Top 3 Events: Vegan Pizza Day, Taste at the Grove + Waves of Grain Beer Fest

Vegan pizza
Vegan pizza
Mohawk Bend

Vegan Pizza Day

June 29 is Vegan Pizza Day and, in commemoration, chef Erick Simmons will offer five pizza options -- four savory and one sweet -- for $10 each at Mohawk Bend. The menu will include Green Goddess, a pizza topped with roasted garlic, scallions, olives, green beans, arugula and fresh herbs. For dessert, there's a peach (pizza) pie, with roasted peaches, raspberries and cashew cream.

WHAT: Vegan Pizza Day

WHEN: Saturday, June 29, 9:30 a.m. to close

WHERE: Mohawk Bend, 2141 W. Sunset Blvd., Echo Park; (213) 483-2337.

COST: No additional cost

Taste at the Grove

The Grove has planned a full day of tastings and cooking demos in anticipation of Restaurant Week. Chefs from restaurants at the Grove and in the surrounding neighborhoods (Roxana Julapat at Cooks County; Neal Fraser of BLD and Fritzi Dog) will share their cooking tips onstage throughout the day. There also will be a tasting from restaurants at the retail complex from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. for $20 per person.

WHAT: Taste at the Grove

WHEN: Saturday, June 29, 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

WHERE: The Grove, 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles; (323) 900-8080

COST: No admission fee

Waves of Grain Beer Fest

Forty-plus breweries will offer samples of their ales at Shade Hotel, the Manhattan Beach boutique hotel named by Condé Nast's Traveler as a top reason to visit Los Angeles. A ticket provides access to tastes from breweries like Angel City Brewery, Brouwerij West, Noble Ale Works, Deschutes, Firestone, Smog City and the Bruery. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Richstone Family Center.

WHAT: Waves of Grain Beer Fest

WHEN: Sunday, June 30, 3-6 p.m.

WHERE: Shade Hotel, 1221 W. Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach; (310) 546-4995

COST: $40 presale plus handling fee per person; $50 at the door

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