With six rail lines, including the new Expo Line to Culver City, Metro puts diners within easy walking distance of dozens of participating restaurants including Lukshon, Mo-chica, Papilles, and more.  From  Culver  City,  Downtown  LA,  and  Hollywood  to  Pasadena,  Universal  City,  and  Long  Beach,  diners  can  navigate shelling  out  $10  for  valet.

2) Speaking of dine LA, Coupa Café is participating again this year, offering a budget-friendly $15/per person lunch and a $25/per person dinner prix fixe menu with items that range from traditional Venezuelan to delectable Americanized treats with a twist!  Coupa Café has ample outdoor patio seating for guests to enjoy the beautiful summer weather.

3) Los Angeles Chef Kenny Seliger, will host the second venture in his new pop-up restaurant / dinner series concept, “Trap Door Dining” (, on Sunday, July 22, 2012. The pre-fixe dinner menu, a six-course “Pig & Fig Mountain” pig tasting menu with Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. ( beer pairings, will be held at Melrose Avenue gourmet sandwich and fine foods purveyor, Marcona ( The pre-fixe menu will be served from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM on July 22.  For July 22 reservations/ reservation policies, please contact the Trap Door Dining team at or {Twitter: @TrapDoorDining}

4) Café Fiore, a neighborhood restaurant that serves traditional rustic Italian cuisine, is expanding with a new location in Woodland Hills, CA located at 21550 Oxnard St. near Canoga Avenue. Café Fiore is known for its one-of-kind Italian dishes, a beautiful martini lounge and popular happy hours.

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