Long live the king cake at YAPA
A baking demo of the New Orleans carnival tradition “galette des rois” by Tracey Mitchell, director of L.A.’s Pacific Food & Beverage Museum, is free to the public on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. After the program, enjoy tastes and refreshments featuring fresh fare from Melissa’s Produce. To RSVP, visit fareharbor.com/embeds/book/natfab-museum/items/118373/availability/398894113/book/?flow=65654&full-items=yes. 236 S. Los Angeles St., Suite G., (213)947-3399.
Culina Oscar dinner and film week series
Watch the Oscar-nominated movies after dining at Culina restaurant at the Four Seasons Los Angeles in Beverly Hills. The fourth-annual Oscar meal and film series, which will show different contenders each day leading to the 2020 Academy Awards, includes a three-course dinner by chef de cuisine Luca Moriconi before evening screenings and a Pronto Market lunch before matinee screenings. The theater inside the hotel offers comfortable reclining leather chairs, plush blankets and a side table for movie snacks and beverages. Guests can enjoy a complimentary bag of freshly popped corn with specialty seasonings. Movie theater boxed candy, specialty cocktails and bottles of wine are available to purchase. Culina’s Pronto Market lunch begins at 12:30 p.m., followed by a movie at 2 p.m. The dinner event begins at 6 p.m., and the movie will be shown at 8 p.m. Matinee showings are “The Irishman” on Saturday, Feb. 1, and “Ford v Ferrari” on Feb. 8. Evening showings are “1917” on Feb. 1, “Little Women” on Feb. 2, “Parasite” on Feb. 3, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” on Feb.4, “Marriage Story” on Feb. 5, “Jojo Rabbit” on Feb. 6 and “Joker” on Feb. 7. The three-course dinner and a movie is $59 per person, and the Pronto Market lunch and matinee movie is $35 per person. Proceeds partially benefit the Lollipop Theater Network, a nonprofit organization that brings movies to children in hospitals due to chronic or life-threatening illnesses. 300 S. Doheny Drive, (310)860-4000.
Wirtshaus Stein Club
Beginning Saturday, Feb. 1, Wirtshaus’ popular Stein Club will open 10 new spots for beer-drinking contenders. The first 10 patrons to finish all of the biergarten’s draft beers will be awarded with a name-plated stein displayed above the bar, plus 20% off of Wirtshaus’ beers at all times. Wirtshaus offers “Bavarian Night” the first Saturday of each month starting at 6 p.m. Enjoy German music, wear dirndls and lederhosen, and join a stein-holding contest. The winner receives a free boot of beer. Come back on Sunday, Feb. 2 at 3 p.m. for Super Bowl food and drink specials while the game is displayed on an oversized projection screen. 345 N. La Brea Ave., (323)931-9291.
Watch the Kansas City Chiefs take on the San Franciso 49ers Sunday, Feb. 2, at the following restaurants and bars.
Rock & Reilly’s Super Bowl Sunday
Football fans can select from a variety of beers on tap in West Hollywood, as Rock & Reilly’s serves over 20 varieties. Happy hour specials give patrons 50% off all food and drink from 5 to 7 p.m. Sports fans will receive a free select appetizer when ordering a 64-ounce pitcher of beer. The chef and culinary team are grilling vegan Impossible burgers and savory beef burgers, chicken wings with sauces, large soft pretzels and loaded nachos. 8911 Sunset Blvd., (310)360-1400.
Super Bowl specials at Public School
Through Feb. 2, enjoy all-day food and drink specials. Get your game and your grub on at the chef-driven gastropub specializing in craft beer, classic drafts and elevated fare. On Super Bowl Sunday, Public School’s game day menu will feature $3 Modelo drafts, $4 Modelo Micheladas and $5 Sauza margaritas. Pub food includes $5 parmesan truffle fries, bacon cheddar tots, chips and salsa with beer cheese, buffalo cauliflower, flatbreads, chorizo mac and cheese, and soft pretzels. 612 Flower St., (213)622-4500; 9411 Culver Blvd., (310)558-0414; 15300 Ventura Blvd., #102G, (818)728-9818.
