The Lazy Ox celebrates National Paella Day

The Lazy Ox Canteen in Downtown L.A. begins a week-long celebration for National Paella Day starting on March 27 while welcoming Chef Perfecto Rocher, a third generation paella maker from Spain. The Ox will also be featuring wines from Spain and all paellas will be served family style for two.

Traditional Valencian style paella with rabbit, free range chicken, artichoke, and Lima bean ($28) will be prepared Tuesday, followed by Catalunya paella with chicken, Swiss chard, and artichoke ($26) on Wednesday. Thursday through Sunday will see Californian Vegetarian paella with artichoke, mushroom, Swiss chard, and Lima bean ($26), Valencian “Fideua” with squid ink and Santa Barbara prawn ($34), Iberico Pork paella with local vegetables ($38), and Country style Paella with rabbit, escargot, chicken, artichoke and Lima bean ($30). 241 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90012. 213-626-5299.

Photo: Chef Perfecto Rocher’s ingredients on FOX 11
Photography provided by Lazy Ox Canteen

Sellout expected for Passport at Dry Creek Valley

This year more than 5,000 guests will be sampling the food and wine of the Bay Area’s Dry Creek Valley during Passport on April 28 – 29. Unless you purchased tickets by early April, there is a good chance you won’t be able attend at all. All 50 participating wineries are offering food and wine pairings – Dry Creek Valley wineries is drawing on Mediterranean, Tuscan, Provencian, and Mexican themes while others focus on disco, rock ‘n roll, and the Wild West. Read More