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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at The Original Farmers Market

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Original Farmers Market. The L.A. staple has a rich history of bringing together a diverse group of vendors to create a mouthwatering melting pot of flavors, all in one centralized location. Various prices; Sunday – Thursday, 10:00 am – 8:00 pm and Friday – Saturday, 10:00 am – 9:00 pm; 6333 W. 3rd. St., Los Angeles, CA 90036; 323.933.9211

Ramen Nagi Shakes Up Classic Menu with Debut of Secret Off-Menu Ramen, The Lamb King

For the first time ever, Ramen Nagi, the delicious Japanese ramen shop, debuts a secret, off-menu ramen, The Lamb King. This secret dish is now available – but only when asked – as a ‘secret’ pork-free ramen. Various prices; Monday – Friday, 11:00 am – 2:30 pm, 5 – 9:00 pm, and Saturday – Sunday, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm and 5 – 9:00 pm; Westfield Century City – 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90067; Cover Photo courtesy of Jakob Layman

Upscale, Fast Casual Indian Eatery Tulsi Opens New Location in Westwood

Upscale, fast-casual Indian eatery Tulsi welcomes you to its newest location in Westwood. Tulsi serves high-quality vegetarian and vegan Indian dishes from around the subcontinent, spotlighting beloved regional specialties and street foods like Dosas, Pani Puri, Pav Bhaji, and inventive fusion takes on regional dishes, like Paneer Tikka Tacos and Indo-Chinese favorites Vegetable Manchurian and Chili-Garlic Fried Rice. $11+; Monday – Sunday, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm; 10916 Lindbrook Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90024; 424.209.2167

Upscale, fast-casual Indian eatery Tulsi welcomes you to its newest location in Westwood.

Celebrate the High Holidays with Rustic Canyon Family Restaurants

  • Huckleberry Bakery & Café: Pre-order now for Rosh Hashanah with yummy farmers’ market-driven traditional dishes like Mary’s Organic Roasted Chicken with organic couscous, lemon & herb butter, Roasted Organic Carrots with honey-date butter, Milo + Olive’s Round Braided Challah and an Apple Honey Crème Fraîche Tart, plus more. Rosh Hashanah orders must be placed by 9/20. Break your Yom Kippur fast with a Scottish Salmon Lox Platter featuring whipped herb cream cheese, Milo + Olive Bagels & all the accoutrements, Farmers’ Market Vegetable Quiche, Coconut Macaroons, and more. Yom Kippur orders must be placed by 9/29. $25+; 1014 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica CA 90401; 310.451.2311
  • Birdie G’s: Celebrate the high holidays with a twist on holiday classics from Chef Jeremy Fox and Chef de Cuisine Matthew Schaler. Highlights include a Whole Roasted Chicken with black lime & fenugreek, Corned Beef Tri-Tip with smoked tomato remoulade, an Apple-Sunchoke Cake with hazelnut & caramel sauce, plus the famous Matzo Ball Soup, Southern Kugel, and more. Pair your meal with one of Birdie G’s Kosher Wines. Rosh Hashanah orders must be placed by 9/20, 5:00 pm; Yom Kippur orders must be placed by 9/30, 5:00pm. $25+; 2421 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90404; 310.310.3616
Pre-order now for Rosh Hashanah with yummy farmers’ market-driven traditional dishes like the Apple Honey Crème Fraîche Tart from Huckleberry Bakery & Café. Photo Credit courtesy of Lindsey Huttrer.

