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MOM in the Mail cookies among food events this week in the Los Angeles area – The Pasadena Star-News




Los Angeles area

EVENTS

MOM in the Mail: Cookie mail order service from Sharon Graves, baker and owner of BLVD Kitchen in Sherman Oaks. Varieties include: Classic Chocolate Chip, Deep Dark Chocolate Brownies, Chewy Fruit and Nut Granola Bars, Peanut Butter and Whisky Oatmeal Dried Cherry Bars. See website for treat and seasonal menu (plus dietary options) and extras to be added to package. 1-877-454-4666. Email: mom@mominthemail.com. www.mominthemail.com

Craft Los Angeles: Celebrates 10-year anniversary with appetizers and cocktails, 6:30, followed by a five-course dinner, 7 p.m. Sept. 13. Cost $265 plus tax and tip. Reservations required. 10100 Constellation Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-279-4180. craftlosangeles.com

Tam O’Shanter: Four-course dinner with wines from several regions in Spain, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 13. Cost $85 plus tax and tip. Reservations required. 2980 Los Feliz Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-664-0228. www.tamoshanter.com

Valley Cultural Center: Whiskey tasting, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 15. Minimum age 21. Cost $125; $150 at the door. Warner Center Marriott, 21850 Oxnard St., Woodland Hills. 818-704-1358. www.valleycultural.org

California Vegetarian Food Festival: Event includes cooking demonstrations, lectures and yoga and marketplace, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 16-17. Admission $20; VIP $75; free for ages 10 and younger. Raleigh Studios, 5300 Melrose Ave., Hollywood. www.cavegfoodfest.com

L.A. Mexicano Recipes, People & Places: Bill Esparza discusses his book with Gustavo Arellano, from Taco USA, 2 p.m. Sept. 17. Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St. 818-548-2021. www.glendalelac.org

El Pollo Loco: Four fire-grilled chicken burritos, for a limited time, include: Chicken Bacon Cheddar, Double Chicken, Farmer’s Market and Spicy L.A. Chicken. Check website for participating locations. www.elpolloloco.com

The Stalking Horse: English pub inspired by Cornwall, England. Specialties include Cornish-style pasties and other savory pies and a vegan Welsh Rarebit. The bar offers beers, unusual gins and whisky. Hours: 5 p.m. daily until Sept. 18, when doors open at 11 a.m. (call to confirm hours). 10543 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. thestalkinghorsepub.com

CLASSES

BLVD Kitchen: Croissants, 6 p.m. Sept. 12 ($85); Modern Jewish Cooking, 6 p.m. Sept. 14 ($85); Children ages 6 and older: Pretzels and Bagels, 10 a.m. Sept. 16 ($65); Children ages 9 and older: Pretzels and Bagels, 2 p.m. Sept. 16 ($75); Gourmet Challah, 6 p.m. Sept. 18 ($85); Family Fridays: Pizza, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22 ($65 ages 13 and up; $20 ages 11 and younger). Reservations required. 13545 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. 844-454-2583. Email: theblvdkitchen@gmail.com. www.theblvdkitchen.com


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Sur La Table at The Village at Westfield Topanga: Fall Soups, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12 ($69); Sushi at Home, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 13, and also 4 p.m. Sept. 17 ($79); Pressure Cooking Demystified, 11 a.m. Sept. 14 ($69); Modern Techniques for Every Cook, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 14 ($79); 45th Anniversary: Our Favorite Desserts, 10 a.m. Sept. 15 ($45); 45th Anniversary: Our Favorite Tools, Tips and Tricks, 2 p.m. Sept. 15 ($45); Macarons, 9 a.m. Sept. 16 ($69); Cooking with Champagne, 1 p.m. Sept. 16 ($100; includes a free skillet); Fall Baking Favorites, 9:30 a.m. Sept. 17 ($69); Regional Thai Favorites, 1 p.m. Sept. 17 ($69); Knife Skills, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18 ($59); Delicious Vegan, 11 a.m. Sept. 19 ($48.96); Gnocchi at Home, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19 ($69); Apple Harvest Dishes, 11 a.m. Sept. 20 ($69). Reservations required. 6316 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills. 800-243-0852. www.surlatable.com

