On Friday, April 13 starting at 6:00 PM until 9:30 PM, Bootlegger’s Brewery celebrates turning 4 years old with a music and beer festival at The Muck in Fullerton, CA. Tickets are $25 during pre-sale and includes: 10 taster tickets (additional tickets will be available for purchase), commemorative tasting glass, live music, 30 house beers on tap including specialty and rare beers, and access to The Muckenthaler Gallery exhibit showrooms. Three food trucks will also be onsite with food for purchase. 1201 West Malvern Ave., Fullerton, California 92833.
Starting April 11, the W Los Angeles will be hosting a series of private group cooking classes with Chef Dakota Weiss. Hotel guests and L.A. locals have the opportunity to prep, cook, and dine on Chef Weiss’s specially designed seasonal menus while enjoying specialty cocktails and wine pairings. The menu for the first class consists of a grilled artichoke appetizer with three dipping sauces, an entrée of whole roasted beef tenderloin with brown butter spring carrot puree, English peas and port wine reduction, and a dessert of roasted white chocolate and lemon-infused bread pudding with Voli Raspberry Cocoa vodka hard sauce. Classes can accommodate up to eight people and is priced at $135/person (includes wine). Scheduled class dates are April 11, May 9, June 13, July 11, and August 8. Call 310-443-8211 to get your tickets. 930 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90024.
Celebrating and giving back
City Tavern in Culver City is turning one year old! And to celebrate City Tavern is serving up special anniversary items Tuesday, April 3 while a portion of all proceeds go to the Culver City Historical Society, a non profit organization preserving the culture and history of Culver City. From 7 – 10 PM, a special Anniversary Cocktail – Champagne with cherry bitters ($9) and the City Tavern Sampler Board – a selection of menu favorites including shrimp and grit poppers, house pickled veggies, mini pimento cheese, pulled pork one bites and grilled vegetable roulades with smoked salt will be offered. There after, City Tavern is offering a the “Under 10 after 10″ program – a selection of their craft cocktails available for $9 (usually only available Thursday – Sunday). 9739 Culver Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232.