HOLLYWOOD— Midtown Lunch and Evan Kleiman are sponsoring a screening of The Search for General Tso, a documentary on Chinese-American cuisine. The special screening takes place at Arena Cinema on January 4, with tickets available for purchase here. The event also includes some tasty bites after the Q&A session, of course. Check out the trailer here.
DOWNTOWN— Plan Check in both Downtown and Fairfax are offering handy lunchtime specials for $15 from Monday to Friday from 12 to 3 p.m. Lunches come with a burger, fries, and drink, with $1 or $2 upgrades to something like the Chef's Favorite Burger or Bleuprint burger. The base meal is the Plan Check Burger, essentially a really good version of the McDonald's cheeseburger, plus fries, pickle spear, and fountain drink.