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Messhall Kitchen’s California Coastal Wine Dinner

Next Tuesday Los Feliz favorite Messhall Kitchen is hosting a special prix-fixe California Coastal Wine Dinner. The four-course prix-fixe menu from Executive Chef Charbel Adaimy features Brioche Uni Toast, Red Oak Tri-Tip, Spot Prawns, and Lava Cake, with biodynamic wines from Verdad Wine Cellars to pair with each course. Hurry, tickets are going fast! $85 (available for purchase online or by calling the restaurant directly); Tuesday November 16th, 7:00 pm; 4500 Los Feliz Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90027; 323.660.6377

Savor the Summer at VIDA Modern Taqueria in Redondo Beach

Redondo Beach’s Riviera Village welcomes VIDA Modern Taqueria to the South Bay. The new Baja-inspired taqueria, serves a menu influenced by Mexico’s diverse and flavorful ingredients, and offers 16 different street style taco variations, all made with homemade, hand-pressed tortillas. VIDA invites you to dine indoor/or outdoor as you eat their delicious bites and sip their refreshing Sabe-infused cocktails. Menu highlights include: Cinnamon Carnitas Taco, Surf & Turf Burrito, Tulum 75, Hot Girl Summer. Tuesday – Thursday, 11:30 am – 10:00 pm, Friday – Saturday, 11:30 – 11:00 pm and Sunday, 11:30 am – 10:00 pm; 1723 S Catalina Ave, Redondo beach CA 90277; 310.430.7787


Grain Whiskey Bar Reopens in L. A.

Tucked in the back corner of Playa Provisions (co-owned and operated by Top Chef Winner Brooke Williamson and husband Nick Roberts) stands Grain Whiskey Bar. The elevated cocktail lounge is under the direction of new Bar Manager Liam Odien. “With the reopening of Grain, I wanted to give the cocktail menu a complete refresh, with a focus on esoteric, and somewhat edgy creations that truly can’t be found anywhere else,” says Odien. “We enjoy welcoming whiskey enthusiasts, as well as creating an environment that is more approachable for those looking to learn from our staff, by offering a widely diverse cocktail menu ranging from rare spirits to familiar favorites.” At Grain, guests can expect an extensive list of 100+ domestic and international whiskeys, as well as both whiskey and non-whiskey cocktails, and build-your-own flights of whiskey, tequila, and rum. New signature creations include: The O.G. (Smooth Ambler Old Scout Bourbon, Angostura orange bitters, sugar), War Bonds (Sazerac Rye, apricot, black lemon bitters, orange bitters), Sansei (Suntori Toki Japanese Whiskey, vanilla curacao, Angostura bitters), Dorkus Malorkus (bourbon or rye, Cynar, dry vermouth, Fernet Branca), Midori Means Green (rum, Midori, vanilla, lemon, egg white, Parmigiano Reggiano, La Gordita (mezcal, chipotle infused tequila, chocolate Mexicano, chilis, spices), American Beauty (vodka, Hendrick’s, almon, lemon, grapefruit, rose four ways, Campari, egg white), Banana Alexander (cognac, crème de cacao, crème de banana, cream, nutmeg). Proof of vaccination required. Wednesday – Saturday, 6:00 pm – “last call,”; 119 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey, CA, 90293; 310.683.5019

Lock & Key Natural Wine Event

Lock & Key, the Koreatown neighborhood den invites you to their second Lock & Key Natural Wine Event and live Gay Wine Podcast recording on Wednesday. Join them for a night of music, great food, and natural wine tastings and education. Guests can order the curated natural wines à la carte or in a flight, along with deep-dish pizza and other menu selections from Lock & Key’s kitchen. This event features three wines from Ranchelle Winery : Roccolina made of procanico, clairette and verdello (white wine), Millocchio made of procanico, malvasia, clairette and others (orange) and Pergolacce made of cillegiolo and grenache (light red). You can also enjoy this event from home. Lock & Key will be offering their full menu and the featured bottles of wine to go through Uber Eats. You can also watch the live taping of the Gay Wine Podcast through Lock & Key’s Twitch Channel as they live stream the entire evening. Wednesday; 7:00 p.m., 239 S Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90004; 213.389.5625


BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse Honors Vets On Veterans Day

This Veterans Day, BJ’s is offering all current and former military personnel with Military ID a complimentary meal from a select menu and a Free Dr Pepper® beverage. Choose from: the Bacon-Guacamole Deluxe Cheeseburger, Jumbo Spaghetti & Meatballs, Small Specialty Pizzas, Parmesan Crusted Chicken, Grilled Chicken Alfredo, and more. A FREE Dr Pepper® beverage will be given with their entrée. Free; various hours and locations

Veterans Day at Black Angus

In honor of Veterans Day, Black Angus Steakhouse is thanking all veterans and active military personnel with the All-American Steak Plate. The special meal features, an 8 oz. Certified Angus Beef® Top Sirloin, home-style mashed potatoes, broccoli with garlic butter, and a non-alcoholic beverage. All military personnel who produce a valid military ID or proof of military service are eligible to receive this special offer. Available for restaurant dining and takeaway (calling the restaurant directly). $11.99; Thursday, 3 – 9:00 pm; various hours and locations

Dunkin’ Deals for Veterans Day

This Thursday, Dunkin’ wants to thank all Vets by giving away a free donut to all veterans and active military. Dunkin’s Veterans Day special is among the brand’s continuous commitment to supporting the U.S. armed forces. Free; various hours and locations




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