Pop-Up Art Gallery + Free Food & Cocktails

Westwood's Palomar Hotel is displaying artwork from Palo Klein Uber, Chris Trueman and Alison Rash for one night only. Free appetizers from Blvd 16 restaurant will be passed around the room, along with cocktails and wine.

WHEN: March 15, 5-7 p.m.

WHERE: Palomar Hotel

COST: free; optional $47 prix fixe menu

Marcona Restaurant opening soon

Marcona Restaurant opening soon

Downward Dining

If you're still detoxing from a string of beer, wine and food festivals or a Saturday night's 3 a.m. binge, a little yoga couldn't hurt. Downward Dining's first L.A. event includes a one-hour, all-level yoga class taught by Sarah Ezrin. Class will be followed by a vegetarian meal from Clean Plates and M Cafe de Chaya. For those who need extra incentive, there's a gift bag in it for you. A portion of the event's proceeds go to Off the Mat, Into the World.

WHEN: 7-10 p.m., March 16

WHERE: Siren Studios

COST: $35

St. Patrick's Day Cooking Class

Learn how to cook green with Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger as they slice and dice avocados, poblano chiles and tomatillos. A demonstration-style cooking class includes a multi-course lunch, cocktails and a recipe booklet. Afternoon highlights are green gazpacho margaritas, pork chile verde braised pork, roasted corn grits and lime squares, to name a few. Reserve your spot by calling (213) 486-5171.

WHEN: 11 a.m. & 2 p.m., March 17

WHERE: Border Grill Downtown LA

COST: $75

LQ@SK Final Days

After 9 months, the last set of dates for Laurent Quenioux's “fooding around” at Starry Kitchen are here. Expect a few of the restaurant's favorites, including teriyaki foie gras and rabbit albondigas, oxtail comte grilled cheese, hamachi, lemon curd, black sesame panna cotta and more. Reservations are limited and not confirmed until you receive an email confirmation.

WHEN: March 18-21

WHERE: Starry Kitchen

COST: $70-$90

Marcona Restaurant Opening

Counter service-style “gourmet” sandwich shop Marcona opens in the Hollywood stretch of Melrose Avenue's shopping district. The eatery, from New York native Collier Ulrich, showcases deli foods with a Mediterranean influence. The menu, created with the help of Chicago chef Matthew Moss, is primarily made up of sandwiches, salads, sides, vegetarian and vegan options and a pickling section.

WHEN: March 20

WHERE: Marcona Restaurant

COST: cost of food

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