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3 Ways To Eat Your Way Through 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.

Slider Eating Competition at Doghaus: To celebrate the kick off of Pasadena's Annual Cheeseburger Week, twelve competitors will face off to see who can eat the most Dog Haus sliders in 6 minutes this Saturday. The pre-selected eaters will compete for $1000 in food credit and prizes will be awarded in total to the top 3 participants. The competition starts at 3 p.m., and spectators can expect swag, beer from local breweries, a live DJ and life-size Jenga. The event kicks off at 12 p.m. and goes until 4 p.m. You can find out more info on their Facebook page.

LA River Bike Ride With Good Eggs: Local food delivery service Good Eggs and The Los Angeles River Revitalization Corps are joining forces to host an LA River bike ride and party this Saturday. The ride starts at the Good Eggs foodhub in the Arts District, the goes up river to Atwater Village and back. The motivation, of course, is the food and drinks you'll get at the end of it all -- and of course celebrating the river making a comeback. The event is $15, with all food and drink included. Proceeds raised from the event will go to LA River Revitalization Corps. You can find out more and buy ticketshere.

Macrobiotic Brunch at M Cafe: We are huge fans of the macrobiotic cooking at the original M Cafe on Melrose, and a new outpost in Brentwood has just opened up recently. They're now serving brunch on Saturdays and Sundays with dishes like vegan Benedicts, breakfast burritos with scrambled tofu, and kale and black beans in gluten-free tortillas. Like any proper L.A. restaurant these days, M Cafe is also doing fresh cold-pressed juices and smoothies. Brunch is served from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. You can find out more info here.