Bacari Silver Lake, located in the old Cliff’s Edge space on Sunset Blvd., has kicked off their all-new late-night “Bar Bacari” weekly entertainment program on Thursdays and Fridays with live music presented by The Burgundy. Tonight, starting at 10 p.m. through 2 a.m., DJ Esli will close out the night with vibey vinyl mixes for those who are looking to keep the energy alive inside of Bacari Silver Lake’s main bar and dining room.

Nothing says summer like a rooftop brunch in West Hollywood overlooking the hills. E.P. Restaurant has launched a new Sunday brunch service, helmed by Australian culinary director Monty Koludrovic, pastry chef Jaci Koludrovic and head chef Nick Russo. The menu features a variety of twists on classic brunch fare like oysters with Bloody Mary mignonette, smoked salmon tartine, and the ultimate hangover cure, their sausage and sunny side up breakfast sandwich. Other items include chicken and waffles, caviar seaweed snacks, a breakfast burrito with eggs, bacon tater tots and avocado as well as steak and eggs and a lobster salad.

National Oyster Day is August 5 (Courtesy Messhall Kitchen)

Celebrate National Oyster Day and National IPA Day on Thursday, August 5 at Messhall Kitchen. They’ve got two mini pilsners for $6 from Messhall’s house IPA draft selections, Stone Delicious IPA and Elysian Full Contact Imperial Hazy IPA. As a way to pay homage to both holidays, Messhall will also be offering an Oyster & IPA Pairing for $24 and half-dozen market Oysters for $18. IPA & Oyster specials are only available at Messhall Kitchen on August 5th – make a reservation now through their website or call 323-660-6377 (hours: 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.).

Popular Quick Service South Korea Chain Mom’s Touch has made its much anticipated Southern California debut in the Gardena Plaza. The specialty chicken chain is famous for its fried creations that include chicken sandwiches, saucy wings and crispy chicken fingers.

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