendly, biodegradable options. Hip Hop dancers from the Debbie Allen Dance Academy will engage the public with ocean-facing performances at Santa Monica’s Shore Hotel, and teams will invite passers-by to swap out their plastic water bottles for a free, more sustainable option from JUST Water to commemorate the day. As part of Shore Hotel’s new partnership with JUST Water in Santa Monica, the sustainably packaged and sourced water brand of entertainer, actor, and entrepreneur Jaden Smith, the “Recycle Your Moves” event aims to encourage 500 consumers to swap out their plastic water bottle for a sustainable product. Free; Thursday, 9 am-2 pm; 1515 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401




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