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Things to Do in Los Angeles This Week (June 26, 2023 – June 29, 2023)

CycleBar Opens in Burbank

Just in time for summer, CycleBar is now open in Burbank! The indoor cycling studio offers six types of classes, ranging from endurance and intervals to rhythm-based rides. And as an added bonus, in honor of the launch, the studio is offering three FREE classes! Free; various hours; 3820 W Verdugo Ave, Suite A, Burbank, CA 90515; 818.862.0114

Hart House USC is Now Open

Funny man Kevin Hart is “on a mission that’s simple: to make the food you know and love – better for you, your wallet, and the planet.” Hart House, his new 100% plant-based eatery has just added another location, with the newest opening at USC. The menu features a mouthwatering selection of clean items packed with robust flavor. And make sure to grab the delicious vegan cookies from Dr. Shica’s Bakery for dessert! Various prices; Mondays – Sundays, 11:00 am – 10:00 pm; 3726 S Figueroa, Los Angeles, CA 90027

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Hart House features a mouthwatering selection of clean items packed with robust flavor. Photo Credit: Hart House.

Chef Fraser Offers Meals at Cost to Restaurant Workers in LA

Chef John Fraser launched the Industry Table, an initiative that invites hospitality workers to dine at cost at his restaurants. Restaurant workers will enjoy prices at about a 60-70 percent discount of what is listed on the menu, and a table will be reserved every night of dinner service for each restaurant. The program is designed to foster community amongst the hospitality industry by gathering around the table and making dining out accessible to all. In LA, the Industry Table is available at Ardor and the Roof at the West Hollywood EDITION. Guests can enjoy a dinner for two – with at least one guest currently employed in the restaurant industry. Alcohol is not included (due to the law), but exploring their beverage menus is encouraged! Various prices and hours; The West Hollywood EDITION – 9040 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069; 310.953.9899

Ultimate Guide to LA Pride & WeHo Pride: Parades, Drag Brunches, Concerts, Pop-Ups, and More!

We’ve got your ultimate guide to LA Pride and WeHo Pride. Show your solidarity and support, and celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community with colorful parades, drag brunches, concerts, pop-ups, and more! Love is Love!

An image of people at a Pride parade.
We’ve got your ultimate guide to LA Pride and WeHo Pride.

PARIS AT NIGHT – House Tuesdays at Bootsy Bellows

David Arquette’s decadent nightclub Bootsy Bellows welcomes you to PARIS AT NIGHT, the sexiest night for house, EDM, and tech-house music in Los Angeles. Dress to impress for you never know which A-list celebrities may show up to this lavish hot spot. Free (at the door’s discretion) – $50 (fast lane at the door’s discretion); Tuesdays, 11:00 pm – 2:00 am; 9229 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 310.859.1011


Island Vibes at Skybar

Escape to paradise every Wednesday at the Skybar pool and lounge, nestled within the Mondrian Hotel. The lively Caribbean-style party features the hottest tunes spun by DJs spinning reggae dancehall, tropical house, hip-hop, Afrobeats, and top 40. Please contact Shawn for bottle & table service or lounge chair, daybed, and cabana reservations (213.271.5022). Free before 3:00 pm with RSVP; Wednesdays, 1 – 6:00 pm; The Mondrian – 8440 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA; 323.650.8999

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The lively Caribbean-style party features the hottest tunes spun by DJs spinning reggae dancehall, tropical house, hip-hop, Afrobeats, and top 40.

Celebrate National Day of Joy with a “Spoonful of Joy” From Yogurtland

Yogurtland, the leading self-serve frozen yogurt brand, prides itself on spreading love, joy and hope to every guest that walks through their doors. To honor this mission, each guest who spends $10 or more at any participating Yogurtland location nationwide today on National Day of Joy, will receive a limited-edition giant yellow spoon while supplies last. Guests can also celebrate their joy by trying Yogurtland’s newest limited-edition flavor, vegan Pineapple Mango Sorbet, in addition to receiving a giant yellow spoon. Available while supplies last in June, guests can experience a delightful combination of sweet, juicy pineapples and ripe mangoes, with each spoonful transporting guests to a tropical paradise. $10+; Wednesday; Various hours and locations


