National Donut Day, the L.A. Bread Festival & other Tasty Tuesday News Bites

We can sum up this weekend in two words: carbs and booze.

If unlimited pancakes is your jam then this weekend’s Pancakes & Booze show ought to fit the bill. If thats not enough, June 2 is National Donut Day, so you might want to sink your teeth in some limited edition donuts and freebies, and of course lets not forget there’s a bread festival at Grand Central Market this Saturday. Wash it all down on June 1 during a whiskey party at miro or during a Golden Road Beerland celebration.


Tough tough choices people. Just be sure to drink and carb responsibly.

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Bon Appétit!

Los Angeles Bread Festival returns to Grand Central Market this weekend!

Low carb is so passé. On June 3 and 4 load up on some of the best breads in town during the L.A. Bread Festival! The two-day food event is returning for a third year of free bread-centric festivities including workshops, demos, butter making and special bread vendors. Popular bakers participating include Antigua Artisan BreadBub & Grandma’sChallah HubEnsaymada Project and Los Angeles Bread Bakers.

The Pancakes & Booze Art Show Returns

Get ready for another round of unlimited pancakes, live music, booze and over 150 artist showing off their work during the Pancakes & Booze Art Show. Happening June 2 to 3 at LOT 613 in Downtown Los Angeles.

Golden Roads Brewing Beerland Tour

Golden Road Brewing is hosting a tour across America in honor of VICELAND docu-series Beerland. On Thursday, June 1 stop by Golden Road Brewery in Glendale for an evening of lawn games, a home-brew seminar, live music and a screening of the series for free.

National Donut Day is June 2!

Starting on June 2 California Donuts will team up with the colorful and adorable Care Bears offering a limited edition Care Bears decorated donuts until September 9.

Dunkin’ Donuts is offering one free classic donut with the purchase of any beverage.

Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken, will celebrate National Doughnut Day with the release of a limited-edition Cherry Pie doughnut to support military families. The sweet treat features a cherry compote filling, shortbread crumble and tart cherry vanilla glaze. The Cherry Pie Doughnut will only be available on June 2 for $3.50. 100% of sales will benefit Fisher House Foundation.

Oh, and speaking of donut days, if you’re looking for other options in the area be sure to check out our list of 17 Sweet Spots for the Best Donuts in L.A.

Donut Hole
Donut Hole. Photo credit: Brian Champlin / We Like L.A.

MiniBar Turns 2 with a Campari Themed Party

MiniBar’s 2nd anniversary falls during Negroni Week on Thursday, June 8. To celebrate both occasions MiniBar will throw one epic Campari-themed birthday bash! Campari Brand Ambassador Mike Capoferri will be handing out a limited number of custom Campari pins which will give guests a free “Staff Meal Snakebite” (Stiegl Radler & Campari on ice) at MiniBar for the rest of the year! Drink specials include a $5 Staller Saddle (Campari & Stiegl Grapefruit Radler on ice), $2 PBR cans and $12 Ruby Red Slipper (Negroni on ice w/ equal parts lavender-infused mezcal, Campari & red wine.)Whoever buys the most Negronis that evening will win a bottle of Peat Monster Scotch. $2 from every Negroni purchase will be donated to SHARE Cancer Support so drink up!

DTLA’s miro Turns One

On June 1, miro will throw an anniversary party with complimentary passed hors d’oeuvres, whiskey tastings, live music, DJ and drink specials from 8 to 11 p.m. RSVP here.  In addition, miro will launch their Whiskey Lounge and will be offering a special steak and whiskey pairing menu that ranges from $65 to $900 now till June 20.


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