Your date will surely be charmed by the champagne with fresh fruit. As for the main dish, have the rosé wine-steamed mussels, followed by rosé crème brûlée. Read more.
We probably had you sold with the wild boar thing, but how enticing is Thai style alligator? Yeah, adventurous is our middle name, too. Meet you there. Read more.
Sundays is the ever-popular jazz night. Surprise guests who have appeared on The Living Room’s stage include Stevie Wonder & Nick Simmons. Check it out, you might be surprised. Read more.
This Saturday, to add to your already packed itinerary, we suggest stopping by the opening of his stylish Picca eatery to feast on Peruvian plates with a Japanese twist. Read more.
This Saturday, the Roxy will be hosting a festival that brings you the best of vegan living with up to 24 breweries plus a few band. historic Roxy going vegan for a day is worth the $40 ticket. Read more.
take in the “Tastes of 24” menu at WP24 Lounge from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. every night except Sunday. For festival goers, worker bees and loft dwellers, enjoy three courses for a mere $24 as well as drink s Read more.
Fried Twinkies, vodka, filet mignon skewers, vodka, salt & pepper calamari, vodka, & mango mochi - sounds like either a serious stomachache or a memorable Sat night at the opening of new bar Silo Read more.
Each night enjoy $5 food and drink specials from a select 5-item menu that changes nightly. Just hang at Public Kitchen during its friendly 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. “5 for 5” weekday happy hour. Read more.
The Montage in Beverly Hills has a new destination above its popular restaurant. Thing is, not just anyone can walk through its doors -- it only seats 35 people, after all. Reservations are required. Read more.
If you love the idea of sinking into a scene of brick walls, dartboard action, some bangers and mash, & pints of beers on a high-top surrounded by your best mates, its yours for the taking. Read more.
With such stylish and distinct stock, trust Hotel De Ville to frame your face to stand out in a crowd instantly, if you like that kind of attention. Read more.
Nothing says class like a bit of Don Draper from one of the best men’s vintage clothing stores in town. Who better to consult than owner Jonathan Kanarek, one of Esquire’s Best Dressed Men of 2007. Read more.
A fair selection of sausages for your sampling - including your basic Italian fare, as well as duck, bacon, andouille, & alligator - & their brioche buns are pretty tasty. Try the Bavarian pretzel. Read more.
People swear by their franks - chili, cheese & curly fries for us, please & Papaya’s tropical juices that include coconut champagne, mango &, of course, papaya. Read more.
A warm, inviting vibe for folks to socialize over some quality ales or a glass of scotch. They just opened & are experiencing some newbie pains - staff still learning to handle the weekend rush. Read more.
Sunday nights can be such a downer, make your one last dose of freedom count than with the party atmosphere that a Cannonball Sunday night brings (with $5 beer and $7 cocktails) Read more.
Find us feasting on quality French bistro fare on the intimate courtyard. You can’t go wrong with anything on the menu, but a trip isn’t complete without a helping of pommes frites with truffle oil Read more.
Sunday is BYOIpod night. Smart marketing ploy, or too cheap to pay for their tunes? Just come dressed as slick as your tunes, because the no baggy pants–wearing, jock-apparel dress code is in order. Read more.
No Shirt/No Shoes rooftop party at the Standard going from 1 - 7 PM. U-Tern & Plastic Plates will be spinning. Free with RSVP. Read more.
Your Sunday afternoon from 1 - 5 PM is spoken for because you’ll be taking in the view from Barnsdall & partaking in Eastside blessings. Admission is $15. Read more.
Grilled asparagus, Japanese shitake mushroom, eggplant with miso, chilled boiled spinach with ponzu sauce, soy beans with sea salt, grilled buckwheat noodles with dipping sauce - I could go on & on. Read more.
Located in a historic building in downtown L.A., it features a European design & serves gourmet food. Try the arugula salad, portobello fries, eggplant Parmesan & the Napoli pizza. Read more.
Art in the Streets - Check it out, now until August 8th, 2011. Read more.
Star chefs come together Tuesday for a fundraiser for Japan’s disaster victims. It’s $40 for general admission, for a couple of drinks & unlimited food, $100 for open bar or $300 for the VIP ticket. Read more.
Try the Hot Cakes Indigenas with white corn pancakes, whipped goat cheese, agave syrup, red chile-glazed, applewood-smoked bacon & 2 sunny side-up eggs would close out the weekend perfectly. Read more.
Go May 1st and enjoy Beefsteak Sunday, which gets you all-you-can-eat hanger steak and sides with all-you-can-drink red wine and beer for $25 starting at 5:30 p.m. We dig. Read more.
You open the unglamorous steel door to a space with some real charm. Share a bottle of wine, order from a menu of quality American pub fare, and you’ll do just fine. Read more.
Three stories of seating and an enormous outdoor patio complement the bevy of tequila drinks to choose from. Read more.
Urban Masala offers another alternative with its semi fast-food scene and wallet-friendly combo plates like the Masala Bowl and Bombay Plate, both under $10. Read more.
Get a trim, cut, a shave or a cocktail -- or all, as you wish. A libation is gratis with any service. Which will you have: a Hot Heather or a Mr. Toddy? Read more.
