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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 10 September 2012

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Publication Title: La Downtown News
Source: California Digital Newspaper Collection [UC Riverside]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 10 September 2012

September 10, 2012 14 Downtown News An Innovative Party Approach at Soleto New Italian Restaurant Focuses on Trattoria Fare by Jeff Favre they select a place that is more high energy and trendy then people can get fully out of the work element and have more fun. Rather than doing it in the break room, get them into a contributing writer T he Soleto Trattoria and Pizza Bar has big shoes to fill: The newly opened establishment fills the Figueroa Street space long occupied by the lauded Zucca. Fortunately, Soleto has some things going for it, starting with being a part of Innovative Dining Group, the machine behind establishments including Boa and Sushi Roku. Then there’s the high-quality, varied Italian menu. cool environment. Q : What size crowds do you handle? A : For a sit-down meal in the restaurant we can host as little as a party of 10; a complete restaurant buyout is 200. Out of the restaurant we can go as high as 200, but we probably wouldn’t go lower than 50 people. Those com...

Publication Title: La Downtown News
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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 10 September 2012

September 10, 2012 16 Downtown News Going Big and Boutique on a Budget Hilton Checkers Proves You Can Have an Affordable Affair in an Opulent Space by Jeff favre cheons and early afternoon events. Q : How soon should people start planning a holiday party? contributing writer T he Hilton Checkers isn’t just a boutique hotel nestled in the Financial District. It’s also a prime party spot, with a restaurant that has a secluded patio and a private dining room. According to Donna Lewis, the establishment’s director of sales and marketing, even companies that are continuing to struggle economically can find a way to celebrate the holiday season without making a major dent in the budget. The trick, she said, is to plan early, and to think away from the classic office A : They should start planning six months in advance. You can still plan for one now, as long as you are open to a less-desirable date. So instead of a Friday or Saturday you might need to be OK with a Thursday or a luncheon. ...

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Page 18 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 10 September 2012

September 10, 2012 18 Downtown News A Party With Atmosphere ' Café Pinot Has a Standout Location and Plenty of Experience by Jeff favre the wine and then give guests a chance to interact with a sommelier to find out more information about that wine. Another popular trend is a photo booth. People love them for their parties. contributing writer M ost holiday parties are indoor affairs. That’s partly why Café Pinot is different: The restaurant near the Central Library can hold outdoor events by a fountain in a lush garden. Q : How soon should people start planning a holiday party? General manager Valerie Gerstle benefits not just from the location, but also from the parent company: Café Pinot is part of the standout Patina chain. When it comes to a party, options include the library’s Maguire Gardens and the restaurant’s glass-enclosed Skyroom terrace. Just be sure to book well in A : We start booking for December in May, so we recommend booking the moment you have your guest count an...

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Page 19 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 10 September 2012

September 10, 2012 Downtown News 19 Beer and Beyond The 100 Brews Are Only Part of the Party at a New Broadway Establishment by Jeff favre budget. We make whatever they can spend look like $ 1 million. contributing writer T here may be 100 beers on tap at the new Los Angeles Brewing Company, but owner Ralph Verdugo said that is merely the beginning of what he can offer holiday partiers. Verdugo would know: He formerly ran Club 740, so he has some ideas about setting the atmosphere for a good time, even if the party needs to be on a tight budget. With the Broadway restaurant ready for its first holiday party season, Verdugo is planning some modern menu options that will make an office mixer anything but typical. Q : Should there be some sort of entertainment offered at the party such as music or a show? A : I think it depends on the party. If you want it to be a happy environment then music can be good for that, and we are set up for live bands or a DJ. We have a full catalogue of pe...

Publication Title: La Downtown News
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Page 20 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 10 September 2012

September 10, 2012 20 Downtown News The Right Menu and The Right Look Ensenada Has Traditional Meals and A Festive Decor by Jeff favre like parties now more that are in a buffet style. So they order several dishes and they pay for non-alcoholic drinks. contributing writer T radition is what Emma Chavez can offer holiday revelers. It’s not just a tossed-off line: The Mexican restaurant she owns near Fifth and Spring streets has been a Downtown fixture for 25 years. Q : How soon should people start planning a holiday party? A : A good time to plan is at the end of October, right around Halloween. by Gary Leonard Emma Chavez has been serving Mexican food at Ensenada for 25 years. The key to a successful party, she says, is creating the right atmosphere. Ensenada, which specializes in seafood dishes, adds seasonal touches in decor and menu items to put the office crowd in a party mood. The atmosphere, Chavez said, is the key to having fun, no matter what the budget. Q : Is austerity sti...

