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12/07/2017 to 12/17/2017
SHUK: MIDDLE-EASTERN-ISRAELI STREET FOOD POP-UP

2424 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405 - $55 - Inspired by the buzzing open-air markets of Jerusalem, with its vibrant culture and bold flavors, SHUK showcases specialty ingredients in a California style cuisine. At SHUK you'll enjoy an array of ....

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12/24/2017
CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER AT NICK & STEF’S STEAKHOUSE

330 S Hope St, Los Angeles, CA 90071 (213) 680-0330 - $42; a la carte items priced separately - Christmas Eve dinner is made complete with Chef Megan Logan’s Christmas Special—Crispy Skin Duck Breast entrée, served with braised red cabbage, celery root purée, Brussels sprouts, and huckleberry ....

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12/24/2017
CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER AT CAFÉ PINOT

700 W 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90071 (213) 239-6500 - $67 three-courses, $79 four-courses, $89 five-course - Share the merriest meal of all with Executive Chef Viet Pham‘s festive menu and special wine pairings ($29 additional). Menu highlights include Agnolotti with butternut squash, marzipan, almonds, sa ....

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12/24/2017
CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER AT KENDALL’S BRASSERIE

135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (213) 972-7322 - $58 Three-Course & $68 Four-Course - Located in the iconic Music Center, Kendall’s is home to Executive Chef Jean-Pierre Bosc, whose menu features dishes inspired by his French regional holiday favorites, along with a special Apple Spi ....

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12/24/2017
CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER AT MICHELIN-STARRED PATINA

Walt Disney Concert Hall, 141 South Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (213) 972-3331 - $110 Four-Course & $160 Six-Course Prix-Fixe - Enjoy a four or six-course Christmas Eve dinner at the Michelin-starred Patina from Chef Andreas Roller. The dinner includes a complimentary amuse bouche and special holiday wine pairings (additional ....

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12/31/2017
NEW YEAR’S EVE COCKTAIL CRUISE IN MARINA DEL REY

13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, 90292 (310) 301-9900 - $130* per person (*Tax, service charge, and landing fee may apply) - New Year’s Eve Cocktail Cruise in Marina del Rey
Toast to the New Year on a Hornblower Cocktail Cruise! Enjoy a boarding glass of champagne and a scrumptious spread of appetizers and desserts. Then ....


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12/31/2017
NEW YEAR’S EVE AT RAY'S & STARK BAR

LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323) 857-6180 - $60 Three-Course, $75 Four-Course, $85 Five-Course Prix-Fixe - Executive Chef Fernando Darin’s unique, internationally-inspired holiday dishes are the perfect way to welcome 2018! A festive Cranberry Aperol Spritz cocktail is also available for an additional $1 ....

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12/31/2017
NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER AT NICK & STEF’S STEAKHOUSE

330 S Hope St, Los Angeles, CA 90071 (213) 680-0330 - - Nick & Stef’s will offer the full a la carte signatures from Executive Chef Megan Logan, complete with Seafood Towers, Oysters, Crab Cakes, and an impressive selection of steak and sauce options. Th ....

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12/31/2017
NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER AT CAFÉ PINOT

700 W 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90071 (213) 239-6500 - $70 Three-Course, $80 Four-Course, $95 Five-Course, and $110 Six-Course Prix-Fixe - New Year’s Eve is complete with Executive Chef Viet Pham’s festive menu, along with complimentary homemade caramel takeaway, and special wine pairings for an additional $32. Menu highlights include ....

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12/31/2017
NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER AT KENDALL’S BRASSERIE

135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (213) 972-7322 - $70 Three-Course, $85 Four-Course, $100 Five-Course Prix-Fixe - Ring in the New Year with French regional favorites from Executive Chef Jean-Pierre Bosc, plus a special Holiday Sparkly Cocktail for an additional $14. Menu highlights include 6 Oysters Half Shell, ....

