Things to do for December 20, 2012

The Weekender

Because Your Weekend Needs More Pork Buns

The weekend was filmed at 48 frames per second.

Thursday
Public School 310 Opens. With Beer.
IN SESSION

Public School 310 Opens. With Beer.

You don’t exactly miss homework. But there’s a certain nostalgia in a school-themed bar whose beer list is kept on a composition notebook and whose three-hour daily “recess” heavily involves PB&J sliders. Here’s hoping for detention.

A Fancy Shoeshine Stop
SHOE IN

A Fancy Shoeshine Stop

You’re at the Grove. Buying some presents. Dodging fake snowflakes and Mario Lopez. Goes without saying, you might need to take a load off. Maybe get an old-school shoeshine. Check out the new stand near the valet—stocked with three chairs, a flat-screen and take-home shine kits. Sure, those fit in a stocking.

Now open, Shine at The Grove, 189 The Grove Dr, 323-900-8080

The Hermosillo Gets Pork Buns
PORK LEGISLATION

The Hermosillo Gets Pork Buns

You were in Highland Park, having wine at Hermosillo—that new spot from some Covell guys. You waved over a cheese plate. Problem: there was no cheese plate. No food at all, actually. Problem solved: now there is. Think steamed pork buns, fried pickles and crispy brussels sprouts. And yes, a cheese plate.

Saturday
Soon: New A.O.C. First: This.
BARBER WIRE

Soon: New A.O.C. First: This.

So, big A.O.C. news: after 10 years, it’s moving into the Il Covo spot. But before that launches, there’s a pop-up called Barbershop happening upstairs. It’s... not a barbershop. Rather: a chef’s table for 16. That’s it. Two seatings. Six courses. Six wines. You like those odds.

Wed-Sat through Jan 12, 6 and 8:30pm, $110/person, Barbershop at A.O.C., 8700 W 3rd St, 424-272-5849

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