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The best events this week
Howlin' Ray's Nashville Hot Chicken Pop-Up
Guys, there's a new chicken king in town. Chef Johnny Zone has created Howlin' Ray's Hot Chicken, a food truck that is set to hit the LA streets in the near future. In the meantime, you can get a preview of chef Zone's Nashville hot chicken at Barrel & Ashes in Studio City. On May 4th, Zone will be offering a $12 plate of hot chicken, white bread, pickles and one farmers' market side; diners can also pick from B&A's regular menu (get the hoe cake!). Make your reservations here or call 818-623-8883.
P.S. I Made This: Crafts, Cakes + Cocktails
Duff’s Cakemix is often host to apron-donning Angelenos getting down and dirty in frosting and cupcakes, but not this time. Nay, this time, it’s all about the eating and DIY crafting. Munch on Cinco De Mayo inspired sweet treats as P.S. I Made This takes over the how-to station with jewelry making and other take-home crafts. It’ll be a #cincoDIYmayo, if you will. Reserve a spot online for a night of crafts, cakes, and cocktails!
Culinary Masters Series featuring Troy Guard
The Strand House continues their "Culinary Masters" series, bringing renowned chefs from across the country to craft an exceptional five-course dinner. This month features Troy Guard of Denver's TAG Restaurant Group, and winemakers Heidi and Bo Barrett. A sneak peak of the menu includes Spanish octopus with corn purée and chorizo, and a Colorado lamb neck with spring peas and lemon balm. Each course will be paired with a selection of wines from La Sirena and Barrett & Barrett.
Cinco de Mayo at Cascabel
It’s that time of year again for hangover-inducing Cinco de Mayo cocktails, binge eating chips and guacamole, and drunkenly singing Mexican canciones (it’s a holiday afterall, right?). Celebrate the historic “Battle of Puebla” and Mexican pride with $8 signature margaritas, $4 shots of Arette Blanco Tequila, $10 Tecate/Arette Blanco shots, $2 taco plates, and live mariachis. If you’re thinking that’s a lot of alcohol, it is. That’s why these veteran Cinco de Mayo party throwers are launching a ‘Hair-O De Perro’ bash on May 6 (specifically for hangovers) so Angelenos can pound down tacos to slightly softer music.
Cinco de Mayo at Las Perlas
Given that DTLA’s Las Perlas bar boasts one of the largest tequila and mezcal collections in the city, we can expect they’re geared up for some serious Cinco de Mayo action. Throw back $5 margaritas and palomas from Sino Tequila (with no cover charge) and hit the dance floor to epic lady marchiachi band La Victoria. Sure, there’s margarita hour every Tuesday, but chances are, you haven’t seen it quite like this.
Cinco de Macho Party at The Abbey
Join The Abbey in West Hollywood for a night filled with men in sombreros, food and drinks. Food specials include $3 tacos, $5 Coronas and Patron shots, but why not go balls-to-the-wall and get a $20 bucket of Corona.