Chef Suzanne Goin and Sommelier Caroline Styne are hosting Lucques’ 10th Annual Cassoulet Night, featuring the classic Southern French dish of slow cooked meat and beans. The three-course menu, priced at $55, includes a blue cheese and walnut salad, a house cassoulet with duck confit, garlic sausage and white beans, and an almond cake with roasted apples. Call for reservations. 8474 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, 323-655-6277; luques.comJason Alexander Texas Hold’Em Tournament
Jason Alexander hosts his annual texas hold’em tournament at the Sportsman Lodge in Studio City with proceeds benefitting the weSPARK Cancer Support Center. The buy-in is $100 with pre-registration online, $125 at the door and includes the tournament, a lunch buffet, and the chance at the $7500 pot. 12825 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City, 818.906.3022; wespark.org
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