Top 4 Weekend Food Events: Jar's Taco Party, Rick Bayless at Red O, El Coyote Firefighter Salsa Contest + Vegan Chili Cook-Off
Taco Party at Jar
Flickr/Vegan Black Bean Chili
Suzanne Tract's WeHo steakhouse is taking inspiration from L.A. street food this Thursday with a special menu featuring things like char siu pastor with roasted pineapple and lobster tacos with lobster butter. Plus, free shot samples of Peligroso tequila will be served at the bar.
WHAT: Taco Party at Jar
WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 8th, 5:30-10 p.m.
WHERE: Jar, 8225 Beverly Blvd., L.A.
Rick Bayless Cookbook Debut at Red O
To celebrate the release of Rick Bayless' new cookbook, Frontera: Margaritas, Guacamoles and Snacks, Red O will be serving complimentary bites from the book. Bayless will also be on hand to sign copies for fans.
WHAT: Rick Bayless Cookbook Signing
WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 8 - Friday, Nov. 9, 6 p.m.-12 a.m.
WHERE: Red O, 8155 Melrose Ave., L.A.
El Coyote's Hot & Spicy Firefighter Salsa Contest
Teams from L.A. City fire stations will cook up their best salsa recipe in the 1st Annual Hot & Spice Firefighter Salsa Competition, to be judged by a guest celebrity panel. Tickets benefit the Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firemen's Fund.
WHAT: El Coyote's Hot & Spicy Firefighter Salsa Contest
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 11, 11-4 p.m.
WHERE: El Coyote Café, 7312 Beverly Blvd., L.A.
Tony's Darts Away Vegan Chili Cook-Off
Five local chefs will go head-to-head in a battle of epic (meat-free) proportions. Participants include the Hot Knives crews, Roxy chef Nik Adler, and cookbook author Randy Clemens. Ticket includes a taste of all the entries.
WHAT: Vegan Chili Cook-Off
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 11th, 12-6 p.m.
WHERE: Tony's Darts Away, 1710 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank
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