LA Food and News Happenings for November

Here’s a look at food and event news for this month in City of Angels

Paradise Blue opens at Geffen

Tony Award-nominated playwright Dominique Morisseau’s Paradise Blue, a Detroit Jazz club noir-inspired drama, runs on The Geffen November 9 to December 12, tickets at

Universal Studios Hollywood celebrates with Christmas parties

Universal Studios Hollywood is celebrating the return of Christmas favorites Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and the Grinchmas from Friday, November 26th. Holiday parties are included in the entrance fee.

Catch reopens at Hotel Casa Del Mar.

The American fish restaurant Catch reopens at Hotel Casa Del Mar on November 2. In addition to a sushi and raw bar, the menu highlights include a 16 oz Ribeye bone-in steak, braised short ribs, roasted Chilean sea bass, whole lobster, black squid ink paste, toasted Cinderella pumpkin soup and black truffle puree. The restaurant will be open from 17:00 until 21:00 from Tuesday to Saturday. Reservations can be made via OpenTable.

Sugar Palm opens at Viceroy Santa Monica

Sugar Palm, a new indoor / outdoor coastal dining concept has opened at Viceroy Santa Monica. Open for daily brunch and dinner is part of the total $ 21 million redesign of the beach hotel in LA. Open for brunch from 6:30 to 14:30 and dinner from 15:00 to 22:00. Reservations available on OpenTable.

Ronan Pizzeria launches Margherita on Mondays with a half discount on Margherita pizzas

Ronan Pizzeria at Melrose is now open seven days a week, and they celebrate with a half-discount on Margherita pizzas every Monday between 6 p.m. There will also be beverage promotions on Monday night.

ROCA Pizza launches new autumn flavors

ROCA Pizza pop-up at The Americana at Brand in Glendale has launched new fall pizza flavors, salads and desserts. Yours can get pizza in pieces or in a pan with fresh pepperoni honey and flavors of sausages and mushrooms as well as taste their new Italian chopped salad and BBQ chicken-chopped salad.

Fellow Westwood debuts with new fall dishes

Fellow in Westwood has added a number of new dishes to their fall menu, including Hamachi crudo, marinated heirloom tomato salad, black truffle gnocchi and poached apple.

El Pollo Loco Give Away: Tow Pan de Muerto Bread with Familia Dinners on November 1st

In honor of Dia de los Muertos, El Pollo Loco is giving away two personalized breads of its Pan de Muerto bread with each Familia dinner purchase on Monday, November 1st. This Mexican sweet bread is flavored with orange blossom and anise.

Honey Mama’s Raw Bars teams up with Erewhon Market for special 4-Pack Greatest Hits, pop-up events in November

Honey Mama’s, a Portland producer of raw bars, is teaming up with Erewhon Markets to launch a Honey Mama’s x Erewhon Greatest Hits 4-Pack ($ 19.99) of bars flavored with lavender rose, tahini mandarin, coconut and Oregon mint. Pop-up events at Erewhon Markets will take place on Friday, November 5 from 1pm to 6pm at Erewhon Venice, 585 Venice Boulevard, and Saturday, November 6 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Erewhon Pacific Palisades, 15285 W. Sunset Blvd.

Beachside Restaurant & Bar offers new menu items

The Beachside Restaurant & Bar, located inside the Jamaica Bay Inn, features new fall menus including Sambal Brussels, butternut bisque, welded scallops and Ahi tuna, pork tomahawk al pastor, Spanish squid, Mongolian beef shortrib and orange and mint mojo chicken.

Cooper Spirits launches Slow & Low Coffee old-fashioned

Cooper Spirits has in collaboration with Intelligentsia Coffee launched a new Slow & Low Coffee Old-Fashioned. The new libation is a blend of rye whiskey aged for two years, Intelligentsia Coffee, honey, cane sugar, bitter and orange peel, $ 26.99,

Liteboxer launches new wall bracket for training

On November 3, Liteboxer, the immersive training experience in the home, launches a new compact wall-mounted design that no longer takes up space in the home.

The new Liteboxer wall bracket costs $ 1495, more info at

Kentucky Coffee launches coffee whiskey

Kentucky Coffee has launched their coffee whiskey that brings a smooth finish and notes of vanilla to the new blend. It can be drunk as shots, on the rocks or mixed in a cocktail, $ 19.99 at Drizly.

