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Register for the St. Patrick’s Day 5k Run/Walk
The 2018 race features a 5K run/walk, costume contest and Little Leprechaun Dash for the Gold for kids ages 4-9. Race day kicks of at 8am and there will be age division awards and cash prizes to the top three overall male and female 5k runners. A portion of proceeds will benefit the Redondo Beach Educational Foundation. Post-race festivities will take place at Rock & Brews on PCH. Saturday; 1811 S. Catalina Ave, Redondo Beach, CA 90277; 310.375.2626; register here (registration closes March 14 at 11:59pm. )

Mendocino Farms Teams up with Cassia  Chef Bryant Ng on New Sandwich to Support The People Concern
The California-based restaurant that serves chef-inspired sandwiches and salads, has partnered with renowned Chef Bryant Ng of Santa Monica’s Cassia to add Cassia’s Lemongrass Chicken Sandwich with Chickpea Curry to its menu from March 12-25. 100% of profits from each sandwich sold will benefit the Los Angeles-based charitable organization, The People Concern, which helps improve the lives of those who are food insecure, homeless or victims of domestic violence. Inspired by Cassia’s Chickpea Curry served with clay oven-baked flatbread, the sandwich features shaved, roasted Mary’s free-range chicken, scallion and lemongrass relish, fresh herb salad and fontina cheese, served on rustic white bread. For added flavor and texture, Chef Bryant has added a layer of provolone on the outside of the bread and a side of chickpea coconut curry for dipping. In conjunction with the sandwich’s official debut, Chef Bryant will be joining kitchen staff at the Santa Monica Mendocino Farms location to create the charity offering and greet guests. Monday, 12 – 1:30 pm (sandwich available through March 25th); locations here.


Pi Day
Celebrate your love for the mathematical constant π and/or pies in general by stopping by Winston Pies to grab a flaky, buttery circular hand pie for just $3.14. Available all day while supplies last, the hand pies come in a variety of flavors, including Harvest Apple, Blue Ridge Blueberry, Dixie Classic Cherry and Chocolate Cowgirl, and are perfect for a grab and go situation – particularly because you can eat a hand pie, well, free hand, no forks or plates needed. To sweeten the deal even more, Winston Pies will have a Golden Ticket tucked away into the packaging for one pie, any shape or size, sold that day. The lucky winner gets one free mini pie! Wednesday; 11678 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049; 310.207.5743


Terrace Hours at The Belvedere
The Peninsula Beverly Hills rolls out a new Thursday night happy hour this month in partnership with Casamigos. Take a seat on the newly redone terrace for an evening of live music and bites like shawarma tacos, charred grill octopus and roasted cauliflower flatbread. They will also be serving four exclusive tequila-based cocktails including a Mexican Negroni and a spicy blood orange margarita. Thursday, 5-8 pm (also March 22nd & 29th); The Belvedere at The Peninsula Beverly Hills, 9882 S. Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA

The Billy Harris Dinner Series
Sunset Marquis and Chef Michael Schlow at Cavatina are hosting a dinner for The Billy Harris Dinner Series, a series of intimate dinners featuring America’s best chefs. The event includes a sit-down dinner chaired by renowned culinary MC Billy Harris and a live auction, whose proceeds will benefit No Kid Hungry, a non-profit aiming to end childhood hunger. Guests will enjoy a multi-course wine paired dinner, a meet and greet with the chef and a hosted cocktail hour with hors-d’oeuvres. Thursday, 6:30 pm; 1200 Alta Loma Rd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

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