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Los Angeles Dining Deals and Events June 18-24

Posted: 06/18/2012 4:01 pm

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  • Monday: Tar & Roses

    <a href="https://plus.google.com/111450703528593772100/about">Tar & Roses</a> - one of our <a href="http://blog.zagat.com/2012/06/las-10-hottest-restaurant-openings-this.html">Top 10 Hot New Restaurants</a> - adds another night of dinner service, beginning tonight (June 18). That means you can now get that roast chicken and all of those wonderful wood-fired dishes seven nights a week (602 Santa Monica Blvd.; 310-587-0700). <strong>[Also see: <a href="http://blog.zagat.com/2012/06/aspen-food-and-wine-rick-bayless-on.html" target="_blank">Aspen Food and Wine: Rick Bayless on Phones During Dinner</a>]</strong>

  • Tuesday: Ford's Filling Station

    Sip new cocktails and other boozy concoctions at <a href="https://plus.google.com/115598798182869237293/about">Ford's Filling Station</a> every Tuesday from 5 to 7 PM. A different spirit is featured every week, and all cocktails are made with seasonal ingredients, which complements the food menu quite nicely. This week it's all about Moonshine Whiskey milkshakes ($6), tacos and "Hillbilly Olympics" bar games. There's also live jazz and blues music (9531 Culver Blvd.; 310-202-1470). <strong>[Also see: <a href="http://blog.zagat.com/2012/06/where-chefs-go-roy-choi-in-koreatown.html" target="_blank">Where the Chefs Go: Roy Choi in Koreatown</a>]</strong><br>

  • Wednesday: Top Chef: The Tour

    <i>Top Chef</i> contestants Richard Blais and Fabio Viviani square off in a Quickfire challenge for your entertainment at Hollywood & Highland. <a href="http://www.bravotv.com/thetour">Top Chef: The Tour</a> takes place at 10:30 AM, noon and 1:30 PM, right on Hollywood Boulevard in front of the Dolby Theatre. It's free, and seats are open on a first come, first serve basis. On Thursday (June 21), Blais takes on Hector Santiago, same place, same times (6801 Hollywood Blvd.)<strong> [Also see: <a href="http://blog.zagat.com/2012/06/7-great-non-steakhouse-steaks-in-la.html" target="_blank">7 Great Non-Steakhouse Steaks in LA]</a></strong>

  • Thursday: Sunset Beer Company

    Taste four of Firestone's anniversary ales at <a href="https://plus.google.com/108789400607297805663/about">Sunset Beer Company</a> at the weekly vertical tasting from 6 to 10 PM. The flight ($40) features Firestone 11-14, most of which aren't even available anymore. There will also be some other special Firestone beers on tap, and a food truck outside for sustenance (1498 W. Sunset Blvd.; 213-481-2337).<strong> [Also see: <a href="http://blog.zagat.com/2012/06/las-10-hottest-restaurant-openings-this.html">LA's 10 Hottest Restaurants</a>]</strong><br>

  • Friday: The Mozza Cookbook

    Nancy Silverton and Matt Molina <a href="http://www.williams-sonoma.com/recipe/tip/mozza-book-signing.html">do a cooking demo</a> and will sign <i>The Mozza Cookbook</i> at the Beverly Hills <a href="https://plus.google.com/107050850552050205349/about">Williams-Sonoma</a> (2 PM). You have to buy the book there for the signing, and expect some snacking to happen (339 N. Beverly Dr.; 310-274-9127). <strong>[Also see: <a href="http://blog.zagat.com/2012/06/5-new-brunches-around-la.html" target="_blank">5 Great New Brunches Around LA</a>]</strong>

  • Saturday: Susan Feniger's the Taste of the Grove

    Susan Feniger hosts the third annual <a href="http://www.thegrovela.com/los_angeles/promos/promo_page.php?id_promo=257&section=events">Taste of the Grove</a>, a day of panels and cooking demos from the chefs at Feniger's <a href="https://plus.google.com/100689244756457678610/about">Street</a>, <a href="https://plus.google.com/117635613206401269138/about">BLD</a> and <a href="https://plus.google.com/107855031285931141259/about">Drago Centro</a>. Feniger will sign her new cookbook, <i>STREET Food</i>, at Barnes and Noble from 6 to 7 PM. Tickets are $1, and you simply pick them up at the entrance to the event (189 The Grove Dr.; 323-900-8080). <strong>[Also see: <a href="http://blog.zagat.com/2012/06/10-fast-food-items-we-secretly-love.html" target="_blank">12 Fast-Food Items We Secretly Love</a>]</strong><br> <br>

  • Sunday: Tavern

    Get your East Coast fix at the lobster and clam bake dinner at <a href="https://plus.google.com/105325212851013218729/about">Tavern</a> from 3 to 9 PM. On the menu: New England clam chowder; little gem lettuces with tomatoes; Maine lobster with boiled potatoes, stuffed quahogs and grilled corn on the cob; and cornmeal cobbler with blueberries and buttermilk ice cream. Cost is $65 per person. Make reservations by calling 310-806-6464 (11648 W. San Vicente Blvd.). <strong>[Also see: <a href="http://blog.zagat.com/2012/06/las-5-best-steakhouses.html" target="_blank">LA's 5 Best Steakhouses</a>]</strong>

 
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