Deep inside the history-soaked Biltmore, the Gallery Bar's famed Black Dahlia cocktail—this is where she was last seen—gets a one-night-only revamp involving Dan Aykroyd's Crystal Head Vodka. You saw him in this lobby in Ghostbusters, speaking of history.
Things to do for October 29, 2009
Historic Vodka, Courtyard Cigars and Tweeting for Wine
The weekend is fearless.
The futuristic cemetery at the center of Hollywood has brought you some strange shenanigans in the past, but this one's so simple it's brilliant—Halloween on Halloween, a screening among the headstones.
The latest Fred Segal pop-up really hits you below the belt—below the ankles, even. This Vault is stocked full of nothing but Vans: limited editions, re-releases of sold-out makes, and new collaborations specially made for the store.
Cigar Night Dinners at Cache
To keep the weekend state of mind for an extra 24 hours, retire to the lively courtyard patio of Cache for this inaugural affair—where three cigars will be matched up with five courses, from Sweet Onion Parmesan Soup to Pumpkin Ravioli With Brown Butter Foam. With wine, of course.
As of this week, the Drago Centro sommelier's dropping hints on the restaurant's Twitter feed about prime wines he's got inside the tower. If you guess which one he's talking about, you get to drop by and sample that bottle on the house. Don't be surprised if you detect notes of technology…