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Mo-Chica's Celebration, Valentino Continues On, More!

Matthew Kang is the Lead Editor of Eater LA. He has covered dining, restaurants, food culture, and nightlife in Los Angeles since 2008. He's the host of K-Town, a YouTube series covering Korean food in America, and has been featured in Netflix's Street Food show.

DOWNTOWN— With dineLA nearing an end, it's still possible to try a compelling multi-course dinner menu at Ricardo Zarate's Mo-Chica, where the chef will be commemorating the National Independence Day of Peru over Saturday and Sunday. gets 3 courses, including vichyssoise with Peruvian potato and huacatay oil, roasted black cod with aji amarillo choclo, and white peach spiced strussel. No bullfights, parades, or fireworks, but this might suffice the lover of Peruvian cuisine. [Eaterwire]

PALMS— Beer lovers can enjoy a sampling of Brouwerij West brews at The Garage on Motor Avenue on August 13, including the Dubbel, My First Rodeo, and Saison Extra, staring at 6 p.m. [Eaterwire]

DOWNTOWN— Patina is doing a four-course paleo dinner featuring organic vegetables, hormone-free meats, and a popular paleo favorite, offal for $45. There's a Windrose summer salad, broiled calf's liver, NY Strip Loin, and flourless chocolate demi-sphere. [Eaterwire]

WEST LA— Contrary to the news, it looks like Valentino won't be closing anytime soon. Proprietor Pierro Selvaggio and chef Nico Chessa are showcasing fresh swordfish dishes. Through the month of August, there's a $25 app and $45 entree. [Eaterwire]


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