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Page 21 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 10 September 2012

September 10, 2012 Downtown News 21 Throw Another Party On the Grill LUNCH Financial District Restaurant Has Private Rooms, A Gastropub and a VIP Experience GRAND OPENING SPECIAL Food by Alex Reznik Al Fresco Dining / Valet Parking Jacqueline Wakefield, the banquet manager and dining room manager for the Daily Grill, offers two private dining rooms and a comfort food menu for holiday partiers. by Jeff favre want you can buy out Public School 612, which is our gastropub, and you can have at least 250 people. We don’t do full service catering out of house. contributing writer T he Daily Grill is a popular Financial District space for lunch. It also holds numerous holiday party opportunities. Jacqueline Wakefield, the banquet manager and dining room manager, said it’s easy to get a VIP experience by booking one of the two private dining rooms, each of which seats about 40 people. Once there, instead of buffets, the Daily Grill can offer a full menu and a veteran wait staff. There’s als...

Publication Title: La Downtown News
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Page 22 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 10 September 2012

September 10, 2012 22 Downtown News 40 Fantastic Party Places From Private Rooms to Full Restaurants and Beyond, Downtown Has a Wealth of Choices For the Holiday Bash W e know: The week of Labor Day seems way too early to start thinking about holiday office parties. The weather is warm ( sometimes much more than warm) and almost no one has even begun to plan a Halloween costume, much less a December office event. from 10 a. m.-noon The good news is that Downtown Los Angeles has a wealth of choices. From restaurants that offer private rooms to hotels with huge ballrooms to spaces that exist solely for the purpose of a party, there is something for everyone’s taste and budget. Here is a big, but by no means definitive, list of Downtown choices. Call now. m.-noon Still, as any party planner worth his or her doilies will tell you, ’ tis the season to start making arrangements for the end-of-the-year bash. Procrastinators may not believe it, but now is when the hottest spaces start to fi...

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Page 23 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 10 September 2012

September 10, 2012 Downtown News 23 LoftSEVEN in the Haas Building Seventh Street penthouse a spacious, stylish kings behind Mendocino Farms. Pair with inventive drinks zero of the Old Bank District revival City Club on Bunker Hill — luxurious accommodations on the 54th floor. Seats up to 400 Maddalena Restaurant at San Antonio Winery food under a barrel-shaped ceiling, steps from a working winery Italian Border Grill — Two Hot Tamales cuisine and a festive décor Millennium Biltmore Hotel hundred of your closest friends host a few dozen or a few Drago Centro — some of the best Italian food in the city, with a massive wine list and an assortment of private rooms AT& T Center Penthouse — drop-dead views on the 32nd floor of an office tower with grub from from Joachim Splichal’s Patina Catering Mo-Chica — sample Downtown’s new Peru review in a vibrant Seventh Street space Library Bar — sip smart drinks while surrounded by leatherbound books The Gorbals — Downtown’s only Jew...

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Page 24 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 10 September 2012

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Page 25 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 10 September 2012

September 10, 2012 Downtown News 25 Ensenada Q : What can someone expect to spend per person, and what tips do you have for keeping prices down? Hilton Checkers A : The average per person depends on what’s on the menu, but it’s usually between $ 14 and $ 18. What we do to keep the cost lower is we don’t have to serve chips and salsa, or soup of the day. You can skip either of those or both and focus on the main menu. Continued from page 20 at a restaurant, then yes. We can control more what people can drink and we can stop them from going home drunk, but at an office event the sky is the limit. Continued from page 16 Q : What food items or specialties that you offer would you recommend that anyone have on their holiday party menu? A : Comfort foods are really popular. We have been doing more of a tasting menu instead of a salad, a main course and a dessert. Last year we did a short rib potpie that was a comfort food, and we did a pumpkin soup for Q : Should the boss be there for the...

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Page 26 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 10 September 2012

September 10, 2012 26 Downtown News HEALTH Hope for Recovery ' o, National Recovery Month Event in Downtown Aims to Raise Awareness by RichaRd Guzmán recovery at all levels is possible. Agencies like ours are here to help individuals and we do help a lot of individuals in Downtown recover. city editoR M ental health and substance abuse issues are often avoided, or when addressed, they are routinely seen as problems in which the person suffering is blamed. A Downtown group is looking to change that think- Q : What’s going to be happening that day? A : It’ll be a carnival games fundraiser. There will be a number of booths and games. A representative for Councilman Richard Alarcon will be there to award us with a proclamation. ing. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has declared September National Recovery Month. With the message that recovery in all forms is possible, the month will feature nearly 700 community events throughout the nation. Q : So what does ...

