At the Home Plate Restaurant Awards This Thursday: Dining With Dre's Andre Ethier
Want to thank Dodger outfielder Andre Ethier personally for his game-winning 13th inning walk-off homerun last night against the Bucs? Tomorrow night, he'll chair the Home Plate Restaurant Awards at downtown's Cicada Restaurant. The food and wine tasting event will showcase food from area restaurants; attendees will be able to vote for their favorite dish. Check the site for more details. The Home Plate Restaurant Awards are sponsored by The Wall Las Memorias Project, an AIDS awareness group.
For those of you who don't know, Ethier has his own food blog, Dining with 'Dre. He may not post often, but hey, he's busy trying to get the Dodgers into the World Series. The man can eat in the off-season.
Cicada Restaurant: 617 South Olive Street, Los Angeles; (213) 488-9488. The event takes place from 7:00 - 10:00 p.m., Thursday, September 17th; tickets are $75.
Get the Food & Drink Newsletter
Our weekly guide to Los Angeles dining includes food news and reviews, as well as dining events and interviews with chefs and restaurant owners.
More Food & Drink News
- A New Wave of L.A. Social Enterprises Serve Pizza and Coffee With Community in Mind
- SCI-Arc's Adorable Campus Cafe Is No College Cafeteria (And It's Open to the Public)
- In a City With Few Meat CSAs, Could This Box Be the Future of Grass-Fed Beef?
- Chef Phillip Frankland Lee's 10 Favorite San Fernando Valley Restaurants