Turkey Ice Cream, Free Cocktail Classes & other Tasty Tuesday News Bites

November 1, 2016 by Christina Champlin

Angelenos love food… and so do we!

To help keep you on the pulse of the culinary scene we provide weekly rundown of the best food related news bites (get it?) through one easy-to-digest page of blurbs and links.


This week includes Turkey Ice Cream, Free Cocktail Classes, Election Specials, $4 Bobbie Sandos and LOTS more.

Your food news CliffsNotes start after the jump.

Bon Appétit!

Rising Tohoku Food Fair returns to Mitsuwa Marketplace in Torrance Nov 3 through 6. We spot a Saury Bento Box, Migaki-Ichigo strawberries, Iwate Wagyu Yakisuki Ju and a free make your own lunch class for kiddies.

Liquid Intelligence is back for the month of November at The Mixing Room. Enjoy complementary alcohol focused classes every Wednesday from Winter Beers & Cookie Pairings to Hot Cocktails the event is a hidden gem for those looking to have a good time without spending big bucks. See the schedule here.

Looking for a way to eat your veggies? The California Vegetarian Food Festival might be just what you’re looking for. Taking place at Raleigh Studios on Nov. 13, folks can expect food tastings, expert speakers, cooking demos and more. Use code VEGANLA40 for 40% off general admission tickets!

Salt & Straw are launching a Thanksgiving Celebration series today with five flavors lineup to pay homage to everyones favorite holiday meal. Flavors include: Sweet Potato Casserole w/ Maple Pecans, Buttered Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, California Acorn & Chestnut Stuffing, Salted Caramel Thanksgiving Turkey and Spiced Goat Cheese & Pumpkin Pie.

Looking for a place to go celebrate Election day and the final stretch of the heated election? Plan Check will be serving two spicy burger specials on Nov. 8 along with drink specials. Take a bite into the Nasty Woman Burger or the Bad Hombre Burger. Either way order a drink to take the edge off.

MiniBar will also host an Election Night Party set to celebrate the election of the first woman president. Head on over for “Our First LADIES NIGHT (Not First Lady’s Night)” on Nov. 8. There will be a TV broadcasting the results, happy hour from 5 – 7 p.m., an all-female playlist and a complimentary toast if and when Trump concedes.


Franklin & Co has a revamped happy hour menu with a whopping 16 food items to choose from. Nothing is priced above $6 which makes this a great deal for those looking for bar bites on the cheap.

franklin co happy hour menu

Photo Credit: Franklin & Co

Must hit up place of the week goes to…

Get your $4 Bobbies at Capriotti’s on National Sandwich Day this Thursday Nov. 3!  The Boobie is Capriotti’s signature sandwich made with in-house slow-roasted turkey, cranberry sauce and homemade stuffing, with a hint of mayonnaise on a freshly baked roll. Promotion is valid at Beverly Hills, Culver City, Torrance, Covina, Glendora, Walnut and Whittier locations.

Happy #SubCrushSunday! Like this photo & comment below with your favorite sub to enter to win a Free 9" Sub. #MyCapriottis #giveaway

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Finally, just a quick snapshot of the best thing we’ve eaten in the past week…

The Lobster & Shrimp Cobb Salad at Laurel Point in Studio City is topped with avocado, crispy bacon, hard boiled eggs, lobster, shrimp, bleu cheese and cherry tomatoes, tossed with a green goddess dressing.