STUDIO CITY— The Gadarene Swine is starting to build up some serious buzz in the lower Valley, so they're launching lunch service to give local denizens something different during daylight. Along with a menu of a la carte vegetable dishes, diners can enjoy a 3-5 course fixed menu so that those needing to go back into an office can do so within an hour. Consider the shaved vegetable salad or perhaps the peanut butter and jelly, made with sourdough toast, peanut butter, prume jelly, and arugula.
WESTLAKE VILLAGE— Bowl of Heaven launches a new acai bowl and superfood concept at the Shoppes in Westlake Village. The uber-healthy trend is starting to reach onto the far corners of Los Angeles. The concept also has locations in Rancho Santa Margarita, Newport Beach and La Verne.
BEVERLY HILLS— Top Cheftestant Katsuji Tanabe is doing a pop-up dinner at The Nosh in Beverly Hills on November 18, serving a three course dinner each involving pastrami.
DOWNTOWN— Faith & Flower launches a new cocktail menu tonight with some nice selections such as Dundorado, made with tequila, calisaya, imbu petal & thorn aperitif, and bitters. Also, try the Bunker Hill, containing mezcal, creme de cacao, tamarind, grapefruit bitters, and curry leaf.