Things to do for December 12, 2014

The Weekender

Poutine, Champagne and Don Corleone

The unbelievable true weekend.

Friday
A New Cradle of Poutine
IN THE FRITE OF THE NIGHT

A New Cradle of Poutine

L’Assiette is ready to show its range. So it’s introducing a new late-night menu that goes beyond steak frites... and into sous-vide-steak sandwiches and roasted-goat-cheese poutine. Soon, it will want to direct.

Available Mon-Thu, 9:30pm-midnight; Fri-Sat, 10:30pm-midnight; L’Assiette, 7166 Melrose Ave, 323-274-2319, see the menu

Saturday
Some Important New Ice Creams Exist
CONE ARTISTS

Some Important New Ice Creams Exist

Plan for a cold, wet Saturday: A fire. Netflix. Curling up. Mincemeat ice cream from Salt & Straw. It’s one of their... interesting new flavors.
Plan for a slightly drier Sunday: Beverly Hills gift-browsing, an excuse to hit Ice Cream Lab for horchata/Teddy Graham scoops. More... interesting new flavors.

Available now at Salt & Straw, 240 N Larchmont Blvd, 323-466-0485, and Ice Cream Lab, 9461 S Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, 310-795-6505

The Godfather, Back on the Big Screen
RED DON

The Godfather, Back on the Big Screen

It’s a time-honored tale about a generous fat man fulfilling people’s every request. No, not Santa. Don Corleone, who you’ll catch on the Million Dollar Theatre’s big screen in The Godfather tomorrow. He has a much better suit.

A Bison Burger Truck in Hollywood
WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY

A Bison Burger Truck in Hollywood

Generally, huge trucks idling at night in random Hollywood alleys should remain unapproached. One exception: this fellow inside Bison Burger—he’s selling elk, wild boar and bison burgers across from Grandpa Johnson’s. There’s no other real exception.

Sunday
A Holiday Party with L&E and Lou
THE MAGIC FLUTES

A Holiday Party with L&E and Lou

On the extreme off chance you don’t have enough celebratory champagne for the weeks ahead, visit Lou Amdur’s wine shop on Sunday. L&E Oyster Bar will be there shucking bivalves, while Lou pours three types of bubbly for you to taste. Situation: normal.

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