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The Best Things to Do in LA This Weekend

Updated On 07/20/2017 at 04:51PM EST Updated On 07/20/2017 at 04:51PM EST
Howlin' Ray's
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Friday
Jul 21
The Bazaar hosts an exclusive pop up from Chef Andoni Luis Aduriz of Spain's Mugaritz -- ranked in the Top 10 of the World's 50 Best Restaurants -- marking his first visit to the West Coast. Dishes like tacotalos de Idiazabal y jamon iberico and tiradito de anchoa fresca marinada will come from Aduriz’s latest Basque-Latin American concept, Topa Sukaldería.
Friday - Sunday
Jul 21-23
The gigantic, Asian-inspired street food festival kicks off this summer with its usual roster of unique food vendors. Some items that you’ll see other people munching on and immediately want for yourself include Dorito elotes, churro ice cream sandwiches, and rainbow Korean dumplings.
FYF FEST
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Friday - Sunday
Jul 21-23
This year’s festival of F*ck Yeah is headlined by Missy Elliott, Björk, Frank Ocean, Nine Inch Nails, and more. As alluring as the music lineup is, the food lineup is even more eye-catching: Meatzilla’s providing burgers with personal pizza buns, and Little Damage is making charcoal black ice cream.
Saturday
Jul 22
Los Alamitos Race Course (Cypress)
Just picture a day of drinking and screaming at the top of your lungs at Los Alamitos Race Course, cheering on a Dachshund named Slinky that you bet your buddy $50 would lead the pack. Are you imagining people wearing fancy hats? Because we are.
Saturday
Jul 22
Winos and art lovers head to the OC on Saturday for a spread that includes food from Australian Culinary Artiste Ric Magrath, Sushi Chef Mooky Sado, and Food Network Star and Pâtissier Jody Swisshelm. Wine, cupcake pairings, cognac, and cigars are also on offer.
Saturday - Sunday
Jul 22-23
Set yourself up on the Autry Lawn for a round of shopping, live music from Gregor Ross, 20+ food trucks, and crafts at the Odd Market, an independent bazaar with more than 100 vendors.
Saturday - Sunday
Jul 22-23
Perhaps the only thing more indulgent than a Kardashian is the pairing of Champagne and fried chicken. WineLA hosts this clucking throw down of wine tastings and fried chicken from two of the city’s top purveyors, Howlin' Ray’s and Jim Dandy’s.
Saturday - Sunday
Jul 22-23
Go full-on nose to tail with porcine offerings from 12+ local restaurants and bakeries paying respect to all things bacon in both sweet and savory dishes. Admission also nets you unlimited beer from over 20 breweries.
Sunday
Jul 23
Because all ‘90s-era TV shows will eventually be rebooted, the long overdue MST3K comeback comes to the Ace Hotel for the Watch Out for Snakes! Tour. Expect the crew to properly rip on terrible B-movies in between sketches and bits of audience participation.
Sunday
Jul 23
The universe is already overloaded with unsolicited dick pics and dick jokes, so 50 Lady Bits: An Evening of Junk Jokes should fill your comedy cavity with glee. The Planned Parenthood benefit features vag-oriented standup from Kristen Schaal, Nicole Byer, Nikki Glaser, Cameron Esposito, and more.