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 “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” – Benjamin Franklin

Krapow, the All NEW Thai Ghost Kitchen Concept in Culver City is Now Open

Culver City’s newest ghost kitchen, Krapow offers guests a tasty journey through traditional Thai cooking. With items like Crispy Chicken Krapow Bowl, Ruby Ribeye Krapow Bowl, and Mega Mushroom Krapow Bowls, Krapow offers the best of both traditional Thai and modern flair. For delivery only. $14.50+; 5660 Selmaraine Dr., Culver City, CA 90230; 831.999.1688

On Sale Now – Newport Beach Wine & Spirits Festival

The Newport Beach Wine & Spirits Festival will make its return this Memorial Day weekend. The Balboa Bay Resort will be the setting for the event that features over 40 premium wineries and spirits, live music, coastal cuisine, photo ops, and more. Must be 21 and over. $147.50 – $413; Friday, May 27th, 6:00 pm – Sunday, May 29th, 6:00 pm; Balboa Bay Resort – 1221 W. Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663; 949.645.5000

The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Los Angeles and Ladurée Paris, Launch a Collection of Sweet Treatments

The Ritz-Carlton Spa Los Angeles has just launched a collaboration with the world-renowned French pastry brand, Ladurée. Known for their sophisticated and delicate macarons, Ladurée’s line of Spring flavors has inspired a custom menu of spa experiences. Notes of raspberry, hibiscus, black tea, citrus, and rose, are infused into a selection of treatments like the: Printemps Pedicure, Berry Bisou Facial, Haute Honey Body Treatment and the Let Them Eat Cake Package. Through June 30th. $245+; Monday, Thursday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and Friday – Sunday, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm; The Ritz-Carlton – 900 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015 – 213.743.8800


The First Lady Suite at The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles in Celebration of New SHOWTIME Series

In honor of the debut of the new SHOWTIME series The First Lady, The Ritz-Carlton Los Angeles is transporting guests to the Ford era in their First Lady Suite. The suite includes actual show set pieces and props, panoramic views of the city, and even a scale model of the Betty Ford Center. The public open house will take place today and will give each visitor a chance to pose for their very own First Lady-style digital portrait. Travel back in time and enjoy complimentary First Lady-inspired beverages as well as versions of the famous Ritz-Carlton cookies. The hotel lobby will display elegant period costumes worn by Viola Davis as Michelle Obama, Michelle Pfeiffer as Betty Ford, and Gillian Anderson as Eleanor Roosevelt. Tuesday, 4 – 7:00 pm; 900 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015


National Cold Brew Day at Dunkin’

Calling all cold brew lovers. Today is National Cold Brew Day and Dunkin’ doesn’t want you to miss out. For the holiday, DD Perks members can sip any medium cold brew for only $3. Try the new silky, smooth Salted Cream Cold Brew to give you delicious sweet/salt contrast. $3; various hours and locations (available through the 26th)

Gusto Green Celebrates 4/20

Celebrate 4/20 at DTLA’s plant-forward restaurant, Gusto Green. Helmed by female restauranteur Janet Zuccarini, Gusto Green integrates superfood hemp into its innovative menu, perfect for 4/20. Highlights include: Milk & Hemp Cookies ($10), Hemp-Based Sourdough Puffed Pita ($10), and 4:20 Happy Hour ($20 – homemade sourdough pizza from our brick pizza oven + pint of beer); 718 S. Hill St, Los Angeles, CA; 323.218.0294


Kevin Bludso & Bludso’s Bar & Que

TV personality and chef Kevin Bludso is celebrating the release of his cookbook “Bludso’s BBQ Cookbook: A Family Affair in Smoke and Soul” with a special launch event at Bludso’s Bar & Que. Bludso has partnered with Now Serving LA to give guests an intimate conversation and meet-and-greet where he shares cooking tips and some of his favorite recipes from the book. $35 (includes a signed copy of the new Cookbook and a taste of the famous BBQ); Thursday, 7:00 pm; Bludso’s Bar & Que – 609 N La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90036; 323.931.2583

Dinner Series: Under the Influence of SoCal

Boutique hotel brand Noble House is hosting a quarterly series of multi-course dinners at each of their San Diego properties. The San Diego Mission Bay Resort kicks off the series with Executive Chef Roy Hendrickson’s four-course dinner featuring West Coast Oysters, Scallop & Octopus Augachile, Beef Tartar, Lobster & Shrimp Raviolo, Pan Seared Scallop, Sticky Toffee Pudding and more! $150; Thursday, 6 – 8:00 pm; San Diego Mission Bay Resort – 1775 East Mission Bay Dr., San Diego, CA 92109




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