Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco And Music Festival Powered By Gringo Bandito
Gringo Bandito Hot Sauce is excited to be the official sponsor of the Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco and Music Festival. The annual festival will hitting multiple cities for the first time, traveling up the West Coast with stops in Dana Point, Sacramento (April 8th), Denver (April 28th), Albuquerque (April 29th), Tucson (May 5th), Auburn (May 12th) and Portland (May 13th). The Offspring will again headline and be joined by rock favorites including Pennywise and on select dates Against Me!, Me First and The Gimme Gimmes, Lit, Street Dogs, The Vandals, Unwritten Law and Los Kung Fu Monkeys. Gringo Bandito invites you to sample their hot sauce! $75; Saturday; Doheny State Beach, Dana Point, CA

King Harbor Brewing Co. 4th Anniversary

King Harbor Brewing Co. is celebrating its fourth anniversary with food from 505 Food Truck LA, A Basq Kitchen and Slinging Korea. Tickets include: over 30 taps, unlimited pours in your very own 4th anniversary mug, a Tiki Bar, live entertainment from DJ Denny Bales, Vinyl Club, and live bands The Royal Rats, Kira Lingman and the Thirsty Crows, giveaways from Globe skateboards, Coned Ice Cream with King Harbor Brewing’s Imperial Swirly ice cream collaboration, beer games and more. $45, $10/designated driver tickets; Saturday, 2-6 pm; King Harbor Brewing Company, 2907 182nd St, Redondo Beach, CA 90278

L.A. Beer Festival
This 10th annual celebration brings together 80 breweries, food trucks and a dueling piano bar to Westlake’s Los Angeles Center Studios. $45-$80; Saturday, noon-3 pm or 5-8 pm; Los Angeles Center Studios, 450 S. Bixel St, Los Angeles, CA

Celebrate National Beer Day with Horse Thief BBQ
Head to DTLA’s Grand Central Market to celebrate National Beer Day! Texas brewer, Shiner Beers, will be serving $6 pints all day long! Enjoy Shiner Bock, a lightly-hopped American-style dark lager, Shiner Light Blonde, a light beer packed full of flavor, and Shiner Strawberry Blonde, made with homegrown strawberries from Poteet, Texas, for an easy to drink, crisp beer, perfect for a warm day. Grab a pint, some delicious traditional Texas BBQ, and celebrate National Beer Day the right way! Saturday; 324 S Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90013; 213.625.0341

Now in its 28th year, this festival is California’s largest tomato gardening event and sale for the whole family! Discover up to 250 varieties of tomato seedlings; attend informational classes offering tips on tomato planting; learn about garden maintenance, irrigation and fertilizing; select the best plants for your site; see the newest equipment and much more taught by gardening experts. New activities to check out include: Peppermania!, pepper fans can explore a brand new event celebrating the almighty pepper with more than 40 types of peppers; kids can make their own seed pods to take home and plant, participate in a Ladybug Release where they learn about the role ladybugs play in the garden, earn Junior Gardener certificates & win badges; learn about veggie plants that keep your tomatoes company in the garden and complement your health; discover old heirloom breeds, such as the Ivan tomato, and help to save them from extinction by learning how to plant these rare seeds at home and cultivate the breed; enjoy a Bloody Mary bar on the Main Lawn and dishes featuring tomatoes at the Cafe; and learn tips on cooking with tomatoes. Full schedule here. Friday-Sunday; 1418 Descanso Dr, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011

Foodie Con
This “Comic-Con for foodies,” Foodie Con is more consumer show than typical food festival. There will be cooking demos, workshops, book signings and plenty of tastings. $10-$40; Saturday, 11 am-5 pm, Sunday, 11 am-4 pm; The REEF, 1933 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA

Pintxos and Porrons at Hayden
Every Friday, Hayden will offer pintxos (skewered bar snacks) and porrons (a Spanish style wine pitcher). You will receive one glass of wine and access to a spread of snacks. $20; Friday, 6-9 pm; 8820 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232; 310.593.4777

