Say good-bye to June gloom.
Xoia Vietnamese Eats
What: Harking back to flavors of the central coast, the mod new eatery serves pho, banh xeo, and banh mi, along with pork belly lettuce wraps and tacos.
Why: The house specialty pork cao lau will be made with authentic short rice noodles from harbor town Hai An on a limited basis; a bootleg version will be around the rest of the time.
When: Tues.-Sun., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: 1801 W. Sunset Blvd., at Lemoyne St., Echo Park (213-413-3232). Cash only.
Monique Lhuillier Sample Sale
What: It’s the mother lode of matrimonial must-haves at today’s as-is sale with sample bridal and ready-to-wear marked down 40-90 percent.
Why: Simple charmeuse sheaths for $350, strapless satin trumpet gowns for $700, and lace and rare new gowns for $1,400 and up.
When: Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 1201 S. Grand Ave., b/t W. Twelfth St. & Pico Blvd., Downtown.
Hotel Comedy Night
What: For the very first time, music haunt The Hotel Cafe hosts a stand-up lineup — some musical acts make the night, too.
Why: Neal Brennan (Chappelle’s Show), Brent Weinbach (The Night Shift), funny lady Amy Dresner, and more folks to find either funny ha-ha or funny peculiar.
When: Mon. Doors at 6:30 p.m.
Where: 1623½ N. Cahuenga Blvd., b/t Hollywood Blvd. & Selma Ave., Hollywood (323-461-2040).
What: Up to 50 percent off the line’s comfy, body-conscious jersey collection.
Why: Free standard shipping on all Swirl orders thru July 5.
When: Your wardrobe needs some breezy West Coast style.
Where: Online at swirl.com.
New Winemaker Dinner at Craft
What: Once a month, vintners brings their finest to be paired with chef de cuisine Anthony Zappola and pastry chef Shannon Swindle’s five-course menu made especially for the occasion.
Why: Ojai Vineyards kicks things off with syrah, grenache, and more pourings to please dishes like Liberty Farms duck raviolini and dry-aged sirloin, skirt steak, and braised beef short rib.
When: Tues., 6:30 p.m.
Where: 10100 Constellation Blvd., b/t Century Park E. & Ave. of the Stars, Century City (310-279-4180). Reservations (required) at 424-204-7485 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photo: Courtesy of Xoia Vietnamese Eats