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Things to Do in Los Angeles This Week (July 3, 2023 – July 6, 2023)
Monday – Tuesday

Los Angeles Celebrates 4th of July

Los Angeles comes alive with vibrant festivities as it celebrates the 4th of July. From lively pool parties, fireworks, concerts, and events to special restaurant menus, Angelenos and visitors alike can get in the patriotic spirit as they celebrate Independence Day in the City of Angels.


Netflix Bites, a One-of-a-Kind Dining Concept

Get ready for a tantalizing culinary experience at the brand-new Short Stories hotel, as they introduce Netflix Bites—a one-of-a-kind dining concept. This extraordinary collaboration brings together renowned chefs from popular Netflix series to curate a special tasting menu like no other. Prepare to be delighted by the culinary prowess of acclaimed chefs such as Curtis Stone, Dominique Crenn, Rodney Scott, Ming Tsai, Ann Kim, Nadiya Hussain, Jacques Torres, and Andrew Zimmern, as they showcase their signature dishes in delectable bites. Not only will the menu leave you craving for more, but the mixologists from Netflix’s Drink Masters have also worked their magic, crafting bespoke cocktails to perfectly complement the flavors of the dishes. From innovative concoctions to classic favorites, these custom libations promise to elevate your dining experience. $25 (nonrefundable deposit); Mondays – Sundays, 5 – 10:00 pm and Saturdays – Sundays, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm; Short Stories Hotel -115 S. Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036


Rumble Boxing Opens in Burbank

Rumble Boxing comes to Burbank. Today, experience a dynamic and invigorating high-intensity class that will challenge you to surpass your limits and leave you with a sense of accomplishment. Rumble Boxing offers boxing and strength group fitness workouts designed for individuals of all fitness levels. The workout seamlessly blends the art of boxing with HIIT, metabolic conditioning, and dynamic strength and cardio circuits, delivering a comprehensive workout that engages your entire body. During the soft opening, the studio is offering a special, buy one class, get the next one free. $35+; Mondays – Sundays, various hours; 3820 W Verdugo Ave, Burbank, CA 91505; 818.862.0114

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Rumble Boxing comes to Burbank.

Steven Soderbergh and Singani Cocktail Pairing Dinner

Filmmaker Steven Soderbergh joins K&L Wine Merchants in hosting a Singani 63 Pairing Dinner. The evening celebrates the aromatic Bolivian spirit securing its rightful place as the newest spirit category in the U.S. after an almost nine-year effort.  Having finally succeeded in creating an official category, K&L will welcome Steven to learn about the incredible journey he took to bring this special spirit to the States. This evening features a fabulous three-course menu and four specially crafted Singani 63 cocktail pairings. $80; Thursday, 7 – 9:00 pm; Checker Hall, Highland Park – 104 N Ave 56, 2nd Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90042

National Fried Chicken Day at Soulmate

West Hollywood’s Spanish-Mediterranean restaurant, Soulmate, has added a few crispy new additions to its menu just in time for National Fried Chicken Day. Chef David Joyce’s Crispy Chicken Thighs are brined in buttermilk and garlic paprika oil, served with a lime and garlic aioli available during dinner. Chef David suggests adding Soulmate’s new housemade, cast iron baked Parker Rolls with sour cream & chives, $10, and a refreshing, Weekend in Palm Springs cocktail made with vodka, passionfruit, feijoa, lime, and orange, $18. Can’t make it on National Fried Chicken Day? Join Soulmate for brunch to try the new Crispy Chicken Sandwich brined in buttermilk, topped with sweet & spicy slaw, chili aioli, and house pickles for $22, or stop in on Mondays for Fried Chicken Mondays, a crispy + crunchy dinner for two that includes a crispy half chicken that consists of white and dark meat brined in buttermilk, parker house rolls, whipped potatoes and grilled broccolini for $65. various hours; 631 North Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069; 310.734.7764

An image of Soulmate's Crispy Chicken Sandwich.
Soulmate welcomes you to try the new Crispy Chicken Sandwich brined in buttermilk, topped with sweet & spicy slaw, chili aioli, and house pickles. 

Trejo’s Tacos Launches Trejo’s Hot Honey Dishes in Time for National Fried Chicken Day

Danny Trejo is taking Fried Chicken to a whole ‘nother level with the launch of his new Trejo’s Hot Honey and two dishes featuring the new sauce available throughout July. Trejo’s Hot Honey ($15) is honey infused with chili peppers for a sweet but mighty kick and will be available for purchase at all Trejo’s Tacos locations. Trejo’s Hot Honey will be featured on two new dishes, Hot Honey Fried Chicken Churros ($11.00) served with crispy fried chicken, sweet and crispy churros, topped with the sweet heat of the Hot Honey and finished with jalapeño peppers, only available at the Hollywood Cantina location, and it wouldn’t be Trejo’s Tacos without a Hot Honey Fried Chicken Taco ($6.50). Trejo’s Hot Honey and Hot Honey Fried Chicken Taco are available at all Trejo’s Tacos locations with the new Hot Honey Fried Chicken Churros only available at Trejo’s Tacos Hollywood Cantina. 7/1 – 7/31; Various hours and locations

Tulsi Indian Eatery Celebrates National Fried Chicken Day

Tulsi Indian Eatery is taking on National Fried Chicken Day with a plant-based option for those looking to enjoy the arguably best foodie holiday! Tulsi’s Chilli Chick’n ($10) features fried crispy plant-based chicken coated in Tulsi’s signature tangy chili sauce that makes for the perfect sweet & spicy bite. Pair the crispy + spicy plant-based chicken with a cool, refreshing lassi 2.0 available in flavors such as mango, rose, and very berry. $10+; various hours and locations

Into the Woods at the Ahmanson

Prepare to be captivated as the celebrated and adored Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Into the Woods arrives at the Ahmanson, featuring the incredible talents of its original Broadway cast. Helmed by the skilled director Lear deBessonet, this theatrical event pays homage to Sondheim’s legendary legacy, elevating his Broadway masterpiece to new heights. $40+; Tuesdays – Sundays (through 7/30), various hours; 135 N. Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012; 213.628.2772

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Prepare to be captivated as the celebrated and adored Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Into the Woods arrives at the Ahmanson.
Coming Soon

(7/21): Meet the Makers of SelvaRey Rum at The Wayfarer DTLA

The Wayfarer DTLA is teaming up with the legendary SelvaRey Rum, co-owned by Bruno Mars, for a Meet the Makers dinner on The Rooftop. Guests are invited to enjoy signature cocktails and a curated menu inspired by the unique flavors of the rum, such as Balinese Chicken Satay and Skwerrum N Pepper Painted Fish. Guests will have the opportunity to meet the makers behind SelvaRey, diving into the world of rum and the spirit’s origins. The 21+ event will include three signature SelvaRey Rum cocktails, a selection of small bites, and a take-home souvenir. $55; 7/21, 7:00 pm; 813 Flower Street Los Angeles, CA 90017; 213.285.4400

(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

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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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