UPDATE: Oreo says that given recent guidance from The L.A. Department of Public Health and national health authorities, the event at the Santa Monica Pier has been cancelled.
Monday will be cloudy with a chance of meatballs, there’s a three-story, five-lane Oreo slide on the Santa Monica Pier and free tacos at the Burbank El Pollo Loco — here’s what’s popping up.
Friday, March 6-Saturday, March 7 (CANCELLED)
Oreo is making the final stop on their nationwide tour, taking over the Santa Monica Pier with a gigantic, five-lane slide measuring nearly 3-stories high. As part of the brand’s What’s Your Stuf? campaign, Oreo is making the Santa Monica pier even more playful and asking its fans to answer the burning question: What is the perfect Oreo cookie-to-creme ratio? L.A. cookie-lovers will vote for their ideal level of filling in the most playful way, by sliding down one of the five lanes: Oreo Thins, Oreo Original, Oreo Double Stuf, Oreo Mega Stuf, or the Oreo Most Stuf. An on-site leaderboard will tally results in real-time and everyone who stops by will receive a sample of their OREO cookie of choice.
Monday, March 9
Patxi’s Pizza in L.A. Live is celebrating National Meatball Day. Guests who dine in will enjoy a free order of Patxi’s meatballs with the purchase of any specialty pizza, including Neapolitan thin crust or Chicago-style deep dish.
Cattle & Claw at Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills is giving meatball-lovers 50 percent off their traditional Pepe’s Meatballs (originally $13), served with creamy polenta and mascarpone, all day for both lunch and dinner.
Tuesday, March 10
On Tuesday, customers are invited to stop by El Pollo Loco in Burbank to fill up on as many tacos as they can handle from 10 a.m.-8 p.m.,. The celebration is to launch El Pollo Loco’s new Mix & Match Street Tacos. The lineup features the restaurant’s first plant-based protein — Chickenless Pollo —and The World’s First Keto Taco. They’re also offering 10 lucky fans the opportunity to win an Endless Taco Party this month. Simply follow El Pollo Loco on Instagram (@elpolloloco) and look for ways to become a winner. 521 North First St., Burbank.
Thursday, March 12
Adam Perry Lang’s steakhouse — APL Restaurant — pays homage to the award-winning musical, Hamilton, with a new, pre-show menu ($65/person). Debuting on opening night at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre — the menu includes King George Salmon, Bank of New York Strip, and Bone-In-Dependence Ribeye. Hand-crafted cocktails including The Hamiltini, Pimms & Perry, and Cherry Bounce Smash. There’s also a new Hamilton-inspired pre-show kid’s menu including Yankee Noodles, Short Rib United Steaks, and Not Throwing Away My Hot Dog .