Los Angeles

Weekend roundup

September 22-25


2nd Annual Long Beach Oktoberfest

Sept. 23-Oct. 9. Enjoy all things German at the 2nd annual Oktoberfest in Long Beach. The event features authentic German beer and eats, live performances, games, music, and more. Friday, 5 p.m – 10 p.m. Saturday, 12 p.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday, 12 p.m. – 7 p.m. 855 Elm Ave Long Beach. longbeachoktoberfest.com

MAMA’s Nightmarket

Sept. 24. Los Angeles’ first 21 and over night market will be hosted at The Berrics. It features the best of LA’s Asian and Hispanic street foods from restaurants such as Chifa, Eat Domi, Bang Bang Noodles and more. There will also be live music and karaoke for entertainment. Friday – Sunday, starts at 11 a.m. 2535A East 12th Street, Los Angeles. More Info

Food Bowl Night Market

Sept. 23-25. L.A Times Food Bowl’s Night Market will take over the Paramount Pictures Studios backlot for a three-day outdoor food and drink festival. It features unlimited tastings from more than 40 restaurants per session, cooking demonstrations from celebrity chefs, libations, live music and more. Friday – Sunday, times vary per event. 5555 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles. lafoodbowl.com

Food + Drink

Celebrate Jewish New Year at Lawry’s

Sept. 25-27. Celebrate Rosh Hashana at Lawry’s The Prime Rib with a special pre-fixe dinner. The menu includes challah and sliced apples with honey, matzo ball soup, Lawry’s famous original spinning bowl salad, your choice of cut of roasted prime ribs of beef with mashed potatoes and creamed corn. Open Daily, times vary. 100 N. La Cienega Blvd., Beverly Hills. lawrysonline.com

Brand New Menu at 1 Pico

Now Open. 1 Pico in Santa Monica recently launched a new menu curated by Executive Chef Sean Runyon. Dine by the sea and enjoy dishes such as candy stripe beet gazpacho, lamb rib chop, loch quart salmon and more. The new signature gin cocktail, Sage Advice, is a must try. Brunch Saturday, Sunday 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Dinner Wednesday–Sunday 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. 1 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405. More Info

Salazar’s New Cocktail Menu

Now Open. Frogtown’s Salazar just launched a new cocktail menu filled with spirits-optional libations and classic cocktails by Bar Director Leah Fitzgerald. New cocktails include the Silverlake Staircase (mezcal, campari, sweet vermouth, hibiscus, aloe); 3rd Street Tunnel (mezcal, ancho reyes, watermelon, lime, sugar, spice); and Olvera Street Paloma (tequila, aperol, grapefruit, lime, sugar, bubbles). Open Daily, times vary. 2490 Fletcher Dr. Los Angeles. More Info

Pollen in Love for National Honey Month

Until Sept. 30. Downtown L.A’s rooftop bar Broken Shaker partners with Aberfeldy scotch and local honey company Local Hive to create the Pollen in Love cocktail. The drink features Aberfeldy, martini bitter bianco, grapefruit, lime and honey. One dollar from each cocktail sold will be donated to the National Bee Foundation with a match from the brand. Times vary. 416 W 8th St., Los Angeles. brokenshaker.com

Arts + Culture

ABBA The Concert at The Bowl

Sept. 23. One of the biggest ABBA tribute bands will be performing some of the of the iconic Swedish band’s greatest hits at the Hollywood Bowl. Sing along to memorable tunes such as Dancing Queen, Mamma Mia, Take a Chance on Me, and more. Friday, 8:00 p.m. 2301 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles. hollywoodbowl.com

Gorillaz North American Tour

Sept. 23. The world’s most popular virtual band brings its chart-topping show to the Kia Forum, performing some of their popular tunes such as Clint Eastwood, Feel Good Inc., and their newest single featuring Bad Bunny, New Gold. Friday, starts 7:30 p.m. 3900 W Manchester Blvd., Inglewood. More Info

Jazz at LACMA

Sept. 23. Each Friday evening, Jazz at LACMA, presents some of L.A.’s best jazz musicians. This week’s concert features the Dale Fielder Quartet, a multi-instrumentalist known for his baritone sax work who has recorded over 14 chart-topping albums. Friday, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Smidt Welcome Plaza, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. lacma.org

Photo credit: Salazar, Annie Goldenberg. Jazz at LACMA , Craig Johnson. Gorillaz, Ticket Master. All other images are courtesy of the businesses and venues.

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