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3 Ways To Eat Your Way Though The Weekend

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The weekend is so close you can practically taste it. Here are the edible events going on in the next few days to keep you occupied—and sated, for that matter.

Pizza And Wine Pairing: You can get all fancy and highfalutin' with your wine pairings if you want to, but one of the world's greatest matches is wine and pizza. This Sunday, DeSano is going to be serving up slices at domaineLA's Sicilian wine tasting from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. For $20 guests will taste their way through eight different Sicilian wines accompanied by DeSano's Neapolitan pies. Sure beats your average Sunday supper. You can find out more info here.

All Star Chef Classic at LA Live: It's been said that food is the new rock, but is food the new sport? If this weekend'sAll-Star Chef Classic at L.A. Live is any indicator, then yeah, it sure is. The event will feature 25 highly acclaimed chefs from around the globe will include a 250-person “French Masters” five course dinner in the "restaurant stadium" setting. The event's organizers Krissy Lefebvre and Lucy Lean have partnered with AEG to make it all happen. Chefs on the roster include Iñaki Aizpitarte, Roy Choi, Michael Cimarusti, Josiah Citrin, Dominique Crenn, Vinny Dotolo, Wylie Dufresne, Graham Elliot, Jennifer Jasinski, Gavin Kaysen, Ludo Lefebvre, David LeFevre, Donald Link, Waylynn Lucas, Marc Meneau, David Myers, Nancy Oakes, Alain Passard, Naomi Pomeroy, Paul Qui, Alex Seidel, Jon Shook, Nancy Silverton, and Ricardo Zarate. You can find out more info here.

$1 Sammies At Fickle: We may have given the folks at Fickle a hard time about the unfortunate naming of their zeitgeisty restaurant, but they've been around for a year now, so the joke's on us. To celebrate their first anniversary, Fickle and the attached Sandwich Smith in Little Tokyo are offering $1 specials Saturday, and Monday to Thursday. The Sandwich Smith will be selling its original chicken sandwich with buttermilk fried chicken, garlic aioli, cheddar cheese, creamy coleslaw, pickle chips and tomato for $1 on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Craft beers are going for $3 too. You can find out more info on their site here.