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Weekend roundup

March 31-April 3


5th Annual Masters of Taste at the Rose Bowl

April 3 | Stroll the 50-yard line of the Rose Bowl for the fifth annual ‘Masters of Taste’ and sample an array of LA’s best culinary, beverage, and sweet masters. The event supports the life-saving work of Union Station Homeless Services and 100% of event proceeds support the organization’s mission to end homelessness and rebuild lives. Rose Bowl 4pm – 7pm. More Info

BodyWeight BootKAMP at The Godfrey Hotel

April 2 | Start your April with intensity at The I|O Rooftop atop the Godfrey Hotel Hollywood. Participate in a 45-minute BodyWeight BootKAMP hosted by Kupah James of Alo Moves, and a 30-minute restorative yoga with Pixie. Then enjoy I|O’s rooftop pool. Don’t forget to bring sunscreen and towel. Sat at 11am – 2pm. 1400 Cahuenga Blvd. More Info

DineLA is back

April 1-15 | DineLA returns with the spring edition of Restaurant Week through Friday, April 15. Restaurants citywide offer a varied selection of dining options and unique experiences. Reservations are recommended. A great chance to try something new or return to an old favorite. Check the dineLA website for details. discoverlosangeles.com

Food + Drink

Blue Plate Oysterette

Open | Located by the Santa Monica Pier, Blue Plate Oysterette was inspired by East Hampton summer lobster bakes with influences like Pearl Oyster Bar and Mary’s Fish Camp in New York. Oysterette serves lunch and dinner seven days a week with a menu straight out of the seafood shacks you find on the East Coast. Chunky lobster rolls, buckets of steamed clams in broth paired with bread, clam chowder, ceviche, and more. Hours vary. 1355 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica. 310.576.3474. More Info

Smoke City Char Bar Arrives in DTLA

April 3 | Venice’s live music hotspot Winston House launches its newest programming, Hot Cakes. On Sunday night, the supper club will offer a special breakfast for dinner menu to enjoy while listening to vinyl DJs in an intimate and upbeat setting. Signature breakfast dishes feature pancakes with blueberries and chicken and waffles, and breakfast burgers. Sunday, 6pm – 11pm. 23 Windward Ave, Venice. winstonhouse.com

Fits at Chamberlain

Open | Nestled between the Sunset strip and Santa Monica Boulevard, Fits at Chamberlain offers cozy dining areas for a romantic dinner for two or a group of your close friends with a menu curated with American, Hispanic and Asian influences. The full service bar features live music or comedy. Daily 7am-10pm. 1000 Westmount Dr, West Hollywood. 310.657.7400. chamberlainwesthollywood.com

Allegra California Café

Open | Restauranteurs Mario & Allegra have created a Culver City restaurant for the neighborhood and families to gather. Allegra California Café, offers California-Italian cuisine such as bruschetta and fettucine del mare with beer, wine, & wine-based cocktails. Tuesday-Sunday, 7am – 8pm. 4437 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City. 424.500.2700. alegracaliforniacafe.com

Arts + Culture

Silkroad Ensemble returns at The Soraya

April 2| The Grammy-winning Silkroad Ensemble returns to The Soraya with Home Within, a visual and lyrical tribute to those impacted by the Syrian tragedy. Silkroad’s musicians hail from more than 20 countries, drawing from a rich tapestry of traditions to create a uniquely engaging and accessible encounter between the foreign and the familiar that reflects our own identities. Saturday at 8pm. Great Hall, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge. 323.893.3924. More Info

Toshi Reagon Returns In-person to CAP UCLA

April 1 | Toshi Reagon is an award-winning powerhouse who spans the genres of rock, blues, R&B, country, folk, spirituals and funk, and was a recipient of the 2021 Herb Alpert Award in the Arts. She has a passion and dedication for bridging the arts and activism. Watch her perform with her band BIGLovely this Friday. Starts 8pm. Royce Hall, UCLA, 10745 Dickson Court, Los Angeles. 310.825.2101.  Get Tickets

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