photo courtesy of Rapscallion

Bolsa executive chef Joel Harrington and mixologist Kyle Hilla are creating a four-course dinner-and-cocktail pairing, the Botanist dinner, Thursday, July 16. The dinner centers on Bruichladdich Distillery’s The Botanist Islay Dry Gin. Tickets cost $65. Call 214.367.9367 to make reservations.

Rapscallion, the Lower Greenville restaurant from the owners of Boulevardier, opens today. Culturemap has descriptions of the menu.

Check out this video of Chino Chinatown chef Uno Immanivong making Thai salasa.