The British brand has been keeping gentlemen looking sharp since 1880, and its selection of shoes -- from linen loafers to colorful high-top sneakers -- is reason enough to visit. Read more.
Drink to Hollywood history while enjoying Northern Italian dishes at this classic haunt that was frequented by the Sinatras, Reagans and Fondas, among others. Read more.
Whether you’re looking to pick up quality food products for yourself or as gifts, or simply want to have a memorable French-inspired meal, Petrossian is a dependable stop. Read more.
Breakfast includes all the sweet and savory you could ask for, from caramelized grapefruit, apple fritters and pecan and banana griddles to classic omelets and three versions of eggs Benedict. Read more.
Mucho Ultima’s more wallet-friendly Happy Hour menu also satisfies with carnitas sliders and fire-roasted corn. Read more.
Try the deep tissue/sports massage to treat your body and the Manhandler to care for your complexion. Go on, you deserve it. Read more.
Choose from a selection of 48 artisanal draft beers, over 25 hard-to-find bottled brews and house-menu favorites such as “Build Your Own Pizza,” Greek tacos and Southwestern penne. Read more.
Dine at Shade’s stylish indoor/outdoor restobar Zinc, or chill out poolside with your favorite drink at the rooftop Skydeck bar and pool. Read more.
Grab a booth for your posse or get intimate with your date and dine on tapas and other group-oriented dishes. We look forward to sampling the stuffed piquillos. Read more.
Architecturally speaking, the two-story Duplex is a neighborhood classic. Chef Laurel Cartmel seeks to channel this homey feel with farm-to-table cuisine that's as diverse as the community it serves. Read more.
You’ll find eyewear for every mood. Check out the P’8000 line, featuring lenses that are supposedly unbreakable. Treat yourself to some stylish threads, a Flat Six watch and even some Essence cologne. Read more.
Centrally located on Figueroa, featuring 20-foot ceilings, indoor and outdoor seating, and a menu with something for everyone, Soleto has your date night, happy hour and power lunch covered. Read more.
You can't go wrong with oysters (we highly recommend Alaskan), but if you aren't feeling the raw bar, treat yourself to lobster spaetzle with cheese or chimichurri steak sandwich. Read more.
Menu highlights include ceviche of razor clam, crispy pork shank and beef-cheek pot roast. Or drop by for a simple nightcap on the terrace and enjoy the downtown scene. Read more.
We suggest your date play out like so: a glass of wine at the bar, shareable Italian-inspired dishes in the main dining room, followed by a nightcap and dessert on the spacious outdoor terrace. Read more.
The Bagel Broker serves 19 varieties of bagels. This bagel bastion is a regular celebrity stop, and has even made an appearance on Entourage. Read more.
If you want no frills, great food and flattering, flickering light, welcome to Blai'rs. Read more.
Walk in and you’ll find an equally unique inventory: vintage instruments, vinyl, instrument repair shop (with “guitar tech to the stars,” Erik Bailey, on staff) all in one. Read more.
Try these for a way to unwind after work: crab crostini w/ Fontina cheese paired w/ Izumi Judan "10th Degree" Sake & olives marinated in coriander and orange rind paired w/ Bosteels Tripel Karmeliet. Read more.
So what does Spitz offer that no one else does? Döner kebab and a vintage shuffleboard table. Read more.
Browse walls of fresh caps to fit your lifestyle,and then comes the fun part: New Era Caps’ blocking machine will clean, reshape and resize your cap to make it fit exactly how you want it. Read more.
Escape to an end table in the balcony area or garden room for an intimate dinner, or ask for the cucina, where you can see all the action in the kitchen and get friendly with the chef. Read more.
While you won’t find beer on the menu, it’s a bring-your-own brews place, so you’ll find some savings there and a great vibe in which to enjoy a meal with the guys. Read more.
We suggest the skirt steak, but anything that comes out of the kitchen should satisfy. Read more.
Prohibition is our type of place. They've got big-time burgers -- we suggest trying a Fat Tony (fried jalapenos, fried onion strings and a spicy cream cheese). They have a huge beer selection too. Read more.
what we’ve tried definitely hit the spot: the corn fritters, shrimp cakes, the Texan smoked brisket, braised short ribs and burger -- especially with a few beers on a warm L.A. night. Read more.
We can’t pass up the chance to try the Grove Truffle Burger, which is only served here. And with seating for almost 200 people, we’re hoping there’s always a table. Read more.
This weekend, our table will be ordering a little bit of everything with -- no doubt -- a few mimosas. It’s the weekend; you’re surrounded by art. Drink up. Read more.
From the pattern to the lining, the fabric all the way down to the buttons -- you choose what your finished garment will be. Read more.
We urge you to seize the day and have a brunch date at the Music Center’s Pinot Grill, which resides right next to the stunning Peace on Earth fountain. Read more.
Take your pick of a main lounge for a brunch of breakfast flatbreads & a Smoked Bloody,a romantic rooftop patio date with small plates of ravioli & potato shrimp or go for a solo nightcap at the bar. Read more.
The best part is you feel like you’re really in an urban park, with some of the city’s most recognizable architecture standing tall all around you. It may not be Central Park -- but it’s ours. Read more.