If you’re no stranger to a food coma, you might as well make the next one extra tasty. Head over to California Market Center on February 20 for LA Weekly’s The Essentials—just remember to loosen your belt buckle a notch. For one evening only, the city’s finest restaurants, both hot newcomers and veteran heavyweights, will be on hand to reward sophisticated palates and hungry bellies. Think Republique, The Hungry Cat, Broken Spanish—and for street-food lovers, Kogi BBQ will gladly send one of their best-selling blackjack quesadillas your way. Presale tickets are now are going for $60 a pop (with code THE99TIMEOUT) and open up for everybody on November 23.