Eat LBC — 3/30 – 4/5
Long Beach hosts its first ever restaurant week! The city will showcase its contribution to the region’s culinary scene with more than 75 restaurants offering specially priced meals. Diners can sample from area hot spots like the Crooked Duck, the Skyroom, and Tantalum, all of which will be offering three-course prix-fixe menus ranging from $26 to $38, with optional wine pairings. More information.
Grilled Cheese and Beer Night at Andrew’s Cheese Shop — 3/28
If you’re into ending your week with a cold brew and something gooey, be sure to hit Andrew’s Cheese Shop this Friday. For $47.50, guests can queso it up with four courses of grilled cheese excitement paired with craft beers. To finish: a French vanilla Imperial stout float. More information.
Hungarian Spring Festival in DTLA — 3/30
Stuff yourself silly with chicken paprikash and dobos cake this Sunday. The Hungarian community takes over the streets of downtown for a festival celebrating the country’s traditional food, music, and dance. The cash-only gathering will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; tickets can be purchased online for $5. More information.
Ramen Yokocho 2014 at Santa Anita Park— 3/29 – 30
Last year’s ramen boom culminated in Ramen Yokocho, a huge tasting event that served 20,000 people in two days. It’s happening again this year, with 14 popular ramen houses from L.A., San Jose, Vegas, and Japan ladling out the goods. The bowls will go for $8 apiece; admission is $5 a person. More information.