Things to do for April 15, 2010

The Weekender

Gratis Pork, David Mamet and Hotel California

The weekend is deductible.

Thursday
Gratis Pork at Checkers
UNCLE SAM

Gratis Pork at Checkers

The Checkers happy hour called FOUR—starts at 4pm, food and drinks are $4—gets upgraded today for Tax Day. Mention Uncle Sam when you order your Rosemary Salty Dog (vodka, grapefruit and muddled rosemary), and the first plate of Braised Kurobuta Pork Belly—or anything else from the menu—is on the house.

Apr 15, 4-8pm, Checkers, 535 S Grand Ave (south of Fifth), Downtown, 213-624-0000

David Mamet Presents The Untouchables
THE CHICAGO WAY

David Mamet Presents The Untouchables

The '80s were a special time in cinema history, when you could see De Niro playing Capone and Connery playing the Chicago cop bringing him down. Discuss that bygone era tonight with screenwriter David Mamet, who'll be present to answer all your questions about creative swearing.

Apr 15, 7:30pm, $10, The Aero, 1328 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, tickets here

One Ingredient, Three Drinks at Elements
TRILOGY

One Ingredient, Three Drinks at Elements

Since opening, Elements has been the place to go when you want one ingredient (say, lobster) prepared several ways. Now they're doing the same thing with booze—every Thursday, you'll find three fresh $5 cocktails all riffing on a surprise ingredient like hibiscus or cucumber. You've always wanted to drink hibiscus three ways.

Friday
Your Post-Eagles Party
HOTEL CALIFORNIA

Your Post-Eagles Party

After you experience the first-ever Eagles shows at the Hollywood Bowl, stroll on down the hill to the Hideout for an after-party with half-off apps, drink specials and a complimentary Tequila Sunrise if you mention the Daddy. It's made with vodka, but "Vodka Sunrise" is not an Eagles song.

Saturday
Delphine Launches Alfresco Brunch
OUI

Delphine Launches Alfresco Brunch

As of this weekend, brunch is official and the patio is open at Hollywood's hottest new brasserie—so you can leave your shades on for towering seafood platters, Scrambled Eggs in Puff Pastry and carafes of wine. Because European authenticity requires morning drinking.

Starts Apr 17, Sat-Sun, 10am-3pm, Delphine, 6250 Hollywood Blvd, 323-798-1355

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