Brunch the Peruvian way at Rosaliné
West Hollywood’s Rosaliné has officially kicked off weekly brunch service.  on classic brunch favorites, such as chicken and waffles and steak and eggs. Rosaliné’s Chef Ricardo Zarate puts his signature Peruvian twist on dishes like Salchipapas made with chorizo, serrano ham, morcilla potatoes, rocoto ketchup and Amarillo mustard aioli; Picarones con Chicharrón, Zarate’s spin on chicken and waffles with pumpkin and sweet potato beignets and fried chicken, and Parrillada de Carne, Peruvian-style steak and eggs with apple ginger, soy dressing and quinoa toast. The brunch offerings cater to a wide range of palates, including vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options.The full menu is available here. Sundays, 10:30 am-2:30 pm; 8479 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Taste of Germany Wine Dinner at Patina
Chef Joachim Splichal takes you on a journey back to his German roots, welcoming the world renowned winemakers of Becker Family Wines and the organically farmed Von Buhl winery to Patina restaurant for a Taste of Germany Wine Dinner. Inspired by his own German heritage, Executive Chef Andreas Roller has crafted a tasting menu using seasonal ingredients like European white asparagus and morels to pair each course perfectly with its wine counterpart. The menu includes: an aperitif paired with 2015 von Buhl, Riesling Sekt Brut; Blue Fin Tuna with Santa Barbara uni, Meyer lemon, and caviar paired with 2015 von Buhl, Deidesheimer Riesling Dry; Hokkaido Scallop with Thai basil, radish, and ginger paired with 2016 Becker, Kalkstein Pinot Blanc; European White Asparagus with spring pea, morel, and cured egg yolk paired with 2016 Becker, Kalkmergel Pinot Gris; Hudson Valley Foie Gras with Mole, pineapple, and coconut paired with 2015 von Buhl, “Armand” Riesling Kabinett; Black Bass with celery, carrot, and shallot paired with 2014 von Buhl, Ungeheuer Riesling; Snake River Farms Wagyu Ribeye with oxtail compote, trumpet royal, and Mille Feuille paired with 2013 Becker, Rechtenbacher Village Pinot Noir; and Valrhona Ivory Chocolate with passionfruit, red currant, and  mint paired with 2014 von Buhl, Rieslaner Beerenauslese. $199; Sunday, 6:30 pm; Walt Disney Concert Hall, 141 South Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Spring’s Bounty: A Pop-Up Dinner
The team at Chef Ella Freyinger, Inc. is hosting Spring’s Bounty: A Pop-Up Dinner to celebrate their new space at Food + Shelter in Highland Park. Headed by Venice-based Ella Freyinger, the catering team at Chef Ella Freyinger, Inc. is committed to using seasonal and locally-sourced ingredients to create healthy and delicious meals. At Spring’s Bounty: A Pop-Up Dinner, the catering team will be serving a menu to celebrate spring with fresh ingredients from their favorite local farms. These dinners will highlight Chef Ella Freyinger’s belief in real food and whole ingredients, letting those ingredients take center stage on the plates. As a team of philanthropists and activists, Chef Ella Freyinger, Inc. will be donating a portion of the proceeds from ticket sales to Young Hearts, a new branch of the Open Hearts Foundation. The menu includes Green Garlic Soup with creme fraiche, watercress, and smoked olive oil; Strawberry, Beet and Burrata with poppy seed, strawberry vinegar, and flake salt; Baby Carrots with fennel-mustard seed brittle, and carrot chip; Polenta Dumplings with mint, peas, fava, and chevre; and Roast Lamb with green garlic salsa verde (vegetarian option available upon request). Dessert is by Pastry Chef Connie Lopez. Please be advised that this event is BYOB. $75; Friday & Saturday, 6 pm, 8:30 pm; Food + Shelter, 6375 North Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90042

