Churro Borough x Mexicali Taco, Roberta's chef at Alma, Demitasse dessert pop-up

Churro Borough, purveyor of churro ice cream sandwiches, will pop up at Mexicali Taco & Co. on Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m., featuring ice cream flavors from dessertery Ramekin. Ice cream flavors have included vanilla, chocolate, espresso chocolate, horchata, orange creamsicle, strawberry buttermilk and more. Mexicali Taco & Co., 702 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, www.churroborough.com.

Nick Barker, chef of Roberta's in Brooklyn, will cook at downtown restaurant Alma on May 20. The six-course dinner will be prepared with Alma chef Ari Taymor and costs $75. Call for reservations.  952 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, (213) 244-1422, www.alma-la.com.

Demitasse hosts two evenings of dessert and coffee pairings by chef Sean Panzer (a former L.A. Times Test Kitchen intern). The first is downtown on May 16, and the second is at the Santa Monica Demitasse on May 17. Seatings are at 6 and 8 p.m. $35 each. Reserve a spot via email,  info@cafedemitasse.com. 135 S. San Pedro St., Los Angeles, (213) 613-9300; 1149 3rd St., Santa Monica, (310) 260-6308; www.cafedemitasse.com.

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