FAIRFAX— Cinco de Mayo is almost upon us, and Petty Cash Taqueria is going big. Tonight, May 4, Bill Esparza will host a special tequila tasting from 6 to 9 p.m., and tomorrow, the restaurant will open its doors at noon with tunes by DJ Fernie and entertainment by adult balloon man.
SANTA MONICA— Union chef Bruce Kalman is teaming up with French chef and instructor Anne Willan on Saturday, May 9 to teach a cooking class at La Varenne cooking school. The celebrated duo will teach five Italian dishes, including Kalman's famous housemade stracciatella and porchetta. The class is limited to 15 guests, and is $250. More information here.
SANTA MONICA— Organic burger specialist Pono Burger is celebrating burger month with weekly burger and craft beer specials. This week, catch the Sassy Wahine burger with pickled ginger and wasabi mayo, crunchy Okinawan sweet potato chips, avocado, and pea shoots paired with a Chimay White for $18.