Top 2 Events: Mondavi Dinner at Rivera + Dim Sum Crawl
Mondavi Dinner at Rivera
Robert Mondavi, the great vineyard owner and innovator, would have been 100 this year. In honor of his friend's birthday, chef John Sedlar hosts a special dinner at Rivera, his modern Latin restaurant. The event, co-hosted by Margrit Mondavi, will feature a cocktail hour and a meal inspired by the Robert Mondavi Winery Great Chefs Program menu, which Sedlar created in 1988. Each dish will be paired with a selection of fine Mondavi wine.
WHAT: Mondavi Dinner at Rivera
WHEN: Monday, Nov. 4, 7 p.m., cocktails at 6:30.
WHERE: Rivera, 1050 S. Flower St., dwntwn.; 213-749-1460.
COST: $150; RSVP to Mary@riverarestaurant.com.
Dim Sum Costumed Crawl
On Halloween, the Chinatown Business Improvement District hosts an event that is essentially trick-or-treating for adults. This season's Dim Sum Crawl has a spooky theme: Guests who come in costume will be served "Dishes of Horror," aka chicken feet, sweetbreads and other foods for the adventurous eater. The costume-less can still expect treats from Chego, Golden Dragon, Hop Woo Seafood & BBQ, Starry Kitchen and craft beer pub Melody Lounge.
WHAT: Dim Sum Costumed Crawl
WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 31, 6-10 p.m., with additional after-party.
WHERE: Chego, 727 N. Broadway, Chinatown; 213- 680-0243.
$70 $60; chinatownla.com.
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