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Los Angeles Weekly Roundup

The Best Things To Do in Los Angeles 4/15/24 – 4/18/24

Earth Month Burger with Chef John Fraser and EDITION Hotels

In observance of Earth Month, Chef John Fraser has brought his signature Big Grin Harvest Burger to his restaurants within EDITION hotels across the country. Landing in Los Angeles, patrons can visit Ardor in West Hollywood to try the Michelin-starred chef’s veggie burger. Renowned for its vegetable-forward menu, Ardor by Chef John Fraser is a wonderful destination for Earth-conscious eaters with a luxe edge. “Our veggie burger, made from brown rice and black beans, offers a balanced mix of carbohydrates and protein, making it a nutritious alternative to traditional meat burgers,” says chef Fraser. “The dried tomato aioli adds a savory element, enhancing the burger’s flavor profile with its tangy and umami notes. Meanwhile, caramelized broccoli brings a touch of sweetness and depth to the burger, along with valuable vitamins and minerals. Overall, this veggie burger is not only delicious but also showcases the versatility and nutritional benefits of plant-based ingredients, making it a wholesome option for those seeking a meatless meal,” says Fraser. $24; Mondays – Sundays, Various hours; The West Hollywood EDITION – 9040 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 424.310.1572

Last Week to Attend the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

Calling all culinary adventurers! ‍‍This is your last week to experience the flavors of the Golden State at the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival. Indulge in gourmet bites, witness live demonstrations, and enjoy magical entertainment at the happiest place on earth! Various prices; Monday – 4/22, Various hours; 1313 Disneyland Drive. Anaheim, CA; 92802

An image of lifestyle blogger Ariel at the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival.
Calling all culinary adventurers! ‍‍This is your last week to experience the flavors of the Golden State at the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival.

Taco Tuesday in Los Angeles

It’s Taco Tuesday Los Angeles, and that means one thing: epic deals on everyone’s favorite LA taco. But with countless taquerias and restaurants offering specials across the city, navigating the options can be like finding the perfect avocado – daunting and potentially messy. Worry not, fellow LA taco enthusiasts, for your taste bud compass is here! Let’s embark on a culinary adventure across Los Angeles, exploring who has the best Taco Tuesday near me. Various prices; Tuesdays, various hours and locations

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It’s Taco Tuesday Los Angeles, and that means one thing: epic deals on everyone’s favorite LA taco.

A.O.C. Presents The Book Of Pintxos Dinner – an Evening with Special Guest, Author Marti Buckley

A.O.C., Los Angeles’ ground-breaking small plates restaurant at the forefront of the city’s best dining since 2002, presents the Book of Pintxos Dinner. Chef/Owner Suzanne Goin and Chef de Cuisine James Ho have created a vibrant menu inspired by the Basque dishes in Marti’s newest publication, Book of Pintxos, and will offer them as specials throughout the evening in addition to A.O.C.’s à la carte menu. The menu showcases an array of pintxos divided into categories: Bread, Fried, Bar, and Kitchen. Among the Bread Pintxos are the seta, jamon iberico y guindilla peppers (oyster mushroom with ham and pepper); la delicia (egg with onion, anchovy, and parsley); tosta de bogavante (lobster toast on ciabatta); and bacalao al pil-pil (salt cod in pil pil sauce). Fried Pintxos offerings include mejillón relleno (stuffed mussels) and merluza rebozada (battered hake). Guests can indulge in the Bar Pintxos, highlighted by a signature tortilla de patatas (Spanish omelet), and the Kitchen Pintxos, featuring viera asada sobre ajoblanco (grilled scallop with ajoblanco) and pintxo moruno (Moorish kebab). For dessert, choose Dessert Pintxos of torrijas (caramelized custard bread) or mini polo (mini ice pop). Various prices; Wednesday, A.O.C. 3rd Street – 8700 W. 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 310.859.9859


A Rooftop Early Summer Kickoff Celebration at Cabra

Rooftop season and warmer nights are upon us, and to kick off the season, DTLA’s Cabra will host a celebration on its rooftop patio atop the Hoxton Hotel. The party will include passed bites and snacks, samples of Cabra’s new seasonal cocktails along with a food station and full bar available for additional purchase. DJ Muezette will provide vibes as guests imbibe and dance the night away while the sun sets over Broadway. $40; Thursday, 6:00 pm; The Hoxton, Downtown LA – 1060 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015; 213.725.5858

