7 Nights in Hollywood: Aug 28 – Sept 4

August 27, 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, August 28: Silicon Valley star Thomas Middleditch hosts UCB Theatre’s Extreme Gaming Championship, promising “low stakes gaming with hosts that might make fun of you and a very MEDIOCRE PRIZE for the winner.” 9pm   Friday, August 29: Check out all-time LA great DJ Spark on the wheels of steel at Amoeba Music’s Friday guest DJ series, Rotations. 8pm ...

 
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L.A. Times’ The Taste Returns to Paramount Studios this Labor Day Weekend

August 27, 2014

 

Guest post from e*star LA e*star LA writes a weekly post for Millennium Hollywood on food and drink in Hollywood.   This Labor Day weekend, a pivotal Los Angeles food event returns to its original location at the New York backlot of Paramount Studios and again, it promises to be filled with delicious bites of food; free-flowing wine, beer and cocktails; informative cooking demos and more.   There are five events in all, with Opening Night kicking off at 7:30 on Friday night with a limited number of tickets to tastes by Cafe del Rey, Sotto, DeSano Pizza, Mexicali Taco, ...

 
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Tiki Tuesdays at La Descarga

August 20, 2014

 

Guest post from e*star LA e*star LA writes a weekly post for Millennium Hollywood on food and drink in Hollywood.   If you’re somewhat of a nightlife connoisseur, you are probably already familiar with the rum and cigar bar known as La Descarga. However, some nights are more in demand than others, and if you haven’t visited the Houston bar during the middle of the week, there’s a good chance you’re missing out.   Get in on special tiki cocktails and a more relaxed and dispersed crowd in the secret space (with surprise entrance) that harkens back to old Habana. ...

 
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The New Rosé Happy Hour at Delphine

August 13, 2014

 

Guest post from e*star LA e*star LA writes a weekly post for Millennium Hollywood on food and drink in Hollywood.   There are quite a few great reasons to stop in to Delphine for a weekday happy hour, now through October: Benefiting the fight against breast cancer while enjoying one or a few glasses of rosé and some delectable bites at some pretty great prices.   From each sale of a glass of rosé or rosé cocktail, $1 will be donated to Fab-U-Wish, Giuliana Rancic’s breast cancer charity. Enjoy $7 bites like Duck Rillettes, Carrot “Tartare” with pepper relish, Crispy ...

 
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Bar Covell: The Wine Bar Without a Wine List

August 6, 2014

 

Guest post from e*star LA e*star LA writes a weekly post for Millennium Hollywood on food and drink in Hollywood.   Step into Bar Covell on Hollywood Boulevard, and you’ll be greeted by friendly bartenders, neighborhood revelers, vintage cameras and a motorcycle, plenty of bar seating with a few high tops in the front and lounge-like seating in the back. There’s a patio out front for those who crave a smoke or some outside air. But what you won’t find is a wine list.   Now in its fourth year, Bar Covell has become a favorite for drinkers craving a ...

 
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August at the Hollywood Bowl is Hot as Ever

August 5, 2014

 

You biked to the Bowl in June. You scanned the local spots to pick up your next Bowl picnic last month. Now, you’re ready for peak Hollywood Bowl season: August.   This year’s star-studded August lineup is jam-packed with phenomenal concerts. You can check out the full calendar here, or read on for the highlights:   - This Wednesday, August 6, legendary Jazz pianist and composer Herbie Hancock takes the stage with his orchestra.   - Next Wednesday, August 13th, the Jazz Series continues with Get On Up, the James Brown tribute featuring D’Angelo, Aloe Blacc, and Fred Wesley.   ...

 
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Stella Barra ’80s Brunch Party on August 16

August 1, 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 quite a party going on at Stella Barra on August 16th, and brunch is involved.   That Saturday, Stella Barra Hollywood is jumping back into the DeLorean and throwing a 1980s brunch party to celebrate summer. The regular menu will be available, but featured is a throwback menu with popular dishes of the time such as Pepperoni Pizza Rolls, Shake & Bake Chicken Pizza, and Fruity Pebbles Crispy Treats. You can expect cocktails like Orange Julius, Blue Hawaiians ...

 
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7 Nights in Hollywood: July 31 – Aug 6

July 31, 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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Try a Meatball Flight at Cahuenga’s new Ball & Chain

July 30, 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 meatballs 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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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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