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Deluxe 1717 Expands Hours and Adds Weekend Brunch

Deluxe 1717 recently expanded the dinner hours and now offers a delicious weekend brunch. Chef Onil Chibas and his chef-collaborator Alberto Morales have curated an eclectic menu highlighting their diverse heritages. Chibas is Afro-Cuban, Morales is Bolivian, and the pastry chef, Cherry Aguilar, is Filipina. The vibrant menu deliciously reflects this multicultural mix. Highlights include Pilipino Lumpia, Raz el Hanout Smoked Albacore Tuna, Squid Ink Bucatini, and Plantains. The new weekend brunch menu features Brisket Huevos Rancheros, German Chocolate Pancakes, and the fan-favorite Cuban Sandwich with house-smoked pork belly. Hungry yet? $18+; Thursdays – Saturdays, 5 – 10:00 pm, and Saturdays – Sundays, 10:00 am – 2:30 pm (brunch);1717 E Washington Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91104; 626.797.1717

Ocean Prime Beverly Hills Celebrates National Seafood Month

October is National Seafood Month, and in celebration, Ocean Prime Beverly Hills has created special sushi rolls and entrées, along with a perfect wine pairing. Prepare for your taste buds to explode when you sink your teeth into the Lobster Roll with kiwi, pickled Serrano chilis, Masago, spicy mango sauce ($27); the suggested pairing is Conundrum 2020 White Blend by Caymus Vineyards, and Halibut with colossal Maryland blue crab, gnocchi, and Champagne cream ($68); suggested pairing is Goldeneye 2019 Pinot Noir by Duckhorn. Reservations encouraged. Mondays – Thursdays, 11:30 am – 10:00 pm. Fridays, 11:30 am – 11:00 pm, Saturdays, 4 – 11:00 pm, and Sundays, 4 – 9:00 pm; 9595 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 310.859.4818

Celebrate National Seafood Month at Ocean Prime Beverly Hills with mouthwatering seafood dishes like this Halibut with colossal Maryland blue crab, gnocchi, and Champagne cream.

Sushi Roku, BOA Steakhouse Launch Manhattan Beach Dining Destination

Today, L.A. Restaurant Group IDG opens BOA Steakhouse and Sushi Roku at the popular Manhattan Village shopping and dining destination. BOA Steakhouse reinvented the traditional American steakhouse with its chic look, innovative dishes, and trendy atmosphere. Upscale sushi hot spot Sushi Roku has been a mainstay of Los Angeles since 1997. Both restaurants and dining rooms are located side-by-side and are open for dinner. Expect the addition of a robust lunch offering at both restaurants at the end of the month. Various prices; Sundays – Thursdays, 5 – 10:00 pm and Fridays – Saturdays, 5 – 11:00 pm;  3200 N. Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266; 310.683.4080 (BOA) and 310.683.4060 (Sushi Roku)

Los Angeles Celebrates Halloween

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?!

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

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 gala is Barking Mad, an ode to Alice in Wonderland, and 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

On 10/29, 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.

On Sale Now (11/1): Nosotros Tequila & Mezcal Master Class at The Green Room

The Green Room, the sexy speakeasy nestled in the Burbank hills, is hosting its second educational series event of the year, Master Class: Art of Beverage, during which Nosotros will take guests on a tour through the history of their premium quality agave-spirits. Attendees will experience a guided tasting of four varietals of Nosotros Tequila and Mezcal, each of which will be paired with elevated bites prepared by The Green Room’s Executive Chef Czarina Sico. The evening’s food menu will feature items like Smoked Hamachi, Prawn Skewers with agave lime glaze, Blue Corn Empanadas, and more! There will also be interactive elements sprinkled throughout the evening, giving guests the opportunity to win gift cards and other fun giveaway prizes. The Green Room’s menu is also available for purchase. $65; Tuesday (11/1), 6:00 pm; 1250 E. Harvard Rd, Burbank, CA 91501; 818.962.4446

Nosotros will take guests on a tour through the history of their premium quality agave-spirits at the Master Class: Art of Beverage.

Santa Monica’s Annual Terry Fox Run Returns for the Fifth Year, in Support of Cancer Research

Canadian athlete and humanitarian Terry Fox had one goal, a world without cancer. With one leg having been amputated due to cancer, he embarked on a cross-country run to raise money and awareness for cancer research. Although Terry passed away before he could finish his Marathon of Hope, his legacy of perseverance and determination lives on. For the fifth year, the 5K Terry Fox Run is taking place in Santa Monica, and you are invited to join the fight by walking, running, biking, hiking, skating, or wheeling for cancer research. Together we can find a cure for this terrible disease. Free registration; Saturday, 8:00 am, Santa Monica Boardwalk, Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel (1700 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401)

Fall Festival at The Original Farmers Market

This weekend marks the return of the Fall Festival at The Original Farmers Market. The family-friendly festival includes a pumpkin patch, pig races, fall-themed games, live music, kids’ crafts, photo opps, and more! Free entry; Saturday – Sunday, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm; 6333 W. Third St., Los Angeles, CA 90036; 323.933.9211

The Fall Festival at The Original Farmers Market includes a pumpkin patch, pig races, fall-themed games, live music, kids’ crafts, photo opps, and more!

Tu Madre Grand Opening Event in Santa Monica

Join taco and margarita hotspot Tu Madre for its Grand Opening event. Known for its bold flavors and diverse culinary range, Tu Madre brings its signature tacos, breakfast burritos, bowls, handcrafted margaritas, and more to downtown Santa Monica. In celebration of today’s grand opening, Tu Madre is offering $1 Organic El Sativo Margaritas and $1 Don Julio Palomas for guests who follow them on Instagram (limit one per person). $7+; Saturday, 11:00 am – 12:00 am; 606 Broadway Ste. 100 Santa Monica, CA 90401; 424.353.2060

Red Carpet Halloween Party at Eden Sunset

Society Unici and Karma International invite you to LACE HALLOWEEN, a Red Carpet Halloween Party at Eden Sunset. Start your Halloween festivities early with an exclusive Hollywood bash with 6 DJs, over 20 performers, and music by the EC Twins. Enter to win a free ticket by following the EC Twins on Instagram & commenting on their last post. DRESS CODE – Ladies: Lace-inspired costumes, very sexy, chic, and classy. Gents: Chic Classy Costumes. $120 – $4,000; Saturday, 9:00 pm – 2:00 am; 6521 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028




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