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Known for their bacon-stuffed, and mile-high burgers,  Slater’s 50/50 in Pasadena is also home to a wide selection of local craft beers. Every year, Slater’s 50/50 taps over 1,000 different brands in their restaurants, representing brewers from their local areas like Three Weavers Brewing Co. in Inglewood. Slater’s will be pouring guests two cold ones for the price of one with a food purchase all day today at their outdoor dine-in area in the front and will be selling growlers to-go for those who wish to celebrate at home.

Starting at 3 p.m. today, Anheuser-Busch will bring its stable of beers together for a first-ever virtual International Beer Festival. Budweiser, Bud Light, Michelob ULTRA, Stella Artois, BON V!V Spiked Seltzer, and the Brewers Collective craft portfolio – as well as celebrity guests – are coming together virtually to share a cold one. Festivities include a virtual concert with Jason Derulo and Bud Light, a tour of the Anheuser-Busch brewery in St. Louis featuring the Budweiser Clydesdales, cooking classes with celebrity chefs like Jeff Mauro and Jeremy Ford as well as craft beer tastings.

The festival will be streamed on www.InternationalBeerFest.org and on Anheuser-Busch social channels (YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter) for free.

Mooncake Lifestyle Lantern (Courtesy Lady M Confections)

Luxury cake boutique Lady M Confections is teaming up with and Netflix and Pearl Studio’s animated musical Over the Moon. On August 10th, Lady M will launch online preordering at LadyM.com of a  limited-edition mooncake lantern inspired by the film, which premieres on Netflix this fall.

The mooncakes are available every year for a limited time in celebration of China’s Mid-Autumn Festival. The delicate pastries will come packaged in a light-up lantern decorated with scenes from Over the Moon, which tells the story of a young girl who builds a rocket ship to the moon to prove the existence of a legendary Moon Goddess.

And speaking of sweet celebrations, Monday, August 10, is National S’Mores Day, and together with KooKoo Club, the smoredate.com dating app  is offering a virtual cooking class for singles with Food Network chef David Rose to host the largest ever virtual s’more cooking class.  Register at https://kookoo.club/smore

Norah, in West Hollywood, has opened a romantic new patio space for al fresco dining. Completely closed since the shutdown, Rohan Talwar and his team have used the time to  build out their backyard space – originally used for storage – with space for up to 28 guests. Norah is open for dinner Wednesday through Sunday only from 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. Reservations are recommended via Resy but they do take walk-ups as well.

 

LA Weekly