Pasta-making class at Nerano
Chef Michele Lisi’s mother, Mamma Teresa, is visiting Los Angeles from Italy, and to celebrate, Nerano will serve a special menu inspired by her cooking until Feb. 3. Lisi will also host a pasta-making class on Saturday, Feb. 2, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The class, for $80 per person, includes an appetizer, salad, fresh pasta and a glass of wine. 9960 S. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, (310)405-0155.
Pisco sours at Los Balcones
Head to Peruvian restaurant Los Balcones in Hollywood to celebrate the pisco sour, the national drink of Peru, on Saturday, Feb. 2. For one day only, the restaurant will offer five versions of the pisco sour using different ingredients and complimentary liquors. Throughout the day, all of the cocktails are $13 each or $25 for a flight of three. 1360 Vine St., Los Angeles, (323)871-9600.
World Nutella Day
On Tuesday, Feb. 5, the Mediterranean-inspired Bacari West Adams and Bacari PDR will offer a $1 Nutella panino. It’s a telera roll filled with Nutella and choice of strawberry, banana or both. 2308 S. Union Ave., (213) 748-7205. 6805 S. Vista Del Mar Lane, Playa Del Rey, (310)439-2100.
Crustacean’s Lunar New Year
Chef Helene An, a pioneer of modern Vietnamese cuisine, will launch Crustacean’s first-ever Lunar New Year menu. This special menu is available Feb. 5-8 and features traditional dishes that represent good luck and prosperity. A massaged suckling pig, in honor of the Year of the Pig, is the highlight of the menu. Other items include sticky rice and noodles, squab and quail, and seafood. The menu starts at $88, excluding tax and gratuity. 468 N. Bedford Drive, Beverly Hills, (310)205-8990.
Year of the Pig at Disneyland
Disney California Adventure Park will observe Lunar New Year daily through Sunday, Feb. 17. Guests can enjoy a multicultural menu of traditional treats and drinks with the 2019 Lunar New Year Sip and Savor Pass. The celebrations will also include live entertainment and musical performances such as the updated Mulan’s Lunar New Year Procession. Visit the arts and crafts area for beautiful décor ideas and shop themed merchandise for the whole family. 1313 Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, (714)781-4636.
Super Bowl Sunday Fun
Trejo’s Coffee & Donuts
Trejo’s Coffee & Donuts offers Los Angeles Rams-inspired donuts to celebrate the big game. Blue-and-gold-glazed raised donuts are available in-store now through Super Bowl Sunday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. 6785 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, (323)462-4600.
Watch Super Bowl LIII and enjoy a feast of pork, brisket and short ribs from APL Restaurant. Place orders through APL’s Hole in the Wall takeaway window or online at Eventbrite by Friday, Feb. 1. Food can be picked up on Feb. 3 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The APL barbecue beef short ribs are $150 plus tax and serve four to six people. The whole pork shoulder package is $175 plus tax, and the whole brisket package is $225 plus tax. Both serve eight to 12 people. All packages include the APL house pickle salad, coleslaw, barbecue baked beans and sliced white bread. 1680 Vine St., Los Angeles, (323)416-1280.
Spend Super Bowl Sunday at Prank. The restaurant’s walk-up bar opens at 11 a.m., and chef Ricardo Sanchez will start serving his barbecue at 3 p.m. Prank is also serving $3 and $5 cocktails during commercial breaks. The event will feature a 7-foot projector, easily seen from all areas of the restaurant. 1100 S. Hope St., Los Angeles, (213)493-4786.
Preux & Proper
Start Sunday with a Super Bowl brunch at Preux & Proper. Try the Wakey Wakey bloody mary prepared with bacon-infused vodka, Smog City Little Bo Pils, Blackstrap Worcestershire, hickory-smoked black salt, sharp cheddar, pepperoni, cherry tomato and house-pickled okra. The restaurant will also serve bottomless mimosas from noon to 4 p.m. for $15 per person. Stay for the big game to enjoy happy hour prices in the barroom and the upstairs in the Proper dining hall. The restaurant will be shucking and serving $1 oysters, $1 wings and handcrafted pitchers of cocktails that serve up to four guests for $45. 840 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, (213)896-0090.
Cheer on the Los Angeles Rams 73 floors high at Spire 73 at the InterContinental hotel. Kick off the meal with chips and salsa, green chili pork sliders, and an L.A. torta burger with buckets of beer staring at 1:30 p.m. Entry is $25 per person and includes a three-beer bucket and afterparty with a live DJ. 900 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angles, (213)688-7777.
Step into the Blue Room for football-themed food and drinks served from 3 to 9 p.m. The Rams-themed dish is a shrimp taco with blood orange and Meyer lemon salsa, aioli and roasted poblano slaw for $15. The Patriots dish is a crab and lobster roll with tarragon, aioli and chips for $15. Enjoy the meal with an Angel City Pilsner, representing the West Coast, or a Victory Brewing Company Prima Pilsner, representing the East Coast. Both are $7 each. 11648 San Vicente Blvd., Los Angeles, (310)806-6464.
Brack Shop Tavern
Brack Shop Tavern’s chef Christena Quinn is offering special Super Bowl packages with wings and pitchers, ranging in price from $75 to $150 for two to seven guests. The package for two to four people offers 30 wings and a pitcher of Heineken, and the package for five to seven people includes 60 wings and two pitchers. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a spot. 525 W. Seventh St., Los Angeles, (213)232-8657.
In Little Tokyo, chef Duke Gervais is hosting a Super Bowl bingo extravaganza with drink and pizza prizes for customers and happy hour prices all night. Beers are $3, and old fashioneds are $7. Baldoria will offer $2 shots every time either team scores a field goal, touchdown or safety. 243 San Pedro St., (213)947-3329.
Chef Travis Strickland is making game day bites, steaks and burgers with $5 beer specials and $10 cocktails. The game will be shown in the lounge on big screen TVs, and prizes will be given at the door. 11647 San Vicente Blvd., Los Angeles, (424)273-1660.
Enjoy happy hour prices with $5 mimosas and $7 bloody marys all day long while watching the Rams play the Patriots. 6541 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, (323)960-2404. 13817 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, (818)986-4623.
Casita del Campo
For Mexican cuisine, handcrafted margaritas and ice-cold beer on Super Bowl Sunday, head to Casita del Campo. Draft beer selections include Modelo Negra, Cerveceria Manos De Calaca, Stella Artois, Firestone Walker Brewing Company’s 805 and Lagunitas IPA. Margaritas are made blended or on the rocks, and can be ordered by the glass or pitcher. Order the Casita’s Special prepared with six crispy mini tortillas topped with chicken, beef, jack cheese, sour cream and fresh guacamole. 1920 Hyperion Ave., Los Angeles, (323)662-4255.
Enjoy touchdown-worthy specials during the Super Bowl happy hour at Public School locations all day. Guests can participate in a coin toss at the beginning of the game to win a swag bag and 50 percent off their total tab. Public School offers free delivery through DoorDash all weekend long for those who are at home watching the game. 9411 Culver Blvd., Culver City, (310)558-0414. 612 Flower St., Los Angeles, (213)622-4500. 15300 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, (818)728-9818.
Calle Tacos in Hollywood will make three-foot-long California burritos, perfect for any Super Bowl party, on Sunday. The burrito is loaded with carne asada, guacamole, Monterey Jack cheese, pico de gallo and seasoned fries. It’s topped with enchilada sauce and sour cream. This burrito feeds 10 to 12 people and is $69.99. 6508 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, (323)465-9100.
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