Nothing can ease the pain of returning back to work today. Except maybe lobster rolls and ice cream. Nevermind, we're good.
Better Bigger: Mo-Chica Opens tomorrow
Ricardo Zarate's popular Peruvian outpost relocates to more spacious, graffiti-spritzed digs, spinning out sangrecita (blood pudding) with chimichurri and crafty cocktails from Harvard & Stone mixologists.
514 W. 7th St. (S. Olive St.), Downtown (213-622-3744)
Cooler Than Cupcakes: Sprinkles Ice Cream Open now
Eat your heart out, Willy Wonka, as Sprinkles takes over the icebox with Cap'n Crunch ice cream in a red velvet cone topped with peanut butter pretzel cookies.
9631 S. Santa Monica Blvd. (N. Camden Dr.), Beverly Hills (310-274-7890)
East Coast Catch: Cousins Maine Lobster Rolling now
New food truck dishes out New England-style lobster rolls and lobster martinis, made from crustaceans overnighted from Maine.
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Kicks Plus: Our Favorite Shop Open now
Mod Clae shoes are surrounded by records and books in a studio-turned-retail space.
5545 W. Pico Blvd. (S. Masselin Ave.), Pico-Robertson (323-930-0347)
Red Room: Valentino Open now
The famed Italian fashion house debuts an expansive new flagship to mark 50 years of fancy dressing.
324 N. Rodeo Dr. (Dayton Way), Beverly Hills (310-247-0103)