As restaurants and bars continue to reopen around the country, we’re excited to fill you in on a new benefit for our Friends of The Infatuation members - dining perks at some of our favorite restaurants in LA.
The Infatuation’s membership program involves year-long benefits like members-only events, exclusive content, recommendations, perks, and more, and you can join here.
Our newest perk is one that celebrates the LA restaurants we love and hopefully gives you another reason to eat out. We’ve partnered with spots like Mazal, Sunset Sushi, and more. Get all the details below, and if you haven’t already, sign up to become a Friend here.
Restaurant perks run for a limited time through 2021. Partners and offers are subject to change and there will be some new perks added throughout the summer. If you have questions about the perks or the Friends of The Infatuation program, email us at email@example.com.
Members-Only Restaurant Perks
Named after the Chinese word for “noodle,” Mian serves authentic Sichuan-style noodles and traditional dishes, paying homage to the distinctly delicious (and tongue-numbing) cuisine of China’s Sichuan Province.
Friends of the Infatuation members get their choice of one free appetizer (either Spicy & Sweet Radish or Spicy Black Fungus) with their purchase of a noodle dish, as well as 20% off full bottles of sake and wine.
Holy Basil resides in the new up-and-coming food destination, Santee Passage. Focusing on Bangkok/Central Thai Street Food, you will find traditional stir-fried favorites like Pad Kee Mao (Drunken Noodle) and Pad See Ew along with their signature dish Tom Yum Goong soup.
Friends of the Infatuation members have access to a FOTI-only 2 or 4 person takeout menu on Fridays and Saturdays when showing your digital member pass onsite or using your code via phone. Please confirm your allergies with Holy Basil before ordering.
Dinner Set for 2 - Chef’s choice of 2 entrees and 2 side dishes, $44 Dinner Set for 4 - Chef’s choice of 4 entrees and 4 side dishes, $80
A casual restaurant located in Chinatown’s Far East Plaza with a focus on Filipino rotisserie and natural wine. Lasita features an intimate, newly remodeled dining room inspired by the Philippine sunset, and an easy-breezy patio to chill and soak it in. Drop by for a bite of Chicken Inasal or Lechon, and wash it down with a bottle of wine. No reservations required; first come, first serve.
Friends of the Infatuation members get a second bottle of wine for 15% off (of equal or lesser value, available for dine-in). To redeem, show your digital member pass onsite.
Tacos Y Birria La Unica is a cash-only food truck in Boyle Heights serving some of our favorite tacos in Los Angeles. As you can probably guess, it’s all about birria here, available with either goat or beef in a taco, quesataco, mulita, or even just on its own.
Friends of the Infatuation members get a free taco of their choice, plus a cup of consommé for dipping, with the purchase of two tacos. To redeem, show your digital member pass onsite.
Little Fish is a seafood pop-up that originated in an Echo Park house and which now operates every Sunday at Smorgasburg LA. Their signature sandwich (a take on the beloved Filet-O-Fish) features fresh Pacific Striped Bass in a beer batter crust, crunchy dill pickles, melted American cheese, and a squeeze of kewpie mayo. It’s served alongside fresh-squeezed frozen lemonade every week from 10am-4pm.
Friends of the Infatuation members will receive a complimentary fresh-squeezed frozen lemonade with the purchase of a signature Fried Fish Sandwich. To redeem, show your digital member pass onsite.
Lodge Bread Co. is a Los Angeles loved bakery/café focused on 100% whole-grain sourdough bread, creative pastries, artisan sandwiches, breakfast dishes and more. Chef Or Amsalam and Chef Alexander Phaneuf are both the masterminds behind the dough, and also offer their their naturally-leavened New York-style pizza concept (Full Proof Pizza) Wednesday-Sunday evenings at Lodge Bread Co.’s Culver City location.
Friends of the Infatuation members will receive a complimentary Cinnamon Sugar Toast Monday through Fridays with a purchase of $25 or more. To redeem, show your digital member pass onsite.
A coastal Mediterranean restaurant located in the heart of Culver City. With a market-driven menu and regional wines and craft cocktails, Margot offers an elegant dining experience of indoor and outdoor spaces with 360 degree views of the city.
Friends of the Infatuation members will receive a round of house bubbles on us when seated for a dinner reservation. To redeem, show your digital member pass onsite.
An Israeli-inspired restaurant serving authentic and light vegetarian Mediterranean cuisine supported by a robust natural and organic wine selection. The entire restaurant was hand-built – inside and out – from scratch by the owner/chef and his father, and the menu is a collection of his mother’s original recipes.
Friends of The Infatuation members get a second bottle of wine for 20% off (of equal or lesser value, available for dine-in or to-go). To redeem, show your digital member pass onsite or use your member code word.
Edomae-style sushi in the heart of Silver Lake on Sunset Boulevard. Guests can expect opulent omakase sushi alongside straightforward pared-down rolls, then add sake, Japanese beers, Toki highballs and more to pair.
Friends of The Infatuation members receive a complimentary fresh crab & avocado roll with the purchase of any dish (valid for dine-in only). To redeem, show your digital member pass onsite. For priority seating at the sushi bar, email firstname.lastname@example.org for special access info (available for 1-4 guests, 4 weeks ahead and minimum 24 hours advance notice).
Sticky Rice is known for Thai comfort food and straightforward street-stall dishes. They’re dedicated to serving only the best organic, free-range, and locally sourced ingredients at their original Grand Central Market location, with ice cold Chang beers and wine in Echo Park, and are opening in Highland Park in late 2021.
Friends of The Infatuation members receive a complimentary Thai Tea or mango sticky rice with the purchase of any dish (based on seasonality and availability). To redeem, show your digital member pass onsite at any location.
An eclectic American restaurant located in the heart of West Hollywood. Norah offers indoor and outdoor dining including a large dining room, bar, and outdoor patio spaces.
Friends of The Infatuation members will receive a round of house bubbles on us when seated for a dinner reservation. To redeem, show your digital member pass onsite.