In honor of the rooster sauce we all know and love, Neal Fraser and Lewis Chan will offer a five-course, Sriracha-themed dinner, which will begin with a lobster roll in a house-made brioche bun topped with Sriracha aioli. Courses to follow include a Sriracha tagliatelle with Santa Barbara prawns, crispy pork belly in a Sriracha soy glaze and rib-eye poutine with Sriracha gravy. Mariah Swan will round out your dinner with s'mores featuring a five-spice graham cracker and Sriracha marshmallow. Items on the menu also will be available à la carte.
WHAT: Sriracha Tribute Dinner
WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 9, 5-10 p.m.
WHERE: BLD, 7450 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles; (323) 930-9744.
COST: $45 per person
Free Indian Vegetarian Entertaining Class
Learn to make an Indian and Pakistani vegetarian feast from longtime local cooking instructor Farhana Sahibzada. The menu will include a fruit chaat salad, malai kofta (vegetarian meatballs) and a vegetable biryani.
WHAT: Free Indian and Pakistani Vegetarian Cooking Class
WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 9, 6-7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Whole Foods, 6350 W. Third St., Los Angeles; (323) 964-6800.
Open Mic Night
For his night guesting at Phillip Lee's Scratch|Bar, Patina alum Jason Fullilove has planned a seven-course surf-and-turf menu. The first course of uni will graduate to a main of spice-cured smoked lamb belly with couscous. Dessert will be a glazed croissant doughnut with smoked cocoa nibs and sea salt Mexican hot chocolate. The last reservation available will be at 10 p.m.
WHAT: Open Mic Night
WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 12, 5-11 p.m.
WHERE: Scratch|Bar, 111 N. La Cienega Blvd., Beverly Hills; (310) 289-8010.
COST: $65 per person