What's Happening This Week: November 11, 2020

Los Angeles Greater Area

Magic Castle drive-up comedy

Believe your eyes: Hilarious comics are popping up in the parking lot of the world-famous Magic Castle (and your car’s FM radio). You can even order from the Castle’s special menu and buy cocktails, wine and beer onsite. 

Los Angeles: The Magic Castle is located in the heart of Hollywood in Los Angeles. Diners and bar patron are entertained by world-class magicians in the members-only exclusive club. | iStock

20 decadent breakfast sandwiches

Yes, we love our breakfast burritos, but there are other intriguing and elegant ways to wrap up eggs. Think bagels, muffins, croissants, biscuits, buns, brioche … filled with a mouthwatering medley of egg-adoring ingredients. 

Coffee Commissary Santa Monica | Courtesy of Coffee Commissary

Not your traditional Thanksgiving takeout

By now, we’ve had plenty of practice ordering comfort food to go. So in a year like this, you might long for the cozy tradition of turkey and stuffing. Then again — maybe it’s time for a whole new take. If you agree, these places are ready.

Assorted Thanksgiving offerings from Tiato. | Courtesy of Tiato

The 7 best scenic drives in LA

You’ve been really good about staying close to home. But there comes a time when you have to see there’s still a beautiful world out there. Any one of these Los Angeles jaunts will bring you home recharged and inspired.

Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu | iStock

San Francisco Bay Area

Guilt-free Delivery

New food delivery app Feastin offers an alternative way to get Bay Area takeout that’s friendlier to restaurants’ bottom lines by circumventing onerous third-party surcharges. Now the only thing you have to feel guilty about is the fried chicken that’s on the way.

Feastin featured in 7×7 | Courtesy of @feastintogether on Instagram

Golden Gate Lights

To wind up Golden Gate Park’s 150th birthday, San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced what should be a spectacular light installation starting Dec. 1. “Entwined,” by San Francisco-based artist Charles Gadeken, will transform Peacock Meadow located in the park’s east end into an illuminated enchanted forest.  

Courtesy of San Francisco Recreation and Park Department

Pinot Green-io

We all want to support the environment as much as we possibly can. But we also really want to drink wine. Here are five eco-friendly wineries in Sonoma to visit that are committed to doing right for the land, the staff, and the surrounding neighborhood.     


Giving thanks made easy

Thanksgiving is set be a much more intimate affair this year due to Covid restrictions. The upshot: It’ll be a lot cheaper to just order up a premade meal from local purveyors. Check out these absolutely mouth-watering options for Turkey Day takeout compiled by Eater.