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Happy Hour at Huckleberry Bakery & Café

Huckleberry Bakery & Café has just launched Happy Hour with $5 craft beers and $10 canned wines. Pair some Boomtown Bad Hombre Mexican Style Lager with a Fried Chicken Sandwich for a boozy, late lunch, or enjoy an afternoon tipple featuring Hollow Wines ‘Cali Bubbles’ with a slice of Cake$5+; Mondays – Fridays, 2 – 3:00 pm; 1014 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.451.2311

Aperitivo Hour at Milo + Olive

Milo + Olive just debuted Aperitivo Hour, and Chef de Cuisine Connor Underwood is cooking up a variety of affordable snacks and Cicchetti, like Whipped Peads & Barnett’s Lardo with local stone fruit, Anchovy Toast with sungold tomato relish on toasted brioche, a Cheese & Charcuterie Plate with the cutest housemade crackers, plus more. Pair your meal with $11 glasses of wine and Italian cocktails, like a refreshing Aperol Spritz, Americano, Negroni, and more. $3+; Mondays – Thursdays, 3 – 5:00 pm; 2723 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90403; 310.453.6776

Heated Room, the Hottest Room Dedicated to Helping You Look And Feel Good

West Hollywood is the home to the hottest room dedicated to helping you look and feel good. Welcome to the Heated Room, the new infrared heated fitness studio that is helping their clients age backwards. L.A.’s latest workout obsession loved by celebs combines traditional Pilates Principles and infrared heat up to 100° F to improve balance, control, stability, and flexibility, all while toning your body and detoxifying your skin. Classes include Heated Core Sculpt, Heated Full Body Burn, Heated Flow (Yoga), and Private Reformer Room (not heated). Memberships start at $260/month, $40 (Single classes), and $65 -$120 (Semi-Private/Private Reformer Room); Please refer to the schedule for class days and times; 8231 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA 90048; 323.394.6558

Diplo attends a class at Heated Room

Coming Up This Weekend (8/26): Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills Hosts Dog Adoption Day

In honor or National Dog Day, Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills is teaming up with 501c3 nonprofit Wagmor Pets for a public adoption event. During the event, guests will be able to meet all kinds of furry friends with the goal of helping them find a furr-ever home! Friday, 12 – 3:00 pm; 8555 Beverly Blvd. (hotel lobby), Los Angeles, CA 90048; 310.278.5444

Save the Date (8/27): Txotx Cider Party at Benny Boy Brewing

Benny Boy Brewing invites you to a fantastic cider event. The Spanish-inspired Sidra cider has been aging for two months and is ready to be tapped! In celebration, Benny Boy is throwing a Txotx Party – a special toast that takes place in the Basque cider houses when the new cider is ready to be tasted! Pair your cider with Spanish/Basque food from Basseriko Peppers. The first pours will be at 2:00 pm and will go until the barrel runs out. $35 (at the door); Saturday, 2 – 5:00 pm; 1821 Daly St. Los Angeles, CA 90031

Mark Your Calendars (8/27): Summer Taste Series at Jean-Georges Beverly Hills

Jean-Georges Beverly Hills, the signature restaurant at the Waldorf Astoria, is hosting a second cooking class and dining experience as a part of the Summer Taste Series. The intimate live demonstration showcases two signature Summer dishes, led by Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills’ executive chefs. The first dish presented will be Seared Hamachi, taught by Executive Chef, Peleg Miron. The second dish demonstration will be Ricotta Gnocchi, led by Executive Sous Chef, Alan Chang. After the cooking tutorials, dine on a decadent 3-course lunch and succulent summer cocktails. $95 (per person); Saturday, 11:00 am; Waldorf Astoria – 9850 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210; 310.860.6666

Coming Up This Weekend (8/28): Wellness Sunday at TruFusion West Hollywood

TruFusion, the WeHo fitness sanctuary with five studios under one roof, welcomes you to a Sunday Funday wellness day. Wellness Sunday begins with a restorative IV Drip and Vitamin B-12 injections. Next embark on an amazing Breathwork Class, before ending the wellness session with rejuvenating Ice Plunges. Please contact TruFusion directly for rates and to book your spot. Sunday, 9:30 am – 1:30 pm; 900 N. La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038; 323.238.4970

