The Weekend Playbook: #BDOYL, crazy Korean food, and a Public School you'll be excited to go to
Event of the Week: Tomorrow, in case you hadn't heard, is the Best Day Of Your Life (#BDOYL!): tell your boss you got the mumps againnn, then play hooky to join the itinerary for literally the greatest Friday you can imagine. What are you gonna do? Find out right here.
Thursday, June 20th: The Tiny Bandit Summer pop-up sale at Palihouse's got a live DJ from KCRW, happy hour cocktails, munchies, and discounts on picks from TopMan, JackSpade, and Sperry Topsider. Get all the deets right here
Friday, June 21st: Join alumni chefs from Tavern and The Churchill at Tiago, where they’ll be serving up a ridiculous, five-course, “Pork, Pickles & Pasta” family-style dinner from a whole Duroc pig from today ‘til Sunday. Make a rezzie and find all the dishes here
Starting today, Portlandia obsession Salt & Straw ice cream is available in LA at Joan’s on Third, w/ flavors like Stumptown Coffee w/ Bourbon. See what the buzz is about
Once you're done with the Best Day Of Your Life, seeing as how you're already in Santa Monica, head to Wilshire, where Silent Frisco's presenting a Radiohead vs. Daft Punk dance night. Buy your tix right here
Saturday, June 22nd: Start Summer off on the right note with Venice’s first-ever Music Crawl, featuring 30+ musical acts and concluding with a ticketed show by the Do LaB at RG Club. Get the full rundown
Hollywood’s new pizzeria Stella Barra launches brunch service today, with dishes like Cinnamon Crunch "Pan Purdue" and the chef’s signature Original breakfast sandwich (served on an English muffin). Get a taste of what’s in store
A $10 bill gets you access to six bars, starting with WeHo's Rock & Reilly's for a "First Saturday of Summer" discounted booze-and-food blowout. Where will you go? Find out here.
Sunday, June 23rd: Hungry Cat SaMo hosts a Pacific Coast Seafood Fest, with straight-from-the-ocean dishes, Thirsty Cat craft cocktails, and live music from 12-8p. Your invite is right here
To offset the calories someone else is burning at CicLAvia (which's running right by this guy), kick it
GangnamKoreatown-style at the Korean BBQ Festival, featuring food from Koreatown favorites, a beer and wine garden, and, of course, bikes. Get discounted food tix before June 20th here
Dawg, hit Angel City Brewery’s “Barks, Bubbles & Brews”, where your soggy dog can get a $10 sudsing, you can drink beer, and the proceeds will go to Much Love Animal Rescue. Full details right here
30 Minute Musicals has got a hilarious live-action retelling of Independence Day, w/ Chaz Bono as President Whitmore (seriously). There're performances through the 30th, and you're gonna wanna buy tix in advance
Monday, June 24th: If you work downtown, lunch it up with Soleto’s new “$10 All In” to-go deal, which includes a pizza/pasta entrée or sandwich slider, plus a starter soup or salad. Peep the new menu here
Tuesday, June 25th: Go to Santa Barbara without actually going to Santa Barbara at Tony's Darts Away, where tonight's installment of "Tuesdays at Tony's" will feature Carr Winery sips and Telegraph brews on tap. Follow 'em on Twitter for all the info
Wednesday, June 26th Break out the Ed Hardy hat you pretended you never owned out of retirement and head to La Luz de Jesus Gallery for a book release party and signing of Wear Your Dreams: My Life in Tattoos. Tat's right: more info here
Ongoing It’s late… you’re thirsty. Hit up Tom Bergins for the new late-night, seven-days-a-week happy hour, which starts at 10p and slings Irish beers, whiskey and a stout ice cream sandwich. Order it up here
The Public School empire (612; 310) heads Northward to the 805 w/ a beery, burger-filled menu. Check the menus right here
Did we miss something? Why don't you tell us what YOU'RE going to do this weekend in the comments below, and then we'll comment back, and ALL WILL BE RIGHT WITH THE WORLD. But seriously, tell us what you've got going on.