5-Course Beer Pairing Dinner at Mohawk Bend

Chef Erick Simmons and brewmaster Jesse Houck have put together a five-course dinner menu complete with beer pairings. The meal begins with mini pizzas matched with Carillo Kolsch. The first course of potato gnocchi is served with Emil's Special Beer. The second and third courses will allow for options between vegetarian and meat dishes. Dessert is a Big n' Stout ganache stuffed chocolate cookie along with Big La “Brah” Ski Russian Imperial Stout.

WHAT: 5-Course Beer Pairing Dinner

WHEN: Wednesday, April 3, 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Mohawk Bend, 2141 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles; (213) 483-2337.

COST: $45 per person includes beer pairings

Mendocino Farms Family Fun Day

In celebration of the grand opening of its new downtown location at FIGat7th today, Mendocino Farms is extending the festivity to the weekend. Children and their caretakers are invited to partake in arts and crafts, face painting and other kid-designed activities. There will be a performance by Rhythm Child.

WHAT: Family Fun Day

WHEN: Saturday, April 6, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

WHERE: Mendocino Farms, 735 S. Figueroa St. M1, dwntwn.

COST: Kids eat free with purchase of a sandwich or salad

Le Ka Spring Cocktail Launch

Andrew Parish is unveiling a new spring menu of cocktails with selections like Blood and Smoke; Joven Witness; Right Hand; and Barrel Aged Negroni.

WHAT: Spring Cocktail Launch

WHEN: Sunday to Tuesday, April 7-9, 9 p.m. to mid.

WHERE: Le Ka, 800 W. 6th St., dwntwn; (213) 688-3000.

COST: $5 for each cocktail

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