This week's Perks bring you exclusive sales with 40 percent off modern dress shirts from Jeremy Argyle and 30 percent off shoes from Moreschi of Italy, crafted to withstand even the most frenzied Mediterranean late afternoon at the villa.
Things to do for December 10, 2009
Taco Brunch, New Dancefloor and Vodkas with Latkes
The weekend is stimulating.
More than 40 Weho merchants want you to stroll, buy and eat tonight. So Petrossian will pour gratis bubbly with food purchase and Lemonade has free cupcakes; Second Time Around has $200 discounts and will polish your watch on the house. Oh, and Coco de Mer has erected Santa's Naughty Grotto. You'll see.
Because watching online videos at the movies is the new watching movies online, the pioneers at Funny or Die are taking their clips to the Egyptian. We're told to expect a mix of favorites and premieres, as well as surprise celebs—here's hoping for a couple of ferns…
Vodkas and Latkes at Akasha
Whatever your holiday of choice, you can't argue against potato pancakes made with pear zinfandel chutney and horseradish crème fraîche. Especially when they come with a Winter Mary, made with TRU Celery Peppercorn vodka. And for every drink you consume, they'll plant a tree. Barkeep: eight trees, please.
The first of three separate-ish nightspots in the former Apple location quietly bows Saturday. Head from the parking lot straight to the back, where you'll find a mod dance floor, a new smoking patio—and plenty of tequila, cucumber and jalapeño La Bombas.
Introducing the Taco Bar Brunch
Improving upon the genius that is Kegs & Eggs, FIG's hangover brunch now also includes a taco bar with numerous mouthwatering options—chicken, carnitas, lengua, fish, chorizo, and poblano and mushroom. At $3 per taco, you can probably try them all.