L.A. Food Events Worth Nibbling On: July 25 Edition

A guide to the upcoming week’s most delicious happenings


Tablas Creek Wine Dinner at Saddle Peak Lodge – 7/25
The folks over at Saddle Peak lodge have teamed with Jason Haas, founder of Paso Robles winery Tablas Creek, for a five-course dinner featuring wine-friendly dishes such as halibut cheeks and veal wellington, each paired with a glass of Tablas Creek Winery’s very own vino. More information.

Hedley & Bennett Anniversary Party at Heath Los Angeles – 7/25
Join L.Ac apron maker Hedley & Bennett for an evening of snacks and cocktails in celebration of the company’s one-year anniversary. Come in at 5 p.m. to take a peek at new apron designs while enjoying refreshments provided by chef Michael Cimarusti of Providence and Connie and Ted’s, Bestia’s Kristina Howald, and more. More information.

LUCKYRICE Los Angeles Night Market at the Bookbindery – 7/27
The LUCKYRICE Night Market is back with the best Asian cuisine that SoCal has to offer. Sample authentic night market-style street food (plus cocktails!) from L.A. chefs such as Sang Yoon, Jet Tila, Kris Yenbamroong, and more as they highlight flavors from Taiwan to Thailand. General admission tickets cost $88. More information.

Breakfast of Champions Board Game Competition at Tony’s Darts Away – 7/27 to 7/28
Grab a partner and head over to Tony’s Darts Away this weekend to show your skills in games like Connect4, Battleship, Jenga, Chutes & Ladders, and more. Grand prize winners will receive two Golden Road Growlers and the chance to drink a beer of their choosing from Tony’s coveted 30-ounce “chairman of the board” cup. To keep you fueled during the competition, Tony’s will be serving all of their breakfast favorites. Email [email protected] to secure your spot. More information.

Summer Soda Tasting at Galco’s Soda Pop Stop – 7/28
Sample 23 different bubbly brands from around the world at Galco’s third annual Summer Soda Tasting. Guests will also have the opportunity to watch the unveiling of Galco’s Soda Creation Station, a revolutionary machine that invites soda lovers to choose a combination of flavors, add carbonation strength, mix, cap, and label a 12-ounce bottle of soda. Proceeds will benefit Friends of the Southwest Museum Coalition. More information.

30th Anniversary Summer Festival at CHAYA Brasserie Beverly Hills – 7/28
CHAYA Brasserie has been in Los Angeles for 30 years, but the restaurant’s offerings trace back to Japan’s Imperial Edo period. Celebrate the restaurant’s 30th anniversary and gastronomic heritage at CHAYA’s Summer Festival, featuring two live bands, Taiko drummers, fire dancers, a magician, games, and plenty of food. Tickets cost $55 presale, $65 at the door. More information.

Beer Education: Adjuncts with Jon Carpenter at Eagle Rock Brewery – 7/30
Adjuncts, for those who haven’t been to Eagle Rock Brewery’s Beer School, is a fancy word for anything added to beer aside from the main four ingredients: water, malt, hops, and yeast. Pop over to Eagle Rock Brewery to find out which adjuncts work well for beer and which should be avoided at all costs. The taproom opens an hour before the class starts, so stop by early for a pre-class pint. More information.

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