Sunset Strip Picks: October 19-25

Monday, Oct. 19 the heat wave continues as The Roxy Theatre brings you Dead By Sunrise. This hot new side project features Chester Bennington of Linkin Park and half the guys from Orgy. Knowing those LP fans there will be a line down The Strip hours before the show, so get your tickets in advance! Doors open at 7:30 p.m., tickets are $20.
Swing on by Western outpost Saddle Ranch on Tuesday night for their Superstar Karaoke at 10 p.m. Get there early to enjoy power hour drink specials from 9-10 p.m., and for those who don’t want to karaoke on an empty stomach, the $19.99 “all you can eat ribs” special is served until 11:30 p.m.

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Several Sunset Strip Restaurants Participating In DineLA Restaurant Week

A handful of upscale restaurants along the notorious Sunset Strip, which stretches 1.3 miles through the heart of West Hollywood, are offering specially priced three-course meals over the next week as part of the dineLA Restaurant Week Event.
Restaurants participating along The Sunset Strip are:

Asia De Cuba $$$
BLT Steak $$$
BOA Steakhouse $$$
Gordon Ramsay at The London West Hollywood $$$
Katana $$
Ketchup $
Restaurant at Sunset Marquis $$$
RH Restaurant and Bar $$


Diners can select one of three choices for each course including appetizer/soup/salad, main course and a dessert.

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Sunset Strip Picks: October 12-18

Dine LA’s Restaurant Week continues through this Friday so take advantage of The Strip’s numerous and eclectic dining options while you can still get a meal for a steal. Asia De Cuba, BLT Steak, RH Restaurant and Gordon Ramsay at The London West Hollywood are among the participating restaraunts. Check out for discounts and special offers. In fact if you’re looking for something new, start your week by exploring Sunset’s newest taste sensation Sushiteria. Located next to the world famous Whisky A Go-Go, this cozy nook offers delicious rolls at Dine LA prices throughout the year. Sushiteria is located at 8917 Sunset.

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Faces Of The Sunset Strip: Tommy Black, Viper Room

What goes on behind the scenes of the notorious Sunset Strip? Who are the people that really run the show; the movers and shakers that keep the wheels of Sunset turning? And what are the tales they have to tell? This new series of articles will give you an insider’s look at the real Sunset Strip through the stories of those who know it best.

Tommy Black has been slinging drinks at the Viper Room for more than 8 years now. Having been in a number of successful bands from Sparkler to Palo Alto/Golden State and now Scott Weiland, the Viper often touts him as one of their “Celebrity Bartenders” (a phrase coined by former talent buyer Joe Rinaldi). Get to know your favorite silky haired bartender/bass player a little more…

Can you take us through the early days of arriving in L.A. and getting into the music scene?

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