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Farmshop wine dinner, Muddy Leek brunch, guest chefs at Yamashiro

February 25, 2013|By Caitlin Keller
  • Yamashiro Hollywood kicks off a guest chef series.
Yamashiro Hollywood kicks off a guest chef series. (Ricardo DeAratanha / Los…)

Paso Robles goes to Farmshop: On Wednesday, starting at 5:30 p.m., Farmshop will pour wines exclusively from the Paso Robles wine country throughout dinner service. Reds and whites from Adelaida Cellars, Pomar Junction Vineyard & Winery, Cypher Winery, L'Aventure and Tablas Creek Vineyards will accompany a la carte items, such as Scottish salmon, California lamb osso buco and roasted jidori chicken, on the Brentwood eatery’s dinner menu. The flight of five wines costs $45 per person. Call for reservations. 225 26th St., Suite 25, Santa Monica, (310) 566-2400,

Brunch at Muddy Leek: Chef Whitney Flood and Julie Retzlaff, of Bon Mélange Catering, are now serving brunch at their new restaurant venture, Muddy Leek, in Culver City. Brunch at Muddy Leek, served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays, will feature quiche with leeks, spinach and fontina; fried chicken and waffles; stuffed brioche french toast with citrus and pistachio mascarpone; and more. 8631 Washington Blvd., Culver City, (310) 838-2281,   

Guest chefs at Yamashiro Hollywood: Yamashiro Hollywood is launching a guest chef series set to kick off March 12. Yamashiro’s executive chef Brock Kleweno will host local chefs such as the Rodriguez brothers and chef de cuisine Omar Borba of Los Balcones del Peru, scheduled to partake in the first installment of the dinner series. The dinner on March 12 will feature a five-course menu combining Peruvian and Asian flavors. Dinner costs $125 per person and will include wine pairings, tax and valet parking. Call for reservations. 1999 N. Sycamore Ave., Los Angeles, (323) 466-5125,


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