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Los Angeles Dining Deals and Events April 29-May 5 (PHOTOS)

Zagat | Posted 06.29.2013 | Los Angeles

For a taste of Spain via L.A., chef Sergio Perera, who worked at San Sebastian's Arzak in Spain, as well as at Jean-Georges and Ludobites, pops-up at Echo Park's Cortez starting tonight and tomorrow.

Have You Tried The Cheesiest Burgers In LA?

Zagat | Posted 06.08.2013 | Los Angeles

It's sunny out, which means one thing: sno-balls at the Deli at Little Dom's. Starting today, the Los Feliz deli will have the finely shaved ice treat in raspberry, blueberry, coconut cream and almond cream, with housemade syrups and fresh fruit for toppings.

How To Get This Cruller For Free

Zagat | Posted 06.01.2013 | Los Angeles

Sure, it's Grilled Cheese Month, but apparently it's also Pretzel Month, which is a big deal at Tom Bergin's. Throughout the entire month get one of the famous soft pretzels paired with three seven-ounce beers for $9.

This Place Is Doing Juice Pairings

Zagat | Posted 05.18.2013 | Los Angeles

Congratulations. You made it through a long day of whiskey (maybe sometimes even colored green) yesterday, and now you're probably at work. The only thing that will make what is probably one of the longest days of your life easier -- hair of the dog.

New Happy Hour Alert!

Zagat | Posted 05.12.2013 | Los Angeles

It's Beerfest tonight at Short Order with local brews by the glass or flight from Enegren and El Segundo, plus a special tasting menu to go along with them courtesy SO chef Christian Page.

Los Angeles Dining Deals and Events Feb. 26-Mar. 3

Zagat | Posted 04.28.2013 | Los Angeles

Walter el Nagar's roving Barbershop Ristorante Italiano checked out of the new A.O.C. space for Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne to finally move in, but now he's landing back at the former A.O.C. space on West Third.

As If The Lines Weren't Long Enough!

Zagat | Posted 04.21.2013 | Los Angeles

As if the lines at Daikokuya weren't long enough, today through Friday the Little Tokyo ramen shop will have the namesake porky ramen (Daikoku) for only $5 to celebrate its 11th anniversary.

Alert! New Brunch Spot For The Beach Crowd

Zagat | Posted 04.13.2013 | Los Angeles

STK has debuted a new three-course menu on Sunday through Wednesday night, with things like market salads, chicken liver mousse, marinated skirt steak, filet mignon and your choice of dessert for $50.

Los Angeles Dining Deals and Events Jan. 28-Feb. 3

Zagat | Posted 03.30.2013 | Los Angeles

Now that all of the holiday parties are officially over, it's time for the Spare Room at the Roosevelt Hotel to get back to its tournament series. In addition to the bowling league, there are a series tournies in the gaming lounge.

The Next Hipster Hotspot?

Zagat | Posted 03.24.2013 | Los Angeles

Someone had to pick up the slack after Campanile closed and there was no longer grilled cheese Thursdays. Taste on Melrose has stepped up to the challenge, now serving a special grilled cheese menu every Tuesday.

Time For Some 'Pretentious' Tacos

Zagat | Posted 03.16.2013 | Los Angeles

In addition to the regular menu, starting tonight and every Monday, Cooks County offers three-course comfort food menus for only $25.

Los Angeles Dining Deals and Events January 8-13

Zagat | Posted 03.11.2013 | Los Angeles

There are a couple of weeks before DineLA's restaurant week begins, but participating restaurants in Beverly Hills are currently celebrating California Restaurant Week now through January 13.

A Pure Vegan Pop-Up At This Silverlake Restaurant

Zagat | Posted 02.16.2013 | Los Angeles

Whether you celebrate Meatless Mondays or not, tonight get a special three-course menu based on local author Joseph Shuldiner's Pure Vegan cookbook at Mohawk Bend tonight.

Los Angeles Dining Deals and Events December 11-16

Zagat | Posted 02.10.2013 | Los Angeles

Did you not get your latke quotient filled this week? This is the last night to get Suzanne Tracht's special latkes at Jar.

Los Angeles Dining Deals and Events December 3-9

Zagat | Posted 02.03.2013 | Los Angeles

Just as white truffle season winds down, starting this week, all three Chaya restaurants will offer a Winter Truffle Affair to celebrate the seasonal Perigord winter black truffle.

Los Angeles Dining Deals and Events October 22-28

Zagat | Posted 12.22.2012 | Los Angeles

Suzanne Tracht welcomes fall with a menu of new dishes every Monday at Jar, each showcasing a single ingredient. Tonight it's all about duck -- duck sausage, roasted duck breast with pears and masala, and sticky toffee pudding (no duck).

LA's Hidden Cheap Eats

Zagat | Posted 12.18.2012 | Los Angeles

No matter the income bracket, we all know a good deal is welcome to any pocketbook. If you're looking to save a buck or two, there are plenty of bargains across L.A., from late-night happy hours to free tacos, breakfast specials and prix fixe menus.

Los Angeles Dining Deals and Events October 8-14

Zagat | Posted 12.08.2012 | Los Angeles

Jet Tila's going back to his Pan-Asian roots tonight at The Charleston, where you can get a prix-fixe menu of panang chicken, five-spice pork belly buns, drunken noodles and Thai papaya salad paired with the restaurant's new cocktails.

Get To Know Baja's Best Chefs

Zagat | Posted 12.01.2012 | Los Angeles

Crave crab? Chaya Downtown celebrates all things shellfish with a special menu for the month-long Crustacean Food Fair.

Jaywalking in Los Angeles: Exploring the Scene

Jay Weston | Posted 11.06.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

My very favorite charitable food event of the year is coming up on Saturday, Sept. 29, when L.A. Loves Alex's Lemonade will be held on the lawn at the Culver Studios to raise fund for the that foundation.

Los Angeles Dining Deals and Events September 4-9

Zagat | Posted 11.04.2012 | Los Angeles

Today Josie Le Balch celebrates the first anniversary of Next Door by Josie, her casual gastropubby spot next to her eponymous Santa Monica restaurant.

Los Angeles Dining Deals and Events August 20-26

Zagat | Posted 10.20.2012 | Los Angeles

Haven Burger opens today at Pasadena's Haven Gastropub and Brewery. This is the lunch-only burger menu that's available in the back of the restaurant -- it even has its own entrance (off the alley).

West 4th and Jane: Modern Comfort

Scott Bridges | Posted 10.14.2012 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

If not for the sandwich board out front with the daily specials, you might miss what is essentially a hole in a wall in downtown Santa Monica. But through that hole (it's actually a door), is one of the better burger-and-beer joints on the coast.

Los Angeles Dining Deals and Events August 13-19

Zagat | Posted 10.13.2012 | Los Angeles

The new way to end the work week could be with a milkshake happy hour. The Counter now offers shakes spiked with wine, including one with pinot noir, cherries, and chocolate and vanilla ice cream.

Get Ready To Feast On Lobster Night!

Zagat | Posted 09.22.2012 | Los Angeles

Suzanne Tracht's Lobster Mondays continue with the special three-course menus for $55 at Jar. Tonight it's lobster salad, lobster hot pot and ice box cake. The special watermelon margarita will go nicely, too.