The Larchmont Larder has set its summer slate of cooking classes. Chef and co-owner Michael Beglinger teaches Summer Salads on Thursday, June 11. Summer Baking happens on Thursday, July 16, featuring fruit sweets and ice cream from Milk on Beverly. And on August 13, students get their hands dirty with tomatoes. All classes begin at 7 p.m. and the cost is $75 per person.

626 N. Larchmont Blvd., Hancock Park/Hollywood, (323) 962-9900 or

RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen in Century City also kicks off a summer cooking series exploring the “flavors of Southeast Asia” starting this Saturday morning, May 30. Chef Mohan Ismail leads students on a quick culinary romp through Vietnam, with Vietnamese crepes, lemongrass shrimp cakes with chile sauce, Vietnamese stir fry vegetables, and Vietnamese coffee and sno-cones on the agenda. ($75 per.) Future plans for RockSugar's instruction/demo kitchen includes foods of Singapore, India, and Thailand.

10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Century City, (310) 552-9988 or

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