Behold, the most inappropriate Halloween costumes of all-time. (NSFW)
Clever Disguise: Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing Reopened now
While the original chefs moved on, the pop-up resurfaces with new chefs (who cut their teeth at NYC’s Daniel), a new plaid and fringe-bedecked space, and new cocktails by Writer's Room's gin-slinging dandy.
1031 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice
Miss Sixties: Sixty-Six Now open
Never celebrated the moon landing? Grab your Twiggy and head to this '60s-inspired bar from the owners of the Dime, all dressed up in mirrors and chocolate sofas, where everyone orbits around the central, life-giving force (the DJ, of course). One small step for man, one giant leap for Santa Monica Blvd.
7746 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood (323-654-0105)
Old Town, New Tricks: Umami Burger Pasadena Open Wed
With a sleek design that’s said to mimic the neighboring Apple store, the newest Umami and its soon-to-be-unveiled signature burger are as hotly anticipated as the iPhone 5 was. Grab a burger and pickle plate as you unravel the mystery of Apple Maps.
49 E. Colorado Blvd. (N. Raymond Ave.), Pasadena
Guest Stars: Test Kitchen at Bestia Open Tue
Picca’s mastermind explores Italian cuisine in downtown’s buzzing arts district. To kick things off, a turnstile of chefs will guest star for the next month, pairing Test Kitchen's once-in-a-lifetime, pre-fixe fare with creations by Picca and Playa’s mixologist.
2121 E. 7th Pl. (S. Santa Fe Ave.), Downtown (323-428-3813). Reservations here.
Not Too Shabby: Rag and Bone Open now
Hold on to your Ink. Sacks: All of the New York, rock n’ roll, British-edged, impeccably crafted, effortless chic that can (comfortably and coolly) fit in a 9,000-square-foot store with two levels, joins shopper’s mecca Melrose.
8533 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood (424-245-4816)