Top 4 Weekend Food Events: Jar's Taco Party, Rick Bayless at Red O, El Coyote Firefighter Salsa Contest + Vegan Chili Cook-Off
Flickr/Jar, 8225 Beverly Blvd., L.A.
Rick Bayless Cookbook Debut at Red O
To celebrate the release of Rick Bayless' new cookbook, Frontera: Margaritas, Guacamoles and Snacks, Red O will be serving complimentary bites from the book. Bayless will also be on hand to sign copies for fans.
WHAT: Rick Bayless Cookbook Signing
WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 8 - Friday, Nov. 9, 6 p.m.-12 a.m.
WHERE: Red O, 8155 Melrose Ave., L.A.
El Coyote's Hot & Spicy Firefighter Salsa Contest
Teams from L.A. City fire stations will cook up their best salsa recipe in the 1st Annual Hot & Spice Firefighter Salsa Competition, to be judged by a guest celebrity panel. Tickets benefit the Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firemen's Fund.
WHAT: El Coyote's Hot & Spicy Firefighter Salsa Contest
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 11, 11-4 p.m.
WHERE: El Coyote Café, 7312 Beverly Blvd., L.A.
Tony's Darts Away Vegan Chili Cook-Off
Five local chefs will go head-to-head in a battle of epic (meat-free) proportions. Participants include the Hot Knives crews, Roxy chef Nik Adler, and cookbook author Randy Clemens. Ticket includes a taste of all the entries.
WHAT: Vegan Chili Cook-Off
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 11th, 12-6 p.m.
WHERE: Tony's Darts Away, 1710 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank
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