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The Best Wings in L.A., the Cookie Con & other Tasty Tuesday News Bites

February 6, 2018 by Christina Champlin

The Super Bowl might have come and gone, but cravings for chicken wings persist year-round. Los Angeles Magazine recently put out a list of their favorite spots, and I think it’s worth checking out.

On the events front: This weekend brings an Open Shabbat dinner at The Skirball, Speed Dating at Carmela Ice Cream, a Broken Hearts Circus at Angel City Brewery and the annual Cookie Con, which has moved down to the Anaheim Convention Center.

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As always, enjoy all the tasty news bites below!

Bon Appétit!

Where To Get The Best Chicken Wings in L.A.

Los Angeles Magazine answers that question in their latest round up on where to get those saucy messy bites of joy. From Ye Rustic Inns crazy spicy wings to Mohawk Bends vegan cauliflower wings there’s a well rounded variety included on the small but mighty list.

Wolfgang Puck Celebrates Chinese New Year

The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles will celebrate the Year of the Dog at WP24 by Wolfgang Puck on Friday, February 23 with a night market-inspired feast to celebrate Chinese New Year. Guests can enjoy dazzling panoramic views of the city while dining on signature menu items such as squid ink shrimp steamed dumplings, a roasted Peking duck garnished with golden pineapple, a specialty cocktail themed for the Year of the Dog and a mochi waffle dessert. The restaurant will also host live dragon dancers fully decked out in traditional Chinese costume in honor of the New Year. The experience cost $56 per person. Guests can make reservations with the hostess by calling (213) 743-8800.

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Love Bug Dinner

There’s a Love Bug Dinner happening on February 13 at Cafe Demitasse in Santa Monica where bugs are the main course and every course! For $55 guests will enjoy a seven course meal that includes Termite Potato Poppers, Mealworm Pasta and more.

Food Events for this Week in L.A.

Tuesday February 6th, 2018

The Walt Disney Concert Hall will host Chamber Music & Wine Tasting. This Tuesday The LA Philharmonic will perform pieces from Czech.

Keeping up with your health goals? Take a Desserts for Your Sweetheart & Your Heart class at BLVD Kitchen in Sherman Oaks. You’ll learn to make German Chocolate cake, brownies, truffles, Cherry Cobbler and more all without using sugar, gluten and dairy.

Down some tacos, drink some locally brewed beers and test your trivia skills this Tuesday during Tacos & Trivia night at Angel City Brewery in DTLA.

Wednesday February 7th, 2018

Every first and third Wednesday of the month, BEAR CITY brings free comedy and free pizza to Que Sera in Long Beach.

Thursday February 8th, 2018

Boomtown Brewery has joined forces with Chef Justin Disbrow of Savage/Alchemy for the next installment of the breweries Chef Series. Guests will enjoy a three course meal that includes Marinated Vermilion Snapper paired with Bad Hombre Mexican Lager and Oak Barrel Smoked Berkshire Pork Belly paired with a Long Grind Cappuccino Stout. See the full menu here. Tickets cost $80 a person.

L.A. native Lesley TellĂ©z will head to LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes to share her insights and dishes from her cookbook, Eat Mexico: Recipes from Mexico City’s Streets, Markets and Fondas this Thursday.

Friday February 9th, 2018

Visit the Skirball Cultural Center this Friday for Open Shabbat, a communal meal, held outdoors, featuring a farm-fresh vegetarian menu. This reimagined version of a Jewish ritual is meant to be a meaningful life practice for all.

Carmela Ice Cream is hosting two Speed Dating events where $15 gets you a scoop of ice cream and mingling with local singles. On Friday the event will be held at the 3rd location  and Saturdays event will take place in the Woodland Hills location.

Head to The Madelin Garden in Pasadena for high tea and a performance of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest.

Saturday February 10th, 2018

The L.A. Cookie Con & Sweets Show, at the Anaheim Convention Center February 10-11 features baking demos and workshops, celebrity chefs and special guests, five different stages and hundreds of samples all day.

Sunday February 11th, 2018

Angel City Brewery’s festival for the lovelorn, the Broken Hearts Circus, returns to Downtown Los Angeles for a lively pre-Valentine’s Day bash. Enjoy games from Two Bit Circus, a stilt walker, circus performances from TRIBE, artisan vendors, food and live music. It’s free to attend.

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