Five course, Capon-centric Italian Dinner at Locanda del Lago

Join Locanda Del Lago in Santa Monica for another installment of “Morso della Bestia”, Bite of the Beast, focusing on capon – a fattened rooster on Thursday, April 26 at 7 PM. Executive Chef Gianfranco Minuz will be showcasing this free-range, hormone-free poultry along side produce of the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market in his five course menu. Dinner is $48/person and includes house red and white wine. 231 Arizona Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401. 310-451-3525. Read More

Adult Ice Cream Social at Bru Haus

Join Bru Haus and the Drunken Udder for their Adult Ice Cream Social offering alcoholic ice creams such as the Drunken Udder’s Bourbon Salted Caramel, Caramelized White Chocolate Godiva, or Saffron Candied Ginger Soco served alongside or inside Bru Haus’ select brews for a beer float. Bru Haus will also be offering Happy Hour specials the entire event, such as $5 grilled cheese and add on a Bud Light or PBR for $1, $0.50 Frank’s buffalo, honey bbq, or sweet Sriracha chicken wings (orders of 6), $5 currywurst, $15 sausage sampler (3 sausage, 3 toppings), and $2 off well drinks, wine and draft beer. Must be 21 to enter. RSVP by emailing 11831 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049.

Evan Kleiman popping up at The Charleston in Santa Monica

Join The Charleston in Santa Monica as Chef Jet Tila kicks off its first pop up with Chef Evan Kleiman and the return of Angeli Caffe. For those who want one last taste of Angeli Caffe’s rustic Italian cuisine, Chef Evan Kleiman will be serving a 4 course dinner on Monday, May 7th with seatings at 6 PM and 8 PM. A seat at this family style dinner runs at $45/person and does not include beverages. 2460 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90403. 310-828-2115. Read More

6th annual Calabasas Malibu Wine and Food Festival

Beginning June 9th through the 24th, the cities of Malibu and Calabasas will be hosting the Taste of Calabasas with a 14 day festival celebrating their food and wine. This event boasts of cooking demonstrations with master chefs, wine tastings from international wineries, participation of local restaurants, and breweries. This event also includes live entertainment from the Fabulous Esquires, the Satin Dollz, and other skilled jazz bands. Proceeds benefit the Children’s Tumor Foundation. Read More