3 food events you should know about: ‘detox’ cooking demo at M Cafe; pickling class at Farmer’s Kitchen; more participants added for Restaurant Week

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Coming clean: Jessica Porter, author of ‘The Hip Chick’s Guide to Macrobiotics,’ leads a ‘post-holiday detox’ cooking demo at the Beverly Hills location of M Cafe. The menu includes: carrot-daikon tonic; rice, avocado and corn salad; and purple passion stew and greens. The demo will be followed by a macrobiotics Q&A. $45 per person. 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13. E-mail to reserve a space.

9433 Brighton Way, Beverly Hills; (310) 858-8459;


Pickling 101: The Farmer’s Kitchen, the community kitchen run by the nonprofit that organizes the Hollywood Farmer’s Market, hosts a class on pickling. Learn the basics in a small, hands-on class with recipes using fresh food from the farmers market. Participants will take home jars. $75 (pay when you arrive). 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15. The deadline to register is Friday, Jan. 14. at 8 p.m. Go to:

1555 N. Vine St., Suite 119, Hollywood; (323) 467-7600.

Restaurant Week: DineLA updates its lineup of participating restaurant’s in this month’s Restaurant Week, which runs from Jan. 23 to 28 and Jan. 30 to Feb. 4. Participants include K-ZO, Lucques, Nobu Los Angeles and the Bazaar. Three-course meals for lunch and dinner will be $16 to $44 for appetizer, entree and dessert. SEE THE LATEST LIST OF RESTAURANTS AFTER THE JUMP.

-- Betty Hallock

333 Restaurant

94th Aero Squadron Van Nuys

Ahi Sushi


Angeli Caffe


Arroyo Chop House

Asbury Fusion Cuisine

Asia De Cuba


Bar & Kitchen

Bar Celona

Bar Pintxo

Bashan Restaurant



Bloomingdale’s 59th & Lex Cafe – Century City

Bloomingdale’s 59th & Lex Cafe – Sherman Oaks

BLT Steak

Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant

Blvd. 16

BOA Steakhouse - Santa Monica

BOA Steakhouse-West Hollywood

Border Grill - Downtown LA

Border Grill - Santa Monica


Boxwood Cafe by Gordon Ramsay

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant & Market - Hollywood

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant & Market - Santa Monica

Cafe 140 South

Cafe Bizou - Pasadena

Cafe Bizou - Santa Monica

Cafe Bizou - Sherman Oaks

Cafe La Boheme

Cafe Pinot

Cafe Stella

Cafe Was


Canal Club

CASA Cocina Y Cantina

Castaway Restaurant and Event Center - Burbank

Catalina Kitchen at Terranea Resort

Catch Restaurant & Wine Bar

Chablis Food + Wine

Chart House - Malibu

Chart House - Marina del Rey

Chart House - Redondo Beach

Chaya Brasserie

Chaya Downtown

Chaya Venice

Cheval Blanc Bistro

Chinois On Main


Cliff’s Edge

Coast Restaurant

Cobras & Matadors

Comme Ca

Conservatory Grill at Montage Beverly Hills

Coupa Cafe

Craft Los Angeles

Crustacean Restaurant Beverly Hills

Da Pasquale Trattoria

Dal Rae


Delancey Hollywood

Della Terra Restaurant

Delphine Eatery & Bar


District Grill at Eleven


Drago Centro

Duke’s Malibu

El Torito Grill - Beverly Hills

El Torito Grill - Sherman Oaks

El Torito Grill - Torrance

Elements Kitchen

Engine Co. No. 28

Enoteca Drago

Enterprise Fish Co.

Ernie’s Mexican Restaurant

Eva Restaurant

Fig Restaurant Santa Monica

Firenze Osteria

First & Hope

Fogo de Chao Churrascaria

Ford’s Filling Station

Fraiche - Culver City

Fraiche - Santa Monica

Gaucho Grill - Brentwood

Geisha House

Gladstone’s Malibu

Gonpachi Beverly Hills

Gordon Ramsay at the London West Hollywood

Green Street Restaurant

Gus’s BBQ


Hal’s Bar & Grill

Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood on Hollywood Blvd.

