CULVER CITY—The Culver Hotel is throwing a 90th birthday for itself on September 6 with a grand Prohibition Ball. Proper, period-relevant attire is required, with the $90 tickets available here.
LITTLE TOKYO—Joey Chestnut shattered the record at this past weekend's gyoza eating competition, with 384 total dumplings consumed in 10 minutes. Did they make 'em smaller this year? [EaterWire]
WEST HOLLYWOOD—The Nice Guy opens for business on August 22, with former Michael's chef John-Carlos Kuramoto at the helm servings things like pizzas, cured meats, burger, truffle fries and more. [ELA]