L.A. Food Events Worth Nibbling On: July 11 Edition

A guide to the upcoming week’s most delicious happenings


Goose Island Beer company Tap Takeover at Surly Goat – 7/11
Welcome Chicago’s renowned Goose Island Beer Company to L.A. tonight for a Bourbon County Stout tasting at Surly Goat. Goose Island brewer Keith Gabbett will be on hand to answer any questions about the specialty suds. Among the other featured taps are BCS Single Barrel, Sofie Paradisi, Night Stalker, and more. More information.

Summer Sommelier Series at Patina – 7/11
Join Patina sommelier Silvestre Fernandes for the first event in the restaurant’s summer wine tasting series. This one is entitled “Pours of Portugal,” and for $55 guests enjoy tasting flights from Filipa Pato, Quinta do Vallado, Chryseia, Ramos Pinto, and Porto Kopke. More information.

Bastille Weekend at Fig & Olive – 7/13 and 7/14
Celebrate Bastille Day this weekend at Fig & Olive. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., enjoy a Provençal three-course prix-fixe brunch alongside Bastille Day cocktails and specially priced rosé. Come nightfall the restaurant will feature a special summer aperitivo menu with $9 happy hour drinks and $7 small plates. More information.

Bastille Day at Comme Ça – 7/14
Commemorate France’s “Fête Nationale” at Comme Ça with celebratory food and cocktails. Try à la carte specials like potted pork rillettes and coq au vin, and enjoy Bastille Day cocktails for $7.14 each. Get it? More information.

Kathe Lison Book Signing at Domaine LA – 7/14
Nobody loves cheese quite as much as the French. So it makes sense that author Kathe Lison will be at Domaine LA signing copies of her new book, The Whole Fromage, on Bastille Day. Hear Lison discuss all things cheesey while sipping on French wine inspired by the book. More information.

Home Cooked Monday Dinner at Cooks County – 7/15
Thanks to KCRW, you don’t have to live with mom to enjoy a home-cooked meal. Head to Cooks County for a three-course seasonal menu plus snacks, featuring homestyle dishes like tomato snack bread and roasted chicken. The grub costs $35, and proceeds from the night benefit KCRW’s upcoming Good Food Pie Contest at LACMA. For dessert, enjoy a home-made slice of pie (of course) baked by Cooks County’s Roxana Jullapat, KCRW’s Evan Kleiman, and the 4th Annual Good Food Pie Contest champion, Nicole Mournian. More information.

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