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Wood & Vine reopens
After 13 months of being closed, Wood & Vine’s General Manager Wally Moran is happy to announce that the beloved restaurant located across from the Pantages Theatre is opening Thursday, April 29. Wood & Vine’s chef, Roberto, is preparing seasonal, sustainable and humanely raised proteins and fish entrees and locally sourced or organic produce in creative ways. Moran and his team strive to create an inviting atmosphere with their warm hospitality. To make a reservation call (323)334-3360 or email reservations@ woodandvine.com. 6280 Hollywood Blvd.
Power hour at Parm Boyz pop-up
Chris Amirault’s Power Hour parm-focused pop-up concept is launching at the Corner Door in Culver City. This new location follows his successful run at Ronan in West Hollywood. Parm Boyz chicken and vegetarian eggplant parmesan are made with East Coast-style red sauce and served with spaghetti. Starting April 29, Power Hour is every Thursday through Sunday from 5 to 6 p.m. Specials include an $8 old fashioned, spicy margarita or bartender’s choice. Food specials include $7 antipasto, $8 garlic bread and $10 parmesan “nuggies.” Finish with tiramisu made with cold brew, espresso liquor, creme de cacao and vanilla. Patio dining is available from 5 to 10 p.m. Takeout and delivery is also available via ChowNow, Caviar and Postmates. 12477 W. Washington Blvd., (310)313-5810.
Cinco de Mayo
Party kit at Gracias Madre
Have your Cinco de Mayo celebration at home, the beach or a nearby park with Gracias Madre’s new Cinco de Mayo party kit. Inside are four canned margaritas, guacamole, salsa and chips, deconstructed jackfruit taco kit, esquites (corn off the cob) and a mini bottle of mezcal. The cost of this kit is $100 (a $240 value), and pre-orders are available today for this organic, plant-based fiesta. Go online at graciasmadre. co. 8905 Melrose Ave., (323)978-2170.
Pink Taco Cinco de Mayo
Decorated for guests to enjoy Mexican food classics, tasty margaritas and great music, Pink Taco is offering a Cadillac margarita, frozen mango margarita and shots of Casamigos or Patrón. Seating is available on the extended outdoor patios and in the cantina for a lively dining experience. 8225 Sunset Blvd., (323)380-7474.
Socalo Cinco De Mayo
Celebrated chefs Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken invite Angelenos to celebrate Cinco de Mayo by offering $5 tacos, $5 beers and cocktail specials, with Mexican wines ranging from $8 to $10 all day (dine-in only). The regular menu will also be available for dine-in, takeout and delivery. Lunch is available at the walk-in counter service. Dinner reservations are available for indoor and outdoor patio seating from 4 to 8 p.m. 1920 Santa Monica Blvd., (310)451-1655.
Tallula’s Cinco De Mayo Fiesta
Chef Brad Long is cooking up Cinco de Mayo specials that include Linda’s classic taco platters made with grass-fed ground beef in hard shell tacos, poblano chile rellenos and seasonal ceviche. Drink specials include prickly pear margaritas, mini margarita flights and mezcal flights. For those staying at home, pick up the Ultimate Party Pack for $185. It’s a heat-and-serve package that feeds 4 to 6 people and includes nachos, Linda’s classic taco kit, a half dozen organic chicken enchiladas, family-size Caesar salad, organic rice pudding and a large bottle of margaritas. There are some à la carte options too, like chips, guacamole and salsa, large bottles of hibiscus margaritas or spicy mezcal margaritas. The deadline to pre-order is Monday, May 3, at 5 p.m. Curbside pickup available on May 5 from noon to 4 p.m. Limited to-go orders placed on Cinco de Mayo are available. Tallula’s is only accepting direct phone orders or online takeout/delivery through the Rustic Canyon Family app andChowNow. E-mail events@tallulasrestaurant. com. Make a reservation to enjoy indoor and outdoor dining at Tallula’s from 4 to 10 p.m. 118 Entrada Drive, (310)526-0027.
