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Top 3 Weekend Food Events: Crawfish Boil, 626 Night Market + Paella Night

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Tue, Jul 2, 2013 at 6:00 AM

click to enlarge Gumbo - HAROLD & BELLE'S CREOLE RESTAURANT
  • Harold & Belle's Creole Restaurant
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Harold & Belle's Summer Block Party & Crawfish Boil

The 44-year-old restaurant will throw its fifth annual summer block party, an all-you-can-eat crawfish boil with live music and craft booths. An array of Creole classics will be on the menu, including gumbo, jambalaya, fried catfish and boiled crawfish.

WHAT: Harold & Belle's Summer Block Party & Crawfish Boil

WHEN: Saturday, July 6, noon to 6 p.m.

WHERE: Harold & Belle's, 2920 Jefferson Blvd., Los Angeles; (323) 735-9023

COST: $25 pre-sale; $30 general admission

626 Night Market

The largest night market in the San Gabriel Valley returns to Santa Anita Park with popular Asian street foods like stinky tofu, grilled BBQ squid and okonomiyaki. In addition to food and drink, there will be live music, games and a beer garden. The two-night event will be set up at the venue's Paddock Gardens. Parking is free both nights.

WHAT: 626 Night Market

WHEN: Saturday, July 6, 4 p.m. to 1 a.m.; Sunday, July 7, 4-11 p.m.

WHERE: Santa Anita Park, 285 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia; (626) 547-7223

COST: Admission is $2 for entry from 4-6 p.m., $3 after 6 p.m. Free for children 12 and under.

Andalusian Paella Night

El Cid will host another Sunday paella supper on its patio. Guests will be welcome to watch as the Andalusian-style paella is cooked on an outdoor grill. The classic saffron rice dish includes shrimp, calamari, clams, mussels, chicken and vegetables -- and takes up to two hours to cook. The paella will be served two hours later, available for a la carte order at $15.

WHAT: Andalusian Paella Night

WHEN: Sunday, July 7, 3-7 p.m.

WHERE: El Cid, 4212 W Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles; (323) 668-0318

COST: No additional cost


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