Halo Top Introduces Two Vegan Flavors at its Scoop Shop
This month, Halo Top Scoop Shop introduces two vegan, non-dairy ice cream flavors—Chocolate and Cookie Dough—both made with coconut milk and flavored with decadent ingredients. Plus, you are invited to “top that” and load up on 50+ sundae toppings, including fresh blueberries, strawberries, toasted walnuts and mochi. Exclusive to the Halo Top Scoop Shop, you can also build non-dairy ice cream sandwiches dipped in sprinkles and pressed between vegan cookies. April 2018; Westfield Topanga, Unit #177; 6600 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Canoga Park, CA 91303 

81st Annual Santa Anita Derby
Enjoy a day at the races as thoroughbreds take to the track to qualify for the Kentucky Derby. Don your best outfit and hat for a chance to win prizes, plus enjoy a matinee concert of 80s cover bands, food trucks and brews. $15-$60; Saturday, 10 am-5 pm; Santa Anita Park, 285 Huntington Dr, Arcadia, CA

Dwell on Design
Dwell on Design is a four day celebration of design featuring exhibits for modern interiors and exteriors, continuing education classes for design professionals, seminars for design-seeking consumers, and exclusive Los Angeles home tours. Tickets; Through Sunday; Through out Los Angeles

The Brewery Artwalk
Spend a day meeting artist’s in their studio spaces, discovering new art, and enjoying great food and drinks! Definitely find the Jesus Wall Gallery (It’s one of my faves)! There is something for everyone, along with affordable work and merchandise! Don’t miss the Spring Brewery Artwalk, it’s one of my most favorite events in Los Angeles. Free; Saturday & Sunday, 8 am-6 pm; 600 Moulton Ave, #205 Los Angeles 90031

Barnsdall Arts and Crafts Fair
Located next to the Frank Lloyd Wright Hollyhock House, this fair will have you discovering a diverse range of emerging talent at this local art fair. Shop from handcrafted jewelry, ceramics, prints, paints, photography and more, or opt for a pack of fundraising raffle tickets ($20 for 5) for the chance to win artwork and grand prizes. $0-$20; Sunday, 10 am-4 pm; Barnsdall Park, 4800 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

You Were Never Really Here Screening
Be one of the first to see the most talked about movie of the year! They are partnering with Amazon Studios to offer a free screening of this smart, mind-blowing thriller at Arclight Hollywood, and a free immersive exhibit at Taschen Gallery celebrating the film’s upcoming release. Academy Award® winner Joaquin Phoenix and visionary director Lynne Ramsay are behind this well-crafted masterwork. A fearless veteran-turned-hitman goes on a daring mission to track down missing girls and their traffickers. When he’s hired to find a senator’s teenage daughter, he gets more than he bargained for. Will Joe be overtaken by his nightmares or will it lead to his awakening? Free; Movie: Sunday, ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028; Exhibit: Friday-Sunday, 11 am-7 pm, Taschen Gallery, 8070 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048

Rooftop Cinema Club
The U.K.’s “Number One Outdoor Cinema Series” returns to the rooftops of the Montalban Theatre and Level Downtown Los Angeles. Enjoy street food and drinks while you take in views and watch acclaimed films, including recent Oscar winners (I, Tonya; The Shape of WaterThree Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri). Highlights this month include a Ryan Gosling double feature with La La Land and The Notebook. $17-$28; Through April 28th; 1615 Vine St, Los Angeles, CA; 888 S. Olive St, Los Angeles, CA

POP YOUR SHOP and JD LUXE come together to celebrate Coachella in Malibu. Enjoy a DJ, nail art, photo booth, glitter lip bar, festival jewelry, flower crowns, wine and JD Luxe’s mobile fashion boutique. Saturday, 2-6 pm; Rosenthal Wines, 18741 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA; RSVP@POPYOURSHOP.COM




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