New In The Neighborhood: Rare By Drai’s Steakhouse

You’ll definitely want to sink your teeth into this: Rare by Drai’s steakhouse is open! The French-inspired steakhouse is decked out in red hues with velvetty red curtains, plush sofas and ornate lighting and seating. 
The menu includes cold and hot seafood offerings, filets, prime NY strip, ribeyes, prime porterhouse and rack of lamb as well as a full bar with signature cocktails. Items that caught our eye include iced Kumamoto oysters, pepper steak filet with fresh cracked peppercorn sauce, lobster truffled macaroni and cheese and the “On Sunset” cocktail (tequila ocho plata, arbol chili infused St. Germain, honey, lemon and ginger).
Expect a well-heeled crowd and lots of seductive engery with DJs, outdoor patio seating near the lounge and a candlelit dining room. 
Rare by Drai’s is open for dinner service. For reservations and more information, call 310-360-1525 or visit www.facebook.com/rarebydrais. 
 
 

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Picks of the Week: Dec. 10-15

Holiday blues got you down? Head to The Comedy Store on Tuesday, Dec. 10 for a sleigh full of laughs, as the legendary landmark presents their tried and true weekly showcase 16 Headlining Comics, with Whitney Cummings, Mark Ellis, Bobby Lee, Erik Griffin, Brody Stevens and more on the lineup tonight. After breaking the bank with all your Yuletide cheer, finally catch a break with $15 cover for a night chock full of the best of the best in laugh therapy. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. This show is ages 21 and older. www.thecomedystore.com

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Cherie Currie Rocks Good Cheer To The Sunset Strip

This Friday, Dec. 6 pioneering rock n’ roll frontwoman Cherie Currie returns to her humble beginnings here on The Sunset Strip for a very special Toys for Tots benefit show at the Viper Room. 
Before heading out to “Rock This Christmas Down” and sing-a-long to all your favorite youthful angst anthems, catch up with Currie as she reminisces about her early days on The Sunset Strip, talks about a possible Runaways reunion and shares her newfound love of…chainsaw carving?
 
Paint us a picture of what The Strip was like in the mid-seventies when The Runaways were first getting started?

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Picks of the Week: Dec. 2-8

Tonight TMZ’s favorite homepage headliner DJ Samantha Ronson returns to the Viper Room stage, spinning alongside Interscope records up-and-comer .BLEAUX and Adam Alt’s The Moonbeams. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for this 21 and older show. www.viperroom.com
Tuesday, Dec. 3 Buffalo, NY’s own southern metal converts Every Time I Die hit The Roxy Theatre along with special guests LetLive and Code Orange Kids. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $18.50 GA. www.theroxy.com

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