If you've been jonesing to get your beer-soaked meal in a more pre-sundown environment, Essex Public House is officially open for lunch. The menu mixes dinner favorites with new sandwiches like Turkey With Brie, Fig Marmalade and Basil. Pairs well with…every beer on the list.
Things to do for July 30, 2009
Shy Lolitas, Parking Lot Ghosts and a Singing Biel
The weekend just texted. It's coming over.
Friendly reminder: Jessica Biel is just hours away from making her singing debut in Guys and Dolls at the Hollywood Bowl. Yes, we just used this space to mention some choice musical theater. In this case, something tells us you won't mind.
When Pasadena's otherworldly-est hideaway recruits a mad-scientist chef from the Bazaar, just before he shows up on the next season of Top Chef, the menu's going to be interesting. Like, Rougie Foie Gras With Grapefruit-Campari Puree interesting. Your first look at Michael Voltaggio's debut offerings is here.
You've seen all sorts of strange outdoor movies at Hollywood Forever cemetery, but a masterpiece about actual ghosts requires an even creepier location—an abandoned Circuit City parking lot. You won't need a proton pack, but probably a covert flask.