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A Generous Serving of Food Events
Chances are your plans for this weekend will include eating of some sort, so why not make eating your plans? Check out any or all of these three food-focused events taking place this weekend:
September 15, 16, & 17: Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival
Enjoy $17 Maine lobster meals and a variety of entertainment (free with admission) down at Ports O'Call Village in San Pedro. Admission is $8, Kids 12 & under free. Friday 5-11 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. - 11 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
September 16: 24th annual American Wine & Food Festival
40 celebrated chefs and over 60 fine wine and spirit purveyors serve up a night of fine dining to benefit the LA Chapter of Meals on Wheels. The evening includes live music, a silent auction, and of course a feast of foods prepared by some of the world's top chefs. Tickets are $275 in advance/$300 at the door. Table reservations begin at $3,000. For tickets or ticket information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. The event will be held on the backlot of Universal Studios, 3900 Lankershim Boulevard, Universal City, from 6-11 p.m.
September 17: Taste of Santa Monica
Samplings from the area’s finest restaurants will be available; participants include Border Grill, Ocean & Vine and Katsuya, among others. Attendees can pair these gourmet nibbles with wine in the wine garden. There will also be cooking demonstrations and live music all day. $40 for adults and $10 for children; ticket price includes food. A ticket for the wine garden is an additional $15. On the Santa Monica Pier, Noon-4 p.m.
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