Top 4 Events: Beer Float Night, Japanese Food Fair, Snack Food & Wine Pairing + Father's Day Beer Brunch Cruise
McConnell's Fine Ice Cream & the Surly Goat Beer Float Night
McConnell's Fine Ice Cream/The Surly Goat Ice cream at McConnell's
For one night only, the Surly Goat has invited McConnell's Fine Ice Creams for an evening of pouring beer over scoops of ice cream. Some of the flavor combinations slated include Firestone Walker Brewing Company's Velvet Merlin with Turkish Coffee ice cream. Each float will be $5.
WHAT: McConnell's Fine Ice Cream & the Surly Goat Beer Float Night
WHEN: Thursday, June 13, 6-8 p.m.
WHERE: The Surly Goat, 7929 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles; (323) 650-4628
COST: No additional cost
Mitsuwa Gourmet Food Fair
Beginning on Thursday, Mitsuwa Torrance will hold a food fair featuring the food of Japan. Check out specialties like seafood bento with salmon roe from Hokkaido, takoyaki (octopus fritters) from Osaka and Kobe-style waffles with a choice of custard, matcha or sesame chestnut flavors.
WHAT: Mitsuwa Gourmet Food Fair
WHEN: Thursday, June 13, to Sunday, June 16
WHERE: Mitsuwa Torrance, 21515 S. Western Ave., Torrance; (310) 782-0335
COST: No additional cost
All American Snack Food Mash-Up & Wine Tasting
Vintage Enoteca will host a pairing of snack food "mash-ups" with wine through the weekend, with three bite-sized snacks and three 2 1/2-ounce pours. Co-owner Jennifer Moore says it will be a "reimagination of lowbrow classics paired with boutique wines."
WHAT: All-American Snack Food Mash-Up & Wine Tasting
WHEN: Friday, June 15, to Sunday, June 16, 7-11 p.m.
WHERE: Vintage Enoteca, 7554 W. Sunset Blvd., Hlywd.; (323) 512-5278
COST: $30 per person
Father's Day Beer Brunch Cruise
Take the father figure in your life on a two-hour cruise with a buffet and unlimited beer, hosted by Hornblower Cruises and Events. Brunch options include poached prawns, New York strip loin with ancho chili demi-glace, and a variety of desserts. Live entertainment is scheduled for the cruise and all dads will receive a keepsake pint glass.
WHAT: Father's Day Beer Brunch Cruise
WHEN: Sunday, June 16, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
WHERE: Fisherman's Village,13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey; (310) 301-9900
COST: $69.95 plus tax, service charge and landing fee per person
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