Sriracha Fest, Fall Food Classes, Gin Making & More!

This week in L.A. food news.

All the food news that’s fit to (re-)print.

The highly unusual story of the world’s coolest hot sauce. [Quartz]
The Sriracha Festival is this weekend! [Food GPS]
McDonald’s ditches its dollar menu. [AdAge]
Where to get a pumpkin filled with guava-tequila punch. [Urban Daddy]
Want to know what it feels like to win Top Chef? [The Hollywood Reporter]
Fall food classes in L.A. [Time Out L.A.]
Gluten-free pizza goes mainstream, tastes pretty good. [Food Republic]
Prime NorCal butcher Belcampo Meat Co. coming to Grand Central Market [Eater L.A.]
Making gin at L.A.’s oldest gin joint. [Squid Ink]
Basketball, hockey pre-gaming and viewing at The Mixing Room downtown. [e*Star L.A.]
All about Dinner Lab. [Where L.A.]
Manresa’s David Kinch cooks at Rustic Canyon on Monday, November 11. [Zagat]
Vegetarian Chinese food in L.A. [Daily Dish]
Where to find day of the dead bread in L.A. [Squid Ink]