Head to Papilles tonight for a special natural wine dinner, which will feature wines made without sulfites. The four-course menu includes items like canape of brioche with poached foie gras, pickled cherry, and baby mustard greens paired with sparkling Poulsard red from Jura, St. Pierre Canon A Bulles; and asparagus with frisee salad and duck egg
paired with Picpoul de Pinet, Cressels. Price is $65 -- call to reserve your seat (6221 Franklin Ave.; 323-871-2026).
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Catch the debut of Rosa Mexicano's new monthly tequila dinner series, where each course is paired with a tequila cocktail. This week the feature tequila will be Partida, made from 100 percent blue agave juice. The company's Sofia Partida will lead the event which begins at 7 p.m., and Jacques Bezuidenhout will be mixing up the cocktails. Reservations are required -- call 310 657-4991 or email email@example.com to snag yourself a spot. Cost is $55 per person including tax and tip (8570 W. Sunset Blvd.).
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Tortilla Republic recently rolled out a daily happy hour deal from 4-7 p.m. The food and drink deals are available throughout the restaurant in case diners want to add some extra nibbles (like jalapeno croquetas with potatoes and goat cheese or carnitas tacos, priced between $2-6) or specially priced tipples (housemade margaritas from a bar that boasts nearly a dozen custom blends, wine, Mexican beer) to their meal (616 North Robertson Boulevard, 310-657-9888).