Top 6 Weekend Food Events: Beer Dinner, Free Sandwiches at Langer's, Spanish Cooking Demo, Habanero Eating Contest, Cocktail Fundraiser + Grilling Class
Kevin Scanlon Meg Gill of Golden Road Brewery
Golden Road Beer Dinner at Tin Roof Bistro
Try a different Golden Road beer (including limited release brews Get Up Offa That Brown, Either Side of the Hill, and Hudson Rye Porter) with each of five courses prepared by chef Anne Conness. Golden Road co-founder Meg Gill, who we recently profiled in the People issue, will be on hand to discuss her beers. Call (310) 393-0900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a reservation.
WHAT: Golden Road Beer Dinner at Tin Roof
WHEN: 7 p.m., June 14
WHERE: Tin Roof Bistro
Guzzle & Nosh Langer's #19
Free Pastrami Sandwiches at Langer's
Langer's Deli is turning 65 -- so celebrate with a free sandwich. Not just any sandwich, but #19, the famous pastrami. Not valid for to-go orders, and limited to one per person, per day. The place is crowded for lunch on a usual day...so expect a mob.
WHAT: Free Pastrami Sandwiches at Langer's
WHEN: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. June 15 and 6:30 a.m. - 9 p.m., June 16
WHERE: Langer's Deli
Spanish Cooking Demonstration
Join chef David Plonowski of Bar Pintxo, a Spanish tapas restaurant, for a cooking demonstration highlighting Spanish cuisine. Plonowski studied cooking in Salamanca and aims to pair "old world" dishes with modern technique.
WHAT: Spanish Cooking Demonstration
WHEN: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., June 16
Chichén Itzá Habanero Eating Contest
Many Chichén Itzá dishes, such as the acclaimed cochinita pibil, come garnished with a single orange pepper -- the habanero, popular in cooking of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Now, Chichén Itzá invites you to eat as many as you can in 20 minutes. The winner receives a $50 gift card for the restaurant.
WHAT: Chichén Itzá Habanero Eating Contest
WHERE: Chichén Itzá
WHEN: 2 - 3 p.m. (registration begins at 1 p.m.), June 17
Art Beyond the Glass
Visit Sadie to witness the talents of more than 30 L.A. bartenders during a fundraising event for Inner-City Arts. While some bartenders mix your drinks, others will show off different skills -- in music, dance, and visual arts.
WHAT: Art Beyond the Glass
WHEN: 3 - 8 p.m., June 17
COST: $40 in advance, $50 at door
Learn to prepare grilled seafood, fruits, and vegetables from Cecconi's chef Andrea Cavaliere. Taste the dishes accompanied by a glass of Prosecco. Call (310) 432-2000 for a reservation.
WHAT: Grilling Class
WHEN: 6 - 8 p.m., June 19
704 S. Alvarado St., Los Angeles, CA