Jen Kirkman, comedian, NY Times bestselling author and writer for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel has now added podcaster to her already impressive resume. Kirkman, who has suffered from panic and generalized anxiety disorder brings her humor, and hope to a new podcast. Anxiety Bites is about “Normalizing having anxiety and will feature interviews from experts in the field, creatives, and spiritual gurus for advice on how to self-diagnose, begin to treat, and how to live easily with everyday anxiety and panic.” Available on iHeartRadio and everywhere podcasts are heard.
Controversial comedian and actress Sandra Bernhard returns to the Wallis Annenberg Center with her latest show, Madness & Mayhem. The performance includes Bernhard’s unique mix of social commentary and predictions of the future blended with live music. $69 – $99; Saturday, 7:30 pm; 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA, 90210; 310.746.4000
Eureka!, the home of great food, craft beer and small-batch spirits, is getting into the Halloween mood with the addition of two new holiday items: Scary Hot Fries (Eureka’s! signature French Fries tossed in a ghost pepper spice blend with cheddar and jack cheeses, bacon, chipotle aioli, and chives) and Chasing Ghosts (a smokey and spicy cocktail with Del Maguey Mezcal, coconut milk, orgeat almond syrup, and ghost pepper tincture). These spicy new treats are available through November 2nd. Various hours and locations
To raise awareness about breast cancer, soul food favorite Georgia’s Restaurant welcomes you to sink your teeth into their Breast Buckets & Sides. The special features a 6-Piece Bucket of Boneless Chicken Breasts and a choice of two sides (Collard Greens, Garlic Rice, and French Fries). Available for the entire month of October. $25; Sunday – Thursday, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm and Friday – Saturday, 11:00 am to 9:30 pm; Long Beach- 4101 McGowen Street, Suite 155, Long Beach, CA 92630; 562.420.5637; and Anaheim – 440 South Anaheim Boulevard #209A, Anaheim, CA 92805; 714.906.1900
Do you wish every day was Taco Tuesday? Then get ready to be blown by the Street Taco Wars in Santa Monica. Beloved foodie Mexi Papa hosts the delicious smackdown that will pit taqueros from Southwestern USA and Mexico against each other to crown the street taco king. $25 (General Admission), $40 (VIP) and each taco costs $2.50 once you are inside; Saturday, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm; 1301 4th St, Santa Monica, CA, 90401
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Georgia’s Restaurant