It’s Super Bowl weekend and from tacos to donuts, there’s something popping up for everyone across town.

Award-winning downtown taco shack Chicas Tacos has opened its colorful and welcoming new outpost in the heart of Culver City and is offering the Fiesta Box, which feeds anywhere from 10 to 60 people. Customers can choose from the traditional Fiesta Box or can add veggies into the mix with season’s vegetables. It includes your choice of two tacos and a salsa bar including tomatillo, salsa, morrita salsa and chips. Taco Fiesta Box with season’s vegetables features charred broccolini with Fresno vinaigrette topped with queso fresco. Vegans can opt for the cauliflower and mushroom or jackfruit tacos. Fiesta Box orders must be placed at least 24 hours in advance

About a dozen of L.A.’s best plant-based food vendors, plus vegan specials from weekly non-vegan vendors will kick off  Smorgasburg’s 3rd Annual Super Vegan Sunday. Try the shiitake saltado taco from Little Llama Peruvian Tacos, vegan hand-pulled noodles from Chinese Laundry, fried “chicken” from Dante’s Fried Chicken, Jackfruit mofongo from The Ricans, or sweet treats from Donut Friend. All  vendors will be serving a regular menu items  as well.

Donut Friend at Smorgasburg (Michele Stueven)

Imperial Western Brewing Company  at Union Station will be showing the big game (with sound) on all TVs and a projector and offering specials, including all-day happy hour with select $5 glasses of beer, $18 pitchers and $1 oysters. Brunch runs from noon-3 p.m., and will continue with more specials — wings, nachos, and burgers — for lunch and dinner.

For sweet teeth, Insomnia Cookies’ famous Football Cookie Cake is available now through game day, February 2, for pick-up or delivery until 3 a.m. from the Insomnia Cookies’ West Hollywood location. To further sweeten the deal, they’re offering free delivery on orders of $20 or more for one day only on February 2 with the code COOKIESFTW. Serving up to 8 people, the cookie cake is available in in nine different options, including chocolate chunk and peanut butter chip and you can also add up to four toppings to customize your game plan.

And if you’re looking to continue the sweets next weekend, Insomnia Cookies is offering free delivery to celebrate Oscar Sunday on February 9 with code REDCARPET. This offer is available from 3 p.m. to midnight.

Looking ahead, Pop Up Grocer, the world’s first traveling pop-up grocery store concept, announced their first residence in Los Angeles.  Opening February 7 in Venice, the month long pop-up will showcase products on the market from brands including Brightland, Magic Spoon, Curious Elixirs, Avocadomilk and more.

Pop Up Grocer will launch an online store in tandem with the opening of their Los Angeles location. The online store, powered by Elliot, will highlight non-perishable products featured on the shelves of the Los Angeles pop up. The additional distribution channel will allow those unable to visit the physical store a chance to experience the grocer .

Located at 62 Windward Avenue in Venice, California visitors can shop each day from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm through March 1st. All products sold at Pop Up Grocer range from $2 to $120.


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