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Roti: Indian Breads & Sides with Nandita Godbole
Jun
1
2:00 PM14:00

Roti: Indian Breads & Sides with Nandita Godbole

On Saturday, June 1, join LA's Pacific Food & Beverage Museum in welcoming culinary author and Indian food expert Nandita Godbole. Learn how regional and seasonal differences alter bread recipes and flavors, how nuances of techniques can create different kinds of bread from the same dough, and how to make roti at home. 

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Baking the Fruit: Decadent Desserts with Jackie Bruchez
Jun
29
2:00 PM14:00

Baking the Fruit: Decadent Desserts with Jackie Bruchez

On Saturday, June 29th, at LA's Pacific Food & Beverage Museum, join Jackie Bruchez, aka The Seaside Baker, for a lesson in how to make fruit the star of your culinary show. After the program, enjoy samples of Jackie's work, prepared with fresh fare from Melissa's Produce, while she signs copies of her new book.

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Gin's Italian Roots: A Malfy Renaissance with Jean-Marie Manning
May
18
2:00 PM14:00

Gin's Italian Roots: A Malfy Renaissance with Jean-Marie Manning

On Saturday, May 18, taste all four—and hear the story of gin's Italian birth and global growth—when Biggar & Leith's Jean-Marie Manning visits LA's Pacific Food & Beverage Museum for an afternoon of gin discovery and tasting. After the program, enjoy snacks courtesy PacFAB Director Tracey Mitchell and featuring fresh fare from Melissa's Produce.

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The Spirit of Sagamore: Maryland Rye Whiskies with Brian Treacy
May
14
7:00 PM19:00

The Spirit of Sagamore: Maryland Rye Whiskies with Brian Treacy

On Tuesday, May 14, at Hollywood's Lost Property Bar & Kitchen, join The Museum of the American Cocktail in welcoming Sagamore Spirit President Brian Treacy for a complimentary tasting of his proprietary straight rye whiskies—including Sagamore Port Finish, named "World's Best Rye Whiskey" at the 2019 San Francisco World Spirit Competition—plus a special surprise or two. 

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Eating Green: A Guide to Spring Produce with Melissa's & PacFAB
May
11
2:00 PM14:00

Eating Green: A Guide to Spring Produce with Melissa's & PacFAB

On Saturday, May 11, at LA's Pacific Food & Beverage Museum, produce expert Robert Schueller, Director of Public Relations at Melissa's Produce, and PacFAB Director Tracey Mitchell present a culinary show and tell, cooking demo, and tasting, featuring examples of spring's bounty from Melissa's Produce.

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Tasting Chopin: Single-Ingredient Polish Vodkas with Tadeusz Dorda
May
7
7:00 PM19:00

Tasting Chopin: Single-Ingredient Polish Vodkas with Tadeusz Dorda

On Tuesday, May 7, at Hollywood's Lost Property Bar & Kitchen, join The Museum of the American Cocktail in welcoming Chopin Creator & CEO Tadeusz "Tad" Dorda to Los Angeles. Tad will deliver a lesson in vodka making and lead a complimentary tasting of Chopin's generous portfolio of single-ingredient vodkas, vintage-dated single distillates, and more. 

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Opa! Healthy Greek Cooking with Chef Christina Xenos
Apr
27
2:00 PM14:00

Opa! Healthy Greek Cooking with Chef Christina Xenos

Greek food, the product of a highly localized yet globally recognized culinary culture, is closely associated with the good life. On Saturday, April 27, at LA's Pacific Food & Beverage Museum, Chef Christina Xenos will prepare dishes and sign copies from her book: Opa! The Healthy Greek Cookbook.

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Beer Before Bread: Brewing Civilization with Charles Wolschon
Apr
20
2:00 PM14:00

Beer Before Bread: Brewing Civilization with Charles Wolschon

The "beer before bread" theory holds that civilization owes its existence to brewing rather than farming. But does it hold water? Yes! On Saturday, April 20, at LA's Pacific Food & Beverage Museum, join Charles Wolschon for the fascinating story of beer and taste some of its finest examples from around the world.

