Your Perks: 1) Whiskey bullets and whiskey stones. Ice wishes it looked this good. 2) Boots that belong on your feet. See them and you’ll agree. 3) Minimalistic watches with sapphire-crystal faces and leather straps. Get one. It’s the right thing to do.
Things to do for March 02, 2016
Vanilla Ice, a Spirit-Forward Ice Cream Truck and Some Non-Ice-Related Things
The weekend is rehearsing its stump speech.
You Should Eat Lunch Here. It’s New.
Midafternoon. You’re surrounded by sandwiches. But you’d really rather entertain a lunch of charred avocado with pistachio and a pork loin with preserved lemon and ash. Kali is a new place in which to consider such a lunch. Besides, when was the last time you had a nice lunch-ash...
A Very High-Proof Ice Cream Truck
Break Room 86 has a new ice cream truck on its flank featuring gin-infused Push-Up pops, bourbon-laced chocolate bars and Coolhaus sandwiches employing whiskey and Lucky Charms. And Choco Tacos. Just regular Choco Tacos. Can’t really improve those.
So Much ’90s. So Much Magical ’90s.
If reading the following names together gets you excited, you’ll want to attend Saturday’s I Love the ’90s concert. Ready: Vanilla Ice. Color Me Badd. Tone Loc. Other icons of the baggy-pantsed era. Excited? If not, well... that’s totally understandable, too.
Mezcal Mignonette and Baja Tacos, Please
Brentwood: totally not synonymous with great Mexican food. Then came oysters with mezcal mignonette, crabiqueso and Baja tacos from Maradentro, the Mexican seafood concept from Yxta and Mercado’s owners. And just like that, Mexican food synonymity was within Brentwood’s reach.
More of Your Days Begin with Bao Now
You: Coca-Cola-braised pork in Röckenwagner-crafted bao would be nice this Sunday
Person Next to You: Ha, yeah. If only...
You: No, we can get those at the Chairman, which just opened in Downtown.
Person Next to You: I admire people who know that exact thing.