Good to the last drop.
What: Fuel up at Koreatown’s latest coffee bar, serving single-origin beans from Portland-based Coava Coffee Roasters.
Why: Have it your way. Choose your roast then have it brewed via siphon or hand drip.
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 3525 W. Eighth St., b/t S. Oxford & S. Serrano Aves., ste. 203, Koreatown (818-521-7338).
What: Seasonal burgers fired on wood-burning grills, house-made accoutrements, custard shakes, and cocktails from Julian Cox (Sotta, Rivera) are the bread and butter of this highly anticipated double-decker burger joint at the farmers market.
Why: Save room for the soon-to-open bakery and coffee shop next door, imagined by the late Amy Pressman (Spago, Old Town Bakery).
When: Opens Fri., 5 p.m.
Where: 6333 Third St., at N. Fairfax Ave., Fairfax District (323-761-7970).
Apolis: Common Gallery
What: The socially conscious men’s fashion and lifestyle brand opens its first flagship in the Arts District, stocking vintage-inspired tees, washed Japanese button-downs, and luxe accessories for dapper dudes.
Why: The shop also functions as a community space for advocate keynotes, film releases, and art exhibitions.
When: Mon.-Wed., noon-6 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat., noon-7 p.m.
Where: 806 E. Third St., at Traction Ave., Downtown (213-613-9626).
Burning Torch Studio Sale
What: Score distressed moto jackets, party dresses, and cashmere staples from the edgy local label’s fall/winter backstock at 50 percent off.
Why: A DJ provides the perfect sound track for fighting for that last upcycled army jacket.
When: Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 1738 Cordova St., at Vermont Ave., Mid-City (323-733-7700).
A Benefit Concert for School Music Revival of Japan
What: Margaret Cho and Grant-Lee Phillips host this musically inclined fundraiser with performances by The Section Quartet, Sam Phillips, Vivian Campbell, Matt Sharp, and others.
Why: All proceeds go to replacing school musical instruments lost during the tsunami.
When: Sun., 7 p.m.
Where: The Largo at the Coronet, 366 N. La Cienega Blvd., at Oakwood Ave., Mid-City West (310-855-0350). Tickets ($40) online at laughstub.com.
Coolhaus Ice Cream Sandwiches Shop
What: Everyone’s favorite ice cream truck goes brick-and-mortar (hallelujah!) with a Culver City address offering architectural ice cream sandos, classes, and a test kitchen for churning out the next frozen masterpiece.
Why: Whet your appetite with Blue Bottle coffee, vintage soda floats, and ice cream-inspired hot chocolate.
When: Opens today, 6 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., noon-10 p.m.; Fri.-Sun., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 8588 Washington Blvd., at Cattaraugus Ave., Culver City (310-424-5559).
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