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These Are the Coolest Food Events in Los Angeles

Whiskey and haggis for Burns Night, Korean fried chicken, and Thai Elvis

Jesse Boy
Korean Fried Cauliflower Slider at Jesse Boy
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Welcome to EventWire, Eater LA’s weekly compilation of local food and drink happenings. The events featured below are worthy of consideration, so plan outings accordingly.

Friday, January 25

Burns Night Supper at The Double Barrel
What: Eat some haggis and sip scotch whisky in celebration of national poet Robert Burns.
Where: The Double Barrel. 8689 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills
Details: Dinner starts at 7 p.m. and tickets can be purchased here.

Saturday, January 26

A Korean-Fried Grand Opening for Jesse Boy
What: Jesse Boy, farmers market veterans, have settled down in Hollywood and celebrating with a grand opening party. The first 100 guests will receive a free order of Korean fried chicken or vegan Korean fried cauliflower.
Where: Jesse Boy. 6254 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles
Details: Happening from noon to 10 p.m. Twenty percent of the day’s proceeds are being donated to the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles.

Tuesday, January 29

Ski-Themed Highball Cocktail Celebration in Los Feliz
What: A special menu of highball cocktails from some of LA’s favorite bartenders including Big Bar’s own Cari Hah, Clare Ward (Hippo), Jesse Smyth (Genever), Ash Miyasaki (Bar Henry), Scott Eaton (Melrose Umbrella Co.), and Nick O’Connor (Apotheke).
Where: Big Bar. 1927 Hillhurst Ave, Los Angeles
Details: Happening from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Thursday, January 31

Thai Elvis Live at MiniBar Hollywood
What: Los Angeles icon Thai Elvis will perform live at retro cocktail den MiniBar Hollywood. In addition to the live performance, the event includes a drink and a sampling of three brandies and small bites.
Where: MiniBar Hollywood. 6141 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles
Details: Happening from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased here.