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Best wine bars
Check out our picks of Los Angeles' best wine bars and what to drink from red to white for newbies and winos.
Best beer bars
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The best events this week
"You Don't Know Jack" at Now Boarding
Get on a plane to Funky Town for Now Boarding's "You Don't Know Jack" nights, held every Sunday beginning at 9pm. Live performances of funk, soul and R&B will take place on stage while visitors can indulge in $9 Jack Daniel's cocktails. Entry to this airline-themed bar is free.
LA Passport launch party
We've already told you about the LA Passport Program that's going on this summer, and to kick it off, the company is throwing a launch party open to the public. Head over to Now Boarding on May 21, 6-10pm, for raffle prizes, special drinks, music, a photo booth, and the chance to win a free passport! No RSVP necessary.
Mr. C Beverly Hills Hosts Antinori Wine Dinner
Let Mr. C Beverly Hills fill your glass with a little taste of Italy at the first of many ultra classy wine dinners from executive chef Giuseppe Manco. Sip down rich Tuscan wines from Antinori vineyard alongside plates of succulent braised short ribs with soft polenta and caramelized shallots. Antinori’s Alessia Botturi will transport you through the vineyard's history (dating back to 1385) while pouring signature wines like Roero Arneis 2012 and Barolo Bussia 2007. Not a bad way to spend a Thursday night. Make a reservation by calling 310-226-6245 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Food & Sh*t Pop-Up at Pot
We all know Roy Choi likes to keep things provocative. So it’s no surprise that his restuarant POT is bringing in a spicy crew of Seattle natives called Food & Sh*t, special performances, and live DJs to get in the Memorial Day spirit. Bite into a smorgasbord of Filipino-inspired offerings like Kinilaw na Pusit (grilled squid), Bagoong Fried Rice, and Sinigang Broth (marinated ribeye, noodles and sour tamarind) from co-founders Geo Quibuyen and Chera Amlag. Sip down a whimsical cocktail, while savoring this two-day pop-up, alongside POT’s usual menu.
$5 Burgerrito at all Komodo Locations
If you’re looking for a way to properly honor National Hamburger Day (yes, that’s a thing), Komodo has you covered. This Asian Fusion grub hub is fusing burger fillings into one massive $5 burrito—ahem, burgerrito—exclusively from May 25-29 at any Komodo location. With fresh, savory eats for this cheap, you might as well pay homage to America’s favorite treat all week long (stretchy pants recommended).
Beer & Cheese Tasting with Kerry Gold Cheese
Beer-guzzlers and cheese enthusiasts, this is a match made in gastronomic heaven. Score an exclusive, mouth-watering tasting of Kerry Gold cheeses paired with four King Harbor Brewing Co. beers—a one-night preview before these culinary gurus bring beer and cheese to the LA Wine Fest. No need to hold back as you savor couplings like Sweet Cheddar with Storm’s a Brewin’ ale and Gouda with California Saison beer. Tickets aren’t required, but expect to walk away the new owner of a fine cut of cheese or gritty artisanal brews.