Your Perks: 1) Some of the hardest-to-find Rolexes in the world. 2) For 50 bucks: a date of tapas, dessert and wine at a cozy Santa Monica wine bar. 3) Perfect-fitting raw denim jeans with a revolutionary home try-on service. Now that’s convenience.
Things to do for August 14, 2014
Underwear Models, Fried Chicken and Purple Rain
Here, Have a Pimm’s Cup Popsicle
Pimm’s Cups work well in early summer, sure. Come August, though, might be time for two secret weapons: Pimm’s Cup popsicles and the Caña patio. They make those there now, along with floats made with rum, Mexican Coke and strawberry/Angostura bitters ice cream. Oh sure, that old play.
About That Underwear-Model Delivery...
That booze-delivery app Saucey has a weird idea for this Friday. Place an order between 4 and 9pm, and your order just might be brought to your door by a MeUndies underwear model in her... uniform. Well, that’s one way to start a weekend.
Fried Chicken, Three Ways
Sometimes, you crave fried chicken. Sometimes, you crave an unholy fried-chicken trifecta. Saturday night, Blank Kitchen has three chefs offering Korean fried chicken, Indonesian fried chicken and Algerian fried chicken. If you don’t know what Algerian fried chicken is, well, that seems pretty inexcusable.
Your Forecast Calls for <em>Purple Rain</em>
Movies just need a few standard elements to become classics—like pirate shirts and Lake Minnetonka. Purple Rain is 30 years young, and the Coolhaus truck will be at the Griffith Park screening to get you through the bad-bad scenes that are between the amazing-bad scenes.
$1 Pizza. The Good Kind.
Someone says $1 pizza, you think cardboard covered in “cheese.” Well, South End’s chef is a Mozza vet, and he’s got 12 pizza-option reasons why you’re wrong, covered in Nueske’s bacon and truffle salt, for the place’s first birthday. Those are 12 great reasons to be wrong.