Free Foodie Block Party, a Sanrio Menu Takeover and Other Tasty Tuesday News Bites

Angelenos love food… and so do we!

So to help keep you on the pulse of the culinary scene every week here’s a weekly roundup of the best food related news bites (get it?) into one easy-to-digest rundown.


This week: A Sanrio takeover at Plan Check, Negroni Week, Beverly Hills Beignet Opens, the best donuts in L.A. and LOTS more.

Your food news cliffsnotes start after the jump.

Bon Appétit!

sanrio plancheck menu
Photo Credit: Plan Check Kitchen + Bar

Super Cute Sanrio Characters Taking Over Plan Check Menu

Starting on Friday, June 10, Plan Check Kitchen + Bar will be teaming up with Sanrio to celebrate Pompompurin and Chococat. Both will be featured in a exclusive multi-course menu that’s set to run through Sunday, July 10.

Best Donuts in Los Angeles

We know that National Donut Day is over but our list comes in handy for those who celebrate the glorious donut daily 😉

Connie & Ted’s Turns 3 Celebrates with Special Menu

The West Hollywood seafood spot is celebrating with a three-course deal all month long costing a humble $25 for lunch and $40 for dinner. Items include Lobster rolls, oysters, the Hook Burger and Whoppie Pies.

Negroni Week is in Full Effect

It’s Negroni Week and the old school cocktail is being offered all week (June 6-12) at places like The Bellwether, Ivory on Sunset, Herringbone, Viviane, Hinoki & The Bird, Faith & Flower, Terrine and more. Playa Provisions and Hudson House have negronis for just $10 too.

faith & flower rupicola negroni week
Photo Credit: Faith & Flower

Tsujita coming to the Eastside

You no longer have to drive to the westside for Tsujita’s famous Tsukemen ramen. The artisan noodle house is coming to The Americana in Glendale this Fall.

Beverly Hills Beignet Opens

On June 13 Beverly Hills Beignet will open its doors with Executive Pastry Chef Lincoln Carson at the helm.

Soul Sunday Block Party with Cape Seafood, The Fat Dog and more

Cape Seafood, The Fat Dog, Coffee Commissary and Pitfire Pizza are having a block party! Enjoy music on the patio, with drinks specials, oysters, mini lobster rolls and more. There’s no cover.

soul sunday block party
Photo Credit: The Fat Dog

Must hit up place of the week goes to..

Meizhou Dongpo in Arcadia

Times critic Jonathan Gold heads to the 626 for the la zi ji a.k.a. spicy fried chicken at this Sichuan-style chain based in Beijing and he described the dish as “splendid.”


West Hollywood Restaurants Celebrating LA PRIDE

LA Pride will take over the streets of West Hollywood (June 10 – 13) If you are going some restaurants will be joining in on the festivities with PRIDE specific cocktails and drinks specials. Ivory on Sunset will offer an exclusive drink called the Oscar Wilde, Gracias Madre will offer two special items a Mezcal cocktail called Pimp My Pride and a rainbow fruit coulis called Pride Trifle and many others will offer food and drink specials throughout the weekend.

Finally, just a quick snapshot of the best thing we’ve eaten in the past week…

The Wood-Fired Rotisserie Chicken at Fritzi DTLA. Brined Mary’s Chicken roasted on a spit and paired with a Fritzi Potato Waffle.

Rotisserie Chicken at Fritzi
Rotisserie Chicken at Fritzi. Photo credit: Brian Champlin / We Like L.A.

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