Halloween fun and movies at The Godfrey Hotel
Classic Halloween movies will be played every Friday night through Oct. 31. Double features include “Halloween,” “IT” and “Candyman” on Oct. 14. Also, The Godfrey is hosting their first annual “Fright Night Halloween Party” on Saturday, Oct. 29, at IlO Rooftop. It will be decked out with a spooky Stranger Things-themed entrance, skeletons and spiders. The all-inclusive ticketed event features two premium open bars with specialty cocktails decorated with candy teeth. Listen to live DJs, sit in a photo-booth, stroll along the food stations and enter a costume contest for prizes. Pre-sale general admission is available now at $150 per person. Upgrades are available for private bottle service and seating. Purchase tickets at eventbrite.com/e /io-fright-night-halloween-party-tickets-431998548287?aff=ebdssbdestsearch. For those looking for a weekend staycation, The Godfrey is offering a “Spook n’ Stay” overnight hotel package that includes access to Friday Halloween Movie night + the Fright Night Halloween Party on Oct. 29. 1400 Cahuenga Blvd.
Pink Afternoon Tea at The Peninsula
The traditional tea at The Peninsula Beverly Hills turns pink in October and gives back to breast cancer research. For every table booked on Wednesday through Sunday, the Peninsula Beverly Hills will donate $5 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. This organization’s mission is to prevent and cure breast cancer by advancing the world’s most promising research. The Spa at The Peninsula Beverly Hills is offering classic pink manicures. For every booked manicure appointment, the spa will donate $5 to the same cancer foundation. Manicures are available Wednesdays to Sundays from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. 9882 S. Santa Monica Blvd., (310)975-2854.
Atrium new BBQ menu
Every show night at the Greek Theatre, Atrium is offering a special menu for concertgoers from 4-6 p.m. This is in addition to happy hour offered daily at 4-6 p.m. The menu includes a half BBQ glazed Cornish chicken along with a choice of two sides. Options include elote salad with charred corn, lime crema, cotija, espelette and herbs. There is also potato salad and baked beans with charred onion, BBQ sauce and pickled chilies. This special menu is $25 per person and runs through Nov. 12, when the final show of the Great Theatre season ends. 1816 1/2 N. Vermont Ave. (323)607-6944.
Tuk Tuk Thai DineLA special
Starting on Oct. 14, sisters Katy Noochlaor and Chef Amanda Maneesilasan’s colorful new restaurant on the north end of Sawtelle is serving a dineLA menu focusing on Thai street food. Many of the signature dishes are based on family recipes passed down from their grandmother, who used to cook for the King of Thailand. The $35 lunch and dinner menu highlights include pork skewers, curry puffs, coconut curry noodles and Grapow. 1638 Sawtelle Blvd., (310)860-1872.
Patio del Mar DineLA dinner menu
Hotel Casa del Mar’s restaurant Catch is offering a special menu on Oct. 14-28, from 5-9 p.m. Choose salmon tartare, grilled octopus, Iberico de Belota ham salad, roasted pasture bird chicken, slow braised short ribs, dry aged branzino or king oyster mushroom linguini. For dessert the dineLA menu offers ricotta cheesecake with berry compote or brownie with vanilla gelato. This dine-in only special menu is $65 per person and does not include tax and gratuity. The entire table must select from the dineLA menu. 1910 Ocean Way, (310)581-5533.
Jazz up your Fridays at Ray’s and Stark Bar
It’s the 31st season of Jazz at LACMA on Friday evenings from 6-8 p.m. through November. On Oct. 14, one of the most acclaimed and versatile bassists in modern jazz, Ben Williams Band will perform. On Oct. 21, Danish vocalist and composer Sinne Eeg will perform. Then on Oct. 28, Angel City Jazz Festival features a special Jazz at LACMA concert with percussionist/drummer Jonathan Pinson. Table minimums are required for concerts. For Stark Bar there is a $150 food and beverage minimum, and at Ray’s, table seating is a $100 food and beverage minimum. 5905 Wilshire Blvd., (323)857-6180.
Sparrow Italia at Hotel Figueroa
The new culinary concept inside DTLA’s urban oasis, Hotel Figueroa is celebrating National Pasta Month in October with an array of eight seasonal house made pastas. Culinary director AJ McCloud and executive chef Joana Cruz make fresh pastas daily ranging from pistachio pesto to truffle Reggiano. Try the hearty bone marrow agnolotti to authentic flavor-packed squid ink bucatini with clams, mussels, shrimp, acqua pizza and parsley bread crumbs. 939 S. Figueroa St., (877)724-1973.
L’antica Pizzeria da Michele
Come in to experience 151-year-old Italian traditional cuisine a L’antica Pizzeria da Michele for actor Stanley Tucci’s favorite spaghetti Nerano. Even though the menu is known for its pizzas, there are a variety of pastas made from scratch daily. The Cacio e Pepe oozes with cheese and cracked black pepper. 1534 N. McCadden Place, (323)366-2408
Randy’s Donuts Gives Back
Now through Oct. 31, Randy’s Donut is going pink to support Breast Cancer Awareness by making pink raised donuts with sprinkles and pink sprinkles iced cake donuts. Pick up a box of one or both for a treat after a breast cancer walk or to put a smile of someone’s face. It’s a way to support breast cancer awareness groups in a sweet way. Each Randy’s Donuts location supports a local non-profit or support group to help the immediate community including Women of Color Breast Cancer Survivors Support Project, a local Inglewood based organization, and Cancer Support Community South Bay in El Segundo and Torrance. 805 W. Manchester, (310)645-4707.
Grandmaster Recorders pasta meets ‘Rock n’ Roll’
The Australian duo Grant Smillie and David Combes behind E.P. & L.P. and Strings of Life (S.O.L.) opened Grandmaster Recorders in Hollywood featuring Italian flavors with a rock n’ roll twist. Try the sourdough cavatelli with slow-cooked Australian imported margra lamb, capers, anchovy and rosemary, or the spaghetti burro with dashi and anchovy butter. 1518 N. Cahuenga Blvd., (323)963-7800.
Beachside Restaurant & Bar new fall menu
Jamaica Bay Inn is offering a new beachside dining menu with items that include honey nut squash, local Duarte salmon, pumpkin picadillo and goat cheese empanadas, and red wine poached pear. Be sure to order a Fight Like a Girl cocktail. Beachside Restaurant & Bar partnered with Sipsong Spirits and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Bright Pink to support breast cancer awareness prevention. 14160 Palawan Way, (310)439-3033
Halloween Sundae at Sweet Rose Creamery
Indulge in a festive sundae now until Oct. 31, at both the Brentwood Country Mart and Main Street shops. It’s a creamy, spiced pumpkin ice cream with brownie bites, hot fudge, pepitas, whipped cream and a brownie black cat and marshmallow ghost. Chef and co-owner Shiho Yoshikawa also has a new fall flavors dairy-free apple ginger sorbet. 225 26th St., Suite 51, (310) 260-2663 x 1 and 2726 Main St., (310)260-2663 x 2.
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