Top Weekend 4 Events: Food Swap, Colombian Brunch, Olive Oil Tasting + a Wolfgang Puck Cooking Class
Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air Dover sole at Wolfgang Puck
SGV East Food Swap
The SGV East Food Swap is hosting a community exchange of homemade and homegrown food -- including fruit, baked goods and sauces -- for the public. No money is accepted at the food swap. Pre-registration is required and can be made at the organization's Eventbrite page.
WHAT: SGV East Food Swap
WHEN: Saturday, April 20, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Glendora Community Garden, 149 S. Glendora Ave., Glendora.
Colombian Brunch at Hotel Maya
As part of Hotel Maya's Latin-inspired brunch series, this month features Colombian cuisine. Brunch is a set package wherein guests will order a main entree, which comes with access to a buffet of soup, salads, empanadas, tamales and desserts. A glass of sparkling wine, coffee, tea, juice or a soft drink is included and live music will be performed throughout the meal.
WHAT: Colombian Brunch at Hotel Maya
WHEN: Sunday, April 21, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
WHERE: Hotel Maya, 700 Queensway Drive, Long Beach; (562) 435-7676.
COST: $43 per adult; $21.50 per children ages 12 and below
Olive Oil Tasting at Fig & Olive
For one night, Fig & Olive will host an olive oil tasting complete with a seven-course prix-fixe dinner. The menu will include zucchini carpaccio, Riviera salmon, lamb filet mignon and a green apple sorbet. Each course will be paired with wine from Marqués De Griñón Estate, which also is supplying the olive oils in focus.
WHAT: Olive Oil Tasting at Fig & Olive
WHEN: Tuesday, April 23, 7-10 p.m.
WHERE: Fig & Olive, 8490 Melrose Place, West Hollywood; (310) 360-9100
COST: $125 per person
Cooking Class at Wolfgang Puck Hotel Bel-Air
Sonny Sweetman, executive chef of Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air, will teach a cooking class revolving the restaurant's popular Dover sole entree. Attendees get to enjoy the fruits of the demonstration after the lesson. Reservations are required and can be made by phone or email via email@example.com.
WHAT: Cooking Class at Wolfgang Puck Hotel Bel-Air
WHEN: Wednesday, April 24, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air, 701 Stone Canyon Road, Bel-Air; (310) 909-1644
COST: $80 per person
And in related news:
- Q & A with Wolfgang Puck: The Hotel Bel-Air Interview
- Pasadena Food Swap: Barter Your Food
- L.A.'s Scripps College Olive Oil Wins at Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition
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