The Weekend Playbook: A beachside "happening" and all-you-can-drink beer
Event of the Week This Saturday marks the return of GLOW, a totally-free KCRW-presented art "happening" that goes 'til 3a on the beach in Santa Monica and includes a myriad of tripped-out art installations and a bevy of tripped-out people blown away by them. Check out the info on the app you NEED to download before you go, at GlowSantaMonica.org
Freebie of the WeekSaturday's the annual all-you-can-drink-for-one-low price Septemberfest Beer Festival, which, this year, is at downtown's LA Center Studios and country-themed, though you'll be apt to forget that after trying your 27th brew. Wanna go for free? Tweet at us for a chance to win a pair of tix
Friday, September 27thIn case you haven't gotten your fill of Beer Week events, Eagle Rock Brewery's got an Oktoberfest Carnival, replete with a beer pairing booth, hot dog truck, and, oh, did we mention the arm-wrestling invitational? Yep. That's all happening.
There's a Mad Men-themed cocktail-and-costume benefit at the Park Plaza downtown with period-relevant burlesquers, throwback cocktails from Balvenie, and DJs spinning retro-ness. DON'T BE PETE! Hamm it up here
Saturday, September 28thThe annual Feast Of San Gennaro returns to Hollywood through the weekend, with a shload of Italian vendors doling out boot-worthy, gut-busting foodstuffs. Like who? And what? Find out here.
Sunday, September 29th Thai one on at LA’s very first Thai Food Festival, taking place at Paramount Studios and featuring all-you-can-stomach Thai food stylings from chefs like Curtis Stone, Jet Tila, and Lukshon's Sang Yoon. It’s gonna be good -- get the 411 here
What to Eat Right Now:
The Frenchie Melrose mainstay Comme Ca's just dropped a new menu, which includes beauties like this blue crab toast, as well as a roasted lobster with sweet corn, bacon & spinach. The menu's on their site