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    June Food News, Lifestyle and Happenings by Shaena Engle

    It’s Pride month in the month of June. There are also celebrations for Father’s Day and graduating seniors as we kickoff the summer. Here’s a roundup of events for June in the City of Angels.

    The Melt WeHo Offers Limited Edition “Harvey Milk Shake”
    The Melt, a renowned all-American comfort food restaurant with 11 locations throughout The Golden State, is spreading the love throughout June with the return of its legendary extra special treat – the Harvey Milk Shake – a limited-edition vanilla shake topped with vibrant rainbow sprinkles. For each milkshake sold, $1 will be donated to Equality California, a longtime LGBT+ partner of the restaurant brand.

    Shake Shack WeHo Introduces Sprinkled with Pride Campaign
    Throughout the month of June, Shake Shack is offering its guests the opportunity to add sprinkles to ANY shake or custard for 50 cents in support of PFLAG National! PFLAG is the nation’s first and largest organization dedicated to supporting, educating, and advocating for LGBTQ+ people and those who love them. PFLAG, who is celebrating its 50th anniversary, provides peer to peer support through in-person and virtual community meetings, online outreach, and a variety of educational resources and programs. In addition to the NEW Shake Shack Non-Dairy Shake, the Shake Shack Oreo Funnel Cake Shake and Triple Brownie Shake will join the menu for a limited time!

    Sprinkles Offers Pride Themed Cupcakes and Cakes
    From June 5 to 25th, guests who visit Sprinkles bakery can purchase a Pride Sprinkle cupcake at $6 each in honor of Pride month. There is also a Rainbow Layer Cake at the Beverly Hills, Westlake Village and Manhattan Beach locations, priced at $72 and requiring a one-day lead time for ordering.

    The Little Anchor Food Truck Launches in Venice
    The Anchor seafood restaurant is taking it’s menu on the road with The Little Anchor, a new food truck from Kristin Ciccolella featuring fresh lobster rolls and other delicious items. Locations are updated on their social media platforms.

    Chef Collaboration Dinner at Donna Jean
    On Wednesday, June 21, plant-based Sherman Oaks restaurant Donna Jean will host a dinner featuring Miyoko Schinner featuring vegan dishes.  The five-course dinner of plant based dishes are available on Resy for $175.

    Kismet Rotisserie Now Open at Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City
    Kismet Rotisserie, serving up rotisserie chicken dishes, is now open at Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City.

    Mi Rancho Offers Tortillas and More
    Mi Rancho, a Lainx family owned brand offers up organic Latin food including tortillas, chips and salsas.

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    PLANTA Cocina Opens in Marina Del Rey
    Plant based restaurant PLANTA Cocina is now open in Marina Del Rey. Offering Pan-Latin inspired vegan dishes including plant based sushi rolls, tostadas, tacos and more. Located at 4625 Admiralty Way.

    Hollywood Bowl Offers Summer Market Tasting Series
    The Hollywood Bowl will offer their Market Tasting Series for the 2023 summer season at the Hollywood Bowl. Complimentary wine tastings begin June 18 in the Plaza Marketplace in the Box Office Area. The series will continue on Wednesdays and Sundays, three hours before each concert, through September 24.

    Gin Rummy Island Inspired Cocktail Bar Open s in Marina Del Rey
    Gin Rummy Bar, an island inspired cocktail bar, is now open in Marina Del Rey.  Beverage Directors Marcus Ragas and Danilo Kim have created an inventive and playful craft cocktail bar program and menu including frozen stirred and tiki rummies, classic highballs and cocktails for four. There is also snacks, baskets of wings and chips, tacos, salads and pies. Located at 822 Washington Boulevard.

    rewhon Pairs with Mair Llewellyn for New Smoothie
    Erewhon has paird with Bloom founder Mari Llewellyn for their new smoothie bowl with Mari’s Matcha, raspberry coconut whip, sunflower butter and Biosil’s Liquid Collagen drops.

    Lipton Celebrates National Iced Tea Day
    Celebrate National Iced Tea Day, ,June 10,  with Lipton teas, including refreshing sweet tea, flower shaken tea using green tea, and other beverages, check the Lipton website.

    Other Happenings

    Hilton Los Angeles Culver City Pride Events
    Throughout June, celebrate Pride at the Hilton Culver City. Their Stay with Pride room package includes 2 cans of Rainbow Bev upon arrival, a $50 food and beverage credit per night to West & Co., and a Hilton swag bag. A portion of the proceeds from each package sold will be donated to the Trevor Project and Project Angel Food. They are also hosting a U.S. open Weekend Watch Party on June 17 and 18 with special events and cocktails by Toki Suntory Whiskey and Dewar’s Whisky and a Father’s Day Surf and Turf Dinner on June 18.

