Top 3 Events: World Tour by Wine, Food Tour + Porchetta Roast
Around the World in 80 Sips
Bottlenotes will host an inclusive wine party that features 80-plus tastings in the form of unlimited one-ounce pours, followed by gelato and light appetizers, at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Mid-Wilshire.
WHEN: Friday, Aug. 16, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
WHERE: Petersen Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles; (323) 930-2277
COST: $75 general admission; $125 VIP (includes early admission)
Santa Monica Walking Food Tour
Get familiar with Santa Monica through its food on an eight-block tour. Possible stops along the way include Bay Cities Deli, Rockenwagner Bakery and Border Grill. The length of the tour is approximately four hours, with four to six stops.
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 17, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Corner of Second and Arizona, Santa Monica
COST: $60 per person
Porchetta Roast at Cecconi's
Cecconi's will celebrate the Italian holiday of Ferragosto, now a tradition on its third annual run, with a traditional roasted porchetta and, the latest addition to the restaurant, Prosecco on tap. Alongside porchetta and Prosecco, there will be applesauce, wood oven–roasted potatoes and pork cracklings.
WHAT: Porchetta Roast at Cecconi's
WHEN: Sunday, Aug. 18, 2 p.m. until the porchetta runs out
WHERE: Cecconi's, 8764 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles; (310) 432-2000
COST: $30 per person
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