Welcome to EventWire, Eater LA’s handy listing of local eating and drinking festivities. This weekly go-to runs down worthy events for food enthusiast consideration, and is presented in chronological order.
Thursday, August 30
What: DTLA Rendezvous hosts the DTLA Fashion District Bar Crawl tonight. The first stop is Bar Garcia at the Tuck Hotel at 5:45 p.m., then on to Preux & Proper with drinks and live jazz from 7:15 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. The crawl ends at Pattern Bar from 8:45 p.m. to 10 p.m., with drink and food deals at each location.
Where: Bar Garcia, Preux & Proper, and Pattern Bar
Details: The crawl starts at 5:45 p.m., and ends at 10 p.m. RSVP on Eventbrite.
Friday, August 31
What: Barnsdall Park’s Friday night wine tastings are a summer tradition. It’s a 21-and-over event on the west lawn of the historic Hollyhock House which comes with a gorgeous 360-degree view.. Attendees usually bring picnic supplies, and Silverlake Wine provides the selections for $35. A portion of sales go towards Barnsdall’s art programs and renovations.
Where: Barnsdall Park, 4800 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Details: $35 for the wine tasting, $50 for the wine tasting plus tour. Buy tickets on Eventbrite before they sell out.
Saturday, September 1
What: Sweet Rose Creamery at the Brentwood Country Mart Shop hosted Morning Pie Pop-Ups every Saturday and Sunday throughout August, and is now extended through Labor Day weekend. Visit between 8 a.m. to noon on September 1 or 2, and try one of chef Shiho Yshikawa’s pies, which vary from egg, spinach and cheese, to a farmers’ market fruit galette.
Where: Sweet Rose Creamery, 225 26th St #51, Santa Monica, CA
Details: Prices range from $5 to $6.50
Sunday, September 2
What: When The Highlight Room took over the rooftop and poolside at the mod hotel, it assumed some of LA’s best 360 degree views. This Sunday, there’s a Labor Day Backyard BBQ. For $25, start by selecting two of the following: barbecue ribs, barbecue rubbed chicken, or barbecue pulled pork. Vegan Impossible Burgers are available as well, and all comes with mac and cheese and jalapeño cornbread.
Where: 6417 Selma Avenue, Hollywood, CA
Details: $25, drinks are extra
Sunday, September 2
What: The Arts District Brewing Company’s second annual luau and pig roast takes place on Sunday. And just like last year, they want to feed Angelenos for free. The doors open at noon, and food is served at 3 p.m. Hawaiian shirts and grass skirts are not mandatory, but suggested.
Where: 828 Traction Ave, Los Angeles, CA
Details: Free, food is served at 3 p.m.