Hollywood Roosevelt Screening 'Some Like it Hot' With Special Marilyn Monroe Menu
One of the many reasons Why We Love L.A. Summers is the free movie screenings on Monday nights at the oh-so-glam Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Tonight the class factor will up upped once more, screening "Some Like it Hot," starring Marilyn Monroe.
The Roosevelt will be putting together a specially themed menu in honor of the Hollywood heart throb, who actually shot her first big gig modeling for a toothpaste campaign at the storied hotel.
Since Monroe was known to love the bubbly, particularly Piper-Heidsieck, bottles and cocktails featuring champs will be served at a discounted rate. Monroe was also rumored to snack on French fries during her shoots, so the chefs will be whipping up truffle French fries, as well as ‘haute’ dogs and DiMaggio Ditalini pasta. For dessert, there will be chocolate-covered strawberries and champagne sorbet.
If you want to make a full day of it, head over to the Hollywood Museum for their Marilyn Monroe exhibit, which showcases some of the heart throb's gowns, personal cosmetics, private documents and annotated film scripts, as well as nudes shot by photographer Tom Kelly. Trailers start at 8:30 p.m. and the film will begin around 9.