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PEACH, LOVE & HAPPINESS – Georgia’s Restaurant Celebrates Annual Peach Festival with Mouthwatering Peach Specials

Peach, love & happiness! Georgia’s Restaurant is celebrating its annual Peach Festival and National Peach month with peachy specials through the 14th. Highlights include Nika and Nana’s Peach Slaw ($4.95), Peach Salad ($12.25), Georgia’s Peach Sangria ($9), and Nana’s Fresh Peach Cobbler ($9.95). Various hours; Anaheim Packing House –  440 S. Anaheim Boulevards, #209A, Anaheim, CA  92805; 714.906.1900 and Long Beach Exchange – 4104 McGowen Street, Suite 155, Long Beach, CA 92630; 562.420.5637

Nana’s Fresh Peach Cobbler Courtesy of Georgia’s Restaurant

The Golden Girls Kitchen Opens in Beverly Hills

Bucketlisters presents The Golden Girls Kitchen. The 90-minute dining experience transports you to the iconic Golden Girls kitchen, where you can immerse yourselves in the lives of the hilarious four seniors. Share other memorable moments of the show as you dine on an exclusive menu created by Executive Chef Royce Burke. The menu includes a choice of a Golden Main, Sophia’s Lasagna Al Forno (with or without meat), The Lanai Cuban Sandwich, Bacon Lettuce Potato Sandwich (can be made vegan), and the Rose Marie Combo. And of course, no Golden Girl would leave the table without a slice of Cheesecake! Additional sides, desserts, beverages, and exclusive The Golden Girls Kitchen merchandise are also available for purchase. $39+; Please check the website for the schedule; 369 N. Bedford Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210

H2, the Lobby Bar at Loews Hollywood Launches New Menu

H2, the lobby bar at Loews Hollywood, welcomes you to dine on a new food and beverage menu under the direction of the new executive chef Charly Houegban (formerly Four Season Beverly Hills, Four Seasons London, and Bistro 45 in Pasadena). Highlights include Louisiana Dry Rub Wings and Truffle Fries, Grilled Salmon, Crest Regal Farm Chicken, Crispy Whiskey Honey Chicken Sandwich, Portobello Burger, and an array of Flatbreads. The new cocktail menu draws inspiration from the neighborhoods throughout Los Angeles. Sip on the Southside (Hendrick’s Gin, yuzu sake, mint, cucumber), Runyon Canyon (Grey Goose, rose, agave, strawberry), and the Cahuenga & Selma (Mitcher’s Whiskey, amaro, demerara, orange bitters). $24+; Sunday – Thursday, 3 – 10:30 pm and Friday – Saturday, 3:00 pm – 12:00 am; 1755 N. Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028; 323.825.2269

New Vegan Eatery Loco Coco Serves Superfood Smoothies and Smoothie Bowls on Abbot Kinney

Vibrant. Vegan. Delicious. That’s the motto of Loco Coco, the new sustainable vegan, superfood-based bowl and smoothie restaurant. Loco Coco’s menu is filled with the highest quality ingredients, locally sourced fresh fruit, over 40 Superfood Boosters, and more! Guests can expect Acai Bowls, Wellness Shots, Snacks, Smoothies, Superfood Enhanced Soft Serve, and the ability to customize any bowl with a pick-and-eat garden wall (add freshly picked dragon fruit to your bowl if you’d like). A few menu highlights include the O.G. L.C. Bowl (Pitaya, Coconut, Banana, Vanilla, and Coconut Milk, with Granola, Banana, Strawberries, Blueberries, Fresh Dragon Fruit, and Coconut Flakes ), the Blue Smoothie (Jackfruit, Aloe, Pineapple, Avocado, Coconut, Blue Majik, MCT oil, Maple Syrup, Resveratrol, Glutathione, Camu Camu, Hemp Milk)and an assortment of unique matcha drinks like the Pink Pitaya Matcha Latte. Available for dine-in and delivery. $12.99+; Monday – Sunday, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm; 1202 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, CA 90291

Photo Credit: Jakob Layman

The Peninsula Beverly Hills is Retelling Retail with a Sita 1910 Pop Up

The Peninsula Beverly Hills is partnering with luxury retailer Sita 1910 to offer a brand-new shopping experience for guests and locals alike. The once private by appointment or referral-only concept is now open to the public at the iconic hotel. The luxury retail space is a one-stop shop featuring exclusive ready-to-wear collections from brands such as Pefferi vegan luxury shoes, select Ripley Rader kaftans, One of a Kind Vintage, and Rolex by MAD. 9882 S. Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 310.551.2888

Prosperity Market Hosts Black Business Scavenger Hunt

In honor of Black Business Month, Prosperity Market, a roving farmers market spotlighting Black farmers, food producers, and chefs, hosts a month-long Black Business Scavenger Hunt. “Our goal with Prosperity Market as a whole, and specifically the Black Business Scavenger Hunt, is to highlight L.A.’s Black businesses, encourage consumers to shop, and most importantly to show unity and shared commitment to supporting our community,” says co-founder and CEO Carmen Dianne. All clues are now posted on Prosperity Market’s website for the entire month, as well as regularly shared via Instagram (@Prosperity.Market), e-newsletter, and text. Earn points by visiting locations, checking in and taking a photo with a QR code, and sharing on Instagram (or via email). Extra points can be earned by making a purchase at each location, attending special events throughout the month, or snapping photos of Nipsey Hussle murals. The participants with the most points at the end of the month will win special prizes, revealed at Prosperity Market’s farmers market on August 27! Let the games begin! Follow along here!

