Friday, January 30, 2015

This Weekend

  • Spicy Stash: Sriracha Shortage Dinner

    Dig into a precious Sriracha sauce stockpile (production has stopped temporarily) at this one-night-only five-course feast.   
    Piquant pairing: Have your heat and drink it, too, with BLD’s special cocktail laced with sriracha.
    Tonight 5p. BLD, 7450 Beverly Blvd., Fairfax (323-930-9744). $45; call for reservations.

    Nearby: Terroni; Animal; Petty Cash Taqueria

  • Satire Vs. Shock: Mockfest Film Festival

    Cheer for “sweetheart superheroes” and catch a cosplay competition at this two-day indie fest of mockumentaries and comedies.   
    Scare fair: If you're feeling sinister, try the weekend’s darker displays at the Shockfest Film Festival.  
    Fri 5:30p; Sat 11a. Raleigh Studios, 5300 Melrose Ave., Hollywood (323-466-3111). $20-100 at door.

    Nearby: Osteria Mozza; Hatfield's; Pink's

  • Meat Match: 1st Annual Slider Eating Competition

    Watch 10 combatants get their six minutes of food fame by stuffing themselves with sliders to win $1000+ in prizes.
    Hungry man: If you think you've got what it takes, the last qualifying rounds are tonight. 
    Sat Noon. Dog Haus Biergarten, 93 E. Green St., Pasadena (626-683-0808). Free.

    Nearby: Bar Celona; Vertical Wine Bistro; Lucky Baldwin's

  • Suds ‘n’ Sweat: Run + Yoga + Beer

    Burn off Saturday night’s overindulgence with a two-mile morning run and yoga session — then reward yourself with booze.
    Lunch meat: When it's over, undo you all your hard work with a duck confit sandwich from the Hurricane Kitchen truck.
    Sun 10a. Angel City Brewery, 216 S. Alameda St., Downtown (213-622-1261). $10.

    Nearby: Wurstkuche; Church & State; Library Bar

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