What’s Happening This Week: June 7, 2021

Los Angeles Greater Area

Rare cars on Rodeo

The Beverly Hills Concours d’Elegance always draws a ton of people to Rodeo Drive. But this year, we’re not quite ready to go there. Enter the Father’s Day Tour d’Elegance—50 of the world’s rarest cars rolling down the iconic streets of Beverly Hills. Watch (distanced) on the sidewalk, or from outdoor restaurant seating. Vrrroom.

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Paddles and fishing rods in the city?

Absolutely, when you’ve got the LA River. Both the Elysian Valley and Sepulveda Basin Recreation Zones are now open for the season, so you can kayak and canoe on your own or with a tour … hook a finny dinner … or just stroll and keep your eyes open for Snowy Egrets and Great Blue Herons. Pret-ty wild.

Compass Library

Where to eat at LAX

What’s open? What’s new? What’s (believe it or not) outstanding? Now that you’re in the air again, you need to know where to grab a bite on the fly. Here’s a handy guide, terminal by terminal … along with five celebrity-run spots that rise above the rest.

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Oddball California vacation rentals

This state offers plenty of perfectly good places to stay. Not to mention imperfectly offbeat choices. Like alpaca ranches. Floating cabins. Tipis, domes and treehouses. Even a caboose. If your family’s tastes run to the predictable … you’re in the wrong place.

The Area 55 Futuro House | Courtesy of Airbnb.

San Francisco Bay Area

SF Pride

No, the parade is not back yet—at least not this year. However in lieu of that iconic San Francisco event, SF Pride 2021 will hold a slew of fun events in honor of the LGBTQIA+ community, including a film festival and two outdoor movie nights held at Oracle Park.

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Best bars go national

There are a ton of great bars in the Bay Area to suit just about every imbiber’s tastes. In its list of the 21 best in the country, Esquire magazine tipped four local watering holes for recognition: Viridian in Oakland, Valley Bar + Bottle in Sonoma, and Kona’s Street Market and Phone Booth in San Francisco. Drive safe!


Taiwan by the Bay

Beef noodle soup. Dan bing scallion egg pancakes. Gua bao steamed bun stuffed with fried fish. If you crave authentic Asian food, make sure to check KQED’s ultimate guide to Taiwanese restaurants in the Bay Area. The eats available every from Cupertino to Pleasanton to Berkeley to San Francisco will leave your mouth watering.

Yilan Foods on Instagram

Camping in style

Let’s face it: Camping it a lot of work. It’s also a lot of fun. If you’d like to maximize the latter and minimize the former, consider booking one of these six “glamping” destination in Sonoma County in which the shiny Airstreams, towering treehouses, and luxury canvas tents are awaiting—no assembly required.

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