Cost: 30 minutes, $55; 60 minutes, $99; summer special only
Order the quinotto at Mo-Chica
There's nothing about Mo-Chica that shrieks "one of the more interesting dining experiences in Los Angeles," but that's what you can experience if you take the time to dine at the Peruvian restaurant near USC. Quinotto, a dish with wild mushrooms, quinoa grain risotto and crema fraiche, is just one of several dishes that might knock your socks off.
Through the Mic Series at LACMA
Learn more about what the Los Angeles underground hip-hop scene has to offer at this special series offered at LACMA. The series was put together by hip hop artist Murs, and different artists will be performing in front of the museum's "Urban Light" sculpture.
Cost: $15 general admission
Date: Third Thursday of the month, through October
Contact Info: LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles; http://www.lacma.org/series/through-the-mic
Categories: Entertainment, Arts & Culture
The Echo Park Time Travel Mart
Visit The Echo Park Time Travel Mart and gather essentials for traveling into the past (or future). Need a Centurion helmet? Or a robot toupee? Get them both here. Profits from the store help support the 826LA writing and tutoring center.