0 Community Corner Don't resign yourself, just yet, to chicken-dancing alone in your living room. There are options for finding your annual German fix. Susan C. Schena , Patch Staff Posted Reply LOS ANGELES, CA — Just because the coronavirus pandemic fueled cancellations of many Oktoberfests throughout Greater Los Angeles and California this year, dirndls and lederhosen need not languish in the back of closets. Statewide, scads of organizers scrambled in recent months to revamp and present Bavarian-inspired events and smaller-scale German feasts to replace those scrapped in 2020 due to COVID-19 mandates. Peruse Patch's annual Oktoberfest guide, which looks very different this year, to be sure, and see what's going on near you. And Prost, from Patch! ----------- NOTE: Double-check that listed activities are still proceeding as previously posted and planned. And if we missed your organization's Oktoberfest … [Read more...] about Oktoberfests: Your 2020 Guide To Oom-Pah In Greater L.A.
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This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 3 NEW YORK (AP) — Grab your toilet paper. Bring a flashlight. Don't forget a newspaper — or your fishnets. A touring, interactive version of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” is hitting the road to celebrate the cult film's birthday with screenings, live shadow casts, the invitation to be inappropriate and one of its original stars — Barry Bostwick. “It’s an excuse to go crazy, be rude, throw stuff, yell and be silly — who doesn’t want that?" asks Bostwick. "Everyone there is having fun, a communal experience. Especially now after the pandemic, we need to gather and blow off some steam.” Released in 1975, the sci-fi, cross-dressing rock musical film became a cult favorite and entered the pop culture lexicon for its many iconic and memorable scenes, including the song “The Time Warp” which has been covered by handfuls of artists and the often quoted phrase, “Dammit, Janet!” Other … [Read more...] about Do the ‘Time Warp’ again — ‘Rocky Horror’ show will travel
This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 6 Chances are if you’ve been to a great restaurant, bar or hotel, you’ve snagged a coaster, matchbook, napkin or card key. Mementoes like these are talismans that help us remember what a fun experience we had. You may hesitate before you pocket the swag, wondering if doing so is OK. Worry not: Hospitality industry folks say they’re delighted when people feel compelled to take one of these as a keepsake. You might consider a return visit, they think, if you’ve got that little reminder of your good time. “It’s nice to hold a physical object and feel transported to an experience that could have happened weeks or even years ago,” says Sean Wilkinson, principal and creative director at Might & Main, a studio in Portland, Maine, that works on branding for clients in the hospitality industry. He says the sense of impermanence is important. “If it’s something we’d … [Read more...] about Why free swag at bars, hotels is so important to brands
0 Restaurants & Bars To celebrate National Breakfast Month, we asked Patch readers for their favorite spots. Now, we've got a list of the best in LA County. Emily Holland , Patch Staff Posted Reply BEVERLY HILLS, CA – To celebrate the start of National Breakfast Month on September 1, we wanted to round up the best places to eat the most important meal of the day – but we needed help. Earlier this week, we asked Patch readers to tell us their favorite breakfast and brunch spots in their Patch towns. Now, we've compiled a list of the best breakfast restaurants across Los Angeles County. To be fair, any restaurants in the same city that were tied by votes were all added to the list. Without further ado, here are the best breakfast and brunch restaurants in the county. Happy National Breakfast Month! Agoura Hills: Jinky's Altadena: The Coffee Gallery Beverly Hills: Chaumont … [Read more...] about Here’s The Best Breakfast Place In Beverly Hills
0 This post was contributed by a community member. The views expressed here are the author's own. Restaurants & Bars Here are some fun spots to cheer on the Los Angeles Dodgers Jill Weinlein , Community Contributor Posted Reply Now that the Dodgers are back home, their luck has changed and the LA fans will cheer them on to VICTORY! You can see the spirit almost everywhere in the city, especially at the following hot spots in Los Angeles. Canter’s Deli is making festive Blue and White cookies. It’s perfect twist of color from a traditional Black and White version. The Canter’s are showing their spirit for our LA team, and so can you. Bring a box to tonight’s viewing party or to Dodger Stadium. 25 Degrees , The Hollywood Roosevelt’s 24-hour diner has put three new menu Dodgers-inspired food to celebrate our home team. Order a Dodger Burger made with an Angus beef … [Read more...] about Dodger Spirit & Specials in LA
0 Restaurants & Bars The Belvedere has received the AAA Five Diamond rating every year since 1995. Emily Holland , Patch Staff Posted Reply BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The Belvedere restaurant at The Peninsula Beverly Hills was named the only Los Angeles County restaurant to earn the coveted AAA Five Diamond Rating, it was announced Thursday. The Belvedere has received the AAA Five Diamond rating every year since 1995. The only other Southern California restaurant to earn the Five Diamond rating is the Addison at Fairmont Grand Del Mar in San Diego County, which has been on the list since 2008, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California. "Attaining the AAA Five Diamond rating is an impressive accomplishment," said Patty Marenco, manager of the Auto Club of Southern California's Approved Accommodations Program. "Guests want to be wowed on multiple levels, so exceptional service is also important, but they're not … [Read more...] about The Belvedere Is Only AAA Five Diamond Rated Restaurant In LA