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Top 6 Weekend Food Events: Beer Dinner, Free Sandwiches at Langer's, Spanish Cooking Demo, Habanero Eating Contest, Cocktail Fundraiser + Grilling Class

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Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 6:00 AM

click to enlarge Meg Gill of Golden Road Brewery - KEVIN SCANLON
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  • Meg Gill of Golden Road Brewery

Golden Road Beer Dinner at Tin Roof Bistro

Try a different Golden Road beer (including limited release brews Get Up Offa That Brown, Either Side of the Hill, and Hudson Rye Porter) with each of five courses prepared by chef Anne Conness. Golden Road co-founder Meg Gill, who we recently profiled in the People issue, will be on hand to discuss her beers. Call (310) 393-0900 or email nancy@simmsrestaurants.com for a reservation.

WHAT: Golden Road Beer Dinner at Tin Roof

WHEN: 7 p.m., June 14

WHERE: Tin Roof Bistro

COST: $45

click to enlarge Langer's #19 - GUZZLE & NOSH
  • Guzzle & Nosh
  • Langer's #19

Free Pastrami Sandwiches at Langer's

Langer's Deli is turning 65 -- so celebrate with a free sandwich. Not just any sandwich, but #19, the famous pastrami. Not valid for to-go orders, and limited to one per person, per day. The place is crowded for lunch on a usual day...so expect a mob.

WHAT: Free Pastrami Sandwiches at Langer's

WHEN: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. June 15 and 6:30 a.m. - 9 p.m., June 16

WHERE: Langer's Deli

COST: Free

Spanish Cooking Demonstration

Join chef David Plonowski of Bar Pintxo, a Spanish tapas restaurant, for a cooking demonstration highlighting Spanish cuisine. Plonowski studied cooking in Salamanca and aims to pair "old world" dishes with modern technique.

WHAT: Spanish Cooking Demonstration

WHERE: Surfas

WHEN: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., June 16

COST: Free

Chichén Itzá Habanero Eating Contest

Many Chichén Itzá dishes, such as the acclaimed cochinita pibil, come garnished with a single orange pepper -- the habanero, popular in cooking of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Now, Chichén Itzá invites you to eat as many as you can in 20 minutes. The winner receives a $50 gift card for the restaurant.

WHAT: Chichén Itzá Habanero Eating Contest

WHERE: Chichén Itzá

WHEN: 2 - 3 p.m. (registration begins at 1 p.m.), June 17

COST: Free

Art Beyond the Glass

Visit Sadie to witness the talents of more than 30 L.A. bartenders during a fundraising event for Inner-City Arts. While some bartenders mix your drinks, others will show off different skills -- in music, dance, and visual arts.

WHAT: Art Beyond the Glass

WHEN: 3 - 8 p.m., June 17

WHERE: Sadie

COST: $40 in advance, $50 at door

Grilling Class

Learn to prepare grilled seafood, fruits, and vegetables from Cecconi's chef Andrea Cavaliere. Taste the dishes accompanied by a glass of Prosecco. Call (310) 432-2000 for a reservation.

WHAT: Grilling Class

WHEN: 6 - 8 p.m., June 19

WHERE: Cecconi's

COST: $65

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