Celebrate National Fried Chicken Day at Chimmelier in Koreatown featuring Sijang Tongdak and Caviar from Saturday, July 6, through Saturday, July 13. The limited-time offering showcases Sijang Tongdak, a traditional Korean-style whole fried chicken that brings the nostalgic flavors of Korea’s outdoor markets, known as “Sijang.” The classic dish is given a modern twist by pairing it with Kaluga hybrid caviar. The special includes Hawaiian rolls and coleslaw, great for creating a chicken sandwich. The package feeds two, costs $105 and includes: 

  • Sijang tongdak (8-pc cut)
  • Kaluga Hybrid Caviar (1 oz) (additional caviar can be purchased during checkout)
  • Hawaiian rolls 
  • Coleslaw 
  • Mac salad 
  • Soy vin pickles

Order link HERE (Pick up only)

Goop Kitchen has launched its first dessert collaboration with Purely Elizabeth for the ultimate clean banana bread, featuring its ancient grain granola. It’s made with almond flour and topped with a creamy cinnamon cashew butter frosting, granola, cashews and pumpkin seeds. It’s gluten- and dairy-free, available all summer for delivery or pickup for $5.95 at order.goopkitchen.com.


Purely Elizabeth Goop Kitchen banana bread (Courtesy Purely Elizabeth)

Good Boy & Friends, an alternative natural wine fair, designed to breathe some new life into the traditional tasting culture and celebrate local wines, takes place on Saturday, July 13, at Homage in Chinatown. There will be more than 40 wineries onboard. Tastings will run from 4 p.m. til 10 p.m., and will be followed by an afterparty inside the brewery that will go on until 2 a.m. Food will be provided by Biite Club

On Saturday, July 13, top taqueros will serve handmade tacos as part of the first-ever Asada Fest presented by Northgate González Market. The event will bring “Los Meros Meros” to one huge block party at Rolling Greens Arts District, at 1005 Mateo St., in DTLA. Paying homage to the 40-year legacy of Los Meros Meros de la Carne Asada, Northgate Market butchers, attendees will be able to enjoy recipes by notable chefs like Javier Plascencia, who helped define Baja California’s Michelin Guide-recognized food scene for the last 20 years; San Diego’s Claudette Zepeda of Top Chef fame; RobeGrill “Que Chille” social media sensation coming directly from the northeast badlands of Hermosillo, Sonora; and Chef Daniel Castillo of Heritage Barbecue, a self-made California institution in San Juan Capistrano that is known for its hours-long lines and  Chicano-style smoked meats. For tickets, visit http://ticketon.com/event/asadafest

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