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3 Food Events You Should Know About: 'Good Food Happy Hour' at Stark Bar; cooking with 'Top Chef Masters' Mary Sue Miliken and Susan Feniger; tequila tasting at the Langham

May 11, 2011 |  4:21 pm


Drinks all around: On Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m., Stark Bar is pairing up with KCRW to kick off their "Summer of Pie" celebration with a happy hour. Enjoy their signature Key Lime Pie cocktail, a red and white wine by the glass, and flatbread and beer, all while looking out over LACMA's Urban Light exhibit (above). 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, (323) 857-6180, www.raysandstarkbar.com.

Tequila tasting: Tequila Partida and the Langham Huntington in Pasadena throw a tequila tasting next week in the hotel's Tap Room, featuring margaritas (from a margarita bar), tasting flights and bar bites. May 19, 6 to 8 p.m. $20 per person. For more information or to RSVP, contact Sara Gorelick at sgorelick@colangelopr.com. 1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave., Pasadena, www.pasadena.langhamhotels.com.

Cooking class: Chefs Mary Sue Miliken and Susan Feniger, a.k.a. the "Too Hot Tamales," are raising money for the organization Share Our Strength on "Top Chef Masters" this season. Now they're bringing their skills to you. On June 11, at 11 a.m. or 2 p.m., they'll be teaching a cooking class at the Border Grill downtown, including a multi-course lunch, cocktails and a recipe booklet. $75 per person. Call to make reservations. 445 South Figueroa St., Los Angeles, (213) 486-5171, www.bordergrill.com

-- Emma Wartzman

Photo: Urban Light at LACMA. Credit: LACMA