3 Events: AnQi’s roasted crab, O.C. BBQ Bonanza, L’Ermitage Beverly Hills Hotel

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Crab Tuesday’s: Every Tuesday Chef Helene An travels in her secret kitchen to AnQi Gourmet Bistro and Noodle Bar in Costa Mesa to serve her famous roasted Dungeness crab with garlic noodles. Diners can order the crab in the shell for $48 or shelled $53. The roasted crabs are only available for dinner service. These crabs have a history of selling out so it is advised that you call ahead of time at (714) 557-5679 to reserve your order. 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, (714) 557-5679,

BBQ in the OC: The Orange County BBQ Bonanza will feature six award winning barbecue teams that will be cooking their signature dishes. Attendees will have the chance to sample Kansas City style ribs, St.Louis style pork spare ribs, Texas barbecue, pulled pork and numerous sides. The bonanza will take place from August 18-August 21 with tickets available online until August 18 and at the door thereafter. One day general admission is $5 and includes a free souvenir e-photo and a $2 coupon towards a rib plate. The VIP ticket is $100 and includes all you can eat ribs, sides, salad, desserts, and all you can drink beer, wine, or non-alcoholic beverages. Tables are also available for purchase. 16400 Brookhurst St., Fountain Valley, (562) 495-5959,

Summerland Winemaker’s Dinner: On August 20, L’Ermitage Beverly Hills Hotel will be hosting a wine and dinner pairing featuring six limited production Summerland wines. Chef Joseph Elevado crafted six matching courses including pan seared salmon with pea miso and daikon and chicken piccata with argula and romano cheese. Dinner is $85 per person. Seats are limited and a reservation is advised. 9291 Burton Way, Beverly Hills,(323) 850-5558,


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