Deals & Events
LA Dining Deals and Events, October 21-27By Lesley Balla
October 21, 2013
Monday, October 21
Thomas Keller’s fried chicken only shows up twice a month at Bouchon, and tonight’s the night. Get fried chicken braised kale with honey and toasted pine nuts, roasted new potatoes, pumpkin bread and pecan pie for $38 per person. Dine in or get it to go by calling 310-271-9910 (235 North Canon Dr.).
Tuesday, October 22
Sit down for this deal: Lazy Ox Canteen in Little Tokyo offers 50% off all food every Tuesday for a limited time. That’s everything on the menu - pigs' ears, pâté, the seasonal vegetables, that burger with dill fries - from 7 PM to close. It’s in celebration of the gastropub’s fifth anniversary, but let’s hope it never goes away (241 S. San Pedro St.; 213-626-5299).
Wednesday, October 23
Last week the Du-par’s at the Original Farmers Market celebrated the diner’s 75th anniversary with deals, and today it’s Studio City’s turn. Get 25-cent hot cakes, 20-cent hamburgers, five-cent coffee, and 35-cent chicken pot pie from 8 AM-6 PM (12036 Ventura Blvd.; 818-766-4437).
Thursday, October 24
Ricardo Sandoval’s La Sandia celebrates mole now through November 30th at the Santa Monica Place restaurant. Specials include various housemade moles, including the pumpkin-seed pipian, mole poblano, mole rojo and mole negro. Available on the lunch and dinner menus daily (395 Santa Monica Place; 310-393-3300).
Friday, October 25
Marcona, the Melrose gourmet sandwich shop, is rolling out a new seasonal menu today, which means you can get two sandwiches for $10 during prime-time lunch hours (noon-4 PM) (7368 Melrose Ave.; 323-951-9991).
Saturday, October 26
The second annual Sausage Fest takes place at Fig at the Fairmont Hotel in Santa Monica today. Links of every sort, chefs in lederhosen, beer and “bobbing for sausages” all are expected. Tickets are $49. 5-9 PM. That leaves some time for the Bon Appetit Grub Crawl taking place in both Venice and Downtown LA. Tickets for each session are $149 per person.
Sunday, October 27
If you like it spicy, head to the Sriracha Fest in Downtown LA today. Co-hosted by Randy Clemens, author of The Sriracha Cookbook and Veggie Lover’s Sriracha Cookbook, and Josh Lurie of Food GPS, you’ll find sweet and savory dishes from a bunch of chefs and restaurants, plus beer, cocktails and DJs. Tickets are $49 in advance and $59 at the door as permitted. 3-6 PM.