Starting this Saturday, January 16 and Sunday, January 17, and every weekend up until the end of football season, Great White Venice will be offering special game day packages. Game Day packs with pizza, chicken wings, salad and beer are available at Great White and a complimentary lager pack special is available at Great White Rotisseria.
From 12 p.m. -4 p.m., order a large or extra-large family meal and get a complimentary four-pack of Great Light Lager for the large family meal and two four-packs of Great Light Lager for the XL family meal via the Great White app only. Menu highlights include new wings from chef Juan Ferreiro – dry-brined, cooked confit with bacon and fried for a crispy exterior as well as signature pizzas like smoked salmon and ham and pineapple. Orders can be made on the Great White app on Saturdays and Sundays for pickup.
Randy’s Donuts is baking up game day football-shaped Rams donuts, available at all locations (Inglewood, El Segundo, Torrance, Pasadena and Downey), for the playoff game this Saturday, January 16. Game Day Rams Donuts are priced at $2.85 and available only on Saturday while supplies last.
Women restaurateurs from across L.A. have created a new charitable organization called RE:Her, kicking off with a 10-day RE:Her food festival sponsored by Open Table that will feature 10 days of collaborations, thematic menus and one-on-one conversations between female industry leaders on January 21, the anniversary of the Women’s March of 2017. The event runs through January 30.
Angelini Osteria + Alimentari will offer a special Angelini A Casa meal package curated by owners Elizabeth and Chef Gino Angelini. All profits from the sale of Angelini A Casa will go RE:Her’s grant program, which pledges to distribute cash grants to women-owned restaurants in Los Angeles County impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The $50 per person menu includes a winter salad of fennel, arugula blood oranges and pistachios, cappelletti in a parmigiana reggiano sauce and chocolate caprese cake with raspberry sauce.
RE:Her was created by a group of chefs including Sandra Cordero (Gasolina Cafe), Mary Sue Milliken (Border Grill, Socalo), Kimberly Prince (Hotville Chicken) and Dina Samson (Rossoblu, Superfine Pizza).
Pitfire Pizza has added a Kid’s Pizza Making Kit ($35), and the full Pizza Making Kit for adults ($45) to the menu for takeout and delivery. Each kit serves four and includes dessert. The kid’s kit comes with four sets of modeling clay to keep idle hands entertained while the pizza and cookies bake in the oven.
The hands-on Kids Kit includes four fresh balls of pizza dough, pizza sauce, shredded mozzarella Zoe’s pepperoni (veggie sub available), four sets of kid’s modeling clay and four unbaked chocolate chip cookies.
Starting today, for eight weeks, Baltaire executive chef Travis Strickland launches FLINT By Baltaire to the Brentwood restaurant, a pop-up menu based on Strickland’s Phoenix-based FLINT By Baltaire. FLINT By Baltaire combines Middle Eastern flavors with the smoke and char of an American steakhouse.
The light Mediterranean-leaning menu features a variety of hummuses including artichoke hummus with peperonata and spicy short rib hummus with harissa and crispy shallot. Small plates include spicy lamb meatballs in braised tomato sauce with cumin yogurt and pickled herb salad, Moroccan fried chicken, and chopped salad with kale and romaine, sopressata, roasted peppers, chickpeas, tomato, avocado, white cheddar and tahini ranch.
FLINT By Baltaire also offers cocktails to-go like A Watched Pot Never Boils (Tito’s Vodka, pama, lemon and aperitivo rosato) and the Grapefruit & Chill made with Mi Campo Tequila, elderflower and grapefruit. Seasonal sangria is also available. For dessert, FLINT offers a burnt Basque cheesecake along with olive oil cake.
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