Lucques and lamb roast

Lucques' Caroline Styne, left, and Suzanne Goin. Lamb roast night is coming back to Lucques. (Christina House / For the Los Angeles Times)

Lamb roast at Lucques: On Wednesday, Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne will be bringing lamb roast night back to Lucques for its third year. The three-course dinner features a main comprised of Windrose Farm lamb with rosemary, thyme and salsa verde, which will be accompanied by apricots and arugula with sheep's milk cheese, marcona almonds, crispy prosciutto and local honey; and crème fraîche panna cotta with strawberry gelée, strawberry sorbet and dried rhubarb. Lamb roast night costs $75 per person. Call for reservations. 8474 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, (323) 655-6277, Lucques.com.

Mr. C Yacht Club: Starting Sunday, Mr. C Beverly Hills will be launching Mr. C Yacht Club, a cocktail-brunch-and-pool series to be held every Sunday until early September. There will be specialty menu items and cocktails for poolside, under a cabana, while listening to the sounds of live DJ sets. 1224 Beverwil Drive, Los Angeles, (310) 277-2800, MrCHotels.com.

Vegan pop-up: Makini Howell, chef and owner of Plum Bistro and author of the cookbook "Plum," will be hosting a vegan pop-up dinner at No Vacancy in Hollywood, set to run June 6-9. Howell will be joined by Roberto Martin, former chef for Ellen Degeneres, and Shawain Whyte, executive chef of Blossom Café in New York City, to prepare a vegan prix fixe menu featuring dishes such as trumpet mushroom scallops with cauliflower puree and sweet onion jam; blackened plum tomatoes over cucumber salad with wasabi aioli and a sweet soy glaze; citrus charred broccolini with julienned sweet red peppers; chipotle peach tempeh and tofu with charred French beans and a vino butter sauce; and rhubarb-filled beignets with a strawberry ginger sauce. The meal, which includes wine pairings from the Vegan Vine, is $75 per person. Dishes also will be available a la carte. Email plumla@plumbistro.com for reservations. 1727 N. Hudson Ave., Los Angeles, NoVacancyLA.com.

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