Upcoming Shows at The Bourbon Room

The Bourbon Room is on fire with its hot new lineup. From Drag: The Musical, to a burlesque musical parody, to a residency from Evan Rachel Wood and critically-acclaimed guitarist/singer-songwriter Zane Carney’s new band, Hollywood’s newest live music and entertainment venue is serving up the best in live entertainment. 6356 Hollywood Blvd 2nd Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90028; 213.667.4233

  • 9/23: DRAG: The Musical – Alaska Thunderf*ck from RuPaul’s Drag Race and Joey McIntrye from New Kids On the Block star in DRAG: The Musical. The musical tells the story of two rival drag clubs that must overcome their differences in order to survive. $59.99 – $99.99; Friday – 10/15, 6:30 pm (doors), 7:00 pm (show time) and 9:30 pm (doors), 10:00 pm (show time)
  • Coming Next Week (9/26): XOXO Euphoria Girl – Cherry Poppin’s XOXO EUPHORIA GIRL is back! The burlesque musical parody show is a mashup of popular TV shows, high schools, cities, and time periods set to your favorite music! XOXO EUPHORIA GIRL asks hard-hitting questions like, what if Kristen Bell’s narration of Gossip Girl suddenly had to deal with the insanity that happens in Euphoria? $30 – $40; Monday (9/26), 6:30 pm (doors) and 7:30 pm (show time)
  • Coming Soon (9/27): EVAN + ZANE: Dance– EVAN + ZANE, a new band formed by Evan Rachel Wood and critically-acclaimed guitarist/singer-songwriter Zane Carney is coming to The Bourbon Room with a Dance – themed show. $50 – $100; Tuesday (9/27), 7: 00 (doors) and 8:00 pm (show time)

On Sale Now (9/28): Experiential Garrison Brothers Whiskey Dinner Takeover at The Wayfarer DTLA

The Wayfarer DTLA is teaming up with Texas Bourbon distillery Garrison Brothers for a whiskey dinner and tasting at the hotel. The DTLA boutique hotel will host a one-of-a-kind experience across the property’s 12 floors – from the sexy rooftop to the underground whimsical basement bar Lilly Rose. Your ticket includes the Tiki Old Fashioned welcome cocktail, a three-course dinner with Garrison Brothers Whiskey Pairings at Gaslighter Social Club (Baked Mac and Cheese, Fried Green Tomatoes with buttermilk dressing, Collard Greens w/ Potlikker, Pickle Brined Fried Chicken, Smoked Brisket, Bourbon Pecan Pie & Banana Bread Pudding) and ends with a nightcap at Lilly Rose. $110; Wednesday (9/28), 7 – 10:00 pm; Beginning on The Rooftop at The Wayfarer DTLA, 813 Flower St., Los Angeles, CA 90017 

On Sale Now (9/30): This Fall the Champions of Magic Tour Heads to Southern California

The Champions of Magic Tour makes its return to So Cal this Fall. The cast will perform two shows that have been described by Access Hollywood as “tremendous.” The evening will be filled with interactive illusions, an escape from Houdini’s water torture cell, a jaw-dropping levitation high above the stage, and more mind-blowing magic from some of the greatest magicians in the world. $49; 9/30 – 10/1, 7:30 pm; City National Grove of Anaheim – 2200 E. Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92806

Mark Your Calendars (10/29): Paw Works 6th Annual Ties & Tails Gala

This October, brush off your Sunday Best because the Paw Works Animal Rescue hosts the 6th annual Ties & Tails Gala. Paw Works is a nonprofit rescue organization that partners with county and city shelters to give abandoned animals a second chance at life. The theme of this year’s Ties & Tails Gala is Barking Mad, an ode to Alice in Wonderland. The evening features a red-carpet event, cocktail hour, dinner, music, and silent and live auctions. In addition, the gala will be presenting a special award to Emmy and Golden Globe winner Sarah Paulson for her work with animals. $300+; Saturday (10/29); 5 – 10:00 pm; Sherwood Country Club – 320 W. Stafford Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91361

This October, Paw Works Animal Rescue hosts the 6th annual Ties & Tails Gala. Paw Works is a nonprofit rescue organization that partners with county and city shelters to give abandoned animals a second chance at life.

Gianmarco Soresi Performs in L.A. (Lovett or Leave It, Improv Hollywood, Uncle Function)

Comedian, actor, and overall funnyman Gianmarco Soresi is coming to L.A.

