Bivalve Bargain Alert: Dollar Oysters at Connie and Ted’s

Connie and Ted’s

$1 Oysters at Connie and Ted’s in West Hollywood. | [Official Photo]

Plus a farm-to-fire barbecue feast with Phil Rosenthal, and more events to check out in Los Angeles

Thursday, August 1

Cento Pasta pop-up at Eataly
What: Chef Avner Lavi of Cento Pasta Bar will be serving up his signature beet spaghetti and a sweet corn carbonara with truffle for one night only.
Where: La Pizza & La Pasta at Eataly. 0250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles.
Details: Happening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Reservations can be made on OpenTable.

Saturday, August 3

Primo’s Donuts celebrates 63 years with free doughnuts
What: Owners Ralph and Celia Primo will be giving away mini versions of the shop’s beloved buttermilk bars to every customer.
Where: Primo’s Donuts. 2918 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles.
Details: Happening from 9 a.m. to noon.

Monday, August 5

$1 oysters at Connie and Ted’s
What: Celebrate National Oyster Day with dollar oysters at Michael Cimarusti’s New England-inspired seafood shack.
Where: Connie and Ted’s. 8171 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood.
Details: Happening from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Thursday, August 8

Dinner with Jet and Ali Tila at The Huntington Library
What: Meet Jet and Ali Tila, watch a cooking demo, get a signed copy of their newly released book, 101 Epic Dishes, and taste five dishes from the book.
Where: The Huntington Library. 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino.
Details: Happening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission ranges from $150 to $200 and tickets can be purchased here.

Friday, August 9

Six-course Asian in America experiential dinner
What: A 6-course dining experience that explores the complex narrative of the Asian American identity through food and drink, virtual reality, spoken word, and poetry.
Where: USC Pacific Asia Museum. 46 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena.
Details: Happening from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets are priced at $100 and can be purchased here.

Sunday, August 11

Farm-to-fire barbecue feast with Phil Rosenthal
What: A family-style feast from chefs Hernan Stutzer and Alberto Llano of Del Sur restaurant and Maple Block Meat Co. The open-fire menu includes ribs, chicken, sausage, and wood-smoked brisket empanadas.
Where: Maple Block Meat Co. 3973 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City.
Details: Happening from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets are priced at $145 and can be purchased here. Proceeds from the live auction benefit the LA Food Bank.

Thursday, August 22

9th annual Los Angeles Food & Wine festival
What: A four-day epicurean extravaganza with events spanning the City of Angels. Notable events include “The Legends Dinner” at Chi SPACCA with Jeremiah Tower and Nancy Silverton, and “Faves & Craves,” an afternoon tasting with tacos, pizza, hot dogs, donuts, and fried chicken.
Where: Locations vary by event.
Details: Happening from August 22 to 25. Tickets to events can be purchased here.

Saturday, August 24

Five-course wine dinner at Farmshop
What: Paso Robles’ Villa Creek Winery is pouring seven different varietals paired with five-courses from chef Brian Reimer including Dungeness crab wrapped with avocado
 and wild salmon baked in sumac.
Where: Farmshop. 225 26th St. #25, Santa Monica.
Details: Happening at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are priced at $95 and can be purchased here.

Source: LA Eater