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MDR Eats: Dining Events, St. Patrick’s Specials and More

With spring around the corner, what better way to celebrate than with some delicious food and refreshing drinks by the sea? We rounded up the latest culinary news including food and drink specials to savor this spring in L.A.’s Marina. From fun sports bars to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day to seasonal cocktail and food pairing events, there are plenty of options for foodies and beverage enthusiasts alike. Scroll below for more dining events and specials this month in Marina del Rey. 


SALT: Meet the Makers Series, MARCH 23 AT 7 P.M. 

SALT Restaurant and Bar located at the Marina del Rey Hotel launched its “Meet the Makers” series in February with whiskey tastings. In honor of International Women’s Month, SALT invites you to meet the makers behind Sipsong Spirits — a female-founded brand changing the spirit space — during a spring-inspired event on Thursday, March 23 at 7 p.m. Enjoy three different gin expressions as you learn the unique history of this floral spirit. A selection of small bites and a take-home souvenir are included. Tickets start at $65 per person. Click here to buy tickets.



From green beers and Irish whiskeys to classic cocktails and more, check out some of these popular Marina del Rey bars and restaurants for a festive St. Patrick’s Day experience. 



Whether you’re celebrating a milestone or just looking for a fun new date night idea, hop aboard a luxury yacht with City Cruises for a waterfront brunch or dinner on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Enjoy a smooth ride in the Marina del Rey harbor. Relax on the top deck with a mimosa and enjoy the views of the Los Angeles coastline. Click here to view the schedule and buy tickets.


Live Mariachi At Kalaveras EVERY SUNDAY

Nothing beats Sunday brunch with bottomless mimosas…unless you add a live mariachi band to the mix! Bring your family and friends to Sunday brunch buffet every Sunday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at this family-owned modern Mexican cuisine chain.   


Watch March Madness games

Head to waterfront bars and restaurants in L.A.’s Marina to enjoy the excitement of the NCAA basketball tournament while taking in beautiful harbor views. Tony P’s Dockside Grill, Brizo and Killer Shrimp are just a few options for college basketball fans looking for a live atmosphere and tasty bites. Click here to get the guide on MDR sports bars and restaurants.