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Bowling Ball: Lucky Strike Thanksgiving Eve Party Wed
First, donate a few canned goods to the LA Mission. Then reward yourself with a Black Wednesday party complete with DJ, drinks, and of course, bowling.
Wed 9p-1a. 800 W Olympic Blvd., Downtown. (213-542-4880)
Real Riviera: Republique Now open
The long-awaited French bistro is now open in the old Campanile/La Brea Bakery space, offering up French classics and fresh made breads.
624 S La Brea Ave., Hancock Park. (310-361-6115)
Liquid Gold: The Powder Room Now open
Good news. You'll never have to wonder what a $500 booze-infused milkshake tastes like ever again. Unless you opt for a cardamon rosemary gin instead.
1606 N Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood (323-469-5001)
Photo courtesy Andrew Stuart