Charles Perry Talks Silk Road Recipes — 2/13
Former L.A. Times writer Charles Perry, who’s president and co-founder of the Culinary Historians of Southern California, lectures on the culinary impact of recipes that traveled along the Silk Road. Perry’s lecture is presented in conjunction with the museum’s Traveling the Silk Road exhibition. Entry is $9 for members, $10 for non-members. Tickets may be purchased online. More information.
Send Last Minute Candy Grams from Sugarfina — 2/11–14
No time to pick out a box of chocolates? Beverly Hills’s newest candy shop has an eleventh-hour solution. Pick from a selection of romantically-themed sweets—packages start at $10; gift-wrapping is available for an additional $5—and Sugarfina will deliver the gift to your sweetie. Shipping is free on orders of $75 or more. More information.
Food is the New Rock and Henry Lawrence Present “L.A. Soul” at the Troubadour — 2/16
Food/music podcast Food is the New Rock and Henry Lawrence Presents are kicking off their new event series, Beats Bistro, this month with L.A. Soul. The production features tastes from My Two cents, a soul food restaurant in Mid Wilshire, and beats from soul singer Rozzi Crane. Guests pick from two experiences—$20 general admission includes a small bite; $50 VIP reception includes balcony access, appetizers, and beer from Heineken. More information.
L’Artisan Parfumeur Inspires Tasting Menu at Patina — 2/14
The restaurant at Disney Hall and noted French perfume company are hosting a sensory prix-fixe event showcasing the pairing of food and fragrance. Guests may pick from two tasting menus: $80 for three courses; $160 for six courses. Both meals include samples of L’Artisan perfume. More information.
Fancy Boyz Pop-Up at Lindy & Grundy — 2/14
Lindy & Grundy host The Fancy Boyz, an American bakery without a shop. Bakers Richard Rainbolt and Christopher Dibble will be selling shortbread hearts, decorative cakes, and other sweets from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. More information.