Your Perks: 1) A five-course Chinese dinner at Chi Lin—the elegant dining hall helmed by an Iron Chef alum. 2) Pastrami from NYC, cheesesteaks from Philly and other iconic American foods, delivered, for 40% off. 3) NASA-approved shirts and trousers from Ministry of Supply. Call it futuristic dapperness.
Things to do for October 24, 2013
Vintage Surfboards, Oxtail Tacos and Halloween in a Zoo
You know what they say about people with big weekends...
There’s a Party at the Zoo
The LA Zoo. So much better if you get rid of all the kids on school trips and add cocktails. So that’s the story this Friday. It’s an after-hours thing with live music, live food trucks, live fire-eaters and wild animals in cages. Hopefully.
South End Says Yes to Brunch
South End has some thoughts regarding brunch. One is that it should include things like bacon-and-fried-egg croissant sandwiches. And two is that they should be serving it. So that’s what they’re going to do starting this Saturday. You like where their head is.
National Geographic’s Greatest Hits
National Geographic just turned 125. And if you stop by the Annenberg Space for Photography starting this weekend, you’ll see over 500 of the magazine’s finest photos displayed on changing LED screens and covering the gallery like some sort of digital wallpaper. Which is cool... just not as cool as birthday cake.
A Vintage-Surfboard Swap Meet
The best place to buy a new surfboard this weekend: Sharper Supply Co’s collector’s swap meet, where there’ll be vintage Dewey Weber sticks, live blues and cold beer. The best place to use a new surfboard this weekend: the ocean.
Bar Marmont Does Day of the Dead
Typically, you celebrate Día de los Muertos by hanging around a cemetery or something. But this year, Bar Marmont is rolling out a special menu for Mexico’s Day of the Dead. And it includes stuff like oxtail tacos, ceviche and margaritas. So do that instead.