Henry’s Hat

Hostaria del Piccolo

Il Fornaio - Beverly Hills

Il Fornaio - Manhattan Beach

Il Fornaio - Pasadena

Il Fornaio - Santa MonicaI

l Moro Restaurant

Inn of the Seventh Ray

Itacho Japanese Izakaya and Sushi

James’ Beach

Jar Restaurant

Jer-Ne Restaurant + Bar

JiRaffe Restaurant

Joe’s Restaurant

Josie Restaurant


Katsuya - Brentwood

Katsuya - Glendale

Katsuya - Hollywood

Katsuya at L.A. LIVE

Kendall’s Brasserie & Bar


Kiriko Sushi

Kitchen 24



L.A. PRIME, A New York Steakhouse

La Botte

La Cachette Bistro

La Grande Orange - Santa Monica

La Grande Orange Cafe - Pasadena

LA Market by Kerry Simon

La Sandia Santa Monica

La Vecchia Cucina

Lasher’s American Restaurant

Lawry’s The Prime Rib

Le Petit Cafe

Le Saint Amour

Libra Brazilian Steakhouse

Lilly’s French Cafe & Wine Bar

Little Dom’s

Little Next Door

Locanda del Lago

Locanda Positano

Locanda Veneta

Loteria! Grill - Hollywood

Loteria! Grill - Studio City


Luminarias Restaurant and Special Events

Luna Park

M Grill

Magnolia - Downtown

Magnolia - Hollywood

Maison Akira

Maison Richard Restaurant & French Bakery

Mako Restaurant

Malo Restaurant & Tequila Bar

Marino Ristorante

Mas Malo Restaurant

Matteo’s Restaurant

Meet French Bistro

Michael’s on Naples Ristorante

Michael’s Restaurant

Modo Mio Cucina Rustica

Monsoon Cafe

Monterey Hill Steakhouse

Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro at the Grove

Morton’s The Steakhouse - Beverly Hills

Morton’s The Steakhouse - Downtown

Napa Valley Grille

Naples Rib Company


Nick & Stef’s Steakhouse

Nic’s Beverly Hills


Ninethirty at The W Hotel

Nobu Los Angeles

Noe Restaurant & Bar

Noir Food & Wine

Nonna of Italy

Oak Fire Pizzeria & Pub - West Hollywood

Obika Mozzarella Bar - Beverly Center

Obika Mozzarella Bar - Century City

Ocean and Vine at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

Ocean Avenue Seafood & Oyster Bar

Odyssey Restaurant

Oliverio @ Avalon Beverly Hills

On Sunset at the Luxe Hotel Sunset Blvd.

One Pico

Ortega 120

Ozumo Santa Monica

Palate Food + Wine


Parkway Grill

Pastina Trattoria

Pentimento at LACMA

Petrossian Paris Boutique & Restaurant

Piccolo Ristorante

Pinot Bistro

Porterhouse Bistro

Ports O’ Call

Quadrupel Brasserie

Restaurant 2117

RH Restaurant and Bar

RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen

Rosa Mexicano at L.A. LIVE

Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine – Downtown Los Angeles

Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine - Pasadena

Rush Street

Ruth’s Chris Steak House - Beverly Hills

Ruth’s Chris Steak House - Pasadena

Ruth’s Chris Steak House - Woodland Hills

Saddle Ranch Chop House-Sunset

Sai Sai Modern Asian Cuisine and Sushi Bar

Sam’s by the Beach

Second Story at The Belamar Hotel

Sesame Grill

Shanghai Red’s Restaurant Marina del Rey

Simon LA

Smeraldi’s Restaurant

Smitty’s Grill

Soi 7

Sonoma Wine Garden

Spago Beverly Hills

Starry Kitchen

sugarFISH by Sushi Nozawa – Brentwood

sugarFISH by Sushi Nozawa – Downtown Los Angeles

sugarFISH by Sushi Nozawa – Marina del Rey

SugarFISH by Sushi Nozawa – Santa Monica

Susan Feniger’s STREET

Sushi Roku - Hollywood

Sushi Roku - Pasadena

Sushi Roku - Santa Monica

Tam O’Shanter

Taste at the Palisades

Taste on Melrose

Tengu - Westwood Village

The Bazaar by Jose Andres

The Belmont

The Belvedere Restaurant

The Blvd at Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel

The Capital Grille

The Derby Restaurant

The Dining Room at Hotel Shangri-La

The Farm of Beverly Hills

The Farm of Beverly Hills at L.A. LIVE

The Farm of Beverly Hills at the Grove

The Foundry on Melrose

The Glendon Bar & Kitchen

The Hideout

The Hungry Cat

The Little Door

The Lobster

The Melting Pot - Pasadena

The Melting Pot - Torrance

The Mercantile

The Olive Kitchen + Bar

The Palm Restaurant - Downtown LA

The Palm Restaurant - West Hollywood

The Parlour Wine Bar & Bistro

The Penthouse at The Huntley

The Proud Bird

The Raymond Restaurant

The Reef Restaurant

The Restaurant at The Standard, Downtown LA

The Roof Garden Restaurant at The Peninsula Hotel

The Six Restaurant

The Sky Room

The Spanish Kitchen

The Sunset Restaurant

Tiato Market Garden Cafe

Trader Vic’s at L.A. LIVE

Tres by Jose Andres

Trump National Golf Club - Cafe Pacific


Upper West


Valentino Restaurant

Vermont Restaurant & Bar

Vertical Wine Bistro

Vibrato Grill & Jazz

Villa Sorriso

Vinoteque on Melrose

Vu Restaurant

Water Grill

Waterloo and City

West Restaurant and Lounge


Wilshire Restaurant

Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill at L.A. LIVE

Wolfgang Puck Bistro - Universal City

World Cafe

Xino Restaurant & Lounge

Xiomara on Melrose

XIV by Michael Mina

Yojie Japanese Fondue & Sake Bar

Yujean Kang’s Gourmet Chinese Cuisine

Zengo Santa Monica

Zucca Ristorante