Things to do for April 02, 2009

The Weekender

Prime Tequila, Street Food and Opening Day

The weekend roots for the weekend.

Thursday
Susan Feniger's Street Now Open
PASSPORT

Susan Feniger's Street Now Open

Chef Feniger has finally applied her talents to that most highbrow of cravings—the street cart. She circled the globe to find inspiration for Malaysian Black Pepper Clams and Lebanese Za'atar Skewers, but you just have to get to Highland.

742 N. Highland Ave (N. of Melrose), valet in the back, 323-203-0500

Idiot Box at Gallery 1988
CHANNELED

Idiot Box at Gallery 1988

And as for your next foray into the arts, you've heard stimulating things about this gallery opening—regally presided over by the evening's illustrious host, Dennis "Mr. Belding" Haskins. Expect penetrating insights into such subjects as Steve Urkel, Seinfeld and Freaks and Geeks.

Opening reception Apr 2, 7-11pm, 7020 Melrose Ave (at La Brea), 323-937-8756

Friday
Rivera's New Late-Night Menu
HUEVOS

Rivera's New Late-Night Menu

It's only right that a gleaming shrine to classy tequila-soaked cuisine should unveil a proper late-night menu. Slide in before midnight for Huevos Verde and a Mexican Firing Squad—poached eggs, Serrano ham and green salsa make up the former and, yes, tequila anchors the latter.

Served Thu-Sat, 10:30pm-midnight, 1050 S. Flower St (at 11th), 213-749-1460, menu here

Origami Record Store Opens
SCRATCHING

Origami Record Store Opens

Digital-only music label Origami has made the counterintuitive decision to open a record shop. But if you go with the flow, you'll find everything discounted by 10 percent on opening day, and a live show from hipster-cult hero Nico Stai.

Opens Apr 3, 1816 W. Sunset Blvd (E. of Glendale), Echo Park, 213-413-3030

Monday
Hot Dog Plates at BLD
OPENING DAY

Hot Dog Plates at BLD

In celebration of baseball season's first pitch, take her out to the crowds… at BLD, where a Double Dog Plate awaits for $18. Dogs, buns, ketchup, mustard, piccalilli relish and Beer-Battered Onion Rings are all made in-house. If you don't eat it's a shame.

Available Apr 6, 5pm, 7450 Beverly Blvd (at Vista), 323-930-9744

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