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June 23, 2021

Salads, Sips and More: 6 Recipes For Your Summer BBQ in DTLA

It’s no secret every apartment at 1133 Hope has great outdoor spaces. Whether it’s your spacious apartment balcony or the outdoor entertainment space on the TK floor — with a complete kitchen — there’s room to cook, relax, and hang out with your people. And after the year we just had, getting together with friends and family for a drink and a meal is everything we’re living for. 

Here are a bunch of recipes to inspire the best summer barbecue in DTLA. Need more tips? We’ve got ideas for decor, markets, drinks and more right here.

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Grilled Shrimp With Oregano and Lime

With zesty Mediterranean flavors and few ingredients, this grilled shrimp dish is easy, delicious, and won’t have you slaving over the hot grill too long. Need more ideas? Here are 28 more great quick grilling recipes from Food & Wine.

Eggplant Moutabal (Smoky Eggplant Dip)

Start the party right with crackers, crudites, and this earthy Middle Eastern dip. You can cook the eggplants inside on the stove or in the oven, but like so many other things, it tastes better when the eggplants are grilled until charred and tender. Bon Appetit has recipes for up to 90 more recipes for the grill.

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Peppers Stuffed With Jalapeno and Goat Cheese

Keep your vegetarian friends happy — and your wallet full — with this super simple pepper popper. It only takes three ingredients (!!!), looks impressive, and can be either an appetizer or side dish. Check out more bbq recipes from Ambitious Kitchen here.

Thai Grilled Steak

Marinades make everything better. This Thai and Chinese-inspired steak is perfect sliced up and served on a crisp, cool salad. Or on its own with a few vegetable sides. Take your pick! Get this and so many more Thai grilling tips from The Spruce Eats.

Grilled Vegetables

Who loves grilled vegetables? Giada loves grilled vegetables! There’s really no hard thinking needed here, just slice, brush with olive oil, season, and sear. Get a little bit of everything for colorful variety. 

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Batch Cocktails

Making big batches of cocktails means not having to bartend through the course of your balcony or rooftop party. Olive Magazine has eight delicious ideas for summer sippers, from a mezcal and kombucha cooler to Jamaican rum punch.