Category Archives: Classes

Sabor al Norte

Sabor al Norte

Thursday 4/16 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm 

La Plaza de Cultura y Artes

Learn about the regional cuisine of northern Mexico that has evolved through indigenous and Spanish influences as well as its unique geography and proximity to the United States. Participants will make flour tortillas from scratch. ($40)

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The Chili Queens and the Invention of Tex-Mex Cuisine

The Chili Queens and the Invention of Tex-Mex Cuisine

Thursday 3/5 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm 

La Plaza de Cultura y Artes

Celebrate Women’s History Month discovering the rich history of Tex-Mex cuisine and the women that helped define it:  San Antonio’s Chili Queens.

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A Taste of the Yucatan

A Taste of the Yucatan

Thursday 2/6 at 7:00pm 

The Gourmandise School of Sweets and Savories

Discover the rich history of Yucatan cuisine before preparing a hands-on meal which may include:

Cochinita Pibil (Pit-Smoked Pork in Achiote Marinade)
Salpicon de Rabano (Chopped Radish Salad)
Cebolla Encurtida (Pickled Red Onion in Seville Orange Juice)
Frijol Colado (Strained Black Beans)
Salbutes (Thick Maize Cakes)

($155)

This 3-hour class meets at The Gourmandise School of Sweets and Savories
395 Santa Monica Place #329
Santa Monica, CA 90041

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Posies & Palates: Greene + Greens

Posies & Palates: Greene + Greens

Thursday 4/23 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm

The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens

Celebrate spring with a splash of Green(e). Begin the evening with an after-hours tour of the Greene and Greene exhibition, then prepare vintage cocktails to sip while creating Arts and Crafts-inspired floral designs made with green flowers and fresh foliage. The program is co-presented by Flower Duet and ArtBites. Small bites will be served with the cocktails. ($85 members; $100 non-members)

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