Food & Drink

Wait, there's stuff to do besides Coachella?

Lucha Libre at Citizens Bank Arena

ThursdayIf you were the embarrassment of the last bachelor party you went to, Santa Monica's South's hosting a learn-to-play poker event with two pros teaching, as well as half-off chicken-and-waffle sliders and $10 pitchers. Use the code Kelli25 for 25% off tickets, right hereThe actually shockingly good mallstaurant RockSugar's celebrating Thai New Year w/ free shrimp toast and traditional Thai dancing. You'll want to make a reservation nowSaturdayMission Cantina in Hollywood's got a new Sat-only special tamale each week, with bizarre flavors like corned beef tamales w/ mustard & ancho chile. Get all the info right hereSundayLucha Libre USA hits Citizens Bank Arena, with dudes dressed like Jack White in that one movie and, oh yeah, midget wrestling. Pick up tickets right hereBrunch launches at the Pikey, w/ deliciousness like brioche French toast and a new drink menu including the gin/ grapefruit/ lime "Jean Genie". Menus and rezzies at their websiteAll Weekend/Through Next WeekIf you didn't get tix for Coachella but somehow snuck into your buddy's trunk to make it to the desert, head to the Ace for Desert Gold, their free-and-open-to-the-public blowout with DJs like Flying Lotus and live bands like Eagles of Death Metal. The lineup's super sick, right here.

Shrimptoast at Rocksugar, Los Angeles
Brioche French toast at Pikey
Eagles of Death Metal