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12/11/2019

Wednesday:

2nd Annual Gingerbread Competition

Nothing gets you in the holiday spirit like getting creative (and competitive) with building a gingerbread house. All necessary supplies are provided, but you may bring your own special additions to give the house an edge. Wine and light snacks will be provided. $40; Wednesday, 7 – 10 pm; Triplikit Pop-Up Workshop Space, 12775 W Millenium Dr, Ste 2120, Playa Vista, CA 90094

Berkshire House Opens

From the owners of The Woodman and Jalapeño Pete’s, the Berkshire House is a great place to watch games, enjoy weekend brunch, daily happy hour specials, throwback boardgames and more. Garage-style front doors raise to accommodate indoor-outdoor seating, a rarity for the La Brea neighborhood. The second story lounge features large couches throughout, a window lined wall opposite the private bar and fits up to 80 guests standing. Berkshire House’s menu ranges from pub staples like authentic New York-style pizza, Philly Cheesesteak, and wings to more foodie-driven specials like Fried Avocado Tacos, Italian Street Corn Lollipops and Roasted Veggie Sopes. The bar has over 70 international whiskeys and a rotation of craft and specialty beers, alongside specialty cocktails. 143 N. La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Thursday:

Las Brisas Holiday Pop Up

Las Brisas, the Laguna Beach restaurant, and Scott Baird, renowned bartender and owner of the famed San Francisco cocktail bar Trick Dog host a holiday pop-up with Ancho Reyes in Las Brisas’ bar and lounge. Hand-crafted cocktails prepared by Baird will be served, along with Ancho Reyes merch and liqueur sample giveaways, live music from 6-9 pm, and more.  Cocktails will be paired with Ancho Reyes liqueur and agave spirits including: Hot Buttered Toddy made with Ancho Verde, Patron Anejo, lemon, honey, hot chamomile tea, and organic grass-fed butter on top; Navidad Aperitif made with Ancho Reyes Original, Campari, soda, fresh passionfruit, and cinnamon foam; Clarified Ancho Coquito (Holiday Coconut Punch) made withAncho Reyes Original, reposado tequila, pineapple, vanilla coconut cream, lime, sugar, spice and everything nice, and organic milk; and Las Brisas Poinsettia made with Patron Silver, Ancho Verde, lime, ginger beer, and a hibiscus float. Thursday, 3 – 10; Las Brisas – 361 Cliff Dr. Laguna Beach, CA 92651; 949.497.5434

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