What to Know
- Sunday, Feb. 24, 7 o'clock to close
- "Formal attire required"
Places inside places isn't quite the meta thing it used to be, thanks to a bevy of pop-ups popping up inside existing businesses.
But before those limited-time experiences, experiences that tend to have a singular focus and a short run, arrived on the scene, there was The Varnish, a throwback tavern located inside Cole's, Originators of the French Dip Sandwich.
The stylish, sepia-toned bar was no here-today-gone-next-month guest star at the storied DTLA restaurant, however; it was designed to be a permanent part of the whole.
And we do mean "celebrating," for formal attire is a must at the 10th anniversary soirée (and not a suggestion).
What will you enjoy once you plunk down fifty bucks for entry?
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The night will boast "... guest bartenders, musical performance, sponsored cocktails, Champagne, and daiquiri toasts," as well as an atmosphere that rocks a lot of early 20th-century cred.
The beneficiary of the evening? Spirited Coalition for Change, which seeks to help our city's homeless population, will receive half of the proceeds. This is the give-back organization, by the by, that was co-founded by 213 Hospitality, which oversees The Varnish and Cole's.
And if you just can't miss the Academy Awards, take note: Cole's will be holding "Oscar festivities," lending the whole affair even more elegance and vavoom.
You'll definitely want to dig out the dressy togs for this one, a celebration of a place within a place, a hidden, cocktail-cool treasure that's more than proved its staying power over the last decade.