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Saturday, February 14

Thursday, February 19

Chinese New Year at Komodo

Komodo - Pico

8809 West Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

12:00pm to 9:00pm

In honor of Chinese New Year (February 19), Komodo will serve four special dishes by Executive Chef Erwin Tjahyadi throughout the month of February at the Pico location (8809 Pico Blvd.):

Sweet BBQ Pork Puff Pastry w/ Hoisin Sauce (3)  ($10)

Peking Duck Pot Pie ($14)

Steamed Halibut w/ Ginger Soy Broth & Bok Choi ($14)

Hong Kong Seafood Chowder with salmon, Shrimp & Mussels in creamy lemongrass infused dashi ($14)

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Saturday, February 21

East Borough's Tet Festival

East Borough

9810 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA

5:30pm to 11:00pm

For the Lunar New Year, East Borough will host its second annual Tet Festival event with festive decorations. Guest Chef Jesse Furman of Free Range LA will create his own rendition of bao, and Chloe Tran will craft specialty dishes, including Vietnamese Charcuterie with pork loaf, chicken liver pâté, beef tartare, house pickles, house chili sauce, and toast for $15. All other dishes will be served on two steamed bao buns for $8, including:

Pork Belly

pickled mustard greens, fried quail egg, and house red chili sauce

Smoked Bacon

fried quail egg, pickled red onions, and fish sauce aioli

Salt Cod Beignet

dill, pickled red onions, cucumbers, dill, and turmeric aioli

Baby Octopus

crispy brussel sprouts, sweet chili sauce, and Thai basil

Fried Tofu

garlic fish sauce glaze, cilantro vinaigrette, and Thai basil

Grilled Hanger Steak

crab paste butter, and upland cress

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Sunday, March 8

LA Weekly's The Essentials

California Market Center

110 East Ninth Street, Los Angeles, CA 90079

1:00pm to 5:00pm

LA Weekly presents The Essentials at the California Market Center in DTLA. Join us Sunday, March 8th, from 1pm–5pm (VIP hour from 1pm–2pm) for LA Weekly's signature food and wine extravaganza. Curated by our award-winning food writers, the event showcases signature bites from restaurants featured in our 99 Essentials restaurant issue that hits stands the same week. Along with the great food, guests will enjoy wine from top shelf wineries and cocktail samples from our liquor partners.

The Essentials
Sunday March 8th, 2015
1pm – 5pm
VIP hour from 1pm-2pm
California Market Center
110 E 9th St., Los Angeles, CA 90079

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Friday, March 27

Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert™ 2015


11:30am to 4:00pm

The 5th annual the Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert™ will be held March 27-29, 2015. The festival, organized by Palm Springs Life, will gather the brightest and most inspired chefs from across the country for three extraordinary days of culinary and wine tasting under The Big White Tent on Larkspur between El Paseo and Shadow Mountain in Palm Desert, CA. This event will be uniquely educational in focus, showcasing the Coachella Valley as the ultimate culinary destination.

The festival begins with a James Beard 4-course gourmet luncheon on Friday, March 27. The weekend “Grand Tastings” feature renowned chefs, and more than 80 premium wines and champagnes and 50 restaurants will offer tastings. Returning to this year’s festival are exclusive wine and beer tasting seminars.

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