Things to do for March 11, 2010

The Weekender

Penny Pitchers, Secret Watch Sale and a Four-Martini Dinner

The weekend has a high tolerance.

Thursday
1 New Perk
PERKS

1 New Perk

Now that the links are calling you, Perks is bringing you an invite and $25 credit to McBirdie, an online golf shopping club launching in late March with golfing gear on sale for up to 70% off. Start daydreaming, people.

Ilan Hall Roasts a Pig
SPIT

Ilan Hall Roasts a Pig

In conjunction with tonight's art walk, Chef Hall will roast a pig (and a lamb) for the pedestrian hordes. To help celebrate the occasion, he's rustled up bagpipers, the esteemed Petrojvic Blasting Company (it's a gypsy-folk band) and half-price beer and wine from 10:30pm to 2am. Walk, don't run...

Mar 11, 7pm, The Gorbals at the Alexandria Hotel, 501 S Spring St, 213-488-3408

Four Courses, Four Martinis at Lola's
TAXI

Four Courses, Four Martinis at Lola's

Standing tall on the shoulders of the two-martini lunch, Lola's tonight unveils the four-martini dinner. Incidentally, each martini is paired with some food—the main course is your choice of Coffee-Crusted Rib-Eye or Halibut Marinated in Cilantro and Chilies. We look forward to the six-martini breakfast.

Mar 11, 5:30pm-close, $55 per person, Lola's, 945 N Fairfax Ave, 323-654-5652

Sample Sale for Watches
ALL IN THE WRIST

Sample Sale for Watches

Up on the second floor of the Sofitel, you'll now find a covert stock of high-end men's watches whose price tags are docked by up to 70%. The only way to make this a better haul would be to steal some hotel soap.

Through Mar 14, 10am-7pm, Sofitel, 8555 Beverly Blvd, 718-747-1656

Saturday
Osteria Mamma Now Soft-Open
MAMMA MIA

Osteria Mamma Now Soft-Open

The famed "Mamma" whose recipes were once found at Osteria La Buca has reemerged at an unassuming little place with her son, the owner. And yes, you'll find Polipolata (grilled octopus) and Tagliatelle Bolognese. Just like she used to make.

Soft-open now, Osteria Mamma, 5732 Melrose Ave (east of Vine), 323-284-7060

Wednesday
Sliders and Penny Pitchers at Oak Fire
FOR YOUR THOUGHTS

Sliders and Penny Pitchers at Oak Fire

Put this one on your calendar for next week: every Wednesday, Oak Fire now offers a special slider menu—Cheddar Burgers with bacon and BBQ sauce, Goat Burgers topped with goat-cheese hummus—and you can order any three for $9. Oh, and if you order them with a pitcher, the second pitcher is just one penny.

Wednesdays, Oak Fire, 829 N La Cienega Blvd, 310-659-8848

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