Planet Dailies' New Dessert Menu; Liquid Dining at Skybar
October 01, 2013 | by Jessica Estrada | Food & Drink News
Planet Dailies' new dessert menu reflects autumn via dishes like this seasonal berry cobbler.
Planet Dailies launches fall dessert menu: To toast the beginning of fall, Planet Dailies debuted a hearty dessert menu inspired by autumnal flavors last week. Indulge in one of the eight decadent confections, such as a rich chocolate molten cake with a pudding-like filling, or a seasonal berry cobbler that comes topped with a walnut crumble and a scoop of ice cream. 6333 W. 3rd St., Ste. 020, Los Angeles, 323-370-6560
Liquid Dining at the Mondrian Hotel’s Skybar: This week’s (October 1-3, 7-10 p.m.) one-of-a-kind cocktail dinner celebrates the art of mixology through four courses of inventive libations coupled with artisan breads. Pairings include an avocado-infused rum cocktail complemented by quinoa bread, and a mushroom-infused Belvedere drink served alongside a bacon-brioche bun. For reservations ($45 or $55 with a bread pairing), call Skybar at 323-848-6025 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. 8440 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood
LA’s Best hosts UnWINEd wine tasting and silent auction: Gather under the fig tree at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows this Friday (October 4, 8 p.m.) for UnWINED, the annual wine tasting and silent auction to support LA's BEST After School Enrichment Program. Guests will sample wines, cheeses, and desserts while bidding on auction items, including a stay at the Four Seasons in Maui. Tickets ($75 or $150 VIP, which grants access to an early reception at 6:30 p.m.) are available atlasbest.org/unwined or by calling 213-978-0801. 101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica
Patchwork Edible food summit at SoCo Collection: Immerse yourself in Southern California’s artisan food culture at this weekend’s Patchwork Edible at SoCo Collection. The two-day (Saturday, October 5, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday, October 6, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.) celebration will feature hands-on workshops, demos, panels, and more on everything from the art of Japanese pickling to burrata to cooking with wild local ingredients. Patchwork events are free to attend; visit patchworkshow.com, or contact Nicole Stevenson by phone at 323-533-7667 or by e-mail at email@example.com for more information. 3303 Hyland Ave., Costa Mesa
Westime President Greg Simonian, Audemars Piaget's Earl Fipen, and other notables in the watch world came together to celebrate the new Westime Malibu.