Wellness Sunday at TruFusion

Coming in September (9/2): Rooftop Cinema Club Arts District Celebrates Summerween at ROW DTLA With Halloween Movies in September

Rooftop Cinema Club Arts District celebrates the end of Summer with a special Halloween-inspired movie lineup. Summerween features an array of films from spine-chilling classics to ghostly family-friendly movies. The lineup includes Psycho, Beetlejuice, Hocus Pocus, Coraline, Practical Magic, Halloween, and more! Screen the movies on a state-of-the-art LED screen while lounging in a cozy deck chair with personal headphones. The rooftop also has table games, classic cinema concessions, and a rooftop bar with beer, wine, and canned cocktails. $19.75 – $26.75; Please refer to the schedule for showtimes; 5th-floor rooftop of Building 1 at ROW DTLA – 777 S. Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90021

Tickets Available (9/5): Café Gratitude’s Ice Cream Showdown

“I scream, you scream, we all scream for VEGAN ice cream!” On Labor Day, Café Gratitude Larchmont is hosting their First Vegan Ice Cream Showdown with local vegan ice cream shops Yoga-urt, Sunscoop, Dream Pops, and JD’s Vegan Ice Cream. Taste, judge, and vote for your favorite ice cream while sipping Oliopop root beer floats, listening to live music, posing for pix in a photo booth, winning prizes, and eating yummy vegan bites. Café Gratitude is also creating special boozy ice cream spritzes made just for the showdown! $20; Monday (9/5), 2- 4:00 pm; 639 North Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004; 323.580.6383

Samples of vegan ice cream from the Vegan Ice Cream Showdown

On Sale Now (9/16): ”Playa to Playa” Tasting Menu at Viceroy Santa Monica’s Sugar Palm

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Viceroy Santa Monica has teamed up with its sister resort, Viceroy Los Cabos, to create a curated culinary experience. Viceroy Santa Monica and Los Cabos are “transporting guests along the California coastline to the tip of Baja California with a month-long activation in Santa Monica at Sugar Palm.” Chef Jason Francisco of Viceroy Santa Monica’s Sugar Palm and Chef Carlos Teran of Viceroy Los Cabos’ Dalia have crafted a rotating seven-course tasting menu to showcase the rich cultures of their destinations through robust flavors and ingredients. $75; Fridays -Sundays (9/16 – 10/16), 3 – 10:00 pm; 1819 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.260.7511


NORMS Celebrates National Waffle Day

Today is National Waffle Day, and NORMS is celebrating with a quirky and tasty offer! Today, any guest who arrives at any NORMS dressed as a chicken, waffle, or BOTH, will receive one FREE order of the Chicken & Waffles. The meal includes three crispy fried chicken tenders, drizzled with a special bourbon glaze and served over a fluffy Belgian waffle with a side of two eggs, any style. Free (with costume); Wednesday, Various hours and locations

NORMS’ Chicken & Waffles

Grammy-Winning Singer/Songwriter Lisa Loeb Performs with Comedian Stephen Kramer Glickman at Bourbon Room

The Bourbon Room welcomes Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Lisa Loeb and Canadian-American comedian/actor, musician, and podcast host Stephen Kramer Glickman of Nickelodeon’s Big Time Rush. The unforgettable musical evening will also include food from Bourbon Room’s Chef Frankie before, during, and after the show! $30 (General Admission) and $50 (VIP); Wednesday; 7:00 pm; 6356 Hollywood Blvd., 2nd Floor, Hollywood, CA 90028; 213.667.4233

Grammy award winning singer/songwriter Lisa Loeb performs in Hollywood on 8/24. Photo Credit: Juan Patino Photography

Islands Continues to Celebrate 40 Years with $4.40 Hawaiian Burgers

Islands Fine Burgers & Drinks has been celebrating its 40th anniversary all summer with throwback uniforms, giveaways, a NEW exclusive beer – Islands Sunny Blonde Ale, and the return of the Watermelon Marg. As a special treat to guests, today only, the beloved Hawaiian Burger will be available for $4.40 at all Islands locations! The juicy, flavor-packed burger is topped with fresh pineapple, teriyaki sauce, lettuce, tomato, onion, Swiss, and mayo$4.40; Thursday, Various hours and locations




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