Laurent Quenioux Cooking at Le Saint Amour; SimonLA Celebrates Fete de la Musique

SimonLA's dishes will be paired with a Frecnh music festival
SimonLA’s dishes will be paired with a Frecnh music festival Photo: SimonLA

Century City: Craft chef Anthony Zappola and pastry chef Shannon Swindle are hosting a five-course dinner on June 29th with Ojai Vineyard and its winemakers. Reservations at 424-204-7485. [Craft]
Culver City: Bistro LQ chef Laurent Quenioux will cook a four-course dinner at Culver City’s Le Saint Amour this Sunday and next month Amour chef Herve Commereuc will return the favor. [Feast]
Leaf Organics is coming back to life in the same location this Friday, with new global vegan wraps and a health bar serving “”probiotic super food elixirs.” [Eater]
Downtown: Checker’s is starting winemaker dinners of its own, starting over five courses this Saturday with Clos Pegase for $100 per person. [Feast]

Hollywood: District is throwing a Father’s Day southern BBQ with beef and pork ribs, pulled pork and soft crab sandwiches, a full bar, and all the sides from grilled peaches to mac and cheese. [District]
Lucky Devil’s is giving out free toasted pecan custard shakes with the purchase of a full entree this Monday, June 21st. [Lucky Devil’s]
Pasadena: The Langham Hotel has a World Cup street food menu with brown butter spaetzle and beer cheese, among other global wonders. [Daily Candy]
Santa Monica: Shangri-La Hotel has a new breakfast menu for the World Cup featuring 32 dishes, one from each of the countries playing. [Tamie Adaya/Facebook]
SoCal Wide: All fifteen locations of Kabuki are introducing a “summer fling” menu with lighter rolls like Mediterranean sea bass, tomato salsa, corn, asparagus, and Japanese mint and lighter cocktails like Buddha’s Tea, with soju, mint leaves, and a choice of plum orange, paw paw mango, or yuzu ginger sparkling tea zazz. [Kabuki]
West Hollywood: Sofitel is celebrating France’s Fete de la Musique at Sofitel LA on June 21st. Performances by French pianist Francois Chouchan and violinist Phillip Levy, plus bands named Seeing Thingz, and Bleek & Sputnik. Novena Carmel will take place at SimonLA restaurant and Stone Rose Lounge. [Sofitel]