Sheana Engle bring food and lifestyle news in the Greater Los Angeles for the month of July, 2022.
July 4 Dining Specials
West Hollywood and Newport Beach’s Gracias Madre will be extending their brunch hours this 4th of July to enjoy their brunch menu all day long. Diners can enjoy menu highlights including their Huevos Rancheros, Chilaquias, or their Enchiladas Verdes. Open from 11am to 4pm to celebrate Independence Day.
West Hollywood’s Desert 5 Spot is hosting a special edition of their weekly Swimsuits & Cowboy Boots pool party/trading post. The rooftop will welcome live music, a mechanical bull, cowboy karaoke, BBQ, and a curated selection of vintage vendors from 2pm until sunset. Located at 8516 Selma Avenue.
The West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is hosting their Mix & Mingle business mixer at The Conservatory West Hollywood, 8289 Santa Monica Blvd. If you’re looking into Chamber Membership or are already a current Member and trying to grow your business or find creative partnerships, come visit one of our friendly Chamber mixers to meet, network and strengthen relationships. visit www.wehochamber.com for more info.
Trejo’s Tacos invites guests to celebrate Fourth of July at their Santa Monica location. From July 1st through July 4th, their limited specials include Bottomless Nachos ($18 for up to 4 guests) made with beans, cheese, jalapeños, chipotle crema, and pico de gallo and Buckets of Beer ($30).
Downtown’s Broken Shaker at the Freehand Hotel offers city views and live DJ’s this weekend and are offering cocktail specials from Tres Generaciones on July 4. Located at 416 W. 8th Street.
Chevy’s and El Torito are celebrating 4th of July with $3 house margaritas and $5 Cadillac margaritas.
Ella’s at the SIXTY Hotel in Beverly Hills is hosting a July 3 Sunday brunch and rooftop pool party.
The Jamaica Bay Inn in Marina Del Rey is hosting lawn games and frosty to go cocktails beginning at noon on July 4, and burgers and hot dogs from 3-5pm.
The Marina del Rey Hotel is hosting a Red, White and Blue party on July 3 with a DJ and outdoor restaurant, tickets $25 at the door.
Anaheim’s Black tap is offering a special red, white and blue layered shake from July 1 through July 4. The strawberry vanilla shake includes a July 4th cupcake topper, firecracker popsicle and other treats, for $20.
Alma Opens at The Grove
LA’s newest Mexican restaurant is now open at The Grove. Featuring a downstairs taqueria and upstairs restaurant with specialty Mexican dishes.
VEA Newport Beach Open Beginning July 7
Beginning July 7, the new VEA Newport Beach hotel is open for guests seeking a coastal getaway. The property also houses a SpaVEA, fitness center and VIEW restaurant and lounge. Visit www.veanewportbeach.com to reserve and for more information.
Erewhon Offers Special Snow Days Pizza Bites and Carbone Sauce Pairing
Erewhon is offering a special pairing of Snow Days pizza bites and Carbone pasta sauces. The organic pizza bites are gluten and grain free and pair great with Carbone’s sauces. Available at Erewhon locations nationwide.
Joe Jonas and Ohza Launch Fizzy Sangria
Ohza ready to drink cocktail company has teamed with musician Joe Jonas to launch a new Fizzy Sangria product line. The new canned sangria is offered in red and white varieties and will be offered in national grocery chains.
Corner Bakery Offers Summer Surprise Reward Program
Corner Baker has launched a new Summer Surprise Reward Program with a lineup of crave-worthy, made-to-order menu items to give away each day to loyalty members throughout the entire month of July. Every day will present a new treat including free bakery items, free specialty drinks, and discounted deals, also including the current limited time offerings. To receive and redeem the items, customers must be a Corner Bakery loyalty member.
TSUMo Cannabis Snacks Now Available
New TSUMo Snacks with munchable 100mg bags are now available throughout California dispensaries.
Kiobassa Smoked Meats for Summer BBQ’s
Kiobassa Smoked Meats, based in San Antonio Texas, are perfect polish, beef, jalapeno smoked sausages and bacon for summer BBQs. Available at Walmarts and Costcos.
Belvedere Vodka and Whispering Angel Offer New Sunset Rose Cocktail Kit
Belvedere Vodka and Whispering Angel have teamed up to create a Sunset Rose Cocktail Kit, perfect for summer sipping. The cocktail includes Belvedere vodka, muddled blackberries and hone with Whispering Angel prosecco, available via Cocktail Courier for $
Tea Forte Offers Summer Brewing Items
Tea Forte’s Tea Over Ice iced brewing systems are perfect for summer sipping, their Pitcher Set is $38.40 and five boxed iced teas come in a variety of flavors for $15. They also have new pretty colorful Fiore Steeping Cups at $26, all at https://teaforte.com.
The Habit Grill Adds Chargrilled Peach Salad to Summer Menu
The Habit Grill has added their new chargrilled peach salad to summer menu items for a refreshing salad with chicken, peaches and a citrus Dijon dressing.
Shopify Offers Summer Snacks
Shopify is the perfect place to order summer snacks, via it’s mobile shopping app Shop, including Junita’s Jar Cookies, SmartSweets for those watching sugar intake, Unreal Snacks and more items.
Dunkin’ Offers $3 Specials
Dunkin’ is offering a new summer menu including their new brown sugar cream cold brew. Cold brews are on special for $3 for medium size through July 19.
Marriott Launches Throwbacks and Tailor Made Bonvoy Moments Programs
Marriott Bonvoy – Marriott International’s travel program – has launched two new categories on its Bonvoy Moments platform: “Throwbacks” and “Tailor Made.” Culture-hungry, intrepid travelers will have the opportunity to bid with their Marriott Bonvoy points on the latest and greatest money-can’t-buy experiences, including the ultimate puppy pampering day with award-winning actress and cult classic film star Jennifer Coolidge (Best in Show, White Lotus), complete with a photoshoot directed by Coolidge herself and shot by renowned photographer Shayan Asgharnia; a private performance by Grammy-nominated musician, singer and songwriter Yola, who also plays “Sister Rosetta Tharpe” in this summer’s “Elvis” biopic. Yola will play her own music, including songs from her critically acclaimed album “Stand For Myself” and share behind-the-scenes stories from her work and a custom look designed in a private collaboration session with American fashion designer Jonathan Simkhai, and a front-row seat at the designer’s Spring-Summer 2023 New York Fashion Week show. For more information, go to https://www.marriott.com.