  • 9/20: Sketch Improv: Uncle Function/ Gianmarco Soresi’s improv sketch group at Dynasty Typewriter: $20-$25; The Hayworth – 2511 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90057
  • 9/21: Standup Comedy: Improv/ Hollywood: this show is sold out, but please contact them to be added to the waiting list;  8162 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
  • 9/22: Podcast Guest Live Taping: Lovett or Leave It at Dynasty Typewriter$25; The Hayworth – 2511 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90057

New Social Hour at Jean-Georges Beverly Hills

Social Hour at Jean-Georges Beverly Hills is back. Offered exclusively at the esteemed Waldorf Astoria’s signature restaurant bar, social hour at Jean-Georges Beverly features small bites, wine/beer, and seasonal cocktails. $15+; Tuesdays – Saturdays, 5:30 7:00 pm; Waldorf Astoria- 9850 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210

FREE Pizza at Napoli’s Pizza Kitchen with Oscars Delivery Guy

In honor of National Pepperoni Pizza Day, Napoli’s Pizza Kitchen in Van Nuys and Sherman Oaks will be offering a FREE pepperoni pizza for walk-in guests! Remember the Oscars pizza delivery guy? Well his name is Edgar Martirosyan, and he famously handed out pizza alongside Ellen at the 2014 Academy Awards. Edgar now has two brick-and-mortar locations of his own, Napoli’s Pizza Kitchen, where he continues to craft fresh pies made with fresh local ingredients. Free; Tuesday, 12 – 4:00 pm; 14831 Burbank Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91411; 818.909.0100 and 13318 Victory Blvd., Van Nuys, CA 91401; 818.909.9004

The Virtue Project Hosts Private Screening of Battleground at The West Hollywood EDITION

The Virtue Project is hosting a screening and discussion of the abortion rights documentary Battleground at The West Hollywood EDITION. After the film, director Cynthia Lowen will participate in a discussion with special guests moderated by journalist and former Chief White House Correspondent for CNN, Jessica Yellin. The screening is sponsored by Safe Space Pictures, Train of Thought Productions, The Virtue Project, Red Owl Partners, and Together Films. Free with RSVP (; Tuesday, 6:00 pm (cocktail) and 6:30 pm (screening); The West Hollywood EDITION, 9040 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood CA 90069; 310.953.9899


Esters and Little Fatty Host Fried Chicken, Caviar, & Champagne Dinner

Esters Wine Shop & Bar is hosting a Fried Chicken, Caviar & Champagne Night with Little Fatty Chef/Owner David Kuo. Chef Kuo is preparing platters of his signature Taipei Hot Chicken with shiso green goddess dressing, sesame coleslaw, and mini scallion buns, with the option to add caviar for extra decadence. Pair your meal with one of Esters’ favorite Champagnes—Bereche et Fils ‘Vielles Vignes’ Brut Reserve NV for $30/glass. There are only 50 platters available, so reservations are strongly encouraged. $22+; Wednesday, 6:00 pm; 1314 7th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.899.6900

Esters Wine Shop & Bar is hosting a Fried Chicken, Caviar & Champagne Night with Little Fatty Chef/Owner David Kuo.

Mr. C Cinema Night Returns

Back by popular demand, Mr. C’s poolside cinema returns tonight. Watch as Lady Gaga delivers a fierce performance in fan-favorite House of Gucci. Add a dab of timeless glamour of Beverly Hills, with a piece of Italy, in the heart of Los Angeles, and you have the perfect Beverly Hills movie night. Make sure to try the signature drink, the Whistlepig Whiskey$65; Wednesday; Mr. C – 1224 Beverwil Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90035; 310. 277.2800


Savor the Final Sips of Summer at North Italia

Today is the first day of fall and the end of the North Italia’s Summer Sips Program. Turn that frown upside down because North Italia wants you to savor the season with an all-day happy hour! Enjoy $5 beers and glasses of wine, tasty bar bites like Italian MeatballsBruschetta, and Chef’s Charcuterie Board, and the SoCal-inspired Summer Sips cocktail, the Smoky Sunset for only $10. Thursday, Various hours and locations

Say farewell to summer with North Italia’s all-day Happy Hour featuring the Smoky Sunset for only $10.




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