What's Happening: Los Angeles Food News in April 2015

Here’s what’s happening this month on the Los Angeles dining scene

Café Gratitude is now open in in Los Angeles’ downtown Arts District.

Beer-centric Barrel Down Opens in Downtown
The beer-centric bar and restaurant Barrel Down has opened in downtown L.A. The extensive bar offers over 40 American craft taps with a menu of sandwiches, salads, and shared plates. 

Bettolino Kitchen Opens in Redondo Beach
Bettolino Kitchen, a modern Italian restaurant, has opened in Redondo Beach.  The menu features authentic homemade pastas and traditional Italian dishes. 

Café Gratitude Brings Organic Cuisine to Downtown L.A.
Café Gratitude has recently opened in L.A.’s downtown Arts District. The all-organic menu serves breakfast, lunch, and a just-launched dinner menu daily.

Komodo Venice Hosts Fried Chicken Pop Up
Komodo Venice is hosting a special night devoted to fried chicken.  Diners can choose from Nashville-inspired deep-fried chicken or lowcountry-style buttermilk brined chicken with sides of miso-bacon corn, slaw, and bottomless macaroni and cheese for $20.

Mad Men Inspired Cocktails and Events
The final season premiere of Mad Men is inspiring specialty cocktails at West Hollywood’s Now Boarding and Silver Lake’s El Cóndor. El Cóndor is offering a special Don Draper-esque menu of cocktails including an Oaxacan Old Fashioned, and Now Boarding is hosting a viewing party on April 5 with a specialty cocktail menu of a number of character based drinks.

New Chef at Tipple & Brine
Chef Marc Johnson is taking over the kitchen at Sherman Oaks’ Tipple & Brine, where he plans to elevate the seafood-forward menu. 

Tickets for 34th-Annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival On Sale Now
Book your stay at the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua and order your tickets for the 34th-Annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival from June 11 to 14.

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