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3 Food Events You Should Know About: Grilled cheese at Tender Greens, more cocktails at Michael's, and souffle at Surfas

April 20, 2011 |  5:25 pm

Souffle1Grilled cheese amidst the greens: For just two more days, in celebration of National Grilled Cheese Month, and to prepare for his participation in the Grilled Cheese Invitational (this Saturday), chef Eric Hulme will be offering a grilled cheese creation at Tender Greens in West Hollywood.

8759 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood; (310) 358-1919; www.tendergreens.com.

Ladies' night: On April 26 from 6 to 10 p.m., restaurateur Michael McCarty and resident mixologist Jason Robey host the third installment of guest mixologist events at Michael's. This event will feature top female L.A. bartenders Jaymee Mandeville of Drago Centro and Cassie Sealing of Red Medicine, both mixing up signature cocktails highlighting Dimmi Liquore di Milano and Hum Botanical Spirit.

1147 3rd St., Santa Monica; (310) 451-0843; www.michaelssantamonica.com.

Let them eat souffle!: On Friday May 6 from 10 a.m. to noon, Surfas in Los Angeles is hosting a cookbook signing of "Rise to the Occasion: A French Food Experience" by Hedda Gioia Dowd, Cherif Brahmi and Celine Chick. In addition, there will be a step-by-step souffle cooking demo.

8777 Washington Blvd; Culver City, CA  90232-2346; (310) 559-4770; www.surfaslosangeles.com.

-- Emma Wartzman

Photo credit: Beatrice De Gea /Los Angeles Times