This Weekend: $1 Luckyfish Dishes, Kogi BBQ Cooking Demo, Wine Fest

— by Caroline on Crack

Yay! Spring equinox is here! How will you celebrate? Balance eggs on end? $1 dishes at Luckyfish? A Kogi BBQ cooking demonstration? Pagan dance in the forest?

Thursday, March 19

$1 Dishes and Drinks at Luckyfish’s 1-Year Anniversary
In celebration of its one-year anniversary, Luckyfish, conveyor belt sushi restaurant, is charging one dollar for every dish on its moving belt. That’s over 60 types of dishes to choose from — sushi, nigiri, salads, tempura, edamame, carpaccio and desserts. Thirsty types will appreciate the $1 soju, soju cocktails, beer, wine and sake. I know where I’m having lunch, happy hour, dinner!

  • 11:30am-11pm. Luckyfish, 338 N Canon Drive, Beverly Hills (map). (310) 274-9800.

Popomomo 09 Fall/Winter Collection Film Short
A fashion show, short film, Nancy Drew and $5 bourbon and ginger? What more can a hipster ask for? This short film noir by director Peter Shanel complements popomomo’s fall/winter 2009 collection and closes LA Fashion Week. Feel free to also enjoy the $3 Tecate and tequila. RSVP: list[at]

  • 9pm. 2692 S. La Cienega Boulevard, Culver City (map). (310) 837-3297.

Saturday, March 21

Cash Only Sample Sale
A tradeshow-like sample sale where you can find branded, overstocked fashions from the likes of Freshjive, Obey, Crooks & Castles, and other brands for great prices. Groove to djs while amassing your new spring wardrobe. Oh yeah, and sorry, cash only for purchases.

  • Saturday and Sunday, 10am-5pm. Free. Cinespace, 6356 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood (map).

Spring Wine Fest at Farmer’s Market
The Original Farmers Market is throwing its very first wine fest thanks to Monsieur Marcel Gourmet Market and the Farmers Market Beer and Wine bars. Sample over 50 domestic and imported wines, beers and cheeses. There will also be a raffle.

  • 1-5pm. $20 ($15 advance). Upper Dining Deck of the Farmers Market, 6333 W 3rd Street, Los Angeles (map). (323) 939-7792.

Free Kogi BBQ Demo at Surfas
What’s the secret behind foodie and Twitter phenom Kogi BBQ tacos? Find out at the free one-hour demonstration at Surfas in Culver City. Chef Roy Choi and co-founders Mark Manguera and Caroline Manguera will prepare their famous Korean BBQ tacos AND the Kogi BBQ taco truck will be making a rare daytime appearance and park there from 12 to 4pm! No reservations required but if Kogi’s everpresent lines are any indication, it’ll be a zoo.

  • 3pm. Free. Test Kitchen of Surfas, 8777 Washington Boulevard, Culver City (map). (310) 559-4770.