KCRW’s 5 Things to Do This Week

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EAT: Maison Giraud

Food critic extraordinaire Jonathan Gold is eating at Alain Giraud’s Pacific Palisades bistro, Maison Giraud.  Jonathan crowns their croissants the best in LA and a “phenomenon unto themselves.”

 SEE: Oliver Stone’s Savages

Pulitzer Prize winning film critic Joe Morgenstern calls Oliver Stone’s Savages “good nasty entertainment sustained by a buoyant spirit.” Sold.

 MAKE: Chilled Peach Soup

Gazpacho shmazpacho. Do like Cookbook author Cliff Wright who loves using fruit in cold soups. Go on, incredible summer peaches await you at the farmers markets!

LISTEN: New Music From LA Bands

KCRW DJs are buzzing about the homegrown scene – check out indie folk band Sea Wolf, garage rockers the Soft Pack, and ’60s psych-pop group Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti.