Top 3 Events: East L.A. Meets Napa, Bordeaux Tasting + Bourbon Dinner
Sopes platter at Cacao Mexicatessen (participating restaurant at East L.A. Meets Napa)
East L.A. Meets Napa
It's the eighth annual East L.A. Meets Napa & Beyond at Union Station, wherein 30 restaurants and 30 wineries marry Mexican food, California wines and tequila. The event will benefit AltaMed, a health care and social organization that provides such services as youth programs, substance abuse prevention and treatment.
WHAT: East L.A. Meets Napa
WHEN: Friday, July 19, 6 to 9 p.m.
WHERE: Union Station, 800 N. Alameda Ave., Los Angeles; (213) 683-6897
COST: $150 per person
Plan a lazy Saturday afternoon at the Wine Country in Signal Hill. The shop will be holding a Bordeaux tasting -- no reservations required.
WHAT: Bordeaux Saturday
WHEN: Saturday, July 20, 1 to 4 p.m.
WHERE: The Wine Country, 2301 Redondo Ave., Signal Hill; (562) 597-8303
COST: $20 per person
To celebrate the arrival of an exclusive barrel-aged bourbon, Anne Conness will be making a four-course Southern meal with dishes like corn chowder shooters with mini bacon biscuits, roasted pig, and vanilla wafer cream pie. There will be bourbon cocktail pairings to go with the dinner.
WHAT: Bourbon Dinner
WHEN: Sunday, July 21, 4 to 7 p.m.
WHERE: Tin Roof Bistro, 3500 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Manhattan Beach; (310) 546-6180
COST: $54 per person (tax and gratuity not included)
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