Nipsey Hussle Mural

Mark Your Calendars (8/5): New Monthly Dinner Series at Jean-Georges Beverly Hills

Jean-Georges, Beverly Hills at the esteemed Waldorf Astoria, will launch a new dinner series Sip & Savor, A Wine and Culinary Dinner Series, in partnership with Peake Ranch and Petrossian Caviar. The dinner will feature an 8-course delicious menu with wine pairings. Highlights include Braised Rabbit and Slow Cooked Halibut paired with vintage wine selections $295; Friday, 7:00 pm; Waldorf Astoria – 9850 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA; 310.860.6700

This Weekend (8/6): Cinespia Hosts a screening of A League of Their Own with Appearance from Star Geena Davis

In honor of the 30th anniversary and launch of the new Amazon Prime series, Cinespia invites you to a special screening of A League of Their Own. Directed by Penny Marshall, the classic movie tells the story of the trailblazing all-female baseball league that played America’s favorite pastime while the men were off fighting in World War II. The evening will be filled with a free photobooth, DJ sets, and an appearance from the film’s star, Geena Davis. $20 – $30; Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 pm (doors open at 6:45 pm); Hollywood Forever Cemetery – 6000 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90038

Coming Soon (8/10): Caldo Verde Presents an Evening Inspired by Gabrielle Hamilton’s Prune

Portuguese-inspired restaurant Caldo Verde welcomes you to a special evening celebrating Gabrielle Hamilton’s highly acclaimed East Village restaurant Prune and the cookbook of the same name. Helmed by James Beard Foundation Award-winning chef Suzanne Goin and restaurateur Caroline Stynewarm, this special dinner features Deep Fried Shrimp Toasts, Pastrami Duck Breast, Roasted Rabbit, Razor Clams, Lemon Panna Cotta, and more. Prices vary; Wednesday (8/10), 5 – 10:00 pm; Downtown L.A. Proper Hotel (Ground Floor) – 1100 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015; 213.806.1023

Razor Clams with Smoked Paprika Butter and Hominyd

Summer Series at Street Art Alive Continues with Band, Rubber

Street Art Alive, the multi-sensory gallery, welcomes you to this week’s edition of their Summer Series. This week features the band Rubber, composed of singer-lyricist Andrew Loper and producer/multi-instrumentalist John Della Franco. The Philly-based group combines R&B, Funk, Hip-Hop, Jazz, and Soul, inspired by the sounds of Frank Ocean, Thundercat, Patrice Rushen, and Amy Winehouse. $20.22; Wednesday, 7:00 pm – 1:00 am; The Lume – 1933 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90007; 213.608.3014

The Shiseido Blue Project, World Surf League Pure, and WILDCOAST Host Shiseido’s Annual Beach Cleanup

We need your help to keep our beaches beautiful. You can do your part by volunteering for Shiseido’s Annual Beach Cleanup, sponsored by the Shiseido Blue Project in partnership with the World Surf League Pure and WILDCOAST. Join celebrity guests and environmental activists as they promote ocean and beach preservation in Huntington Beach. A tasty BBQ will follow. To volunteer, please RSVP to this email Wednesday, 12 – 2:00 pm, 2 – 4:00 pm (BBQ); Huntington Beach, CA – specific location to be sent upon RSVP

Adrian Grenier and Katharine McPhee Foster at the 2021 beach cleanup for the Shiseido Blue Project

Celebrating National IPA Day at Rock & Brews

Raise a glass it’s National IPA Day! Rock & Brews, the rock-inspired restaurant from the minds of rock icons Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons of KISS, is celebrating with $5 Hazed & Confused IPA pints. Not an IPA fan? Not a problem! Rock & Brews has 52 beers on tap, including the new citrus-forward fruit lager, the Tangie Summer Haze (exclusively sold at El Segundo, Redondo Beach, Tustin, Corona, and Buena Park locations. $5+; Thursday, various hours

The Original Farmers Market Presents Thursday Night Summer Music Series

The Thursday Night Music Summer Series continues at the Original Farmers Market with the Ernie Watts Quartet. The group has a unique style with music influenced by swing, jazz, blues, jump, early R& B, and more. “Enjoy delicious eats, dynamic beats, and cool evening breezes” this Thursday at the Original Farmers Market. Free; Thursdays (through the 25th), 6 – 8:00 pm; The Original Farmers Market Plaza – 6333 W. Third St., Los Angeles, CA 90036; 323.933.9211




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