Royal/T’s ‘The Art of Cooking’ — a food and art exhibit

Food you can't eat

From Friday April 27 through August 2012, Royal/T in Culver City, CA is debuting a food-inspired art display. The Japanese inspired cafe will feature “The Art of Cooking,” an art show curated by Hanne Mugaas, with a central theme of food from a gourmet meal to 3-D prints of empty beer cans and fast food cups. Mugaas’ goal is to “induce the pleasures of the table for everyone to appreciate.” For the opening night reception Hanne’s brother, Petter Mugaas Joakimsen will be creating food for the opening reception. The food exhibit is free and open to the public from 10 AM – 6 PM daily, longer on Wednesdays from 10 AM – 10 PM. 8910 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232. 310-559-6300.

Improve your wine palate at Royal/T, Valentine’s Day specials at City Tavern

All you need is $68 and two hours to get some wine edumacation at Los Angeles Wine Tasting‘s “Aroma Training & Blind Tasting” held at Royal/T in Culver City. On Wednesday, February 8 from 7 – 9 PM, wine beginners can learn about aromas and get tips on how to develop your own nose. Each ticket includes six wines, breads, cheeses, charcuterie, chocolate truffles, tasting glass for you to keep and handouts. 8910 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232.

Chef Jessica Christensen of City Tavern in Culver City has prepared two Valentine’s Day specials for Tuesday, February 14. A cheese board with five cheeses for $18, and a chocolate board with three chocolate desserts for $16, both boards will include handpicked specialty craft brews to pair. Call 310-838-9739 for reservations. 9739 Culver Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232. Read More

Royal/T, Japanese style maid cafe with a New Year’s fiesta recovery brunch

Part maid café, retail store and Japanese pop art-inspired exhibition space, Royal/T in Culver City is having a Mexican-inspired “Recovery Brunch” fiesta from 10 AM – 5 PM on January 1, 2012. Dishes start at $10 with housemade Soju Margaritas at $6. DJ Kitkaboom will be providing the jams from 11 AM – 4 PM. 8910 Washington Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232. 310-559-6300. See the full menu for the day. Read More