Regarding Her (RE:Her) is a charitable organization for female-owned restaurants in Los Angeles, created amidst the COVID-19 pandemic by women who own restaurants in LA. RE:Her is kicking off with an amazing 10-day culinary festival (Jan 21 - 30) full of delicious takeaway, meal kits, collabs and virtual experiences that celebrate the incredible women in food and beverage all across Los Angeles County.
Socalo Chef/Owners Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger are joining forces with the fabulous females of Gasolina Cafe, Valerie Confections, Hotville Chicken, Alice’s Southern Comfort, and Women Winemakers of Baja for Regarding Her food festival. Scroll down for more info.
Girls Got Taste with Gasolina Cafe & Valerie Confections
Friday, January 22 and Saturday, January 23 from 1 to 7pm
Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger of Socalo, Sandra Cordero of Gasolina Cafe, and Valerie Gordon of Valerie Confections are collaborating to bring you a one of kind meal that highlights Southern California ingredients by way of Spain, Mexico and California across three courses available for takeout from Woodland Hills and Santa Monica! Stay safely in YOUR neighborhood and get tastes from all over LA. $46 per person.
Gasolina's Mussel Salad in Escabeche blood orange, fennel, celeriac, boquerones, olives
Socalo's Duck Carnitas Cassoulet salvadoran red beans, chorizo
Valerie Confections' Basque Cheesecake citrus melange, spiced chocolate mignardises
Taco Tuesday with Kim Prince's Hotville Chicken
Tuesday, January 26 from 11:30am to 8pm
Kim Prince is bringing her Nashville hot chicken TaHOTcos and TaHOTquitos to Socalo. If you’ve never heard about Nashville-style hot chicken, it’s certainly time to get familiar. Hot chicken not only brings the heat, but also is cooked to perfection with secret spices that have been passed down with care from generation-to-generation.
Hotville Tacos crispy corn tortilla, fried hotville chicken, kale slaw, shredded cheddar, spicy ranch, tajin $4.50
Hotville Taquitos crispy tortilla, fried hotville chicken, cheese, spicy honey mustard dip $4.50
Alice’s Southern Comfort Gumbo Pop-Up
Thursday, January 28 from 1pm to 7pm
Kimberly Velazco, chef and owner of Alice’s Southern Comfort, is popping up at Socalo with her savory filé gumbos and comforting southern dishes made with the same love and care her grandmother Alice was known for in Lettsworth, Louisiana.
Alice’s Southern Comfort Gumbo Kit for 2 People choice of
Louisiana Chicken and Sausage Gumbo with rich mahogany roux with braised chicken thighs, okra, and andouille ($35)
Classic Louisiana Seafood Gumbo with premium lump crab, fresh gulf shrimp, okra, andouille, file, and fresh blue crab ($45).
All kits served with:
Baked Mac n Cheese the ultimate southern food made with three cheeses and baked to perfection
Southern Collard Greens tender greens slow cooked in bacon and butter. Full of southern flavor!
Lemon Butter Pound Cake from Sweet Jae's Taste of Heaven rich buttery cake with a lemon soaked crackling glazed crust
Gumbo Kits have sold out but please visit Alice's Southern Comfort website for future orders.
Socalo and Women Winemakers of Baja Virtual Dinner for 2
Saturday, January 30 at 6:30pm
Enjoy a 4-course takeout menu created by Socalo chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger and wines from Baja, Mexico’s most exciting wine region, while tuning in to a virtual conversation with the chefs and expert winemakers Lulu Martinez Ojeda of Bruma and Monica Magoni of Bodegas Magoni. $80 per person, two person minimum.
Seeded crackers, Spanish manchego, olives
Winter Salad with Impossible albondigas, goat cheese, tomato confit
Half Norteño Chicken with salsa verde, crispy capers OR Seasonal Veggie Enchiladas with spinach, cheese, mushroom
served with seared green beans, smashed fingerling potato, roasted acorn squash
Apple Walnut Capirotada
Bottle of Casa Magoni Manaz and Bottle of Bruma Plan B Tinto per couple
In partnership with La Competencia Imports, we’re offering a special 6 bottle RE: HER Baja Wine shipment that will provide you with an opportunity to explore the numerous varietals the region produces as well as better understand and appreciate the winemaking styles of Casa Magoni, Bruma & Palafox (Lulu Martinez).
More details can be found here.