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ink.: Worth the Wait?

ink.: Worth the Wait?

Michael Voltaggio’s ink. opened just over a month ago on Melrose, and reservations are in high demand. I logged on to their website the day the reservation system went online, and was shocked that the restaurant was completely booked for 30 days out. So 30 days later, I finally had the chance to visit ink. this weekend, and it left me thinking – was it worth the wait?

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Food X Frame: Halloween / Pumpkin and Spinach Boogie Man-icotti with Bloody Bolognese

Film X Frame: Halloween / Pumpkin and Spinach Boogie Man-icotti with Bloody Bolognese

You love Los Angeles. You love movies. You love food. Every first Wednesday of the month, Food X Frame will discuss a movie that was shot or set in LA and provide a corresponding recipe. BYOB.

It’s that time of year again: time to half ass a costume together (one accessory does not equal a costume), get way too drunk (Jell-O shots weren’t even a good idea in college), and make questionable decisions (no one needs to see your rendition of “Single Ladies”—especially not the entire bar). Yes my friends, Halloween has arrived. It’s the one holiday that starts off all fun and games, and ends next to the toilet, somewhere near or around the vicinity of an empty bottle of malt liquor—if you are from my family, this may also be easily confused with Thanksgiving and/or Christmas.

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Oldfield’s Liquor Room

Oldfield's Liquor Room

Did you want a really good cocktail, the kind you’d get in good old DTLA, but you’re not in the neighborhood? Are your eyes tired of the same slick, post-modern, “designer-y” interior design of many new or almost-new bars in LA? Are you in the Westside and you’re about two Yelp searches away from declaring, “There’s nowhere to drink in the Westside!”? Well, my dear Eastside-minded lush, the new but pleasantly old-fashioned Oldfield’s Liquor Room meets your needs for your alcoholic palette and your pretty-seeking eyes.

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Ghana Must Go Fiber CAFAM Los Angeles

CAFAM is hosting a two day event called Ghana Must Go on November 1 and November 2. There will be a trunk show, West African inspired works, performances, and more.

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Fit, Form, Function Compton

Fit, Form, Function is a new (and first) Compton based arts journal. They’re hoping to explore a few things, their first issue specifically speaking to “objects we do not touch.” If you want to get involved, send in submissions by November 15.

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House Of Modern Horrors Alex Miller Los Angeles Halloween 2014

In case you need more frights this weekend, Alex Miller is bringing an immersive exhibition called the House Of Modern Horrors. It’s a cringeworthy event showcasing “nightmares that haunt our reality.” EEeEeEeeeEE. There will also be some comedians, too.

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