JAR Champagne & oyster happy hour
Tonight, Aug. 6, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., sit on the al fresco patio on Harper Avenue and sip Barnaut Grand Cru Brut Champagne at $18 a glass to enjoy with a half dozen fresh West and East Coast oysters for $9. This special is for patio dining only. Be sure to make a reservation as seating is limited. thejar.com/reservations. 8225 Beverly Blvd., (323)655-6566.
Market Tavern opens at the Farmers Market
Opening next week in the former Ludwig Biergarten and Johnny Rockets space is a new modern spin on a traditional British pub. At the helm of the kitchen is one of L.A.’s most beloved chefs, Brendan Collins (Fia, Birch in Hollywood, Waterloo & City) and UK-born musician, bar manager and beer aficionado, Gary Twinn (E.B.’s and Bar 326). Both created a new culinary environment offering a distinctive vibe and decor inspired by UK rock ’n’ roll. Sit out on the patio for drinks and meals served by a staff that have been fully trained on COVID-19 safety protocols. Market Tavern at the Original Farmers Market 6333 W. Third St.
Terra at Eataly cocktail series
The outdoor rooftop restaurant, Terra at Eataly, has partnered with beverage experts, bartenders and distilleries from all across Los Angeles to offer unique cocktails every week. Tonight, Aug. 6, Ventura Spirits is making two refreshing summer signature drinks. The Amaro Angeleno Spritz features Amaro Angeleno, Prosecco and a grapefruit wedge. They are also pouring a Golden Negroni made with Wilder Gin, Amaro Angeleno and Blanc vermouth. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Restaurants Care, which provides financial relief for California restaurant workers. Go to OpenTable or call the restaurant for a reservation. 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., (213)310-8008.
Loqui expanded patio
In the Arts District, Loqui has expanded its patio to more than 2,000 square feet so locals can properly and comfortably socially distance while sipping $3 Mexican beers with tacos, plates and sides. For $12, order a bucket of four Mexican beers of your choice and receive free chips and salsa. eatloqui.com/location/loqui-artsdistrict. 803 Traction Ave, Suite 150., (213)265-7558.
New DTLA Pizza takeout and delivery
Chef Michael Hung’s new pizza concept officially opened in downtown. At DTLA Pizza, Hung makes his own sourdough crust for his Sicilian and Neapolitan pan pizzas. Burgers and sub sandwiches are made for meat lovers and vegans. The chef makes an Impossible beef burger layered with locally grown produce, and he makes a juicy American Kobe beef burger. Vegans will like his It’s Literally Possible Pizza, a fully plant-based pizza prepared with Impossible sausage, marinated peppers and onions, and vegan mozzarella. Guests can also build their own pizza with a selection of over a dozen toppings made either Neapolitan or Sicilian style. DTLA Pizza is open for takeout, delivery and curbside pickup every Wednesday through Sunday from 5 to 10 p.m. Delivery is through Caviar, DoorDash, Grubhub, Tock or Uber Eats. Call to order and when you arrive for easy pick up instructions. dtlapizza.com. 709 W. Ninth St., (213)465-9400.
Dog Haus gives to No Kid Hungry
The founder of Ramen Hood and Würstmacher, Adam Gertler, hosted the Pasadena-based Dog Haus virtual celebration and check presentation last week on Zoom. Dog Haus founders Hagop Giragossian, Quasim Riaz and André Vener presented a $85,000 to No Kid Hungry. That money will help provide 850,000 meals to children in need. The flavor innovators at Dog Haus invited cutting-edge celebrity chefs and mixologists to help them raise money for this cause. Last year’s collaboration series included chefs Eric Greenspan, Chris Oh and Anthony Sasso, along with mixologists Phil Wills, Lisa Marie Joyce and Mia Mastroianni. To find an open Dog Haus near you, visit doghaus.com/locations.html. 3817 W. Olive Ave., (818)566-4287; 105 N. Hill Ave., (626)577-4287; 93 E. Green St., (626)683-0808.
1933 Group new Dining Bonds
Dining Bonds is an initiative started by hospitality executives offering to sell a $100 “bond” for $80 that can be cashed in for full value. It’s reflective of the old wartime bonds, and are valid at all 1933 Group restaurants with no expiration date. It’s a chance for the public to show love and support, ensuring the future of some of their favorite restaurants and the many people who work there. Additional ways to support 1933 Group across the city is ordering takeout meals at Formosa Cafe, Idle Hour, Highland Park Bowl and more. Delivery is free via GrubHub, Postmates and Uber Eats. Another is to purchase gift cards at Rally for Restaurants by visiting rallyforrestaurants.com, and to shop for custom merchandise at 1933 Group’s website, 1933group.com/shop, which offers apparel, gifts and accessories from Formosa Cafe, Highland Park Bowl, Idle Hour, Bigfoot Lodge, Harlowe, Thirsty Crow, La Cuevita, Sassafras and Oldfield’s. To purchase the dining bond, visit 1933group.com/shop/1933-group-dining-bonds.
Hideout by Day and STK by night
STK Steakhouse is open for dinner with outdoor dining on the Hideout patio. Hideout by Day and STK by night offers a culinary al fresco summer vibe. Hideout is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., serving salads, shared plates and entrées. Try the lobster BLTs, tiger prawn salads or brunch items like the brioche French toast. STK Happy Hour specials last from 3 to 6:30 p.m., offering a selection of oysters, Lil’ Brg and truffle fries, bone-in filet lollipops and 50% off specialty cocktails. A glass of Justin Cabernet or Vievite Rosé is $10. The STK dinner menu is served daily on the patio from 3 to 10 p.m. Signature menu items available include filets, New York strips, ribeyes and desserts. STK also offers takeout and delivery daily with comforting food that includes a STK sandwich layered with shaved coffee-rubbed ribeye, gruyere, caramelized onion and horseradish cream. The buttermilk-fried chicken thigh with honey barbecue sauce comes with coleslaw and homemade pickles. There are social distancing protocols for employees and guests, mandated masks, and employees have their temperatures taken daily. stksteakhouse.com/venues/los-angeles. 930 Hilgard Ave., (310)659-3535.