The Ultimate Melrose Arts District 2019 Gift Guide Part 2: Food And Entertainment

The Ultimate Melrose Arts District 2019 Gift Guide Part 2: Food And Entertainment

(If you’re looking for easier-to-wrap gifts, check out Part 1.)

This is the experiential Melrose Arts District gift guide. If you have family and friends who like to get out and try something new, check out the places on Melrose that will surprise and delight them.

60OUT ESCAPE ROOMS

For the folks on your list that can’t wait for the new escape room to open or are ripe for their first escape experience, a 60Out Gift Box is the way to go. Included in the cool box is a pass for 2-6 players, keychain, and pen for keeping notes for the win.

60OUT ESCAPE ROOMS
7270 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
310.478.4444
shop.60out.com/collections/gift-cards

DOMAINE LA

Hard to beat the perfection of wine paired with chocolate. Thank you, Domaine LA, for the kindness of putting these two mood-altering elixirs in one classy gift box, complete with a banded corkscrew. Who’s the lucky recipient?

DOMAINE LA
6801 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90038
323.932.0280
domainela.com/shop/gifts/wine-chocolate-and-accessory-gift-package

THE GROUNDLINGS + RONAN

A Best of Melrose combo platter: The Groundlings and Ronan are offering two new dinner and a show packages. Food from one of Melrose’s hottest restaurants and laughs from the legendary comedy club make for a perfect gift.

THE GROUNDLINGS + RONAN
7307 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
323.934.4747
groundlings.com/shows/packages

LA CHOUQUETTE

An almond and pear éclair, lemon and meringue tartelette, and a crème-filled vanilla “dune” – mmm. For the discerning eater, Francophile, or the sweet tooth, a gorgeous selection of pastries from La Chouquette would be a much-appreciated holiday treat.
LA CHOUQUETTE
7350 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
424.362.4380
lachouquette.com

MATRIX THEATRE

Award-winning playwright Del Shores is coming back to the Matrix with another dark, campy comedy, so the theatre lover on your gift list is in real luck. This Side of Crazy opens in January and runs through March and it will be a tough ticket after January.

MATRIX THEATRE
7456 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
tsocla.brownpapertickets.com

STANDING’S BUTCHERY

Every family and friend group has a meat lover who is willing to brave LA winter to keeping the BBQ going. Give that person the best to work with from Standing’s: the city’s best ethically and sustainably sourced meat, poultry, and house-made sausages.

STANDING’S BUTCHERY
7016 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90038
323.413.2212
standingsbutchery.com

Deborah Brosseau

About Deborah Brosseau

Deborah Brosseau provides audience development services to arts & entertainment, lifestyle, and non-profit clients. She is a freelance writer, providing anything from local listicles to corporate profiles for various online publications. Having first experienced Melrose in the '80s, she enjoys writing about the old school creatives as well as the progressive new ones.