Deals & Events

LA Dining Deals and Events, Sept. 30-Oct. 6

By Lesley Balla  |  September 30, 2013
Credit: Picca

Monday, Sept. 30
Tonight get an all-you-can-eat lobster feast at Delphine in Hollywood, which includes four courses of lobster bisque, roasted clam chorizo, whole roasted lobsters and your choice of sides for $42 per person (or $52 at the door). Additionally there will be $1 raw bar specials (oysters, chilled shrimp and more) every day throughout the month of October (6250 Hollywood Blvd.; 323-798-1355).

Tuesday, October 1
Chefs Eric Black and Joe Marcos bring their Ugly Drum barbecue outfit to The Spice Table tonight for a meaty pop-up. Black, who worked with Bryant Ng at Campanile and Mozza, and Marcos, who did a Spanish tapas pop-up at the Little Tokyo restaurant, will serve brisket, hot links, cole slaw, beans or other sides, plus seasonal fruit cobbler for dessert. Doors open at 5:30 PM and close when they run out of meat (114 S Central Ave.; 213-620-1840).

Wednesday, October 2
Picca, Ricardo Zarate’s Peruvian cantina near Century City, launches a new happy hour this week, and it’s literally one hour. From 6-7 PM, you’ll find special prices on anticuchos and ceviches, plus $8 pisco drinks from barman Julian Cox, including a grape-infused concoction and the traditional sours (9575 W. Pico Blvd.; 310-277-0133).

Thursday, October 3
This is the last week to get your fill of Oktoberfest-inspired specials at Bar Bouchon and any of The Counter locations.  At The Counter, the beef burger has German beer cheese, sauerkraut, pork belly and mustard on a pretzel bun, and the fries are smothered in just about the same thing. Bar Bouchon has schnitzel, bratwurst and pilsner on the Oktoberfest menu, plus happy hour deals from 4-7 PM. Both deals are available through October 6. For more Oktoberfest specials around LA, go here.

Friday, October 4
Hit the pajama cocktail party at Copa d’Oro in Santa Monica tonight. Show up in your best silk nightie or smoking jacket after 5:30 PM, and you’ll get your first cocktail free. Everyone’s encouraged to bring new, packaged kids’ pajamas to be donated to the juvenile residents of Upward Bound House, an organization that works with homeless youth (217 Broadway; 310-576-3030).

Saturday, October 5
Join chef Daniel Roberts for a half-day fishing for sustainable game fish in the Santa Monica Bay followed by a dnner at Cafe del Rey featuring the catch of the day. Tickets are $40 for the fishing trip alone and $80 for the boat trip and dinner. Fishing licenses are included. The trip is approximately 4.5 hours beginning at 7 AM; or at noon with dinner to follow in Marina del Rey (4451 Admiralty Way; 310-823-6395).

Sunday, October 6
RockSugar celebrates National Noodle Day today with special noodle bowls - chicken pha, penang currry noodles, grilled shortrib with rice vermicelli, and more - for $10.50. Find the specials all day long at the Century City restaurant (10250 Santa Monica Blvd.; 310-552-9988).