BH/COSTA MESA— Home-making queen Martha Stewart appears at Williams-Sonoma in BH (339 North Beverly Drive) on November 3 at 10:30AM to sign copies of Martha's Entertaining: A Year of Celebrations. On the same day at 6PM she will both perform a cooking demo and sign copies of the aforementioned at Macy’s South Coast Plaza. [EaterWire]
WLA/HOLLYWOOD— Word on the street is that seasonal small batch ice cream boutique Sweet Rose Creamery, located in the Brentwood Country Mart, will open new locations in West LA and Hollywood. No word on timeline. [EaterWire]
VEGAS— Starting tomorrow David Spero’s Tableau, the haute breakfast and lunch spot inside Wynn’s Tower Suites, will undergo a temporary shutter. As part of a larger master renovation plan, the Tower Suites’ lobby will also be refreshed and VIP guests will find check-in and concierges relocated to the former Alex space while the renovations are completed through Christmas. — DM
VENICE— That chef-powered "12 Chefs, 12 Months, 12 Charities" pop-up at Joe's in Venice kicks off November 10 with Walter Manzke of the coming République. Manzke's meal costs $120 a head and additional $35 for wine pairings.
Walter Manzke Dinner
To Benefit Special Olympics Southern California
Hawaiian Kampachi, Tomato Dashi, Smoked Sesame, Santa Barbara Sea Urchin
2010 DOMAINE LANDRON CHARTIER MUSCADET-Loire
Turbot, Thai Curry, Crispy Prawn Spring Roll, Green Mango Salad
2007 Jean Pierre Dirler-Sylvaner-Alsace
Forrest Mushroom Royale, Maine Lobster, Veal Sweetbreads, Foie Gras
2009 Talley-Chardonnay-Arroyo Grande
Millbrook Venison, Flavors of Autumn, Sauce Poivrade
2007 Jean Louis Chave-Crozes Hermitage-Rhone
Avocado Panna Cotta, Yuzu Granite, Coconut Sorbet
Update: Unfortunately, those deals to expand Sweet Rose Creamery fell through. For now, you will have to hit the Brentwood Country Mart for Sweet Potato Ice Cream.