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12/31/2017
NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER AT AWARD-WINNING PATINA

Walt Disney Concert Hall, 141 South Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (213) 972-3331 - $110 Three-Course, $125 Four-Course, $180 Eight-Course Prix-Fixe - Eat well and ring in the New Year with a special prix-fixe menu from Executive Chef Andreas Roller, along with a complimentary Amuse Bouche and custom holiday wine pairings for an additional cost. Me ....

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01/01/2018
NEW YEAR'S DAY "HANGOVER BRUNCH" AT RAY'S & STARK BAR

LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323) 857-6180 - varies $16-$27 - Celebrate the New Year right at Ray’s & Stark Bar’s Hangover Brunch created by Executive Chef Fernando Darin, using only the finest ingredients including caviar and black truffle. Menu highlights i ....

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01/27/2018
UNCORKED LA: WINE FESTIVAL

800 North Alameda Street ,Los Angeles, CA 90012 8887041309 - USD 60.00 - USD 70.00 - Uncorked Wine Festivals is coming back to LA for the third annual Uncorked: LA Wine Fest at Union Station. Enjoy over 150 wines from across the globe, bubbly bar, gourmet food trucks, live music, cus ....

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THE ORIGINAL PANTRY CAFE

877 S Figueroa, Los Angeles 90017 213.972.9279 - This is one of L.A.'s oldest eateries and is currently owned by former Mayor Richard Riordan. It serves up comfort food 24/7 365 and often attracts a long line of waiting patrons. Located near the St ....

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THE OINKSTER - SLOW FAST FOOD

2005 Colorado Blvd., Eagle Rock, CA 323-255-oink - I happened, quite accidentally, onto this slow fast food joint when I was exploring some of the small galleries in the Eagle Rock area during the holidays. It turns out they cure their own pastrami ....

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CANTER'S DELI AND THE KIBITZ ROOM

419 North Fairfax Ave Los Angeles, 90036 (323) 651-2030 - Canter's has been an institution on Fairfax forever ( since 1948 anyway - they started out in Boyle Heights in 1931) and the restaurant is still going strong 24/7 everyday. Deli, dining, full bar and ....

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PITFIRE PIZZA COMPANY

5211 Lankershim Bl North Hollywood, CA NW corner at Magnolia - public parking lot behind off Magnolia. 818 980-2949 - Pizza, pasta, salads and sandwiches in a casual patio setting. Order at the counter and find a table inside or out on their spacious patio - they'll bring your order to your table. Wood fired pizza C
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FRED 62

1850 N. Vermont Ave Los Angeles, CA 90027 323.667.0062 - $$ - Casual dining in an interesting neighborhood. If you are looking for a place to get a late night bite to eat this is a good choice. Fast, friendly food served with surprising flair. Fred 62 is open ....

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BEAR PIT BAR-B-QUE

10825 Sepulveda Blvd.,  Mission Hills, CA 91345 818 365-2509 - $ - The Bear Pit has been around forever and draws a big crowd for their wood smoked meats with tangy "Missouri" style sauce. They even have lamb and duck in addition to typical bbq pork and beef. Their ....

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LANGER'S RESTAURANT

704 S Alvarado St, Los Angeles, CA 90057 at 7th street across from MacArthur Park and the MacArthur/Westlake Red Line Metro Station 213-483-8050 - Langer's Restaurant (since 1947) is known for their #19 hot pastrami sandwich, swiss cheese and cole slaw. The added Russian style dressing is the best. The potato and/or meat knish is outstanding. J More ....

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PINK'S HOT DOGS

709 N La Brea Ave Los Angeles, CA 90038 at Melrose - Only in L.A. could a hot dog stand become a celebrity. Pinks has been serving up chili dogs since 1939 and people stand in line for them day and night. Personally I've had better. The standard chili
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LAS FUENTES

18415 Vanowen St. Reseda 91335
818.708.3344
This is the editors personal favorite Mexican restaurant. They have a vibrantly colorful dining area and also have a small outdoor patio. Order at th
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