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Top 4 Weekend Food Events: Street Food Cinema, Crawfish Boil, Silver Lake Jubilee + a Salad Class

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Wed, May 23, 2012 at 8:00 AM

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Street Food Cinema: Napoleon Dynamite

Nosh on snacks from Kogi, Grill 'Em All, Don Chow Tacos, ROCKin ICE and other food trucks while viewing this beloved nerd-as-hero film.

WHAT: Street Food Cinema: Napoleon Dynamite

WHEN: 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.), May 26

WHERE: Exposition Park

COST: $10 (general admission); $5 (children 6 - 12); $32 (4 tickets); $15 (reserved seating)

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Dominick's Crawfish Boils

This Saturday could be your last chance until next year to see Chef Brandon Boudet boil 300 pounds of Louisiana crawfish on the Dominick's patio. Other New Orleans staples are on the menu too -- such as po' boys and crawfish boiled artichokes with remoulade. Also try Dominick's Dago red and white wines.

WHAT: Dominick's Crawfish Boils

WHEN: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. May 26

WHERE: Dominick's

COST: crawfish $10.99 per pound

Silver Lake Jubilee

This community festival takes over a few blocks of Santa Monica Blvd. mixing music, arts, and of course, food. Truck and vendor offerings will include Crepe'n Around, Neri's Curbside Cravings, Dosa Truck, Go Mambo Tour, Good Greek Grub, Greenz on Wheelz, Hungry Nomad, Jamba Juice, Korean BBQ, Mandoline Grill, Mario's Tacos, Mister Coolee Ice Cream, Muscle Beach Cafe, Penguin Snow Cones and Whipp'd L.A.

WHAT: Silver Lake Jubilee

WHEN: 12 - 11 p.m. May 26 and 12 - 10 p.m. May 27

WHERE: 4219 Santa Monica Blvd.

COST: $20 (1 day ticket); $35 (2 day pass)

Seasonal Salad Cooking Class

Learn to make salads from the Cecconi's menu (such as raw vegetable, quinoa and shrimp, chopped, and seafood) from sous chef David Vatran and Soho House sous chef Nicky Pickup. Guests will taste the salads and sample Prosecco wine. For reservations call (310) 432-2000.

WHAT: Seasonal Salad Cooking Class

WHEN: 6 - 8 p.m., May 29

WHERE: Cecconi's

COST: $65


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