Denny’s offer for free Build your own Grand Slam for military personnel

On November 11, to celebrate Veterans Day, Denny’s all active and inactive military personnel are offering a free Build Your Own Grand Slam, including a choice of eggs, pancakes, bacon, biscuits and other delicious items, available from 5 a.m. to noon with a valid military ID or DD214.

Yes Oaxaca! New mole sauces

Yes Oaxaca! has launched a series of authentic Oaxaca-made hot and serving mole sauces in three varieties, mole negro, mole coloradito and mole rojo. Available at grocery stores and three-packs for $ 29.99.

Sourse launches Beauty Bites and Mood Bites

Sourse vitamin-infused chocolates have launched two new products, Beauty Bites added biotin for strong hair and nails and Mood Bites added saffron and vitamin D3 for a better balanced mood. Both are vegan and gluten free, $ 29.90 for two bags, at

Disaronno and Korbel Team together for Holiday Italian Sparkler

Disaronno Originale and Korbel Prosecco have teamed up to create an Italian holiday star that is perfect for sipping Thanksgiving and beyond. It’s easy to make, just add 1 ounce of Disaronno Original and 3 ounces of Korbel Prosecco in a whistle glass for a great sipper at any gathering.

The Thistle Shots for Shots program runs through November 15th

Thistle launches “Shots for Shots”, an initiative that encourages COVID-19 vaccines in exchange for free Thistle cold-pressed, organic shots. The West Coast-based fire has pledged up to $ 100,000 to reward 12,500 customers simply for protecting themselves and others from being vaccinated. Until November 15, new and existing customers can upload their proof of their COVID-19 vaccination, whether recently or several months ago, in exchange for Thistle credits. Visit for more information.

Jinx offers new healthy treats for four-legged friends

Jinx, the healthy dog ​​food company, is offering new grain-friendly chicken bits that can be purchased alone or as part of their Gran-Friendly Organic Chicken Bundle with chicken on top of the meal and chicken and sweet potato Jerky treats for $ 46.40. They also have a wide selection of food for your puppy, all at

Thanksgiving Day celebrations

A wealth of choices are available for Turkey Day parties, including:

Shutters, 1 Pico

The restaurant will serve a three-course menu that will highlight the Thanksgiving classics with a twist from new head chef Sean Michael Runyon. With vegan options and festive cocktails, the Thanksgiving menu will be served from 6 p.m. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. for $ 115 per person. person in addition to a special Thanksgiving children for $ 45. Tasty starters include pumpkin soup and dishes celebrating the hotel’s location by the sea such as Lobster Tartine, Hamachi Crudo and Oyster on the Shell. The starter includes Heritage Turkey with all Thanksgiving fortifications, Braised Short Rib, Pan Seared Diver Scallops and more. Pumpkin cheesecake, apple pie chunks and vegan almond chocolate pies complete the meal.

Casa Del Mar, Catch and Terrace

Catch and Terrazza restaurants will offer a three-course menu of choices including squash soup, crab cakes, toasted brassicas, organic turkey, Wagyu short ribs, branzino, vegetarian squash steak, chocolate-poached pear pie and bread pudding. Available lunch and dinner, 11am to 4pm and 5pm to 9pm.

Meat on the Ocean and 555 East

On Thanksgiving Day, Meat on Ocean will offer a three-course Thanksgiving meal including herb-fried turkey, cornbread filling, cranberry sauce, garlic mashed potatoes, candied yams and gravy, $ 68 per person. Their full menu will also be available. Reservations at Open Table.

Jean-Georges Beverly Hills

Jean-Georges Beverly Hills will offer a Thanksgiving menu on November 26 with a family experience complete with roasted turkey, butternut squash soup, mashed potatoes, roasted Brussels sprouts and pumpkin pie. The menu will be offered from 3pm to 8pm with prices starting at $ 210 per person and $ 75 per child. The Rooftop by JG will offer their original menu in addition to a special Thanksgiving platter that includes roasted turkey with truffle chestnut filling and cranberry sauce with mashed potatoes for $ 59. The restaurant will be open from 11:00 to 22:00 and prices will be a la carte.

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