Bouchon Sunday Supper & Movies in the Park
What: Fill up in-house on gourmet comfort food like baby back ribs or pick up a picnic to enjoy alfresco at Bouchon Bistro’s new summer movie night at Beverly Canon Gardens.
Why: We can’t think of anything better than a bucket of fried chicken and Casablanca on the big screen.
When: Aug. 12 & 26, 8 p.m. (Also Sept. 9.)
Where: 241 N. Canon Dr., b/t Dayton & Clifton Ways, Beverly Hills (310-271-9910).
What: Peruse prep-cool staples for both sexes at the all-American brand’s West Coast flagship.
Why: Pick up crisp button-downs, fitted polos, and breezy frocks. Ivy League boyfriend not included.
When: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 1308 Abbot Kinney Blvd., at Cadiz Ct., Venice (424-272-9558).
Heidi Merrick Studio Sample Sale
What: Bold silk dresses, crisp blazers, and beach-ready bikinis at deep discounts from the ultimate California girl.
Why: Samples from past and current collections, all priced $25-$250.
When: Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 850 S. Broadway, at W. Ninth St., ste. 903, Downtown. R.S.V.P. (required) to 323-717-2153 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: Get your daily dose of fruits and veggies from affordable made-to-order organic juices and fresh vegetarian fare at this new cafe, dreamed up by actress and juice connoisseur Elisabeth Rohm.
Why: Juices priced under $4 and refillable 34-ounce glass jugs ensure you never go thirsty again.
When: Daily, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 3238 Pico Blvd., at 33rd St., Santa Monica (310-399-0001).
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