Pair top eats with performances at Monkey Town LA.

Monkey Town LA pairs top eats with performances from artists, musicians and dancers in this unique dining experience, June 1-Oct. 1.

By Christina Xenos

Following successful runs in Austin, Barcelona and Denver, the Monkey Town LA dinner, cinema and performance series arrives in downtown LA. Once you grab a ticket, you’ll be one of up to 40 guests sitting inside a giant, 27-foot cube, watching a video program from artists such as Takeshi Murata, Shana Moulton and Sarah Rara, with a live performance that changes weekly. Chef Montgomery Knott’s menu will be served in four or five courses throughout the two-hour program and paired with a selection of wines. Dishes include raw hamachi with kohlrabi, dashi and thai basil as well as cavatelli with chicken confit, cauliflower and hazelnut. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options are available. Two seatings per night at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m., Tues.-Sun. $50/Tues. (four-course meal), $65/Weds. (five-course meal), $80/Thurs.-Sun. (five-course meal). 111 West 21st St, downtown.

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