WEST HOLLYWOOD— Mardi Gras goes down in the Big Easy tomorrow, but Angelenos who want to partake in the festivities can head to Melrose Umbrella Co. The West Hollywood bar will play host to live music from 5 - 11 p.m., and will be serving festive bites like Café du Monde beignets and po' boys alongside drinks like Creole Sidecars and Hand Grenades.
DOWNTOWN— The All-Star Chef Classic is returning to L.A. Live March 11-14. The heavy-hitting roster of chefs from around the world includes David LeFevre, Jon Shook, Josiah Citrin, Ludo Lefebvre, Michael Cimarusti, Nancy Silverton, Suzanne Goin, and Vinny Dotolo representing LA. More information here.
SANTA MONICA— Michael's has launched an all-night happy hour Monday through Saturdays. Wash $6 happy hour eats like Chicken and Waffle Wings with bourbon-aged maple syrup down with $8 specialty cocktails such as the Whiskey Business, with fresh ginger, Luxardo liqueur, Evan Williams bourbon, and orange.