Places to Nosh Before the Hollywood Bowl

July 24, 2014

 

Guest post from e*star LA e*star LA writes a weekly post for Millennium Hollywood on food and drink in Hollywood. When it comes to eating at the Hollywood Bowl or before a concert, there are a ton of places at which to get your grub. Because the last thing you want to do is see a concert there on an empty stomach; that would just be un-American. Try stopping by Stella Barra to share one of their awesome pizzas, and imbibe during their 3 – 6:30 PM happy hour, when well drinks, select beer and wine are $3 a glass. ...

 
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Vintage Enoteca: Hollywood’s Neighborhood Wine Bar

July 16, 2014

 

Guest post from e*star LA e*star LA writes a weekly post for Millennium Hollywood on food and drink in Hollywood.   Looking for a neighborhood wine bar in Hollywood where you can nosh bites and discover new wines? Vintage Enoteca is just the spot. It’s not pretentious and if you don’t already know about it, very popular with the locals.   About four years old now, this casual wine bar offers up Italian-influenced bites like flatbreads and of course, cheese and salumi. On the weekends, they offer bottomless blackberry sangria for $12 per person from 11 AM to 4 PM. ...

 
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Cinespia Continues With Casablanca, Something About Mary

July 9, 2014

 

It’s summer time–in Hollywood, home of the movies, that means watching some of your favorite flicks of all time, with a group of friends and a bottle of wine, under the stars. Yup, it’s outdoor movie season, and the grandaddy of them all is Cinespia.   If you’ve been living in Hollywood for any length of time, you’ve surely heard about the weekly series that brings thousands to the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. There are great screenings every Saturday night, for the rest of the summer.   The full schedule follows (all start times are 9pm, unless otherwise indicated):   – ...

 
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7 Nights in Hollywood: July 31 – Aug 6

July 9, 2014

 

Every Thursday, MillenniumHollywood.net brings you a guide to the week’s can’t-miss concerts, comedy shows, museum exhibits and more.   Ready to plan your week? Here’s your weekly dose of Hollywood events, culture, and other happenings–it’s 7 NIGHTS IN HOLLYWOOD:   Thursday, July 31: The venerable Tiger Heat, the west coast’s largest weekly gay event, is on at Avalon. 9:30pm, every Thursday.   Friday, August 1: The Second City’s wicked parody of, well…Wicked, continues, with Twistered! The Wickedly Ridiculous Wizard of Oz.   Saturday, August 2: Contort Yourself, a group exhibition curated by The Modern Institute, continues at Kayne Griffin Corcoran, ...

 
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dineL.A. Options Around Hollywood: July 14 – 27, 2014

July 9, 2014

 

Guest post from e*star LA e*star LA writes a weekly post for Millennium Hollywood on food and drink in Hollywood.   It’s that time again: dineL.A. Restaurant Week, that is. Here are top picks for deals in and around Hollywood starting next Monday. It’s going on for two straight weeks, this time around, so plan accordingly! You get three different price points to choose from for each meal.   Your best bet to avoid the crowds is lunchtime, so be sure to look in areas nearby your office or work space, no matter whether you’re in Hollywood or not. And ...

 
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Try a Meatball Flight at Cahuenga’s new Ball & Chain

July 9, 2014

 

Upset about the lack of meatball variety in Hollywood? You obviously haven’t heard about Ball & Chain, the new eatery (at 1643 N Cahuenga Blvd) that manages to stay well-rounded, despite serving just one type of food. Open just a few weeks now, Ball & Chain is turning heads with their huge selection of balls and beers–with good reason.   The menu has five different meatball options, including the one veggie ball and one rotating “special” ball (recently it’s been the Garlic Pork Ball, paired with Sweet & Sour sauce). There are five sauces to choose from, and any number ...

 
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7 Nights in Hollywood: July 3 – 9

July 2, 2014

 

Every Thursday, MillenniumHollywood.net brings you a guide to the week’s can’t-miss concerts, comedy shows, museum exhibits and more.   Ready to plan your week? Here’s your weekly dose of Hollywood events, culture, and other happenings–it’s 7 NIGHTS IN HOLLYWOOD:   Thursday, July 3: Have you been to LA’s best “picnic & a movie at a cemetery” series, Cinespia, yet this summer? Well this is your best chance to see a classic, as Hollywood Forever Cemetery hosts Raiders of the Lost Ark. 7:15pm   Friday, July 4: Steve Martin & Steep Canyon Rangers play a special 4th of July weekend series ...

 
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July 4th Happenings Around Hollywood

July 2, 2014

 

Guest post from e*star LA e*star LA writes a weekly post for Millennium Hollywood on food and drink in Hollywood.   Got plans for The Fourth? You might want to check a few of the options available in the neighborhood for celebrating Independence Day, if not.   At Mud Hen Tavern, they’re bringing the beach to Hollywood. After a day at the beach, continue your celebration with $5 Bloody Mary’s and a menu selection of Chum Burgers, Fried Fish Tacos, or Cheeseburgers for only $10. From 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Mud Hen Tavern will also be showing JAWS in ...

 
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DeSano Pizza Bakery: First-Rate Neopolitan Without the Fuss

June 25, 2014

 

Guest post from e*star LA e*star LA writes a weekly post for Millennium Hollywood on food and drink in Hollywood.   There’s a relatively new hidden gem in East Hollywood, and all the local pizza aficionados are to be the better for it. Located on Santa Monica Boulevard at Alexandria, DeSano Pizza Bakery was opened by Marino Monferrato last February – the third location with the first two being in Charleston and Nashville.   The place is striking because of its massive, warehouse interior with four wood fired ovens in the main room flanked by imported Italian ingredients – bags ...

 
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7 Nights in Hollywood: June 19-25

June 18, 2014

 

Every Thursday, MillenniumHollywood.net brings you a guide to the week’s can’t-miss concerts, comedy shows, museum exhibits and more.   Ready to plan your week? Here’s your weekly dose of Hollywood events, culture, and other happenings–it’s 7 NIGHTS IN HOLLYWOOD:   Thursday, June 19: The Cinematographer’s Guild programs an evening of award-winning, eye-catching short films at the Egyptian Theatre. 7:30pm   Friday, June 20: It’s summer time, and that means Friday evening Wine Tastings are back, at Barnsdall Art Park!   Saturday, June 21: Come see Elmo, Oscar The Grouch and company live, in the felt at Sesame Street Live: Make ...

 
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