Your next date will require a few magic words and/or a telescope. Because we’ve arranged a wine-and-cheese tryst for you in the password-protected speakeasy Next Door Lounge, and dinner with cocktails at the Roof on Wilshire. Also, this is your last chance for membership at The Standard Downtown’s new ping-pong/social club, SPiN. Time’s ticking...
Why buy a week when you can get the weekend for free.
Oysters and Donuts at littlefork
The world can be a cruel place. Sometimes you have to go one place for oysters and some other place for donuts. Unless you go to littlefork, the forward-thinking new seafood-heavy Hollywood spot that serves both. Randy’s is always out of oysters.
A Garage That’s Really a Sports Bar
Yes, this garage-themed sports bar from the South guys has more than a dozen flat-screens. But it also has a nicer, pubbier second room called the Motor Club—for when you want no view of the game whatsoever. Great for dates. Or halftime.
A Half-Marathon After Dark
If you haven’t gotten started on those resolutions yet, you should lace up and bang out a quick half-marathon on Saturday night—hey look, it’s the inaugural New Year’s Race—before you hit the bars. To be clear, you resolved to hit more bars.
Pizza Beer Is Upon Us
Getting east to check out Maximiliano might not be easy—you know, traffic—but consider they now have a keg of pizza beer. Yes, pizza beer. It’s made by Craftsman Brewing Company, it’s got oregano and thyme, and it’s only available here. Now if someone would just get started on beer pizza...
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