Top 3 Food & Drink Events: Master of Sangiovese, Suds & Shellfish + A Benefit Dinner
Young Sangiovese grapes
flickr/The Wine House, 2311 Cotner Ave., (310) 479-3731.
COST: $350 per person
Suds & Shellfish
Seafood will be paired with craft beer for a four-course dinner at Catch. The menu includes dishes like grilled Santa Barbara spot prawns with romesco, Maryland soft shell crab roll, and a clambake that includes local Dungeness crab.
WHAT: Suds & Shellfish
WHEN: Sunday, June 2, 4-8 p.m.
WHERE: Catch, 1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica; (310) 581-7714.
COST: $45 per person; optional $15 craft beer pairing
A Benefit Dinner
To support the Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP), Hatfield's has put together a benefit tasting menu that begins with hor d'oeuvres like goat cheese panna cotta followed by three courses, wines from Boony Doon Vineyard and coffee service by the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf. C-CAP is a nonprofit organization that provides culinary scholarships and career opportunities to at-risk high school students. Half of the ticket cost is tax-deductible.
WHAT: A Benefit Dinner
WHEN: Monday, June 3, 6 p.m.
WHERE: Hatfield's, 6703 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles; (323) 935-2977.
COST: $150 per person
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