More help for Haiti: food trucks at TLofts; BreadBar benefit dinner; brown bag lunches at Tavern
More than 20 food trucks are expected to gather at the TLofts in West L.A. on Saturday to help raise money for the Red Cross International Response Fund relief efforts for Haiti, including Nom Nom Truck, Buttermilk Truck and Grilled Cheese Truck. Part of the day's proceeds go to the Red Cross, and Red Cross representatives will be there to accept donations. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 11500 Tennessee Ave., Los Angeles.
BreadBar will donate 50% of all sales to the American Red Cross from dinner on Jan. 31 from 7 to 9 p.m. The regular dinner menu and new cocktail menu will be available. BreadBar says servers are volunteering for the shift to help make the benefit dinner possible. 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Westfield Century City Shopping Center, Los Angeles, (310) 277-3770; www.breadbar.net.
The Larder at Tavern will donate $3 of the proceeds from its "support Haiti brown bag lunch" to earthquake victims. The lunch includes a sandwich of the day on house-made bread, farmers market apple, house-made sweet potato chips and a cookie of your choice ($15). 11648 San Vicente Blvd., Brentwood, (310) 806-6464; www.tavernla.com.