Top 3 Events: Winemaker Dinner, Tomatomania Kickoff + A Crab & Beer Fest
Dominick's & Palmina Winemaker Dinner
Dominick's is hosting a six-course dinner featuring a pig roast, paired with wines from Palmina Winery. The meal will begin with jambalaya arancini followed by a salad of summer lettuces with roasted apricots and house-made milk ricotta. The pig roast entrée will be served with summer corn polenta and Chinese five-spice charred eggplant.
WHEN: Thursday, Aug. 1, 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Dominick's, 8715 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles; (310) 652-2335
COST: $72 presale; $85 on the night of dinner
Tomatomania Week Kickoff at Loteria Grill
It's a celebration of tomatoes with an heirloom tomato brunch at Jimmy Shaw's Hollywood restaurant. Shaw and Tomatomania founder Scott Daigre will be offering dishes such as an heirloom tomato salad dressed in a citrus vinaigrette and chongos with heirloom tomato compote. Drinks include heirloom tomato and watermelon aguas frescas.
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 3, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE: Loteria Grill Hollywood, 6627 Hollywood Blvd., Hlywd.; (323) 465-2500
Crabs at Beer 30 Fest
An all-you-can-eat crab feast takes place downtown with bottomless pints of beer. Featuring Dungeness, Maryland blue and king crab, the meal comes with roasted red potatoes and corn. Other options beside crab will be available, such as barbecue and burgers.
WHAT: Crabs at Beer 30 Fest
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 3, noon to 6 p.m.
WHERE: Lot 613, 613 Imperial St., dwntwn.; (323) 934-7777
COST: $99 VIP
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