Caldo Verde Presents An Evening Inspired By Frankie Gaw’s First Generation

Caldo Verde, the DTLA Proper Hotel’s signature Portuguese-inspired restaurant helmed by James Beard Award-winning chef Suzanne Goin and restaurateur Caroline Styne has announced the next iteration of their ongoing An Evening Inspired By series. The series highlights chefs, restaurateurs, and food connoisseurs from around the globe that have inspired the duo. Tonight will be An Evening Inspired By Frankie Gaw’s debut cookbook First Generation$85; Thursday, 5 – 10:00 pm; Downtown LA Proper Hotel – 1100 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015; 213.806.1010

Pasta|Bar Welcomes The Lost Explorer Mezcal for Collab Dinner

Michelin-Starred Pasta|Bar, the award-winning 12-course tasting menu restaurant focuses on fresh pasta, inspired by the flavors of Los Angeles and complemented by the culinary techniques of Italy. Led by co-owner & executive Chef Phillip Frankland Lee, the culinary team prepares each dish and serves it directly from an open kitchen, as guests watch, admire, and experience from the intimate 10-seat countertop pasta bar. Tonight, Pasta|Bar will welcome the Lost Explorer Mezcal, whose mezcals are balanced, versatile, and made with the dedication that Scratch Restaurants Group values, which are rooted in community and sustainability. They share a similar dedication to craftsmanship and attention to detail, and together they will create an intriguing and harmonious pairing. Chef Owner Phillip Frankland Lee will be taking the signature Pasta|Bar tasting menu and creating fun, lively, and Mezcal-enhancing interactions with changes to the sauces, spices, produce, meat preparations, etc. Each course will be paired in a way that pulls nuances from each curated cocktail, using intertwining flavor profiles to balance the aromas from each district Mezcal, while allowing each component a moment to be savored. Your ticket includes the full dinner menu, welcome cocktail, paired cocktails, and exclusive Lost Explorer tastings. $325; Thursday, 5:00 pm, 7:15 pm, and 9:30 pm; 16101 Ventura Blvd #255, Encino, CA 91436; 818.208.1850

The Peninsula Beverly Hills Launches Nightcap

The Peninsula Beverly Hills has introduced a new dining series: Nightcap –  an evening of live music and daily changing bites for hotel guests, Angeleno locals, and visitors to enjoy. Located in the hotel’s Living Room, no Nightcap experience will be the same. Every week, Executive Chef Ralf Schlegel will showcase a carefully curated tower of 10 hors d’oeuvres and tea-inspired cocktails; a tribute to his passion for blending flavors and creating exceptional tastes. In addition, the music program will include the hotel’s resident pianist, Antonio Castillo de la Gala along with special guest vocalist Kevin Francis. Together, they will provide a unique show, mixing classic piano with modern entertainment. Just as the menu changes daily, so will the setlist including a designated “Song of the evening” printed on each menu. $85 (10 hors-d’oeuvres and 1 specialty cocktail); Thursdays – Saturdays, 7 – 11:00 pm; 9882 S Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 310.551.2888

Coming Soon

(7/21 – 7/23): X Games California Tickets are Now On Sale

X Games California 2023 tickets are on sale now. This July the X Games California will take over the Ventura County Fairgrounds for 3-days of heart-pounding action as the world’s best skateboard, BMX, and Moto X superstars throw down their best tricks and compete for X Games gold! See your favorites like Tony Hawk, Sky Brown, Elliot Sloan, Nyjah Huston, Garrett Reynolds, Kevin Peraza, Axell Hodges, and Momiji Nishiya, among many other elite competitors. GA tickets include access to all competitions plus access to X Fest – the interactive fan experience featuring mini ramps, athlete appearances, art installations, food, live music, sponsor activations, games, and more family entertainment. Special ticket opportunities include: SuperFan Passes, XIP Hospitality, and Exclusive Athlete Experiences. Can’t make it to X Games? Tune in live to ESPN, ESPN2, ABC, and streamed online on X Games platforms. $60+ (Discounts offered for children ages 6-12, seniors, military, and students; children 5 and under are free with a paid accompanying adult); 7/21 – 7/23; Ventura County Fairgrounds & Events Center – 10 West Harbor Boulevard, Ventura, 93001

An image of a skateboarder on a ramp.
This July the X Games California will take over the Ventura County Fairgrounds for 3-days of heart-pounding action.
*For fun things to do in Los Angeles this weekend, check back on Friday!*




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