A Taste of Santa Monica

Destination Food Tours will lead a three-hour food tour of Santa Monica with samples from participating restaurants. Some of the restaurants on the tour agenda include Border Grill, Hosteria del Piccolo, M.A.K.E. and N'ice Cream.

WHAT: A Taste of Santa Monica

WHEN: Friday, March 22, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Santa Monica Visitor's Kiosk, 1400 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica; (480) 293-4096.

COST: $59.00 regular price; $35.40 plus $5.50 service fee through Goldstar.

Rick Bayless Cookbook Signing

Rick Bayless will be signing copies of his new cookbook Frontera: Margaritas, Guacamoles, and Snacks at Red O. Limited copies of the cookbook will be sold at the restaurant. Bayless will also be introducing new dishes on the Street Food Social Hour menu.

WHAT: Rick Bayless Cookbook Signing

WHEN: Friday, March 22, 4 p.m.-7 p.m.

WHERE: Red O, 8155 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles; (323) 655-5009.

COST: Free; books for sale at $24.

Harvest to Table

Kidspace Children's Museum is leading an interactive workshop on food for children ages six to 10 with games on different food groups and where food comes from. Kid participants will be given herbs to take home.

WHAT: Harvest to Table

WHEN: Sunday, March 24, 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Kidspace Children's Museum, 480 N. Arroyo Blvd., Pasadena; (626) 449-9144.

COST: $7 registration fee plus museum admission fee.

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