Hanjip’s happy hour vibes
Happy hour launches at Hanjip in Culver City (and, eventually, Downtown) today, with daily discounted options from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. nightly. That includes $2 soju shots, $8 wines by the glass, and dishes like $12 beef poutine, $12 ribs, and $11 seafood pancakes.
Birdies goes 24 hours
Downtown fried chicken newcomer Birdies has already started pulling in fans, and as of this weekend they’ll look to invite in even more with round-the-clock hours on Friday and Saturday. Yep, as of this weekend you’ll be able to get a 4 a.m. fried chicken sandwich if you want. And, really, who doesn’t want?
Smoke’s Poutinerie gives back to Canada
if you haven’t heard, there’s an insane fire blazing up near Fort McMurray in Canada right now, destroying land and homes and displacing lots of people. It’s a true natural disaster, and to help give back Hollywood’s Smoke’s Poutinerie is sharing revenue from all sales tomorrow (11 a.m. to midnight) with the Canadian Red Cross in their efforts to fight the blaze and resettle those who have lost everything. All you have to do is eat poutine.
Up for grabs in Westwood
Looks like Yamato in Westwood is up for grabs. The glitzy space occupies a pretty prime corner location and has a liquor license attached attache already, too. Rent for the 4,500 square foot space is $4.65 PSF, available through Beitler. 1099 Westwood Boulevard.
Another Longmeh pop-up
Life & Thyme is co-hosting an outdoor grilling party with the Longmeh pop-up team in Hollywood at the Lombardi House. The event runs May 25 and costs $140, but includes wine, cocktails, a whole roasted goat, and lots of appetizers to start.
Free Shake Shack in a cemetery
Want to get a free Shake Shack burger and hang out with Aaron Paul? It’s LA, so anything’s possible. Just show up for a free Cinespia screening of the season finale of Hulu’s new show The Path (starring Aaron Paul) this Sunday, May 22 and you’ll get a free burger and fries for your efforts. Expect a line though (doors open 6:45 p.m., show starts 8:30 p.m.) so you’ll have to do a bit of waiting if you want to eat for free.
Here's how Australians talk about tacos
Want to watch a couple of Australians good-naturedly stumble through a conversation about tacos with Wes Avila? You can do just that here, as Avila is currently Down Under doing a taco pop-up in Sydney as part of an LA tourism push, and he got the morning news treatment.