Sunday, January 25, 2015

This Week


This tie has a better Tetris high score than you.

  • Sneaker Freaker: PF Flyers Pop-Up at SelfEdge Thru Friday

    Sneakerheads and hipsters unite! Archival re-runs of the classic canvas tennis shoe are the main score at the footwear brand's temporary install. 

    144 N. LaBrea Ave., West Hollywood (323-933-9000) 

  • Arty Eats: Scratch Bar (pictured) Open now 

    What to do with that itch: show it the talents of chef Phillip Lee, joined by a Pour Vous mixologist. Sea urchin and pork belly Cobb salad, anyone?

    111 N. La Cienega, Beverly Hills (310-289-8010)

  • Worth its Salt: Salt Air Open now

    AK keeps upping the ante, this time with a seafood joint from the gent behind A-Frame, Sunny Spot, and Littlefork, where salmon tartare and fried red snapper are perma-catches of the day.

    1616 Abbot Kinney, Venice (310-396-9333)

  • Baby, You’re a Firework: AmericaFest Thursday

    This 30-minute show is SoCal’s biggest and is choreographed by Pyrospectaculars (they’ve done Super Bowls and the Olympics). There's also food, motorcycle stunts, and entertainment by Mariachi Divas and the greatest musician of all time, Kenny G.

    10a-9:30p. $13 ($20 parking). 1001 Rose Bowl Dr., Pasadena (800-745-3000)

  • Mother Russia: Mari Vanna Open now

    Borscht, blinis and horseradish-infused vodka are in abundant supply at this grandmotherly house across from Fig & Olive. Don’t like horseradish? Choose from the 69 other vodka flavors.

    8475 Melrose Place, West Hollywood (323-655-1975)

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