Weekend Recommender: June 28-July 1
Indulge in tequila and food pairings, snag swim gear at a trunk show, and attend an art auction for a cause.
June 28, 2012
Rosa Mexicano's dinner matches yellowtail and bacon tacos with Avion tequila.
Rosa Mexicano West Hollywood Monthly Tequila Dinner
Thursday, June 28, 7PM
Reserve your spot for the famed upscale Mexican restaurant’s monthly tequila dinner series. This second installment from Rosa Mexicano includes Avion tequila pairings with three traditional Mexican courses. Prepared by executive chef Sam Christopher, the fare features jumbo lump crabmeat enchiladas; mini yellowtail and bacon tacos with chile, arugula, and truffle oil; and a Mexican trifle for dessert. $55 per person; 8570 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 310-657-4991
Vitamin A Trunk Show
Friday, June 29, 12-4 PM
Swim and resortwear boutique Everything But Water welcomes Vitamin A designer Amahlia Stevens for a special trunk show. Popular with celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow, Rihanna, Anne Hathaway, and Halle Berry, the Laguna Beach swimwear brand will showcase its latest styles and guests can receive personalized fittings with Stevens. Situated in upscale South Coast Plaza, the shop will also offer sweet treats, beverages, and special giveaways. 3333 Bear St., Costa Mesa, 714-540-8523
Art Project Los Angeles 2012
Friday, June 29-Sunday, July 1
A three-day art auction benefiting AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) is being held at Bonhams. Featuring works by Pablo Picasso, Julian Schnabel, and Jean-Michel Basquiat, the event also includes a VIP cocktail reception, and silent, live auction. VIP tickets $75, general admission $50; 7601 Sunset Blvd., LA, 323-850-7500
Transformers: The Ride 3-D at Universal Studios
Enjoy a fun-filled day at Universal Studios, where the newly debuted Transformers: The Ride 3-D is being lauded as the most beloved ride this summer. A tribute to the blockbuster movie series, the Transformers ride features incredible HD 3D and flight simulation technology. 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, 1-800-864-8377