L.A. Calendar Listing: East Meets West with Chefs Mina & Katsuya

WHO: SBE chefs Katsuya Uechi and Michael Mina host an East Meets West dining extravaganza

WHAT: A friendly, all-for-fun, cooking competition where Chef Michael Mina from XIV will go blade to blade against Chef Katsuya Uechi from Katsuya sushi restaurants. The revered chefs will prepare 6 different plates using the same ingredients in a VIP, Iron Chef-esque dining event. You be the judge: Caviar by Katsuya or bluefin tuna Mina-style?

WHEN: Tuesday, November 3, 2009. Seating available for 6 p.m., 8 p.m., or 10 p.m.

WHERE: XIV by Michael Mina. 8117 Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90046

HOW: $90 per person; $130 with wine pairing. Reservations can be made by calling 323.656.1414.