Things to do for May 16, 2018

The Happiest Hour and Limantour Bring Their Bartenders to LA

And Then There's the Matter of Ice Cream-Filled Samosas in Santa Monica

By Hadley Tomicki

Wednesday
When the Happiest Hour and Limantour Came to Town
HOT TROPIC

When the Happiest Hour and Limantour Came to Town

The Happiest Hour, a Manhattan bar known for daiquiris and vintage beach décor, will take over Soho House Malibu tonight, offering a taste of both. Meanwhile in Hollywood, the Spare Room kicks off its monthly Tiki bartender series with guests from Mexico City's illustrious Limantour. Here's where you come in.

Friday
The Modern, Promenade-Adjacent Indian Restaurant You Seek
SUBCONTINENTAL GIFT

The Modern, Promenade-Adjacent Indian Restaurant You Seek

The odds of enjoyable Santa Monica beach days in your future seem to be improving every day. And now, TŪMBI exists for you to cap those with regionally diverse, modern Indian dishes like avocado bhel puri, apricot curry Patagonian toothfish masala and chocolate-filled samosas with ice cream. As the gods of summer demand.

Saturday
Get Your ETA Cocktails Earlier. A Lot Earlier.
BRUNCHABLES

Get Your ETA Cocktails Earlier. A Lot Earlier.

You may be used to going to ETA for drinks in the evening. This weekend, you'll enter a new world in which you go to ETA in the mornings and find porcini- and red wine-braised short rib benedicts with micheladas, Bloody Marys and other newfangled morning concoctions. Newfangled being the technical term.

Sat-Sun, 12:30-4pm, ETA, 5630 N Figueroa St, Highland Park, 323-274-4755, see the menu

Look Who's Live-Scoring Fight Club at the Wiltern
DUST FUND

Look Who's Live-Scoring Fight Club at the Wiltern

The Dust Brothers produced Paul's Boutique and Beck's Odelay. On Saturday, they're coming to the Wiltern with a bunch of talented friends to score a big-screen screening of Fight Club, which they also did the soundtrack for. Yes, big-screen screening.

Sunday
2018 Is a Good Year for Cannabis Terpenes
HIT LIST

2018 Is a Good Year for Cannabis Terpenes

How about a new supper club called Taste Buds pairing fragrant, hand-picked cannabis terpenes to carefully prepared dishes? How about they throw in mocktails, vape and edible samples and then entertain the hell out of you? How about we never say "mocktails" again?

May 20, 5-8:30pm, $70-$115, Arts District location revealed with purchase, tickets here

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Hadley Tomicki lives in Los Angeles. He is probably going nowhere on the 10 Freeway this very second.

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