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Musso & Frank Grill

Musso & Frank Grill

WHY Martinis, atmosphere, flannel cakes, atmosphere, chicken pot pie and atmosphere. WHAT God knows it isn’t the cooking that makes this place an essential L.A. restaurant—it’s the rich blend of traditional architecture and Hollywood history, faded smoke and legendary lies, all aged to an irresistible patina. (Okay, the cocktails are part of the draw, too.) [...]

The Weekend Go Go: Sound-Activated Space, Edwardian Frolic, Smoke and Mirrors

The Weekend Go Go: Sound-Activated Space, Edwardian Frolic, Smoke and Mirrors

It’s a busy week. You still need to: Sift through industry gossip for Oscar pool dominance. (Finally) figure out the difference between Sound Editing and Sound Mixing. Learn how to pronounce the name of Oscar-nominated Beast of the Southern Wild star Quvenzhané Wallis. Still, you’ll want to make time in your packed schedule for the [...]

Hillside Produce Cooperative

Hillside Produce Cooperative

WHY Free backyard fruit, vegetables and herbs from thoughtful urban farmers. WHAT Actress Hynden Walch started this nonprofit co-op, through which residents from Glassell Park, Silver Lake, Los Feliz and Eagle Rock drop off their excess backyard crops at a pre-set time and place, and Walch and volunteers bag up assortments that are then delivered [...]

Versailles

Versailles

WHY Succulent roast pork and Cuban-style roast chicken, and (when it’s available) amazing oxtail, too. WHAT A no-frills, inexpensive L.A. landmark beloved for its garlicky marinated roast chicken, juicy, salty Cuban roast pork, plantains, black beans and rice. Branches on south La Cienega and in Encino and Manhattan Beach. 10319 Venice Blvd., Culver City, 310.558.3168, [...]

Whisky & Poetry Salon

Whisky & Poetry Salon

On February 21, 1925, The New Yorker published its first issue. We think that’s the perfect excuse for a Whisky & Poetry Salon. On February 21, 2013, Literary Libations and Johnnie “The Scot” Mundell will ply you with whisky in exchange for your words (plus $25) Bring a poem — it doesn’t have to be yours — [...]

Lawry’s the Prime Rib

Lawry’s the Prime Rib

WHY Luscious prime rib and a theatrical sense of ‘going out.’ WHAT It’s kinda like the Disneyland of restaurants. Lawry’s has characters (waitresses in uniforms and perky caps and imposing carving men in stiff toques), adventures (salad tossed tableside in a huge spinning bowl, prime rib carved from a silver cart) and tons of Japanese [...]

Kagaya

Kagaya

WHY Real shabu-shabu made with exceptional ingredients, notably the Wagyu beef. Best of all: When you finish cooking and eating your meat, seafood and veggies, they take the pot back to the kitchen and turn the now-rich broth into a heavenly thick soup with rice or udon. WHAT It’s a modest-looking place, and shabu-shabu (meat, [...]

Fancifull Gift Baskets

Fancifull Gift Baskets

WHY From custom to corporate, baby shower to birthday, Fancifull has beautiful and thoroughly stuffed gift baskets for any occasion. WHAT For over 25 years, Terry and Wally August have procured first-rate ingredients from around the world and packaged them into gift baskets. While they have produced extravagant packages for mega corporations like the Food Network and the [...]

The Weekend Go Go: Outrageous F-Bombs, Drive By Theater, L.A. Zine Fest

The Weekend Go Go: Outrageous F-Bombs, Drive By Theater, L.A. Zine Fest

For Presidents Weekend, perhaps you’ve planned an exciting, three-day trip to Mt. Rushmore to gaze at Prez Heads. If not, Ms. Go Go has a few suggestions for the weekend. None of them set in stone. Best Val-Day Event Ever Ms. Go Go firmly believes that Fun is not just the provenance of the weekend, which [...]

Sprinkles Cupcakes

Sprinkles Cupcakes

WHY For rich and beautiful (if sometimes too sweet) cupcakes; try the dark chocolate, lemon and cinnamon. If you call your order in ahead, you won’t have to wait in line. WHAT We don’t get the cupcake frenzy, but if you’re among the obsessed, you will make a pilgrimage here, if you haven’t already. What [...]

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