Nueva Cinco de Mayo
Celebrate all day on May 5 at Nueva with chefs Vartan Abgaryan and Mesraim Llanez as they present their cantina menu with south-of-the-border cocktails and agaves. The fiesta lasts from noon to 11 p.m. with a variety of frozen margaritas, including cilantro and nasturtium and pineapple- infused Aperol. There is also a rotating selection of sparkling, rosé, white and red wines from Mexico and non-alcoholic beverages. Select one of the many ceviches, including a seafood coctel or vegan ceviche. Nueva’s tacos include roasted heirloom carrot, falafel tacos, tempura sea bass, Mediterranean octopus, chicken tinga and a pork belly chicharron taco. Salads include a smoky Caesar and a colorful street cart salad with mango, pineapple, jicama, cucumber, radish and lime. Larger plates include yellow corn mole (vegan) with roast squash, wood-grilled branzino, Mary’s free range roasted half chicken and a grilled 16-ounce bone-in prime ribeye with roasted vegetables. Neuva also offers a children’s menu. Sit out on two outdoor dining patios or inside the dining room. Takeout and curbside pickup is available. Delivery is through DoorDash. 822 Washington Blvd., (310)747-6050.
Cinco de Mayo at El Torito
El Torito’s founder, Larry Cano, was a pioneer in delivering Mexican cuisine to Southern California. He always celebrates Cinco de Mayo by serving delicious Mexican food and El Torito’s famous margaritas and imported bottled beer, along with live mariachi bands and DJs (where county guidelines permit). On May 5, El Torito is offering a build-your-own taco bar where guests are served by El Torito staff. The party starts at 3 p.m., and seating is available indoors and outdoors. Margarita and taco stations are set up for guests to order their preferred beverages and tacos conveniently. 13715 Fiji Way, (310)823-8941; and 3360 Ocean Park Blvd., (310)450-8665.
Lanea Cocktail Bar Cinco de Mayo
On May 5, enjoy all-you-can-eat street tacos and two Cazadores cocktails for $20 from 4 to 9:30 p.m. Lanea’s signature tacos include lamb wrapped in agave leaves and pit-roasted underground for 36 hours. There is also grilled steak and chicken; shrimp topped with mango, green and red peppers and avocado; a spinach and mushroom taco; and a vegan Beyond Meat taco. All tacos are handmade to order on 100% gluten-free corn tortillas and most are served with guacamole, cilantro and onion. This special meal has a 60-minute table limit. For those who don’t select this special, sip an $11 margarita and à la carte taco starting at $2.50. 217 Broadway, (424)265-7437.
SOL Mexican Cocina
The Baja-inspired restaurant is offering an exclusive menu just for Cinco de Mayo that is available for dine-in only from 3 p.m. to close. Menu highlights include guacamole; chorizo and mushroom con queso; taco vampiro asada made with double tortilla stuffed with carne asada, melted cheese, serrano chiles, scallions, guacamole, pico de gallo, chipotle sauce and topped with cotixa. Taco plates offer a choice of two sides, including black beans, red rice, quinoa salad or spicy slaw. Enjoy with SOL’s specialty margaritas made with fresh citrus juice, along with bottled Mexican beer and tequila shots. To-go orders can be placed over the phone. Online ordering will not be available during the day. 12775 Millennium Drive, #160, (424)289-0066.
The Cottages at Savoca
Enjoy one of the most romantic and unique dining venues at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live in downtown L.A. The Californian trattoria Savoca offers custom-built outdoor dining cottages, complete with heating, electric candles and cozy décor. Chef Nathaniel Marcus’ menu is inspired from his time cooking in the charming Sicilian town of Savoca. Now open for both indoor and outdoor service, his dinner menu includes house made agnolotti, seared branzino and hearty short ribs prepared with roasted carrots and Sangiovese wine. 900 W. Olympic Blvd., (213)765-8600.
Herb and Seed meal service
Chef Natalie Jaconetty started a zero-waste, plant-forward vegan meal service during the pandemic. Now Southern Californians can order satisfying macronutrientdense meals delivered to their home. The meals range in price from $11 to $15.50. Breakfast options include banana overnight oats, chickpea scramble and banana oat waffles. Lunch entrées include stir fry, rainbow buddha or Mediterranean bowls. Dinners like Greek stuffed peppers, creamy tomato polenta stacks and enoki mushroom cakes with miso glazed broccolini are offered. Deliveries in L.A. County are made each Monday. Follow on Instagram @HerbandSeedLA and visit herbandseedla.com.
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