Calling All Truckies!

The Sunset Strip is excited to host ten of L.A.’s most beloved food trucks this weekend. On Saturday these mobile gourmets will roll up on Sunset and unleash their delicious treats starting at 8 p.m. until midnight.
 
The trucks will be strategically placed on walkable stretch of Sunset, starting at The Comedy Store on the east to The Roxy Theatre on the west end of The Strip. So grab your walking shoes, your mobile devices and your appetite and come party with us!
 
The full lineup includes (from east to west)….

– India Jones (@indiajonesct) at The Comedy Store, 8433 Sunset
www.indiajoneschowtruck.blogspot.com
– World Fare Bus (@worldfare) at City Parking Lot at Queens Road, 8459 Sunset
www.worldfare.com

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Mass Happy Hour on The Sunset Strip!

The Sunset Strip is celebrating the summer with a Mass Happy Hour every Wednesday night! Kicking off June 2, select businesses are offering extended happy hours from 5-8 p.m. as well as a specially priced “The Sunset Strip” cocktail for $4.

Participating retailers are also extending their hours to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays and offering ‘tax break shopping’ from 5-8 p.m. Enjoy poolside cocktails, delicious appetizers, and stress-free shopping on The Strip all summer long. What are you waiting for?
 
 
PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS/BARS

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Unleash Your Inner Carrie, Samantha, Miranda Or Charlotte

If you’ve somehow missed the media buzz the past few weeks, Sex And The City 2 is set to debut in theaters this weekend. And fans of Carrie, Samantha, Miranda and Charlotte need not travel to New York or Morocco to experience the fun. All you need is a trip to The Sunset Strip to indulge in unique events celebrating your favorite ladies.
 
The Gordon Ramsay Bar at the London has created a menu of specialty cocktails “designed” after the famed women of SATC. All priced at $5, the cocktails will be offered weekdays from 5-7 p.m.
 
Toast Carrie Bradshaw with “The Fashionista” featuring Veuve Clicquot, pomegranate juice and pink rose petals, or sip on the Samantha Jones-inspired “Blonde Ambition” featuring Skyy infusions pineapple, fresh lime juice, tripe sec, crème de cacao and lime garnish.
 

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Sunset Strip Picks: May 24-30

“You could be the queen of the groupies, queen of the Sorrow Suckers.” Monday, May 24 join Aldous Snow (Russell Brand) and Infant Sorrow & Friends for a special performance at The Roxy Theatre. In what’s sure to be a musical laugh riot, comedian Brand will perform music from his new film Get Him To The Greek. Doors open at 8 p.m. and tickets are $32 through www.livenation.com.  www.theroxyonsunset.com
 
Tuesday, May 25 the Viper Room presents the folk-gazing sounds of The Uglysuit. Signed to indie trendsetter Touch And Go Records, this six-piece band of youngsters creates remarkably mature and inspired melodies. Think The Shins meets Band Of Horses. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $10. www.viperroom.com
 

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Watch Out Ladies! Tony Clifton Live From The Comedy Store All Week Long

Rumors have been swirling for weeks leading up to Tony Clifton’s return to the stage. Since arriving in town for rehearsals, the self-proclaimed international singing sensation has been hitting The Sunset Strip and causing a raucous wherever he appears.
 
In support of his week-long residency at The Comedy Store, Clifton and his entourage besieged the Viper Room last week, after ceremoniously being turned away at nightspot Voyeur. Clifton and crew have also been chatting up a storm on Twitter and other social networking sites, hyping the show with outrageous claims and boasts about possible guest appearances. After the “incident” at Voyeur, Clifton’s online PR campaign even urged fans to call the club and make a stink. 
 

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Thursday Comedy Nights @ Pi On Sunset

Pi On Sunset has added a new item to its menu. Beginning this Thursday the Lebanese restaurant will offer a night of comedy each week featuring top comedians as well as dinner and drinks.
 
The series kicks off Thursday night and includes dinner, drink and show for $18 per person. Space is limited. For reservations and additional details, call 310.657.1774.
 
www.pionsunset.com

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Sunset Strip Picks: May 17-23

Smack in the middle of their U.S. tour, Warner Drive stop by House of Blues Sunset Strip tonight to support Steel Panther before they head back out on the road. Show your hometown boys some love as they take the stage for a night jam-packed with some serious rock n’ roll. Doors open at 9 p.m. and tickets are $15 at the door. [Insider’s tip: Hit up the Warner Drive boys at www.myspace.com/warnerdrive and take advantage of their free guest list.]
www.hob.com
 
Pick Of The Week: Tuesday, May 18 The Roxy Theatre presents the genre defying sounds of Bigelf. The L.A.-based quartet has carved a niche for themselves with their unique yet familiar anthems. Think Black Sabbath meets Pink Floyd at a sideshow carnival. Doors for this highly recommended show open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12. As always, this show is all ages. www.theroxyonsunset.com
 

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Colin Hanks Got Hitched @ The London; Usher, Kevin Jonas, Reese Witherspoon, Katy Perry, Russell Brand Spotted On The Strip

Mr. Clifton’s Neighborhood [LA Weekly]
Robbie Conal book signing at Book Soup  [Brand X]
Historic Billboards of the Sunset Strip [LA Independent]
West Hollywood Structures & Style: Taste & Space Tour [NBC Los Angeles]
Designer Spotlight: Genetic Denim [LIVE! On Sunset]
Tony Clifton! Tony Clifton! Tony Clifton! [The Comedy Store Tumblr]
 

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