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Esters Wine Shop & Bar Wine Tasting
Co-Owner and Wine Director Kathryn Coker will be sharing her three favorite springtime wines, as featured in the most recent issue of Food & Wine, in which she was also awarded as one of the top sommeliers of the year! Sip on three flights and listen to Kathryn chat about how to pair these selections with market-inspired dishes. $20; Monday, 6-9 pm; 1314 7th St, Santa Monica, CA 90405; 310.899.6900


Zak Pelaccio at Animal
The winner of James Beard’s Best Chef Northeast 2016 award brings his Hudson, New York restaurant Fish & Game to Animal for one night only, with a TBA menu that will include signature farm-to-table dishes. $50; Tuesday; 435 N Fairfax, Los Angeles, CA; 323.782.9225


Herringbone Santa Monica’s Evening with Truffles Wine Dinner
Enjoy a six course meal, each paired with a wine selection from either “Divine Wines” or “Specialty Cellars”. Enjoy dishes like the Truffle Crusted Diver Scallops with Cauliflower Purée, Chanterelle, and Blood Orange, or the Dry Aged Bone-In Ribeye with Bone Marrow and Truffled Fingerling Potatoes. Both will be paired with two selections that hail from the vineyards of Luís Duarte, an award-winning Portugese winemaker with over 25 years of experience. Then taste the 2014 Monte do Carrapatelo Branco and 2013 Rubrica Red of Luís Duarte and the bubbles of a Spanish Cava Brut Reserva from Agusti Torello Mata paired with the Hamachi Crudo. $90; Wednesday, 7 pm; 1755 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA; Reservations: 310.971.4460

National Prime Rib Day
Lawry’s is serving an all-prime-rib menu to celebrate. And for the rest of the month, when you donate $10 to the charity Ability First, you’ll get a $25 Lawry’s gift card. Wednesday; locations here.


Roberta’s Pop-Up
Brooklyn-based Roberta’s is one of the most famous pizza spots in the country, and its chef, Carlo Mirarchi, will be in Los Angeles making porchetta at di Alba Downtown for a one-night-only four-course dinner. $24; Thursday; 827 E Third St, Los Angeles, CA 90013; 213.620.6244

808 Concentrate Launch Party @ Tower 12
Tower 12 is hosting the official launch of the band Pepper’s 808 Concentrate, a new beer from King Harbor Brewing Company brewed with passion fruit and aloha. There will also be a special guest performance by reggae legend Micah Brown. Wednesday, 10 pm; 53 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

Redondo Beach Springfest
Springfest will kick off with carnival rides, a petting zoo, a food court and gourmet food trucks. Free; Thursday & Friday, 5 – 11 pm, Saturday, 11 am – 11 pm, Sunday, 11 am – 8 pm; Aviation Park, 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA 90278

Peterson Museum’s Ferrari Opening
The new Ferrari opens up at the Petersen, where the VIP reception includes cocktails, food, and a vault tour of Italian design vehicles, as well as non-vault access for not-as-high-rollers. Thursday;  6060 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036; 323.930.CARS (2277)

By Whitney

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