Cook LA: Italian Menu, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 16; Sushi 101, 6 p.m. Sept. 17; Fresh Pasta, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 23; Cooking Basics: Grill, Roast, Sauté, Steam, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 24; Girls Night Out, 7 p.m. Sept. 29; Indian Flavors, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 30; Knife Skills, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 1; Cooking with Beer, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 7. Most classes $80. Reservations required. 10938 Ventura Blvd., Studio City. 818-760-5157. www.cooklaonline.com

ONGOING

Barnsdall Art Park Friday Night Wine Tasting series: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 15 and 22. Tickets $35 for tasting; $50 for wine tasting plus docent-led, timed tours of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House (5:45, 6:16, 6:45, 7:15). Bring your own picnic dinner. Proceeds go to free art classes for children and their families. Barnsdall Art Park, 4800 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles. www.barnsdall.org

Dog Haus: Offers an “Oktoberwürst” sausage with Cajun-spiced, Emmantaler, mustard aioli and caramelized onions on a grilled King’s Hawaiian roll, through Oct. 31. Cost $8.49. Check website for locations. www.doghaus.com

Granada Hills Grubfest: Food truck dining, 6-10 p.m. Friday nights. 17802 Chatsworth St. (between White Oak and Zelzah avenues). www.facebook.com/GranadaGrubfest

Old Town Calabasas Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. 23504 Calabasas Road. www.facebook.com/CalabasasFM

Sunland Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. 9919 Sunland Blvd., Sunland. www.facebook.com/sunlandfarmersmarket

Encino Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays. 17400 Victory Blvd. 818-708-6611. www.onegeneration.org/encino-farmers-market

Studio City Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. 12052 Ventura Place (between Laurel Canyon Boulevard and Radford Avenue). 818-655-7744. www.studiocityfarmersmarket.com

holly.andres@dailynews.com

San Gabriel Valley

events

Fairplex: Lots and lots of food choices, ends Sept. 24. Admission is $14 weekdays, $20 weekends and holidays, seniors $10 and $15, ages 6-12 $8 and $12, ages 5 and younger are free. Parking is $15, $25 VIP at Gates 9 and 17, Valet $30 at Gate 3. 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona. Parking is free, at Gate 1. www.fairplex.com

Taste of Old Pasadena: Pasadena-Foothills Association of Realtors Charitable Foundation hosts 30 restaurants, with returning favorites and newcomers, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 12. Main check-in station at Mills Alley. $35 at 626-795-2455 or www.pfarcf.org

Classes

Fullerton Arboretum: Tapas and Paella Party, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 14. $90, $80 members. Register online, www.fullertonarboretum.com/culinary. Bacon Pavilion, 1900 Associated Road, Fullerton. 657-278-3407.

Los Angeles County Arboretum: Family adventures in making root beer for ages 7-11, 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 16. $12, $10 for children of members, register to 626-821-4623. Meet in front of the Rotunda, 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia. www.arboretum.org

Sur La Table: Sushi at home, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 13. $79. Modern techniques for every cook, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 14. $79. Date night: Modern Tuscan cooking, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 15. $79. French macaron workshop, 9 a.m. Sept. 16. Cooking with Champagne, 2 p.m. Sept. 16. $100. Family night: Homemade pasta, 5 or 8 p.m. Sept. 16. $79. Fall baking favorites, 9:30 a.m. Sept. 17. $69. Regional Thai favorites, 1 p.m. Sept. 17. $69. Sushi at home, 4 p.m. Sept. 17. $79. Pressure cooking demystified, 11 a.m. Sept. 18. $69. Knife skills 101, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18. $59. Delicious and vegan, 11 a.m. Sept. 19. $69. Great gnocchi at home, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19. $69. Farmers Market, 6333 W. Third St., Los Angeles. 323-954-0121 or cooking027@surlatable.com

EVENTS

Altadena Library: Taste of ‘Dena, selections from local restaurants plus wine, beer and spirit tastings, 7-9:30 p.m. Sept. 23. Tickets are $50, available online at tasteofdena.eventbrite.com. 600 E. Mariposa St. 626-798-0833.

