Small Bites: Pacific Dining Car unveils a new late-night menu. WP24's 'Asian Haute Cuisine' to benefit C-CAP. And beer class with the Beer Chicks. [Updated]
A benefit with a view: WP24 on the 24th floor of the Ritz-Carlton at L.A. Live is hosting "A New Evolution in Asian Haute Cuisine," a cocktail hour followed by a four-course dinner by Wolfgang Puck to benefit the Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP). Culinary students from Los Angeles high schools will be helping the chefs for the event. $150 per person. For tickets, call Gloria Barke, (818) 705-1260. 6 p.m. Oct. 24. (Guests who arrive at 5 p.m. will get a tour of the new Ritz-Carlton.) 900 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles.
4 a.m. eggs Sardou: The Pacific Dining Car introduces its new late-night menu at "late-night prices," available from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Eggs Sardou, lamb burger, duck salad and hanger steak are among the middle-of-the-night offerings. Filet and eggs is $14.95, as is the "Training Day" baseball steak. Huevos rancheros and French toast are $9.95 (each). The Pacific Dining Car, located downtown and in Santa Monica, is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 1310 W. 6th St., Los Angeles, (213) 483-6000. 2700 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, (310) 453-4000.
Beer, beer and more beer: To celebrate Los Angeles Beer Week, the authors of "The Naked Pint: An Unadulterated Guide to Craft Beer" (a.k.a. the Beer Chicks) are teaching another beer class. Christina Perozzi and Hallie Beaune will explore different styles and flavors of craft and artisanal beers. Learn ales from lagers, how to pick the right beer for you, and how to appreciate a tasty brew. Tickets are $40 per person, available online only. 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 24. 55 Degree Wine, 3111 Glendale Blvd., Suite 2, Los Angeles. Please DO NOT call 55 Degree Wine for tickets.
Updated, 10/14, 12:03 p.m.: The beer class with the Beer Chicks has been canceled because of a family emergency.
Photo: Pacific Dining Car. Credit: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times.