You’ve got your ordinary kitchen knives. And then you’ve got ones forged from German steel and tastefully balanced with carved teakwood handles—that we’re sending you exclusively (cutting board included). Plus, we’re getting you 30% off magical beans/coffee stones scientifically calibrated to optimize your cup of coffee.
It’s official: the new weekend will have a better camera.
In Case of Cupcake Emergency...
It’s 3am. Someone very special in your life is craving Sprinkles, and it can’t wait until morning. Good news: the Beverly Hills shop now has a cupcake vending machine out on the sidewalk, accessible 24/7. Sometimes chivalry means 3am cupcake vending machines.
Proper Suit Is Coming
This just in: swimsuits are not appropriate office attire. So you’re in the market for a new summer-friendly suit, and Proper Suit is coming to town for three days of fittings—with LA-friendly linen and lighter cottons to help keep you cool. Also, they’re bringing a tape measure.
Hey, Look, a 30-Foot Stripper Pole
There’s a gleaming new Downtown strip club called Déjà Vu. There’s a gleaming new Downtown strip club called Déjà Vu. Anyway, the girls arrive via a glass catwalk far overhead, then slide down a 30-foot pole. You’ll probably just enter through the door.
A Racetrack Full of BBQ
Maybe you’ve heard: there’s a fierce battle for votes happening right now. Things are getting ugly. Yes, there’s a huge barbecue showdown going down at Santa Anita Park this weekend, and it’s your patriotic duty to support your favorite candidate.
A Big Beer Festival at Golden Road
We’ll keep this one simple: drop $20 on Sunday at the city’s biggest new brewery, and you’ll get to sample cheese, oysters and their secret new cask beer. Oh, and more beer. (The ticket covers the food and first two brews—each additional is $4.) They had you at secret beer.
Marilyn Monroe, Rick Bayless and Rick James
Wine and Rabbit, Practically on the Beach
This Is Esters. She’s a Magical Wine Bar.
Father’s Office Vets Descend on Studio City
A Gorgeous Old Theater for Getting One’s Freak On
Nyesha Arrington’s Breezy Venice Refuge