Things to do for July 02, 2009

The Weekender

Fake Meetings, Spiked Shakes and Rooftop Squirt Guns

The weekend begins…now.

Burgers and Shakes at XIV

Burgers and Shakes at XIV

Everybody's got their own ideas about patriotism. Yours involve the new menuon XIV's terrace with, say, a Kobe burger with balsamic onions, Farmhouse cheddar and Michael Mina's secret sauce. Also, a root beer float spiked with Jack Daniel's. Your whiskey, 'tis of thee…

Now available, The Terrace at XIV, 8117 Sunset Blvd, 323-656-1414

Vince Says Sale

Vince Says Sale

Rocking the polished-at-a-barbecue look just got a little easier, now that the good people at Vince are unloading mounds of classy but comfortable sweaters, button-downs and shorts for 40 percent off. You're pretty sure that entitles you to 40 percent more ribs.

July 2-16, 112 S. Robertson Blvd, 310-247-8299; 8471 Melrose Pl, 323-782-1077

Out of Office Fridays

Out of Office Fridays

Set your email to auto-reply before heading out to that alleged meeting—at Asia De Cuba. The $5 mojitos will wash down $5 bites like Big Eye Tuna Sliders and Roast Duck Confit Pica. And magically turn the week into the weekend.

Fridays, 1-4pm, Mondrian, 8440 W. Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, 323-848-6000

Swimming With Sharks at the Standard

Swimming With Sharks at the Standard

Come Independence Day, there's always the Hollywood Bowl, oceanside fireworks and assorted backyards throughout the land. Or…a surreal rooftop pool choked with bikinis, squirt gun fights and $35 champagne bottle service. Decisions, decisions.

$10, July 4, 1pm, 550 S. Flower St, Downtown, 213-892-8080, RSVP here

Westside Tavern Debuts Lunch

Westside Tavern Debuts Lunch

Starting this Tuesday, Westside Tavern will be bringing its food-serving prowess to the lunch realm. This means the cheeseburger you're so fond of, with Tillamook cheddar and caramelized onions on an egg bun, can now be eaten with a craft beer or two, pre-sundown. It's a whole new world.

Starts July 7 at 11am, 10850 W. Pico Blvd (at Westside Pavilion), 310-470-1539

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