Pop-Up Dinner L.A.

L.A.'s first-ever mass picnic, Pop-Up Dinner L.A., invites guests to dine and drink outdoors at a secret location in Los Angeles — to be revealed just hours before the event (via email). Guests are required to wear all white and can bring their own tableware, food and beverages, or opt for a catered meal from a local chef. Tables, chairs and entertainment are provided.

WHAT: Pop-Up Dinner L.A. Picnic

WHEN: Sat., Aug. 25, 5-11 p.m.


COST: General admission $28; w/ meal $78

L.A. Epicurean Festival

More than 500 boutique merchants of wines and spirits, cheeses, spices, coffee and teas, charcuterie, olive oils, mushrooms, organic chocolate, meat, fowl, fish, produce and much more will be on hand to market their goods and give tasting demonstrations. Live entertainment and complimentary mixology demos also will be available.

WHAT: L.A. Epicurean Festival

WHEN: Sun., Aug. 26, 3-6 p.m.

WHERE: Vibiana, 214 S. Main St., dwntwn.

COST: $75

Susan Feniger's Street Book Celebration and Feast

To celebrate the release of cookbook Susan Feniger's Street Food, the chef is throwing an international fête utilizing worldwide recipes, spice-market secrets, ethnic elixirs and unique aguas frescas. Live music will be curated by DJs from Amoeba Records, and Feniger will be signing cookbooks for eager fans.

WHAT: Street Book Celebration and Feast

WHEN: Sun., Aug. 26, 5-10 p.m.

WHERE: Susan Feniger's Street, 742 N. Highland Ave., L.A.

COST: $50

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