Dining & Drinks This Week

DineLA may be over but there are still many events going around town this week.

Monday, 10/18- Street Food Mondays at Angeli Caffe

Brazilian street and beach food pops up at Angeli Caffe tonight. Join Street Gourmet LA and Evan Kleiman as they welcome Sabor de Bahia.

I had a chance to check out Sabor de Bahia at the first LA Street Food Fest. I want to eat this entire menu! Mmm, seafood.

Sabor da Bahia Menu

Camarão no espeto com farofa amarela – Shrimp skewers with tinged yucca flour sautéed in dende(palm oil) – $7.25

Casquinha de siri com farofa de manteiga – Bahian style crab cake with, butter toasted yucca flour $7.25

Acarajé e abará combo – Brazilian Falafel and Abará – Brazilian black-eyed pea fritters in palm oil with shrimp and okra pastes, dried shrimp tomato salad, and malagueta pepper sauce; and a Brazilian style tamale made with black eyed peas and palm oil $7.50

Moqueca de peixe – Bahian Style Fish Stew – $12
(Served with steamed rice, shrimp paste, black-eyed pea salad and malagueta pepper sauce)

Moqueca de camarão com chuchu – Bahian Style Shrimp Stew with chayote – $12
(Served with steamed rice, shrimp paste , black-eyed pea salad and malagueta pepper sauce)

Feijão tropeiro com couve – Black-eyed peas with beef jerky, Portuguese sausage, Yucca Flower
and Brazilian style collard green – $10


Tuesday, 10/19- Abita Beer at Little Dom’s

Litte Dom’s Chef Brandom Boudet has partnered with Abita Brewing Company to raise funds for those affected by the recent oil spill disaster. Abita has created a beer called SOS and for every bottle sold, they donate $.75 cents to the cause. Tomorrow, Little Dom’s will donate all the proceeds from the Abita SOS sales to restoring the Gulf Coast. The special menu can be paired with Abita’s beers or a beer flight is available.

Hamachi Crudo with Green Peppercorns & Citrus – $8

Abita SOS

Butternut Squash & Aged Provolone Rice Ball – $4

Abita Amber

Kurobuta Pork Spiedini with Steen’s Cane Syrup – $6

Abita Abbey Ale

Shrimp Sauce Picante with Jazzmen Rice – $7

Abita Jockamo IPA

Prime NY Steak Milanese with Caramelized Onions & Grain Mustard – $9

Abita Turbo Dog Dark Ale

Chocolate Hazelnut Sparkle Cookies – $2

Abita Turbo Dog Dark Ale

Spiced Apple Crisp with Caramel Sauce – $4

Abita Abbey Ale

For Reservations: 323.661.0055

Thursday, 10/21 – The Vixen’s LA Happy Hours at Pink Taco

The Vixen presents her first Happy Hour event at Pink Taco from 4-7 p.m. Pink Taco is generously providing the first margarita on them. Check out the Vixen’s post for more information.

RSVP here!

Saturday, 10/23 – Artisinal LA

If you haven’t heard about Artisinal LA in DTLA by now, you’ve been hiding under a rock. For two days, Artisinal LA gathers up some of the city’s finest artisinal vendors for two days of demonstrations, workshops, hosted (non-alcoholic) drinks, beer & spirits tastings, free tote bags (for first 1000), speakers, music, free gift wrapping hosted by Uncouth Gourmand,  and most importantly shopping! There’s so much more going on, you should buy your $10 ticket in advance or it’ll be $15 at the door.

For more info, check ’em out here.

Sunday, 10/24 – Starry Kitchen & Mandoline Grill at Domaine LA

Los Angeles Magazine’s The Food Event

Top LA Chefs Dinner

Hold on to your seatbelts, we’re going around town for a Sunday drive.

Over at  Domaine LA, catch the adorable Team Starry Kitchen cooking alongside Mandoline Grill for Domaine LA’s weekly wine tasting. The $15 wine tasting gets you 5 wines from Spain and Portugal guided by Luis Moya of Vinos Unico.

2- 5 p.m.

Buy advance tickets here.

Los Angeles Magazine’s The Food Event

Then heading over to Malibu, the Los Angeles Magazine presents The Food Event at Saddlerock Ranch.

The $95 ticket gets you 3 hours of unlimited tastings, demos and parking! Throw in another $5 bucks and you get a year’s subscription to Los Angeles Magazine. Buy your tickets in advance here. It’ll be $110 at the door.

1- 4 p.m.

Top LA Chefs Dinner

In the evening, head over to Drago Centro for the Top LA Chefs dinner. The $120 tasting menu features  a 5-course meal from LA chefs; Celestino Drago, Walter Manzke, Alan Giraud, Alen Ramos and Carolyn Nugent. There’ll be a silent auction to raise monies for the Lee Oneness Foundation which helps to provide food and water to needy children around the world.

There are three tiers of wine pairings  as well as special case prices for the featured wines will be available for purchase.

First Course: Sautéed Foie Gras with Figs & Banyuls Sauce

Risotto al Salto with Braised Octopus

Thai Influence Sashimi of Hamachi with Basil, Cilantro & Chile

Second Course: Santa Barbara Prawns & Sea Urchin Custard with Egg Yolk & Udon Noodles in Katsuo-bushi Broth

Third Course: Duck Ravioli with Truffles

Fourth Course: Veal Duo Braised & Roasted with Wild Mushrooms

Fifth Course: Golden Yuzu Consomme with Rasberry Pearls, Mascarpone Sorbet & White Chocolate Croquant

Mignardises: Exploding Truffle Vanilla, Pistachio & Cherry Financier and Passion Fruit Marshmallow

Reservations begin at 6 p.m. (213) 228-8998