Events & Festivals

Food GPS – Fried Chicken Festival

Join FoodGPS on Sunday, September 15th from 4PM – 7PM at LOT 613 in the downtown L.A. Arts District for FoodGPS’ Fried Chicken Festival. Showcasing 11 of L.A.’s top chefs and their fried chicken mastery, guests will enjoy a smorgasbord of fried chicken along with side dishes, desserts, craft beer, and cocktails. Read More

‘Oyster Fair’ at Chaya Venice, M.B. Post presents ‘Can You Dig It’

Celebrate the flavors of the sea at Chaya Venice‘s “Oyster Fair” from February 16 to March 3. Available for dinner only, the menu will showcase both hot and cold dishes, such as fresh oysters on the half shell including Kumamoto, Fanny Bay, and Hama Hama ($16). Other starters on the menu include Baked Oyster Rockefeller with Spinach, Bacon, Cream, and Parmesan Cheese ($19) and Angus Beef Tartare with Fried Oyster and Sweet Potato Chips ($16). Main entrées include Oyster and Citrus Cured Salmon Chowder with Tokyo Winter Negi (Japanese Leeks), Yukon Potato, and a Homemade Bacon Scone ($20) and Kobe Short Rib “Pot Pie” with Caramelized Sweet Onion Sauce and Baked Oyster Zucchini, and Champagne Cream ($29). You can party with the oysters from Monday through Thursday, 6 PM – 10:30 PM. Regular menu items will also be available throughout “Oyster Fair”. 110 Navy St., Venice, CA 90291. 310-396-1179.

If produce is more your style, chef David LeFevre of M.B. Post in Manhattan Beach is kicking off the inaugural event, “Can You Dig It?” on February 24 at 12 PM. A three-course meal of small, shareable plates ($65) with an optional wine pairing will be available (+$35 more) in this seasonal program which will exhibit a guest chef along with a featured farmer. This year’s pairing will see Chef Giuseppe Tentori of Boka, GT Fish & Oyster, and Maryann Carpenter from Coastal Farms in Santa Paula, CA. 1142 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. 310-545-5405.

M.B. Post to start brunch service, sports and brunch at Rush Street

Kick off the New Year with M.B. Post in Manhattan Beach as they kick off their brunch menu on Monday, January 2 from 10 AM to 1:30 PM. Serving up small plates such as pecan sticky buns; truffle honey laced organic fried chicken; ricotta-stuffed French toast, and the M.B. Post Benedict – an organic egg, La Quercia Prosciutto, rocket greens, bacon cheddar buttermilk biscuit and hollandaise. Regularly scheduled brunch will begin January 7th, opened Saturdays and Sundays from 10 AM to 1:30 PM. 1142 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. 310-545-5405.

Join Rush Street in Culver City for their Super Sports Sunday on January 1st to enjoy all New Year’s Day games at once while you load your empty belly with the Red Zone Brunch offering build-your-own omelets, breakfast burritos and tater tots, as well as a bottomless bloody Mary bar and bottomless mimosas. As an added treat, you can enjoy brunch Monday, January 2 from 10 AM to 3:30 PM for the “Overtime/Bonus Brunch.” 9546 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232. 310-837-9546.