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Feasting Passover: A Kosher Wine & Whisk(e)y Dinner with Chef Alain Cohen
Apr
15
7:00 PM19:00

Feasting Passover: A Kosher Wine & Whisk(e)y Dinner with Chef Alain Cohen

On Monday, April 15, join the Pacific Food & Beverage Museum (PacFAB) at LA's critically-acclaimed Harissa Restaurant for a Passover-style feast prepared by Chef Alain Cohen, the Tunisia-born and Paris-raised owner of Harissa. The menu features classic Pesach dishes drawn from both the Sephardic and Ashkenazic traditions

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More Than Matzo: Cooking for Passover with Rabbi Kevin Bemel
Apr
14
2:00 PM14:00

More Than Matzo: Cooking for Passover with Rabbi Kevin Bemel

On Sunday, April 14, at LA's Pacific Food & Beverage Museum, join Rabbi Kevin Bemel as he answers age-old kosher culinary questions, including: "Does it have to be Manischewitz?," "What was matzo really like?," and "Why gefilte fish?" After the program, enjoy several Passover dishes and a selection of Kosher wines.

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9,000 Years of Drinking in China: An Evening on Ming River with Derek Sandhaus in San Francisco
Apr
10
5:00 PM17:00

9,000 Years of Drinking in China: An Evening on Ming River with Derek Sandhaus in San Francisco

On Wednesday, April 10, at The Sea Star, in San Francisco's Dogpatch neighborhood, join The Museum of the American Cocktail, and celebrated author Derek Sandhaus for a liquid seminar on Chinese spirits, and learn how, for more than 9,000 years, alcohol has shaped, and been shaped by, Chinese culture.

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Diving Crater Lake: Oregon Whiskeys & More with Lee Farrell
Apr
2
7:00 PM19:00

Diving Crater Lake: Oregon Whiskeys & More with Lee Farrell

Crater Lake Spirits is approaching a quarter century of distilling award-winning spirits, including whiskeys, vodkas, and gins. On Tuesday, April 2, join California Brand Manager Lee Farrell and The Museum of the American Cocktail at Hollywood's Lost Property Bar & Kitchen for a complimentary tasting of Crater Lake's acclaimed spirits.

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Food GPS: Navigating the LA Restaurant Landscape with Josh Lurie
Mar
23
2:00 PM14:00

Food GPS: Navigating the LA Restaurant Landscape with Josh Lurie

The Southern California dining scene is uniquely diverse and can feel like a culinary labyrinth, even to avowed foodies. On Saturday, March 23, visit LA's Pacific Food & Beverage Museum and learn how food journalist Josh Lurie, Founder of Food GPS, goes about navigating the regional restaurant landscape.

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Diplomático Rum: The Heart of Venezuela with François Vera
Mar
14
7:00 PM19:00

Diplomático Rum: The Heart of Venezuela with François Vera

On Thursday, March 14, taste the heart of Venezuela when California Brand Ambassador François Vera joins The Museum of the American Cocktail for a complimentary tasting of four Diplomático rums—Reserva Exclusiva, Mantuano Extra Añejo, Planas, and Batch Kettle, a limited-release expression distilled from sugar cane honeys and aged in ex-bourbon casks

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Beans About Coffee: A Gallery Talk & Tasting with Alibi Coffee Co.'s Will Hyndman & Derek Jaeschke
Mar
2
2:00 PM14:00

Beans About Coffee: A Gallery Talk & Tasting with Alibi Coffee Co.'s Will Hyndman & Derek Jaeschke

Much of the world drinks coffee, but few people who rely on a steaming cup of it to start their day know much at all about its origins, how and where it's grown, and the nature of its journey from distant lands to their morning mug. On Saturday, March 2, visit LA's Pacific Food & Beverage Museum and learn the answers to these questions and more from Will Hyndman & Derek Jaeschke, Co-Founders of Alibi Coffee Co.

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Drinking Dented Brick: Part 2—More Spirits of Salt Lake with Channalyn Tek
Feb
26
7:00 PM19:00

Drinking Dented Brick: Part 2—More Spirits of Salt Lake with Channalyn Tek

On Tuesday, February 26, join The Museum of the American Cocktail and Dented Brick Distillery, built on land that once was the site of Utah's first distiller of record, for a complimentary tasting of rums, vodka, and gin led by Dented Brick VP Channalyn Tek.

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