Top 4 Weekend Food Events: Viña Montes Wine Tasting, Urban Roots Screening, L.A. Cocktail Classic + L.A. Wine Fest
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Viña Montes Wine Tasting
The founder of Viña Montes in Chile brings his wines to Urbano Pizza Bar for a tasting complemented by pork belly skewers, duck confit sliders, vegetable antipasti, mozzarella on crostini, and onion confit tartlet. Some proceeds support the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
WHAT: Viña Montes Wine Tasting
WHEN: 7 - 10 p.m., June 7
WHERE: Urbano Pizza Bar
$49 $35 per person or $62 for two (A discount is now being offered via Thrillist)
Urban Roots Filmscene from Urban Roots
Urban Roots Screening
WHAT: Urban Roots Screening
WHEN: 8:30 p.m., June 8
WHERE: Atwater Crossing
L.A. Cocktail Classic
This inaugural event brings around 100 liquors to one spot, with bartenders a plenty to mix up your cocktails. Dress fancy.
WHAT: L.A. Cocktail Classic
WHEN: 8 p.m., June 8
COST: $75 for open bar; food sold separately.
Used Book Fair and Food Truck Festival
Sample dishes from trucks including Cousins Maine Lobster, Frysmith, Flying Pig, Gastrobus, Chunk-n-Chip and Shave Ice at this fundraiser for Franklin Elementary School's education programs. Also browse books and learn about gardening from EnrichLA, an organization that helps schools implement produce gardens.
WHEN: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., June 9
WHERE: Franklin Avenue Elementary School (1910 N. Commonwealth Ave., Los Feliz)
COST: Menu prices
L.A. Wine Fest
Sample more than 400 wines, liquors and beers, eat food truck fare, and check out panels, seminars and tastings. Some proceeds support City of Hope, and the L.A. Weekly is a sponsor.
WHAT: L.A. Wine Fest
WHEN: 2 - 6 p.m. June 9 and 12 - 5 p.m. June 10
WHERE: Raleigh Studios
COST: Tickets range from $20 - $139
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