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All day happy hour at Kitchen24
Come to Kitchen24 opens at 9 a.m., serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. On weekdays enjoy all-day happy hour specials. Diners can park free for 90 minutes at the Ramada Hotel. 8575 Santa Monica Blvd., (424)777-0959.
Powamekka Cafe, a Tupac Shakur concept
The soulful restaurant concept envisioned by late rapper Tupac Shaker opens for a limited time in partnership with Fixins Soul Kitchen through June 30. Located across from the Wake Me When I’m Free Museum at LA Live, Tupac’s Powamekka Café represents the finest in down home Southern cooking. Favorite items include meatloaf, gumbo and Tupac’s cousin Jamala’s fried chicken wings. Open weekdays at 11 a.m. and on weekends starting at 10 a.m. Reservations available on OpenTable. 800 W. Olympic Blvd., (213)799-7685.
Sprinkles and ‘Stranger Things’
For a limited time, the cupcake flavor of the summer is tbh chocolate hazelnut. Sprinkles teamed up with Noah Schnapp of “Stranger Things” to make a decadent dark Belgian chocolate vegan cake, that is filled with tbh’s rich hazelnut cocoa spread and topped with vegan cream cheese frosting and sprinkling of cocoa powder. It’s available in all Sprinkles bakeries nationwide for two days only. Pre-orders are available June 27-28 for pick-up and delivery in time to watch “Stranger Things” on July 1-2. Go to sprinkles.com for information. 189 The Grove Drive, (323)931-4498, 635 Santa Monica Blvd., (310)274-8765 and 735 S. Figueroa St., (213)228-2100.
Delicious Little Tokyo food tour
Saturday, June 25, and Sunday, June 26, take a self-guided food tour in partnership with Little Tokyo Historical Society and the Japanese American National Museum. On Saturday, June 25, from 1-3 p.m., is J-Town Treats & Eats featuring four sweet and savory stops and two legacy business Japanese gift shops ending at the new Toshizo Watanabe Culinary Cultural Center overlooking the James Irvine Japanese Garden. Both days there will be J-Town Bingo from 12-4 p.m. It is open to guests of all ages for the chance to spin the wheel and win exclusive prizes. Delicious Little Tokyo is brought to you by Go Little Tokyo, a Little Tokyo Community Council run neighborhood marketing campaign. For information, visit littletokyola.org.
FYC Bar + Kitchen
For Your Consideration Bar + Kitchen offers a contemporary menu that includes a crispy fried chicken sandwich with sweet potato bravas served with jalapeño honey, scallions, avocado cream and feta. Entrees include herb sea bass and a NY Strip with smashed and fried marble potatoes. Located at the Hotel Amarano, FYC’s offers a touch of glamorous Hollywood during breakfast, lunch and dinner. Harvey the bartender is making a special “Rainbow Drop” during Pride Month for $17. 322 N. Pass Ave., (818)842-8887.
The Hollywood Roosevelt summer kick off
Every Thursday during this summer, audiences can catch ‘This is Not a Trick Magic Show’ starring Derek McKee. “On the Fringe Cabaret Show,” a modern-style cabaret show by Tracy Phillips will perform every Saturday at 8 p.m. Intimate wine dinners will be hosted on the first and third Thursday of each month this summer celebrating women wine makers. Some events will be at the Tropicana Pool, while others will be on the iconic rooftop under the stars. The Hollywood Roosevelt’s chef Serni will prepare curated menus for each dinner. For information, visit hollywoodrroosevelt.com. 7000 Hollywood Blvd., (323)856-1970.
Strings of Life (S.O.L) sausage roll world tour
The Melbourne-inspired cafe in West Hollywood helmed by celebrated Aussie chef Monty Koludrovic is celebrating the restaurant’s second birthday with a different sausage each week over the next 8 weeks. For the week of June 30, the Seoul Man sausage will be highlighted. It is made with pork, chili and shiitake mushrooms. The following week will be a Greek-style sausage made with spinach and feta cheese. Drop a People’s Choice vote on a menu item at the end on Aug.10 for a chance to win the Ultimate S.O.L. merchandise pack. Each sausage is $12 and a new roll will be introduced each Thursday. Hours are from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. 8535 Melrose Ave., (424)313-8136.
Knox & Dobson ready to drink cocktails
An award-winning new bottle cocktail collection, Knox & Dobson was created by Rob Levy and Peter Lloyd Jones, formerly the head bartender at The Raymond 1886 and Everson Royce Bar. The collection includes a gin martini, classic Old Fashioned, an improved whiskey cocktail with Maraska Maraschino liqueur and a rye Manhattan. Their mission is to create a cocktail in a bottle that is freshly crafted by a skilled bartender. Each 200-milliliter bottle offers two servings. Just open, pour and enjoy a Knox & Dobson available for delivery nationwide. These cocktails are also available at 15 Total Wine & More stores in California, plus Bristol Farms and The Ace Hotel in Downtown LA. For information, visit knoxanddobson.com.
Hollywood under the stars
This Saturday, June 25, at the Paramount Pictures Studio Lot, enjoy an evening dining under the stars as some of Los Angeles’ favorite chefs prepare special food items benefitting St. Vincent’s Meals on Wheels program. The outdoor program begins at 6:30 p.m., as guests stroll around one of Hollywood’s most famous backlots, eating, drinking and listening to live entertainment. Restaurants participating include Kali, Wood & Vine, Tesse, Gracias Madre, Fanny’s, Pizzeria De Michele, Hank’s, Georgia’s Restaurant, Etoile Filante Patisserie, Laderach Chocolatier Suisse and Bertha Mae’s Brownie Co. Participating chefs include Kevin Meehan of Kali, Diana Briscoe of Gracias Madre and Francesco Zimone and Michele Rubini, of L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele. Desserts will be crafted by Etoile Filante Patisserie and Laderach. Silent auction items include a beach house getaway, a dinner gift certificate at Avra in Beverly Hills, spa and wellness gift baskets, cocktail baskets including Knox & Dobson cocktail gift boxes. Tickets start at $250 at svmow.org/hollywood.
Hollywood Classic Car Show
Police Activities League is presenting its first Classic Car Show and Expo on Sunday, June 26, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Hollywood Blvd. will be shut down between Vine Street and Argyle Avenue for a day of cars, crafts and cuisine. Enjoy signature tastings from local Hollywood eateries including Wood & Vine and Beauty and Essex. Special plates are available for purchase in the food court. Spectator entry is free and open to the public. Listen to music as the DJ spins by the beer garden and guests can cast a vote for their favorite classic car. Proceeds will directly benefit the local HPAL kids, because every kid needs a pal. For more details about the event and how to register to showcase your classic car, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (323)467-7114.
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