Top 5 Weekend Events: Bastille Day Dinners, Malibu Truck Grub + Tequila Tasting
Rockin' Truck Grub Fest at Malibu Bluffs Park
The City of Malibu will host the Rockin' Truck Grub event at Malibu Bluffs Park on Saturday, July 14. Food trucks in attendance include Baby's Burgers, Café Lobos, Lobsta Truck, Sky's Gourmet Tacos, Breezy Freeze, California Grill Truck, and Calbi Fusion. Live music from Jennifer Bliman, Hannah Mulholland, Michael Stahler and DJ Dave will also be playing throughout the afternoon. Picnic equipment (chairs, blankets, etc.) is welcome.
WHEN: Sat. July 14, 11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
WHERE: Malibu Bluffs Park
Tequila Taste Cuatro at The Wine House
West L.A.'s Wine House invites you to come to its fourth annual tequila tasting, a day filled with sippings of a huge variety of obscure and renown tequilas and mixed drinks. Chef Todd Barrie will also be creating a sampling of bites to pair with the agave-based drinks.
WHEN: Sat. July 14, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
WHERE: The Wine House
COST: $49 per person
Fig & Olive Bastille Day Aperitivo Happy Hour
In honor of Bastille Day, "La Fête Nationale" revelers can enjoy $8 happy hour cocktails and wines as well as a free Mediterranean tasting board on Fig & Olive's outdoor patio. DJ Julien Nolan will be spinning St. Tropez hits throughout the evening.
WHAT: Bastille Day Aperitivo Happy Hour
WHEN: Sat. July 14, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: Fig & Olive
COST: $8 cocktails/wines; free Mediterranean tasting board
A.O.C Winebar's Bastille Day Dinner
Suzanne Goin's A.O.C Winebar is hosting its annual Bastille Night dinner on July 14. The $45 prix fixe menu of French classics will includes dishes like goat cheese tartine, bouillabaisse, and steak frites. French wines selected by Caroline Styne will be available for pairing for an additional $45 per person. Reservations can be made with the restaurant.
WHAT: A.O.C Bastille Day Dinner
WHEN: Sat. July 14, 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.
WHERE: A.O.C Winebar
COST: $45 per person; additional $45 for wine pairings
Papilles Bastille Day Dinner
Papilles Bistro in Hollywood is offering a, "French feast fit for royalty, but accessible to the everyman" designed by Chef Tim Carey for Bastille Day. The dinner consists of a special three-course menu for $30, along with $12 carafes of natural French wine. Two seatings are available, with dishes like French onion soup, frisée salad with French radishes, or moules frites on the menu. Call for reservations.
WHEN: 6:00 - 6:30 p.m., 8:00 - 9:00 p.m
COST: $30 per person
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