This week, Perks is giving you and your tennis partner a chance at 60 minutes on the court with the legendary John McEnroe, who'll give you tips on everything from strengthening your second serve to the proper way to berate a myopic line judge. Yes, we are being serious.
Things to do for June 04, 2010
Spiked Tea, Doughnuts with Bourbon and a Fashion Truck
The weekend is out of the office.
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Cell Phone Stories
In case you think your phone could use a little more culture, starting this month you can text "LACMA" to 67553 and you'll get weekly texts pointing you to videos, graphics and audio files featuring Rainn Wilson and the ladies behind Rodarte. Which means the messages should be alternately awkward and elegantly minimal.
There may be no wrong way to celebrate National Doughnut Day. But the rightest way is probably a three-course feast of doughnuts paired with single-barrel bourbons, starting with a tumbler of Blanton's and a Salt and Pepper Caramel Glazed. Take note, Krispy Kreme.
Out of Office Fridays Return
It's that sunny time of year again. After lunch today, you're just not going to get any work done. Make peace with this, set the email to auto-reply and head to Asia de Cuba for mojitos and Lobster Shiitake Potstickers at $5 each. Your inbox will still be there on Monday...
You've seen endless food trucks (and even a puppet-theater truck), but only this weekend has our city finally been dubbed worthy of a fashion truck. It'll be offloading mobile accessories and Blood is the New Black T-shirts on whatever street you find it throughout the summer—and in a nod to tradition, they've also got Coolhaus ice cream sandwiches.
Cube Gets a Dessert Bar
Each Monday at Cube, the barstools are now the best seats in the house—that's where dessert will be getting the small-plates treatment. You'll have five options each week, from cakes to tarts to a Peanut Butter-Caramelized Bacon Ice Cream Sandwich on Raspberry Brioche. And nothing's over five bucks. So you're in for a $25 dessert, max...