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07/09/2021

Burger Week 2021 is Here!

Sunday marks the 2nd Annual Burger Week highlighting Burgers from local participating restaurants all throughout Los Angeles, Orange County, Long Beach and Pasadena. Explore a variety of Burgers, ranging from classic to creative, featuring various proteins including beefchickenturkeymushroom, and plant-based options, on menus priced at $10, $15, $20 and $25. Many restaurants will also feature Cocktails made with Old Forester Bourbon, Ford’s Gin, Herradura Tequila, and Chambord. Click here for a full list of participating restaurants. Sunday, July 11th – Saturday, July 17th

Enjoy a Taste of Summer with Destroyer’s Limited Summer Menu

Chef Jordan Kahn’s Destroyer has just launched a limited summer menu inspired by the finest ingredients of the season and designed to capture the essence of summer. The playful and conceptual menu update welcomes in new dishes featuring vibrant fruits and vegetables from farmers market finds. New dish highlights include: Savory Gruyere French Toast (Fried organic egg, braised kale, gruyere cheese emulsion, shaved speck, fermented pepper jelly), Sungold Tomato Tart (Organic chicken sausage, zucchini, squash blossoms, burrata, lemon), and the Strawberries & Coconut (Harry’s Berries Strawberries, young coconut cream, gingersnap streusel, lime, candied sorrel). The Destroyer Summer menu is available through September 22. Wednesday – Monday, 9:00am – 3:00 pm; $20+;3578 Hayden Ave, Culver City, CA 90232; 310.360.3860

Arth Bar + Kitchen Introduces Modern Indian Cuisine & Innovative Cocktails In The Heart of Culver City

With its contemporary atmosphere, eclectic dishes and innovative cocktails, Arth Bar + Kitchen is bringing modern Indian cuisine to Culver City. The robust, flavorful menu features their take on classic Indian dishes. Highlights include: Kolkata Fish Fry (Asian seabass in cilantro parsley marinade served with fries and mustard sauce), the Bombay Burger (LTO, pickle, cheese, buttered brioche bun served with house sauce and fries), the Old Monk Drunken Wings (Oriental style rum-infused chicken wings)Chicken / Paneer Tikka Tacos (Arth Bar + Kitchen’s take on this Mexican classic), Paneer Makhanwala (Paneer in creamy tomato gravy), Baghare Baingan (Deep-fried young eggplant in peanut sesame gravy), Butter Chicken Dilli Wala (Tandoor cooked boneless chicken in creamy tomato sauce), Lobster Moilee (lobster cooked in sweet coconut milk, turmeric and curry leaves), Garlic and butter Naan, and a Chilli Cheese Naan, (Stuffed cream cheese and chili bread). I don’t know about you, but I’m salivating. $15+; Monday – Sunday, 11:30 am – 10:00 pm; 9531 Culver Boulevard, Culver City, CA  90232; 424.603.4155

Blu SkyBar Brings a Taste of Spain to Anaheim

For those that aren’t ready for or able to enjoy international travel, but still want a taste of Spain this summer, recently opened Blu SkyBar at the Radisson Blu Anaheim, is bringing authentic Spanish cuisine to you. The sexy rooftop restaurant is serving a variety of flavorful meats, small tapas, and tasty seafood dishes. The Magret de Pato con membrillo, a Moulard duck breast paired with the unique Spanish quince fruit and Paella de Bogavante, a traditional paella featuring Maine lobster and sofrito are a few of the guest favorites. $39+; Tues -Sat, 5 – 10:00 pm, Friday – Saturday, 10 – 11:00 pm (late night cocktail service); Radisson Blu Anaheim -1601 S. Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim, CA 92805; 657.439.3289

Brooke Williamson and Trademark Brewing Launch Summer Collaboration Flavor

Brooke Williamson, Top Chef Winner, and co-owner/co-chef of Playa del Rey neighborhood restaurant Playa Provisions, has paired up with Long Beach-based Trademark Brewing to launch a summer collaboration flavor, Radiant Beast. The fruited wheat beer is a refreshing, colorful expression of the season, and will be available through the summer at Playa Provisions by the glass for dine-in, by the can for to-go orders, as well as for purchase at Trademark Brewing. Playa Provisions; Sunday – Thursday, 7:30 am – 9:00 pm and Friday – Saturday, 7:30 am – 10:00 pm; 119 Culver Blvd, Playa Del Rey, CA 90293; 310.683.5019, Trademark Brewing; Monday – Thursday, 4:30 – 10:00 pm and Friday, 3 – 11:00 pm, Saturday, 12 – 11:00 pm and Sunday, 12 – 9:00 pm; 233 E Anaheim St., Long Beach, California 90813; 562.308.7722

A NEW Summer Brew from BJ’s Brewhouse & Sierra Nevada

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse® and Sierra Nevada Brewing Company have joined forces to debut a new Mountain Hop Ale available exclusively across all BJ’s locations for a limited time only. The unique Belgo Pale Ale brew embodies the laid-back feel of a true California Summer, with an intense tropical fruit aroma of mango, papaya, kiwi, lemon, and apricot, and floral and herbal notes. Try the new Mountain Hop Ale at their Beer Dinner at select locations nationwide on August 2 and 3 at 7:00 pm. The five-course dinner ($40 for pre-paid bookings, $45 for day-of ticket purchase) will include five-ounce beer pairings featuring the exclusive new Mountain Hop Ale. Various hours and locations

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