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Summer Poolside Cinema Series

You are invited to enjoy Mr. C’s summertime tradition of dinner and a movie on the hotel’s beautiful yacht-inspired pool deck. Enjoy a luxury, outdoor movie experience on chic and comfortable lounge furniture and can pre-reserve their seats by purchasing in advance one of Mr. C’s Poolside Cinema Prix-Fixe Menus, featuring Cipriani classics such as Homemade Baked White Tagliolini with Ham, the Pizza Mr. C with Burrata, Prosciutto Crudo di Parma with melon, along with summer-inspired appetizers like fresh Tuna Tartare and Mr. C Guacamole with Toasted Pizza Crisps. Attendees can also indulge in fresh popcorn, boxes of candy, and an array of options from the patio bar, including Peroni Nastro Azzurro on-tap, wines by the glass, and craft cocktails. This week, catch A Star is Born. The schedule includes: Pulp Fiction (June 18th), Mary Poppins Returns (June 25th), Bridesmaids (July 2nd), Alice in Wonderland (July 9th), Wildlife (July 16th), Space Jam (July 23rd), Black Panther (July 30th), Mean Girls (August 6th), The Incredibles (August 13th), Avengers: Infinity War (August 20th), and Thelma and Louise (August 27th). $35-$45; Every Tuesday through August 27th, 7 pm; Poolside at Mr. C Beverly Hills, 1224 Beverwil Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90035; 310.226.6245 or email restaurantbh@mrcbeverlyhills.com.


Jaffa Opens in Palms

Middle Eastern restaurant Jaffa opens its second location in Palms. Inspired by Tel Aviv’s vibrant coastal neighborhood of the same name, Chef Anne Conness opened Jaffa on West 3rd last year, serving Israeli-inspired cuisine with Southern California influences. The new Jaffa Palms location will carry over a similarly menu for lunch and dinner daily, weekday happy hour and weekend brunch. Lunch items include a Lamb Bacon BLT with heirloom tomatoes and avocado on toasted Challah and Chicken Shawarma with tahina, Israeli salad, pickles, sumac onions, Zhug and Toum. Happy hour kicks off at 4 pm with small and shared plates like Phyllo Cigarswith feta, Zaatar and date almond Zhug and Spiced Lamb Sliders on Kubaneh Rolls. Dinner highlights include Spaghetti with Moroccan Saffron Butter with fresh pasta, Swiss Chard, pine nuts, herbs and date vinegar; Roasted Whole Branzino with herb salad; and Harissa Roasted Market Vegetables with avocado hummus, freekeh and coriander. Jaffa’s house-made breads and brunch pastries include challah, rye, babka, kubaneh, cardamom morning buns and other carb-filled fare baked on-site daily. Weekend brunch is available Saturday and Sunday from 10 am – 3 pm. Jaffa’s Beverage Director Michael Nemcik, a veteran of Terroni and Mozza, serves up rotating original cocktails such as Figging Out made with a house blend of aged rums, citrus, and fig preserves; the Amba Margarita with Pueblo Viejo Blanco tequila, spicy mango amba, citrus, and Aleppo cayenne salt; Dead Sea Mule with mezcal, citrus, pomegranate, and ginger beer, and; Palm Desert Date with cognac, orange curacao, Meyer lemon, and khadrawy dates. Tuesday; 10306 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90232

The Original Farmers Market, The Grove and LA PRIDE

Celebrate Pride at The Original Farmers Market and The Grove with an outdoor screening of the beloved 2007 singalong film Hairspray and a concert on the Farmers Market Plaza with a live ’50s and ’60s   tribute by Jennifer Keith and the Constellations! The event, now in its third year, is a family-friendly celebration in partnership with Christopher Street West (CSW) – the 501©3 nonprofit that produces the annual LA Pride Festival and Parade in West Hollywood. As a Pride gift from Dylan’s Candy Bar at the Market, guests will enjoy complimentary Love Makes The Whirl Go Round Whirly Pops® while supplies last. Schedule subject to change. Free; Wednesday, 6:30 – 10:30 pm; The Original Farmers Market, 6333 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90036; 323-933-9211; RSVP here


Bungalow Night Market

The weekend starts early this summer at the Bungalow at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel. Every Thursday through the fall, the Santa Monica hotspot will be ending the week right with food trucks, family-friendly outdoor seating, live DJs, and a cozy string-light illuminated atmosphere. Free; Thursday, 5-10 pm; 101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA

Sammy’s Cookout

Get a jump start on Summer 2019 at Preux & Proper. Executive Chef Sammy Monsour is offering dishes like Spam Fries featuring Spam with pineapple chipotle ketchup; Candied Yams with cinnamon-churro marshmallow, crushed pecans, grate nutmeg and butter; Pop’s Wedge Salad comprised of baby iceberg, bacon ends, scallions, heirloom tomatoes, Humboldt Fog and buttermilk dressing; the Nashville Hot Chicken sandwich; the Eastern NC Style Pulled Pork sandwich; BBQ Beef Rib Ends sandwich; or the Fried Wild Gulf Rock Shrimp sandwich; Colorado Lamb Ribs with Jamaican jerk rub, passionfruit, BBQ and Nate’s pickled watermelon rind; and more. Dessert includes Banana Puddin’ featuring candied walnuts, Nilla wafers, toasted coconut, bananas, banana pudding and banana rum dulce de leche, or Maria’s Strawberry Shortcake served with angel biscuits, homemade strawberry rhubarb jam, brown butter solids, Fosselman’s vanilla ice cream and lemon verbena. House Cocktails include Punk Evans made of Effen Vodka, lemongrass, ginger, and frozen watermelon balls; Alabama Slammer featuring Buffalo Trace Bourbon, Sipsmith Gin, yellow chartreuse, lemon, lavender, and grape soda; the Texas Two-Timer is made with P&P El Tesoro Reposado, lime, cane sugar, and mint; and more. Thursdays, 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm; 840 South Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90015; 213.896.0090

Hollywood Fringe Festival

This annual, event celebrating freedom of expression and collaboration in the performing arts community means you get two weeks of performances including comedy, dance, musicals, and more. The Hollywood Fringe infiltrate the Hollywood neighborhood: fully equipped theaters, parks, clubs, churches, restaurants and other unexpected places to host hundreds of productions by local, national, and international arts companies and independent performers. The Hollywood Fringe Festival is a non-profit company. The festival gives 100% of box office revenue back to participating artists and venues—that’s over 2.8 million dollars since the inaugural festival in 2010. Donations are essential for both day-to-day festival costs as well as the growth of festival programs and resources. To help sustain Hollywood Fringe, you can donate here. Through June 30th




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