Los Angeles Weekly Roundup
Enjoy a new fall dinner menu at Jamaica Bay Inn’s signature restaurant, Beachside Restaurant & Bar. The new menu features Honey Nut Squash, Local Duarte Salmon, Pumpkin Picadillo & Goat Cheese Empanadas, and Red Wine Poached Pear. $22+; Mondays – Sundays, 4 – 10:00 pm; Jamaica Bay Inn – 4175 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292; 310.823.5333
Seasonal Spiny Lobster Returns to King’s Fish House and Water Grill
Are you a lobster lover like me? If so, this is for you! The delicious seasonal, spiny lobster returns to King’s Fish and Water Grill. Caught one at a time, by hand or in small traps, the lobsters are sourced directly from local fishermen in San Diego and Santa Barbara.
- King’s Fish House: Dine on Wild California Spiny Lobster (MP), chargrilled and served with melted butter. Various hours at Calabasas and OC locations
- Water Grill: Water Grill invites you to feast on the Live Wild California Spiny Lobster (MP), charcoal grilled with homemade coleslaw. Various hours at Santa Monica, DTLA, & OC locations; Cover Photo Credit: Water Grill
Pamper your furry friend with treats from Pretty Good Boy, “the neighborhood dog shop with a mission to curate the best modern, conscious, and sustainable dog brands.” Pretty Good Boy has everything your four-legged pup needs, from natural treats to accessories, supplements, and adventure gear. Various prices; Monday – Sunday, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm; ROWDTLA – 1318 E. 7th St. Ste 144, Los Angeles, CA 90021
The historic Culver Hotel welcomes the spooky season with a line-up of terrifying silent movies every Monday night on Lillie’s Garden Patio. The first screenings will be House on Haunted Hill + The Last Man on Earth. Pair your movie with botanical cocktails from L.A. – based Optimist Drinks, complimentary popcorn, and Lillie’s full dinner menu. Reservations encouraged. Mondays (10/17 – 10/31), dusk; 9400 Culver Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232; 310.558.9400
Black Angus, America’s original steakhouse, is hosting a one-night-only Wine Dinner Experience. Your ticket includes a welcome glass of Francis Coppola Diamond Collections Prosecco Rose and a mouthwatering three-course dinner with Shrimp Cocktail and Kendall Jackson Chardonnay, Filet Mignon with Daou Cabernet, and Crème Brûlée paired with Chateau Ste Michelle Riesling. For those unable to attend the tasting, the wine experience is also available for take-out from 10/18 – 10/24. Reservations required. $49.99+; Thursday (10/20), 7:00 pm; all Black Angus Steakhouse locations
This month, 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
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! All October, we celebrate Halloween in Los Angeles with haunted houses and hayrides, ghoulish attractions and entertainment at theme parks, pub/club crawls, festivals, scary movie screenings, and more! So Angelenos, grab your costumes (click here for costume ideas) and friends because we’ve got your Los Angeles Halloween roundup. Are you ready?!
Today is National Sausage Pizza Day, and to celebrate, Napoli’s Pizza Kitchen is giving all walk-ins a chance to WIN FREE PIZZA for the remainder of October. All you have to do is order one of Napoli’s sausage pizzas, and you’ll be entered to win. Started by Edgar Martirosyan, the pizza delivery guy Ellen used to famously deliver pizzas to hungry celebs during the 2014 Academy Awards, Napoli’s uses fresh, local ingredients to create delicious pies. The sausage pizza is made with a tasty house-made sauce, cheese, and melt-in-your-mouth sausages atop a golden, crunchy pizza crust. At the end of today, Edgar will choose one lucky winner from the entry list that will win free pizza for the month. Bon appétit! Various prices; Tuesday, 11:00 am – 10:00 pm; 14831 Burbank Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91411; 818.909.0100 and 13318 Victory Blvd, Van Nuys, CA 91401; 818.909.9004
Beat the rush and start your holiday shopping now! It’s Amazon Prime Day, and the early Holiday deals are here! Not a Prime member, not a problem. Join here! (As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases); Tuesday – Wednesday
Hotel June welcomes you to a weekly al fresco screening series. Cozy up on the elevated terrace at Baja-inspired restaurant Caravan Swim Club as you watch seasonal and cult films. Every Tuesday evening, Caravan Swim Club will host movie screenings with a complimentary margarita and à la carte dinner menu available for purchase. This week’s Hotel June wants to know, “Who you gonna call?” as the hotel is screening one of our favorites, Ghostbusters. Future screenings include The Shining, Mean Girls, The Big Lebowski, Goonies, Elf, and more! $10; Tuesdays – 12/27, 7:00 pm (doors open) and 8:00 (show time); Hotel June West LA (upper terrace) – 8639 Lincoln Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045; 310.645.0400
It’s that time of the year when wild-caught and certified sustainable Langostino Lobster returns to Rubio’s. Guests can enjoy the seasonal favorite from today through 1/3 Drizzled in warm garlic herb butter and featuring authentic Baja flavors, this year’s dishes include the Langostino Lobster Two Taco Plate, the Langostino Lobster Bowl, the Puerto Nuevo Burrito and brand-new to the menu this year, the Más Queso Quesadilla. Various prices, hours, and locations
Tonight, Café Gratitude Arts District is hosting an epic pop-up dinner collaboration. The autumnal four-course plant-based dinner is from the minds of Café Gratitude’s Chef Dreux Ellis and guest Chef Anne Thornton. Menu highlights include the Roasted Beet & Maitake Mushroom (Smoked Horseradish Cream, Radicchio, Frisée), Autumnal Risotto (made with Roasted Butternut Squash, Brown Rice, Baby Kale, Leeks, Pine Nuts, Sage Cashew Cream, and a decadent Chocolate Ganache Tart, made with Salted Caramel and Candied Hazelnuts. Pair your dinner with an array of bold and vibrant natural wines, personally selected by Sommelier Taylor Grant. $50 and $75 (with wine pairing); Thursday, 7 – 9:00 pm; 300 S. Santa Fe Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012; 213.929.5580