Gracias Madre , the famed plant-based eatery in West Hollywood is partnering with the Ramos and Sānchez families of Mal Bien to offer unique well espadín mezcal batches, imported directly from Mexico. Gracias Madre is one of the first restaurants in the United States to offer uncertified mezcal in the U.S., which maintains the pure authenticity of the Mal Bien batches. Customers can order this well in cocktails or served neat, plus can purchase full liter bottles for only $52 at the restaurant or on Postmates for delivery. Sunday – Wednesday, 11:00 am – 10:00 pm, Saturday – Sunday, 11:00 am – 11:00 pm; 8905 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, CA 90069; 323.978.2170
Chef Rudy Lopez invites you to Soulmate – the new WeHo restaurant drawing inspiration from the Spanish Mediterranean in conjunction with fresh, local So Cal ingredients. Highlights include: the Santa Barbara Uni Toast, Vegetable Fideua, Oven-Roasted Rock Cod, Grilled Iberico Secreto Skewers and Tzatziki Meringue. $22+; Sunday -Thursday 5:00 pm -12:00 am, Friday – Saturday, 5:00 pm – 1:00 am; 631 N. Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, 310.734.7764.
The Super League Triathlon 2021, the world’s premier swim-bike-run series will debut in the U.S. for the first time at the iconic Malibu Triathlon. This exciting new pro race pitches the very best athletes from around the globe competing against each other in 2 separate distances – Olympic and Classic. The Olympic Distance (1.5K Swim, 40K Bike, 10K Run) race takes place on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021 and the Classic Distance (½ Mile Swim, 17 Mile Bike, 4 Mile Run) takes place on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021. The SLT Pro Race will be the newest addition to the Malibu Triathlon, taking place at noon after the Olympic distance race ends on Saturday. $205+; September 25th – 26th
In honor of their champion hometown sports heroes, the Lakers, JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live invites the community and visiting fans to celebrate home games at the hotel throughout this year’s NBA season. On every home game (during the remainder of this year’s NBA season), the hotel will: Offer the opportunity to make your game night experience a slam dunk by booking the new private screening WiVu Suite at the hotel. For 3 hours, you will watch the game with a professional grade 7.1 audio system, on a state-of-the-art Narrow Pixel Pitch LED screen, which spans just over 130” diagonally, and seating for up to 10 guests (in compliance with current COVID-19 capacity guidelines). You can up your viewing game by booking this modern suite alongside your pod to catch a game on the big screen. To get the full game night experience, guests have the option of ordering from the hotel’s selection of game night snack and beverage packages or customizing their own food and beverage menu. Reserve your suite now. For a pre-game dinner celebration, Savoca, the Italian restaurant at the hotel is offering a Cal-Ital menu served in their Cottages. Reservations recommended. Or, screen the games (perfect for post-dinner watching) in the hotel’s Glance Lobby Bar. $335+; LA Live – 900 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015; 213.765.8600