    BJ’s Celebrates Grads and Dads
    From now till June 18, guests who purchase a $50 gift card for the dad or grad in their life will also receive a $10 Bonus Card. There is also Brewhouse Favorites Cocktail Flights, from June 8 through June 18 including Ultimate Patron Margarita, Ultimate Long Island, Bulleit Old fashioned and Tito’s American Mule.

    Hotel Casa del Mar Opens Patio del Mar for Summer
    Hotel Casa del Mar in Santa Monica has opened their Patio del Mar just in time for summer. The outdoor restaurant located on the strand offers fresh seafood, Waygu burgers, fish tacos and more as well as delicious Aperol Spritz, champagne and other libations. Open Wednesday through Sunday from noon to 8pm.

    Golden Goose’s Golden Bench Now at The Americana at Brand
    Italian luxury sneaker brand Golden Goose now has a new golden bench outside of their store at The Americana at Brand where guests can create art, sign the bench and pose for selfies.

    Arhaus Furniture Showroom Opens at Westfield Topanga
    Arhaus, a leader in artisan crafted furniture and home décor, is opening a shop at Westfield Topanga mall on June 9.

    Burke Williams Spas Launch Self-Care Summer Treatments
    Beginning June 1, Burke Williams  Self-Care Summer offerings give guests the freedom to choose any combination of signature or innovative wellness treatments, enhancements and Burke Williams retail items. With 11 locations conveniently located throughout California, Burke Williams urban day spas offer guests an accessible oasis to escape into a world of relaxation this summer. Specials include purchase a $175 gift card, receive a $30 bonus card; purchase a $275 gift card, receive a $60 bonus card. and purchase a $450 gift card, receive a $90 bonus card.

    Marriott Bonvoy Gives Members Unique Experiences Through Marriott Bonvoy Moments
    Marriott Bonvoy, Marriott International’s award-winning travel marketplace, is giving its members access to limited-edition epic experiences for a single loyalty point with new One Point Moment Drops.  These incredible opportunities will be available through Marriott Bonvoy Moments, the experiences platform where members can use points earned from travel and everyday activities to redeem either fixed-price or auction-style experiences. Coming up this year are experiences including Sip Dos Hombres’ latest, unreleased mezcal alongside founders Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston;  Hang with US Women’s Soccer Star Trinity Rodma, and Uncover a true-crime mystery with Ashley Flowers and Brit Prawat of the hit podcast Crime Junkie. Each One Point Moment Drop experience will be revealed on @MarriottBonvoy’s Instagram and TikTok, as well as the Marriott Bonvoy Moments website, a few weeks before the Moment officially opens for redemption.

    Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival Returns
    On June 17-18, the Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival returns to the Hollywood Bowl with acts including Bell Biv DeVoe, Poncho Sanchez, Big Freedia, Butcher Brown and others. Tickets available at https://www.hollywoodbowl.com.

    Mendocino UniFest Highlights Sea Urchins
    The Mendocino UniFest, with chefs, educators and experts covering all things purple sea urchin will take place on June 16-18 at Fort Braggs, tickets on sale at www.urchinfest.com.

    ENo Kid Hungry’s Taste of The Nation Brings Entertainment, Tastings and More
    No Kid Hungry’s Taste of the Nation returns on June 11 at Media Park in Culver City. Enjoy entertainment and food from some of LA’s top restaurants. Tickets at https://events.nokidhungry.org.

    Williams Sonoma at The Original Farmers Market Hosts Book Signing
    Williams Sonoma at The Orignial Farmers Market will be hosting a booksigning of “Williams Sonoma Test Kitchen At Home Favorites”on June 10. A $35 ticket includes admission to the event and signed copy of the book. Get tickets at https://testkitchenathome.squadup.com.

    Hotel San Luis Obispo Relaunches Summer Vibe Package
    Hotel San Luis Obispo has relaunched their Summer Vibe package pairing an overnight stay with a luxury box suite at Vina Robles Amplitheater to view a variety of artists.

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    Shaena Engle
    Shaena Engle
    Shaena Engle is a food, lifestyle and travel writer for a variety of publications, including the Los Angeles Times, Pasadena magazine, AOL, The Daily Meal, The San Diego Union Tribune and PokerPro magazine. She has interviewed top chefs including Lidia Bastianich, Michael Chiarello, Hubert Keller, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Jose Andres, and many others. She has authored three books, The Cheap Bastard’s Guide to Las Vegas (Globe Pequot Press), The Best Places to Kiss in Southern California (Beginning Press, a romantic travel guide) and Silver Linings: Triumphs of The Chronically Ill and Physically Challenged (Prometheus Books).  She is also an amateur magician and often writes on gambling, poker and magical happenings.  She also is a freelance consultant on restaurant, food, travel and hospitality public relations and marketing efforts.
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