Things to do for April 06, 2016

The Weekender

24-Karat Gold Donuts, New Tacos and Shiny, Shiny Leather

The Weekend Papers

Wednesday
Fried Chicken and Gold Donuts. That Works.
HANGRY BIRDS

Fried Chicken and Gold Donuts. That Works.

Birdies is your new Downtown spot for fried-chicken sandwiches, coffee and donuts made from scratch. You’ll find flavors like maple bacon, horchata dulce de leche and blueberry lemon. Oh, and 24-karat gold donuts with champagne glaze for a cool $100 a pop. Mmm, precious metals.

Friday
Shinola Gets Beach-Adjacent
THE WATCHMEN

Shinola Gets Beach-Adjacent

Detroit’s Shinola (you know Detroit’s Shinola) opens on Abbot Kinney this Friday. So now you’ll have a place in Venice for handsome watches, bicycles and leather bags. Maybe now they’ll even get into leather surfboards.

Opens Apr 8, Shinola, 1623 Abbot Kinney Blvd, 424-322-2177

Saturday
San Francisco Brought You Some Tacos
LA VIDA LOQUI

San Francisco Brought You Some Tacos

Handmade flour tortillas. Mesquite-grilled asada. Rancho Gordo beans. That’s what tacos are like at Loqui, a small new Mexican place from San Francisco that’s now open at Culver City’s Platform. Finally, LA gets a little Mexican food.

Now open, Loqui at Platform, 8830 Washington Blvd, Ste 104, Culver City

Sunday
LACMA Takes a Deep Dive into Clothes and Stuff
CLAD MEN

LACMA Takes a Deep Dive into Clothes and Stuff

LACMA begins a major retrospective of historical men’s fashion on Sunday. It will explore 200 looks, including the outfits of bewigged aristocrats, the 19th-century dandy, zoot suits and today’s slim-cut jackets. You had a feeling powdered wigs would have a big year.

Monday
It’s Dinner. And Also History.
GET LOW

It’s Dinner. And Also History.

The Pacific Food & Beverage Museum is taking you back to colonial America in a brand-new dinner series. First up is Hatchet Hall, preparing early 1700s recipes like shrimp and grits and a peas-and-rice dish called Hoppin’ John. Expect boozy punches, too. Those are timeless.

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