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3 Ways To Eat Your Way Through The Weekend
The weekend is so close you can practically taste it. Here are the edible events going on in the next few days to keep you occupied—and sated, for that matter.
Free Ice Cream From Postmates: If youlove ice cream as much as we do, you'll dig this one. In celebration of National Ice Cream Day, Postmates is offering free Ice Cream On-Demand throughout the weekend. They're delivering free pints of Haagen-Dazs, Ben & Jerry’s, and other local brands if you download their app. All you need to do is open it up, find the Free Ice Cream On-Demand icon, select your flavor (chocolate, vanilla, or Postmates pick), and then wait for your delivery. Not a bad deal. Oh, and don't forget Uber is doing ice cream delivery today, too. You can find out more info on Postmates here and Uber here.
626 Night Market: The oh-so-popular 626 Night Market is back both Friday and Saturday in Santa Anita, offering up Pan-Asian fare like Hong Kong-style egg waffles, Boba milk teas, Filipino-inspired fusion food, Taiwanese crepes, stinky tofu, Indonesian fried noodles, Chinese donut sticks, and much, much more. There will be over than 200 vendors slinging food as well as crafts, games, music and other forms of entertainment. Admission is $3, parking is free, and food and drink are priced a la carte. Hours are 4 p.m.-1 a.m. both evenings. You can find out more info on their site here.
Fairfax Summer Kick-Back: Lindy & Grundy butcher shop will participate in the Fairfax neighborhood's block party this Sunday starting at 3 p.m. and kicking 'til 8. The event will feature music, BBQ, coffee, and cocktails, including Lindy & Grundy's hamburgers, bratwurst with grilled onions and mustard, adobo-marinated brick chicken, bacon-wrapped hot dogs, elotes and more. There is no cover for the event and parking is free. You can find out more info on their Faceobok page here.