Fairplex: Lots and lots of food choices, ends Sept. 24. Admission is $14 weekdays, $20 weekends and holidays, seniors $10 and $15, ages 6-12 $8 and $12, ages 5 and younger are free. Parking is $15, Valet $30. 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona. Parking is free, at Gate 1. www.fairplex.com

Greek Festival: Live music and dancing, ethnic food and pastries, church tours, 5-10 p.m. Sept. 29, noon-10 p.m. Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. $2 admission. St. Nectarios Church Grounds, 20340 E.Covina Blvd., corner Bonnie Cove. 626-967-5524.

Taste of Arcadia: 5:30-9 p.m. Sept. 26. Tickets are $50 and must be purchased in advance. Arcadia Chamber of Commerce, 626-447-2159 or info@arcadiacachamber.org. L.A. County Arboretum, 301 N. Baldwin Ave.

Taste of Pasadena: Pasadena Chamber of Commerce featuring new and local favorites, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 28. $30 in advance, $50 at the door. www.pasadena-chamber.org/forms/taste-of-pasadena. Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Drive.

Classes

A and J Cake and Candy Supplies: Beginning fondant fall and Halloween, 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 21-Oct. 12. $60. Butter cream fall edition cakes, 6-8 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 25-Oct. 16. For these two series, supply list will be given first night of class. After school fondant Halloween cookies for teens and tweens workshop, 3:30-5:30 Sept. 27. $40, all supplies included. Must register in advance at the counter, cash or check only, 2254 E. Route 66 Blvd., Glendora. 626-335-7747. www.ajcake.com

Bristol Farms: “Una Notte in Italia,” both red and white wines from Italy, 6-8 p.m. Thursday. Reservations required, $20. 626-441-5450. 606 Fair Oaks Ave., South Pasadena. www.bristolfarms.com/events

Sur La Table: Fall baking favorites, 9:30 a.m. Sept. 17. $69. Regional Thai favorites, 1 p.m. Sept. 17. $69. Sushi at home, 4 p.m. Sept. 17. $79. Pressure cooking demystified, 11 a.m. Sept. 18. $69. Knife skills 101, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18. $59. Delicious and vegan, 11 a.m. Sept. 19. $69. Great gnocchi at home, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19. $69. Chinese takeout, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 20. Girls night out: Fabulous fall flavors, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 21. Knife skills 101, 11 a.m. Sept. 22. $59. Date night: Autumn in Paris, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22. $79. Classic croissants from scratch, 9 a.m. Sept. 23. Healthy fall favorites, 2 p.m. Sept. 23. $69. Date night: Modern Tuscan cooking, 5 or 8 p.m. Sept. 23. $79. Restaurant-style ramen, 9 a.m. Sept. 24. $69. Modern techniques for every cook, 1 p.m. Sept. 24. $79. Fabulous fall flavors, 4 p.m. Sept. 24. $69, Weeknight meals, 11 a.m. Sept. 25. $69. French sauces 101, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25. $69. Fall baking favorites, 11 a.m. Sept. 26. $69. Regional Thai favorites, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 26. $69. Apple harvest, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27. $69. Farmers Market, 6333 W. Third St., Los Angeles. 323-954-0121 or cooking027@surlatable.com

Temple City Library: Cookie decorating for ages 6-12, 4-5 p.m. Sept. 28. (List of ingredients available for parents.) 5939 Golden West Ave. 626-285-2136 or www.colapublib.org/libs/templecity

linda.gold@langnews.com



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