What’s Happening in Los Angeles: June 2016

From menu launches and weekend brunch debuts, to tasting dinners and fun events, you'll want stay in the loop this month
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Sanrio characters will be taking over the Plan Check menu this summer in celebration of the characters' 20th anniversaries.

The Los Angeles dining scene is ready to kick off the start of summer with numerous events and openings you're going to want to check out! We've rounded up the best ones right here:

Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara Debuts New Restaurant
Angel Oak, a new restaurant concept at Bacara Resort & Spa, will debut in late June.

Celebrate Father’s Day at LA Restaurants
Recess Eatery
, Lucques, The Pikey, and La Dolce Vita are all offering special brunch and dinner menus to help celebrate dad this Father’s Day (June 19th).

Chicas Tacos Opens in Downtown
The fast casual Mexican restaurant Chicas Tacos has opened in downtown LA.

Choctál Releases New Multi Packs
Ice cream
manufacturer Choctál has released new chocolate and vanilla “ice cream tours” including four 4-ounce single serve cups of chocolate and vanilla flavors.

Adam Carolla Launches New Beer
Adam Carolla
has launched The Endless Rant IPA, a new beer balancing citrus, pine, and tropical fruit profiles.

Il Fornaio Woodland Hills Launches Festa Regionale Menu
Starting June 6, Il Fornaio Woodland Hills will be highlighting dishes from Campania.

New Summer Menu at Le Pain Quotidien
Belgium bakery and café Le Pain Quotidien has launched a new summer menu as well as introduced organic juices made from new Juicero machines at its restaurants.

Plan Check Kitchen & Bar Features Hello Kitty Characters in Dishes
From June 10 through July 10, Plan Check Kitchen & Bar is teaming with Sanrio to feature Pompompurin and Chococat characters from their Hello Kitty brand to celebrate the characters’ 20th anniversaries. The restaurant has also launched a new brunch menu.

Salt and Straw Ice Cream Opens in Studio City
Salt and Straw
opened its third LA scoop shop in Studio City.

Sawyer and Clover Open in Silverlake
New seafood restaurant Sawyer, and Clover, an organic juice bar and eatery, have opened in Silverlake.

Shake Shack Offers New Menu Items
In June, two new menu items, a Bacon Cheddar Shack Burger and a Blueberry Oh My concrete and shake will launch at Shake Shack.

SLS’s Tres Offers Alice Tea
Tres by Jose Andres is featuring a special Alice in Wonderland inspired tea through June 5.

The Cannibal Opens in Culver City
New York based The Cannibal, a new butcher, sandwich shop, and adjacent restaurant has opened in Culver City.

The Hudson Offering Grilled Cheese Thursdays
West Hollywood’s The Hudson will be offering specialty grilled cheese dishes every Thursday in June.

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