Tallula’s Taqueria Super Bowl
On Sunday, Feb. 2, Tallula’s is open for brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. before showing the big game in the bar and lounge at 3:30. Cheer on your favorite team sharing $12 pitchers of draft beer with your friends. Food specials include fried chicken wings with Yucatan chili and an herb dipping sauce, blue corn-crusted Oaxacan cheese sticks, and grass-fed ground beef tlayudas with quesillo and pepperjack cheeses, shishito peppers, shaved red onions and fresh herbs. If you’re hosting a Super Bowl party at home, order the Super Bowl Taco Party package for $115, featuring a dozen assorted tacos with all the fixings, plus chips, guacamole, salsa, rice, beans and churros. Delivery is available through your favorite delivery app. Other party options feature nachos, platters of grass-fed carne asada and more. 118 Entrada Drive, (310)526-0027.
Super Bowl Sunday at Dog Haus
Stop by a Dog Haus Biergarten location on Sunday, Feb. 2 to score food and drink specials all day long. 3335 S. Figueroa St., (213)748-4287.
Hotel Shangri-La Super Bowl
A Super Bowl poolside party begins at 1 p.m. on Feb. 2 with access to a big screen TV and an all-American barbecue with beers flowing at the pool bar. The $55-per-person entrance fee includes a barbecue combo platter of beef sliders, chicken wings, nachos and two beers. Additional menu items include a bacon-wrapped hotdog topped with caramelized peppers and onions served with house-made potato chips; a Kobe beef burger with cheddar cheese, grilled onion, lettuce, tomato and pickles served on a warm brioche bun; and a tower of steak fries, truffle fries, herbed fries and sweet potato fries. Order a bucket of four assorted beers for $20. For those looking for a more private cabana, rental service is $500 per group of five guests. The cabana includes bottle service with mixers and a private flat-screen television. The party goes until 7 p.m. Purchase tickets at eventbrite.com/e/2020-super-bowl-viewing-party-at-hotel-shangri-la-tickets-90048843515?aff=ebdssbdestsearch. For cabana rentals, email email@example.com. 1301 Ocean Ave., (310)394-2791.
Super Bowl at Rasselbock Mar Vista
Starting at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 2, enjoy food and drink specials that include select draft beers for $5 each. Watch the Super Bowl on multiple screens at this restaurant and beer garden specializing in German food with a modern twist and freshly tapped German and Belgian beers. They also make a selection of Haus cocktails, and pour German and Californian wines. 3817 Grand View Blvd., (310)439-2938.
Watch the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 2, on a new wall-to-wall LED display at the Abbey Food & Bar. You can reserve a booth with a group of friends or pull up a seat anywhere throughout the indoor/outdoor hot spot and watch the game and halftime show. Sip on one of the Abbey’s 200 specialty cocktails or order buckets of Bud Light to go with Abbey’s loaded nachos, flat breads or wings smothered in Asian chili sauce. 692 N. Robertson Blvd., (310)289-8410.
All-female wine dinner at Chao Krung
On Friday, Feb. 5, join sisters and business partners Amanda Kuntee and Katy Noochlaor for an exclusive all-female wine and food pairing inside the intimate Thai restaurant. All the wines served are made solely by women. Guests will taste authentic, century-old family recipes and delicious new wines. 111 N. Fairfax Ave., (323)939-8361.
Galentine’s Day at W Los Angeles
On Thursday, Feb. 6, from 7 to 10 p.m., the Living Room Bar will transform into a Galentine’s dream. The “I Don’t Get It” podcast hosts Ashley Iaconetti, Lauren Iaconetti and Naz Perez will host their Galentine’s Day live podcast at W Los Angeles – West Beverly Hills. This event is sponsored by Amaryllis, EyeBuyDirect and the W Los Angeles. Galentine’s-themed snacks and rosé are included with your ticket. Meet-and-greet photo opportunities will be available to guests. Amaryllis will also provide sweaters to the first 25 ticket buyers, and EyeBuyDirect will provide heart-shaped eyewear for all who attend. Tickets are $25 each for the live podcast and must be purchased in advance on Eventbrite. 930 Hilgard Ave., (310)208-8765.
Universal Studios Chinese Lunar New Year
Now through Feb. 9, enjoy tasting savory or sweet items during the “Year of the Rat” celebration at Universal Studios. Stop by Mr. Ping’s Noodle shop and participating restaurants and carts throughout Universal Studios Hollywood, as Mr. Ping’s culinary team prepare his delicious glass noodle salad, secret ingredient noodle soup, beef pho, pork ramen, dumplings, eggrolls, sesame balls and Asian sausage on a stick. Festivities at no additional cost include a “Kung Fu Panda” lesson from Po and friends, an art class at Feng the Palace Artist’s stand, and to make a wish at the pink blossom wishing trees. 100 Universal City Plaza, (800)864-8377.
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