Labor Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate the holiday than with some good food, cold drinks and friends? If you're planning a barbecue, be sure to check out these 38 grilling and chilling recipes from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen. Feel like having someone else do the cooking? Here are some food and drink specials happening around town:
Rock and Reilly's is hosting a white party from 11:30 a.m. till closing. The Irish rock pub will be serving $5 Patron specialty cocktails, have DJs spinning and a slew of games to play including ring toss, corn hole and darts.
Bouchon will be serving up chef Thomas Keller's famous Ad Hoc fried chicken from 5 to 9:30 p.m. For $36 a person, get the buttermilk fried bird, New York cheddar grits, bacon and chive waffles, sauce chasseur and Vermont maple syrup.
The Larder at Tavern is offering a full Labor Day cookout menu with everything from ready-to-grill burgers and potato salad to a pastry dessert platter that serves 10. View the complete menu here. Orders need to be placed at least 48 hours in advance, (310) 806-6464.