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Page 27 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 10 September 2012

September 10, 2012 Downtown News 27 Water, Water, Everywhere Experts Remind That Hydration Is Important to Overall Health by Sharon Naylor W ater is essential to nearly every function of the human body. It regulates our temperature, cushions and protects vital organs, aids in digestion and acts within each cell to transport nutrients and dispel waste. According to the American Council on Exercise, water constitutes 75% of muscle tissue and 10% of essential fatty tissue, contributing to good health and strength. Since the brain is 75% water, being moderately dehydrated causes headaches, dizziness and, according to some reports, mental fogginess. In addition to quenching thirst, water regulates our temperature, cushions and protects vital organs and Water is also required for healthy lung function, moistening oxygen so that you can breathe better. The International Bottled Water Association says that adequate hydration helps convert food into energy and cushions joints. The nutrition ...

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Page 28 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 10 September 2012

September 10, 2012 28 Downtown News CALENDAR photo co urte sy Stan Le e ’s Com ika z e and To Invade SouTh Park It’s Not Yet Comic-Com, but Comikaze, With a Boost From Stan Lee, Is Ready for Its Close-Up by Jeff favre Comikaze ( Lee’s name wasn’t yet in the title) last November. ing Comic-Con. She noted that instead of just a signing booth, there will be a pop-up store and an Elvira Museum with items including her red sofa and her Macabre Mobile. “The night before the show we were expecting about 5,000 people,” she said.“ We showed up and there were 35,000 people. We had a staff of 10. We had printed 5,000 programs. They were gone in 10 minutes.” contributing writer G rowing up an avid comic book, anime and superhero fan in Temecula, there was an image that always stuck with Regina Carpinelli. While Peterson’s character may have peaked in popularity decades ago, another element of Comikaze focuses on something currently in vogue for horror and comics fans — zombies, as seen in vehic...

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Page 29 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 10 September 2012

September 10, 2012 Downtown News 29 ‘ A Good Event Is When Our Eyes And Minds Are Opened’ As the Central Library’s Aloud Series Turns 20, Curator Louise Steinman Looks at the Past and the New Season as told to Jon RegaRdie gone to heaven; meeting W. G. Sebald, a great man, just months before he died in a car crash; walking Downtown L. A. streets with Nobel Prize-winner Orhan Pamuk; seeing Bernard-Henri Levy, the great French intellectual, impressed and even flummoxed by a high school student’s insightful question during an Aloud Q& A. anchor the series and please our donors. T his is the 20th year of Aloud. It’s also the Library Foundation’s 20th anniversary. Shocking, isn’t it? executive editoR “This is not supported by the city of L. A. We have to raise money for it. People support the library because they love and believe in the library, and they sup- “The person who hired me was Library Foundation Executive Director Evelyn Hoffman. The director of the Library Commiss...

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Page 30 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 10 September 2012

30 Downtown News September 10, I EVENTS T H E D O N’T M I S S L I S T SPONSORED LISTINGS Autumn Lights L. A. 2012 Pershing Square, 532 S. Olive St., ( 213) 2478800, autumnlightsla. com, facebook. com/ autumnlightsla or twittter. com/ autumnlightsla Asphalt Makes You Dance, Aziz Makes You Laugh, And More Downtown Fun Sept. 22, 6 p. m.-1 a. m.: Autumn Lights L. A. is a multi-media light art spectacle now in its eighth year. Experience interactive light art, installations, performances, projections, live music and more. All lights by local and international artists. Live feed will be available. Stay tuned on Facebook and Twitter. Bands include Killsonic, We Funk, Ruby Friedman Orchestra, Easter Conference Champions ECC and Kings of Spade. Bring your dog for the Glo Dog Pet Parade sponsored by Pussy & Pooch. Dog trainer Tamara Clark will provide a free training lesson in managing your dog at public events and through crowds. Meet-up at 8: 30 p. m. at the Pershing Square dog ...

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Page 31 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 10 September 2012

September 10, 2012 Downtown News 31 Sept. 16, 7 p. m.: Portland based acoustic, folkinspired, introspective artist Casey Neill requires no further introduction. Broadway Bar 515 W. Seventh St., ( 213) 614-0737 or sevengrand. la. Sept. 10: Katisse Buckingham and his quartet are back for some flute vengeance. 830 S. Broadway, ( 213) 614-9909 or broadwaybar. la. Sept. 11: The Makers. Yeah baby, The Makers. Sept. 12, 10 p. m.: The Vibrometers bring new meaning to the phrase“ play that funky music white boy.” Sept. 13, 10 p. m.: As always, HM Soundsystem’s Broader Than Broadway is the most entertaining electronic music on Thursday nights within close proximity to both Two Boots Pizza and Tacos Mexico. The Smell 247 S. Main St., alley between Spring and Main streets, thesmell. org. Casey’s Irish Pub 613 S. Grand Ave., ( 213) 629-2353 or bigcaseys. com. Sept. 13: DJ David Scott Stone and DJ Dane Josiah. Sept. 14: Fell to Low, The Action Index, Char-Man and Heavy Air. Sept. 14, 10 p. m.: Bo...

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Page 32 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 10 September 2012

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