What’s Happening: Los Angeles Food News in November 2015

Here’s what’s happening this month on the L.A. dining scene

You can get Komodo’s special Indonesian steak, egg, and ramen burrito November 2 through 15.

A.O.C and Lucques Launch Holiday Cocktails
Nine new holiday-inspired cocktails are now available at A.O.C. and Lucques. Mixologist Christiaan Rollich’s libations are seasonally motivated and designed to pair with chef Suzanne Goin’s autumn and holiday dishes.

Celebrate National Deviled Egg Day
Monday, November 2 is National Deviled Egg Day. Ashland Hill, Jimmy’s Famous American Tavern, and Playa Provisions, will all be serving renditions of the popular egg appetizer.

Celebrate National Doughnut Day
Thursday, November 5 is National Doughnut Day. Enjoy gourmet renditions of this flavorful fried dough dish at The Church Key, Hinterland, Playa Provisions, and The Rockefeller.

The Church Key Launches Lunch Menu
The Church Key has officially launched a new lunch menu including a variety of dishes and custom ice tea and lemonade cart drink service.

Delivery Giant GrubHub Partners with Fatburger
Delivery Giant GrubHub has partnered with Fatburger allowing burger fans to directly order meals online and handle deliveries for all 75 Fatburger locations.

It’s Florida Stone Crab Season at The Water Grill
The Water Grill is now serving fresh Florida stone crabs by way of King’s Seafood Distribution for a limited time.

Little Sister Opens Downtown
Little Sister Downtown is now open serving Southeast Asian cuisine. The dishes reflect a classic French technique fused with Hong Kong café-style cooking. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Katsuya Creates Muppet-Inspired RollsKatsuya has created two new specialty rolls in celebration of their collaboration on a special upcoming episode of The Muppets television show.  Beginning Tuesday, November 3, and continuing throughout the rest of the week, Katsuya will offer a Miss Piggy (shrimp tempura and avocado topped with spicy albacore sashimi) and a Kermit (avocado and asparagus topped with salmon sushi) roll.

Kendall’s Brasserie & Bar Hosts “Passport to France” Dinner
Beginning November 4, downtown’s Kendall’s Brasserie & Bar will host the final theme of their Passport to France dinner series. Diners will travel to Lyon with dishes including salad frisee Lyonnaise and chicken demi-Deuil. The three-course dinner is $29.

Komodo Serves Special Indomie Burrito
Komodo’s Pico and Venice locations will be serving a special Indonesian steak, egg, and ramen burrito from November 2 through November 15.

The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel Hosts Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel will hold its annual holiday tree lighting celebration on November 22 at 4 p.m. The event includes live music, a visit from Santa Claus and snow.  Guests are encouraged to bring a new toy to be donated to Miracles for Kids.

Santa Barbara Wine Collective Hosts Pop Up Brunch
On Sunday, November 15, the Santa Barbara Wine Collective will host a pop-up brunch with chef Vincent Lesage at Bacara Resort & Spa. Chef Lesage will serve some of his signature dishes paired with wines from the Collective. Tickets are $67.46 per person.

Santa Monica Ox & Son Unveils New Cocktail Program
Ox & Son’s beverage director, Tyler Ott, has launched a new low alcohol beverage program including classic renditions of Moscow Mules and spritzers, along with eccentric unique libations.

Sushi Roku Celebrates 15th Anniversary with Half Off Dishes
From November 15 through 19, Sushi Roku in Pasadena will celebrate their 15th anniversary by offering 50 percent off all food items during special dinner hours (Sunday 4 to 10 p.m. and Monday through Thursday 5:30 to10 p.m.). Guests must mention the anniversary promotion to receive the discount.


Tender Greens and Il Fornaio Open in Woodland Hills
New locations of Tender Greens and Il Fornaio have opened at The Village at Westfield Topanga.