Lakers, Clippers and Kings Pre-gaming and Viewing at The Mixing Room, J.W. Marriott at L.A. LIVE

Burgers & Beers Deal ($18)

With hockey and basketball seasons upon us, you’ll want to go somewhere to pre-game a live match or simply watch the game on the big screen. Fortunately, the posh space in the lobby level of L.A. Live‘s J.W. Marriott known as The Mixing Room is offering up a few deals whenever an L.A. home team is in the rink or on the court.

In a sort of home team-spirited happy hour for those attending the game (and not), they’re offering a Street Food series, with one $8 featured menu item to run one to two hours before each home game. During this time, you can also get a 16-oz beer for $8, a flight of three beers for $12 and a street food item plus 16-oz beer combo for $15. For an idea of what street food item they’re serving when, peep this schedule. Think Korean Style Tacos, Cuban Sandwiches and Salvadorian Pupusas. Yes, folks, street food is now at a hotel.

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Get Your Tickets For Los Angeles Food & Wine: August 9-12, 2012

Kin Medai Snapper w/Geoduck, Papaya, Peanuts & Coconut foam – Morimoto Lunch at WP24, LAFW 2011

Los Angeles Food & Wine: It’s basically the hottest ticket of the year, in that there’s a hodgepodge of over forty events all packed into four days. There are out-of-town culinary stars that join with local forces to grace us with their presentations of different food and wine themes.

Caviar & Champagne at The Montage? Check. Asian Night Market with Andrew Zimmern? Check. Chocolate & Chocolate with Jacques & Hasty Torres? Check. There are also plenty of cooking demonstrations by a few chef extraordinaires.

For those with Fridays off or non-business hour workdays, don’t forget to check out one of the lunches available – for instance at CUT, which is usually not even available for lunch service.

Of course, for those of you who just can’t decide, it’ll be easy to pick a Lexus Grand Tasting on one of the two afternoons or evenings, wherein you’ll get to walk around L.A. LIVE while sampling plenty of eats & wines from kitchens and vineyards that hail from all over.

And get your tickets fast, because the event starts in a matter of 3 days. Some events are already sold out. This is your final warning.

 

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Los Angeles Food & Wine

August 9 – 12, 2012

Various events at L.A. LIVE (and elsewhere)
800 W. Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Summer Hotel Rooftop Bites and Sips Around Los Angeles

Dark & Stormy, Thompson Beverly Hills

Who doesn’t love a good rooftop in the summer? Fortunately, there are a few hotels around Los Angeles that are holding special events designed especially for the high peaks from which we can enjoy our Southern California sun … or sundown. At night, the city lights make for a beautiful view. Why not watch a movie against the outdoor backdrop, high in the sky?

Blues & BBQ (Photo credit: Mi & Mo Photography)

The ION at JW Marriott at L.A. LIVE is hosting Blues & BBQ event every Sunday through September 2, 2012 from 12  – 4 PM at the outdoor poolside deck. Blues and soul musical guests like George Dez Blues Band and Gregg Wright “King of the Rockin’ Blues will be performing. For $18, you get one main entrée with side dish accompaniments

  • BBQ Chicken brined in fresh herbs
  • Grilled Skirt Steak with brown sugar spice rub
  • boneless Baby Back Ribs with pineapple-bbq sauce wash
  • slow-cooked baked beans, corn cobettes

If you’re more into Taco Tuesdays, they’re also offering $3 tacos, $3 tortilla chips and salsa with specially priced margaritas and Mexican beer from 5 – 8 PM.

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