Greystone in the Movies Presents The Big Lebowski

Obsessed with The Dude and white Russians? Head to Greystone Mansion for a special screening of The Big Lebowski! This ongoing series lets you see iconic movies filmed at the mansion, with The Big Lebowski next up. Score exclusive access to the mansion’s movie scenes before the flick itself! $15 (Beverly Hills residents) and $20 (non-residents); Thursday, 4/18 and 4/25; 6:30 pm; 905 Loma Vista Beverly Hills, CA 90210; 310.285.6830

TCM Classic Film Festival

Calling all cinephiles! TCM’s annual film festival is back for four glorious days. This Hollywood must-attend showcases iconic classics and hidden gems on the big screen, the way they were meant to be experienced. From An American in Paris to Pulp Fiction, get ready to revisit your favorites (and discover some new ones) at various theaters around town! Various prices, hours, and locations; Thursday – Sunday

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Calling all cinephiles! TCM’s annual film festival is back for four glorious days.
On Sale Now

(4/24 – 4/25) On Sale Now: Shirley Brasserie Brings Globally Acclaimed Chefs to Hollywood for New Dinner Series

Shirley Brasserie, the signature restaurant at the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, is partnering with internationally acclaimed and award-winning chefs from around the world to launch a collaborative dinner series, Tale of Two Cities. The series will kick off on 4/24 and 4/25, where Michelin-starred Chef Yuu Shimano from Restaurant YUU in Brooklyn, New York, will join Shirley’s Chef de Cuisine, Craig Hopson, for a multi-course experience merging Japanese and French cultures. $135 – $298; 4/24 – 4/25, 5 – 9:00 pm; Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel – 7000 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028; 323.769.8888

(4/24) On Sale Now: Meet Your Makers: The Wayfarer DTLA to Host Wine Tasting Experience with Justin Winery

On 4/24, The Wayfarer DTLA will host a wine tasting experience with Justin Winery, offering an exclusive dining experience paired with the Pasa Robles-based winery. Guests are invited to sip on favorites from Justin Winery throughout a seated dinner, as the makers behind the winery share what’s unique about their world-class wines. Tickets include a welcome splash, three-course dinner, three wine pairings and a take home souvenir. $86; 4/24, 7:00 pm; The Wayfarer Downtown LA – 813 Flower Street Los Angeles, CA 90017

Pairings from The Rooftop’s Chef Victor Morales will include:

  • Beet risotto, dill n goat cheese croquette, Coleman’s farm herbs
  • Spring onion ravioli, Meyer lemon mascarpone filling, foraged mushrooms and spring peas
  • Vanilla bean almond milk panna cotta, gavoita strawberries, red wine reduction and green apple sorrel

(4/29) On Sale Now: Celebrate Make-A-Wish’s Birthday at the American Girl Store in Century City

Celebrate Make-A-Wish’s birthday with a Hawaiian-themed birthday party at the American Girl Store in Century City$100+; 4/29, 5:30 – 7:30 pm; 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90067

Guests can expect:

  • Delicious food
  • Specialty cocktails and glitter mocktails
  • Crafts for kids
  • A private shopping experience
  • Opportunity to win exclusive prizes
  • A special American Girl commemorative item

(5/4) On Sale Now: No Kid Hungry’s Taste of the Nation Event Returns to LA

No Kid Hungry’s Taste of The Nation food festival is making its highly anticipated return to Los Angeles, at Media Park in Culver City. Attendees will enjoy exceptional eats and curated drinks from Los Angeles’ top chefs and mixologists – including Brooke Williamson, Mei Lin, Shirley Chung, Stephanie Izzard, Jazz Singsanong, and Michael Reed – all united to support No Kid Hungry’s work to end childhood hunger in California and across the U.S. In addition to the incredible line-up of culinary talents, the afternoon will also include live entertainment and games. Taste of the Nation promises a fun-filled day highlighting the vibrancy and generosity of Los Angeles’ culinary community. Los Angeles has no shortage of food events. However, given that 1 in 8 kids in the U.S., and 1 in 7 in California face hunger each day. We’re proud to support No Kid Hungry’s Taste of the Nation which helps raise critical funds and awareness to end childhood hunger. $135+; 5/4, 1 – 4:00 pm; Media Park – 9070 W. Venice Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232

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We’re proud to support No Kid Hungry’s Taste of the Nation food festival which helps raise critical funds and awareness to end childhood hunger.




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