Here’s one way to really get away from it all.
Boogie Nights: Create Nightclub Open now
In the former Vanguard space comes sbe’s latest (pictured), an experimental nightclub booking international dancers, bands, and DJs that kicked off Saturday with a set by Dutch trance warehouse party DJ Dash Berlin.
6021 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood (323-463-3331)
Pie Time: Stella Barra Open now
Artisanal pizzas are now playing at a theatre near you: Check out the hot new cousin of SaMo’s Stella Rossa at the Arclight complex, and drown bad movie sorrows with their summery cocktails.
6372 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood (323-301-4001)
King Kong: Chi-Lin Opens this week
Hong Kong-inspired fare is the M.O. right next door to another IDG favorite (Rivabella), and among its bounty are also 300 lanterns, Peking duck, and hot & sour martinis.
9201 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood (310-278-2068)
Wheel Deal: Bike Night at the Hammer Friday
Curb your car and pedal down to the Hammer Museum for bike-centric arts, crafts and games, an 8:30p screening of Kevin Bacon’s Quicksilver and bicycle-made ice cream by Peddler’s Creamery.
7:30p. 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Westwood Village (310-443-7000). Free.
Hipster Depot: suburban RIOT Open now
Buttercream leather easy-chairs and treestumps furnish the brand's new flagship store, stocked full of screenprint tees and slim fit sweatpants.
111 W. 7th St., Downtown (213-689-3271)