Pasta Sisters eggplant parmigiana
Celebrate your graduating student with an Italian dinner from Pasta Sisters. Chef Paola Da Re is preparing a nine layered eggplant parmigiana made with nine-hour-simmered tomato sauce, eggplant, mozzarella and parmigiana cheese. It’s available for takeout and delivery by calling the Culver City or Pico location directly, as well as via ChowNow and Postmates. 3343 W. Pico Blvd., (323)870-5271; 3280 Helms Ave., (424)603-4503.
Graduation dinner by Drago
Salute your class of 2020 grad with one of the family-style meals to commemorate their achievement. In addition to a variety of dishes on their menu, other Drago items to add to your order include pastas, sauces and olive oil. Bottled wines are 25% off to enjoy in your own home. Drago has partnered with Postmates, UberEats, Grubhub and DoorDash to assist with your delivery needs. Phone orders can be made by calling Drago directly. 6060 Wilshire Blvd., (323)800-2244.
Milky Way reopens
On Tuesday, June 2, Milky Way reopened for takeout, curbside pick-up and delivery via Postmates. When the stay-at-home order went into effect mid-March, the Milky Way closed its doors for dine-in for the safety of its guests and staff. Now, the team is excited to announce that Milky Way is open for families celebrating graduation and summer dining. Enjoy set family meal options for four people, and receive 25% off kosher wine and beer available to go with food purchase. Pre-orders can be made by calling the restaurant or go online through the restaurant’s website or Postmates. Contactless curbside pick up is available. Call when you arrive, pop open your trunk, and the Milky Way team will take care of the rest. Hours are Monday-Thursday from 11 a.m. to curfew hour, Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Sunday from noon to curfew hour. Visit milkywayla.com with any updates. 9108 W. Pico Blvd., (310)859-0004.
Vinovore gives to Black Lives Matter
In light of recent events, Vinovore has been closing at 5 p.m. to abide by the city of Los Angeles curfew. No-contact curbside pick-up is available during business hours. Please be sure to place your order at least 30 minutes prior to closing for same-day pick up. Wine, beer, cider, sake, cheese, charcuterie, tinned fish, coffee, chocolate, crackers, nuts, pantry items, pasta kits, games, puzzles and books are available. Take 10% off six or more bottles with code STOCKUP. As a woman-owned business, Vinovore wants to support Black Lives Matter by donating a portion of this week’s sales to @blmlosangeles. If you have the means, please donate directly to @aclu_nationwide, @mnfreedomfund and @blklivesmatter. No-contact, same-day delivery is available. Order anything for curbside same day pick-up before 4 p.m. Delivery orders are after 4 p.m. daily on Mondays and Thursdays. Orders must be placed by 6 p.m. the day before. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. 616 N. Hoover St., (323)522-6713.
Simmzy’s reopens dining room
After moving furniture, spacing tables 6 feet apart and implementing safety protocols for guests and teammates, Simmzy’s opened with new protocols. They installed hand sanitizer stations, offer single-use menus and hired a chief cleaning officer whose sole duty is to ensure the cleanliness and sanitation of the restaurant from opening until closing. Simmzy’s opens at 11 a.m., with a full lunch and dinner menu. Due to the limited number of tables, guests can go to simmzys.com to reserve in advance. Brunch resumes on Saturday, June 6. 229 Manhattan Beach Blvd., (310)546-1201.
National Veggie Burger Day at Dog Haus
On Friday, June 5, guests can order a veggie-friendly Impossible plant-based protein burger for $5. It’s topped with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, white American cheese and secret sauce. It’s served on a grilled King’s Hawaiian bun. Enjoy for takeout or dine-in. This offer is not available through delivery services. 3817 W. Olive Ave., (818)566-4287.
Deep Indian Kitchen
For those craving Indian cuisine, Deep Indian Kitchen prepares frozen meals that are available to purchase at Whole Foods, Bristol Farms, Pavilions and Ralphs. The kitchen team grinds their own spices and simmers their proteins and vegetables in batches of creamy sauces. The Chicken Tikka Masala is marinated and roasted before mixed into a velvety tomato, ginger, ghee, turmeric, cumin and onion sauce. Cumin basmati rice is included in the package. The dough for their garlic naan is stretched before baked in clay ovens, and seasoned with garlic and coriander. Just bake at 400 degrees for two minutes. Deep Indian Kitchen helps children in rural India have access to education by giving to the Deepkiran (Ray of Light) Foundation with every purchase of their food. So far they have helped 22,000 children in 119 villages. Ralphs, 1233 N. La Brea Ave., (323)876-8790; 260 S. La Brea Ave., (323)937-3264. Whole Foods, 7871 Santa Monica Blvd., (323)848-4200; 6350 W. 3rd St., (323)964-6800. Bristol Farms Market, 9039 Beverly Blvd., (310)248-2804; 7880 W. Sunset Blvd., (323)874-6301. Pavilions, 8969 Santa Monica Blvd., (310)595-1730.
Guinness Live Virtual Pub
Geeks Who Drink have teamed up with Guinness on Facebook, combining the excitement of a pub atmosphere and the challenge of live trivia tonight, June 4, at 5 p.m. Join special guest and multi-platinum singer/songwriter country superstar Dierks Bentley for some virtual fun and entertainment. You can support Team Rubicon, a nonprofit that utilizes the skills and experiences of military veterans and first responders to rapidly deploy and provide disaster and humanitarian relief to those affected by natural disasters. For every participant who joins the trivia event, Guinness will donate $1 to support Team Rubicon. Go join in the fun at facebook.com/guinnessus.
Drink Crystal Head Vodka with Pride
Actor Dan Aykroyd’s ultra-premium vodka recently released a colorful rainbow Pride Bottle in celebration of diversity and equality. Tune into weekly Instagram Live with Crystal Head Vodka’s #MADEWITHPRIDE brand ambassadors to celebrate Pride together, on every Monday at through July 6 at 3 p.m. and Tuesdays through June 30 at 2:30 p.m. A limited-edition of 2020 Crystal Head Vodka Pride Bottles are available in select U.S. markets through July in 750 milliliter format, priced at $49.99. Available at BevMo. For additional locations where to purchase visit crystalheadvodka.com.
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