SILVER LAKE— Next Thursday, June 11 chef Lisa Giffen of Brooklyn oyster den Maison Premiere will partner up with Jessica Koslow of Sqirl to host a five-course dinner called Sauvage. Menu highlights include venison and oyster tartare, chilled cucumber soup with ruby shrimp and scallops, and braised beef short ribs with Vidalia onion confit. The $140 dinner includes wine pairings and cocktails. More info here.
HOLLYWOOD— Live music and lasagna on their own are pretty great, but Rao's is combining the two for their Summer Concert Series, debuting tonight. Feast on sausage-studded lasagna while enjoying live performances by guitarist Yussi tonight, Chuck Johnson Jazz Duo June 12, and Marion Italian Trio June 19. Music runs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
SANTA MONICA— Belcampo Meat Co. is kicking off a late night burger special featuring the Belcampo Cheeseburger, fries, beer, and a shot of Buffalo Trace for $25. The deal is available Sunday to Thursday from 9 to 10 p.m. and Friday to Saturday from 10 to 11 p.m. Sounds like the perfect Friday night.