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Excalibur Medieval Resto Opens, Playa's Secret Menu, Free Froyo at Menchie's, More!

DOWNTOWN— LAmag reports that a Medieval-themed restaurant called Excalibur opened yesterday across from the Staples Center on Figueroa. According to Facebook the eatery offers "an old-world dining experience" and "guests are encouraged to transform into a knight or fair maiden by dressing in costumes provided in-house and digging into family-style, mouth-watering feasts with their bare hands." The menu. [LAmag, Facebook]

MID-CITY— Did you know that Playa is offering a secret menu through March 31? The three course meal costs $37 and is offering during dinner service. [EaterWire]

TORRANCE— Menchie's froyo opens at Rolling Hills Plaza on February 11. Free froyo for all from 11AM-1PM. [EaterWire]

SANTA MONICA— Brad Metzger of Restaurant Solutions has organized a pricey benefit dinner in support of Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra. The meal takes place on March 18, 6:30PM, at the Restaurant Solutions test kitchen and costs $750 (apparently $650 of that is tax deductible) per person with 15 seats open. The evening includes passed appetizers made by chefs Josiah Citrin (Melisse), Zoe Nathan (Huckleberry), Evan Funke (formerly of Rustic Canyon), and Raphael Lunetta (Jiraffe) followed by a two-course dinner with wine pairings by Baribault Family. RSVP here. [EaterWire]


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