CookLA, a Studio City “hands on” cooking school for all ages has a great deal of delicious fun happening this summer. Take advantage of the June promotion — buy one cooking lesson and get another for half-price (doesn’t apply to series classes). Could be a fun and different Father’s Day or graduation present! Upcoming one time classes include sushi, pizza making, artisan bread making, different ethnic cuisines and more. Also to note, there’s a three-part weekly cooking basics series starting June 21 highlighting Stocks and Sauces; Vegetable Cookery, Grains and Starches; and Sauteeing, Braising, Roasting, & Grilling. In July, there’s a teen series in July for ages 9-17 all about cooking basics. CookLA is also a great place for parties for all ages and for company team building. Check out the article we first ran on this unique cooking school nearly two years ago!
The Counter is celebrating Father’s Day with their “Burger for Dad” special. Stop by any The Counter location and tell your server that your dad, grandpa or dad-like figure needs a BFD and he’ll get a 1/3 lb. burger and toppings FREE if you buy a meal for yourself.
The Six in Studio City is giving all dads a FREE pint of beer on Sunday in addition to their regular brunch and dinner menus.
Gertie & BB is giving a 10% discount on their unbelievably scrumptious candy for Father’s Day. Choose from S’mores, Cherries Jubilee, Cinnamon Hot Cocoa, Coconut Almond, Mint Madness and Pistachio Crunch. Enter DAD at check out at www.gertieandbb.com. or call 818-905-0319. Choose from a variety of gift packaging from $7.50 to $69.95. This may be my favorite gourmet candy ever!
Go back to the 70s with La Frite in Sherman Oaks and celebrate their 40th anniversary with a special daily menu through June 24. Each day of the week has dishes from 1972. Soup is $7 and meat and seafood entrees are $19.72. Also, this weekend, make sure to check out their special menu for Father’s Day.
Go old school for Father’s Day at The Smoke House in Burbank and celebrate with the ”Ultimate Sunday Brunch”— an ‘all you can eat’ buffet featuring a carving station, pasta station, omelette station, fresh seafood, salads, breakfast, lunch items, and complimentary champagne, juice and coffee. Receive $5 off between 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. so come early and beat the crowd. If you can not make it for brunch, check out dinner with the regular menu dinner menu plus a barbecue special all night.
Kravings in Tarzana is offering a special Father’s Day deal from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.for $29.95 a person and kids under 10 are half price. Check out ‘all-you-can eat’ prime rib, bbq ribs, six kinds of steak, kebab and chicken brought to your table. There’s also a salad bar that includes appetizers, side dishes, sushi, seafood and more.
Sagebrush Cantina in Calabasas is very busy this June with Father’s Day brunch, kid’s club nights on Tuesdays with magic shows, science shows and marionette shows, and rock n’ roll nights for adults. Coming this Friday is Bella Donna, the Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks Experience.
Have a more sophisticated Father’s Day at The Saddle Peak Lodge with a three course meal featuring a variety of brunch and lunch items. Seat in the cozy lodge or enjoy the mountain view on an outdoor patio. $55 adults; 30 children.
If you’re catering a party, going for a picnic or bringing in food for Father’s Day, check out Sweet Butter Kitchen, Nesmon Cafe (get a free piece of warm French chocolate cake for dads) or Charlie’s Pantry
Hugo’s (Agoura, Studio City, West Hollywood) is planning on serving loads of Pasta Papa for Father’s Day along with their brunch menu. If you can’t make it in, Hugo’s has kindly shared the recipe for their famous dish.
5 oz. Linguini Pasta (about 1/3 lb. fresh pasta)
2 oz. cooked bacon (aprox. 2 slices)
3 oz. cooked sausage
1 tbsp oil or clarified butter
2 cloves fresh garlic, peeled and minced
2 tbsp chopped Italian parsley
1 oz. grated parmesan cheese
2 tbsp chopped green onion
2 extra-large eggs, beaten
1 tsp. seasoning – mix ¼ tsp ea. garlic powder, oregano, seasoning salt, onion powder
Optional or to taste, depending on seasoning of products you use.
¼ tsp. table salt
¼ tsp black ground pepper
Cook pasta 2-3 min till al dente. Heat saute pan and add oil or butter. When hot, warm bacon and sausage. Add garlic, parsley, green onion, seasoning, (salt & pepper to taste,) and cook for 30 seconds. Add cooked pasta and eggs to the saute pan, mix well and serve in a large bowl. Optional: Garnish with parsley and extra parmesan.
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