You’re a foodie, not a goonie.
World Cup Street Food Menu at The Langham Hotel
What: Offerings from around the globe celebrate the world’s most popular game. A revolving menu includes semisweet coconut curry puffs (South Africa); brown butter spaetzle with beer cheese (Germany); mini Kobe hot dogs with bacon, sweet peppers, and onion (guess who?); and more.
Why: Follow and retweet @langhampasadena on Twitter to win two dishes each week. Goal!
When: Fri.-July 11. Mon.-Thurs., 2 p.m.-midnight; Fri., 2 p.m.-2 a.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-2 a.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-midnight.
Where: 1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave., at Wentworth Ave., Pasadena (626-568-3700).
Bingo at BabyCakes
What: Pop in for a quick ten-minute round to win two free cupcakes from the all-vegan, mostly gluten-free, and consistently delicious bakery.
Why: Everyone who plays gets a prize. Also, banana cupcakes with strawberry frosting.
When: Every Tues., 8-9 p.m.
Where: 130 E. Sixth St., b/t S. Main & Los Angeles Sts., Downtown (213-623-5555).
Harvey Faircloth Sale
What: Snatch up quirky, ladylike frocks from the vintage-inspired line at up to 75 percent off.
Why: The shiny little cape dress (reg. $520, now $179).
When: Your cutoffs don’t cut it.
Where: Online at swirl.com.
Yatai Ramen Pop-Up at Breadbar
What: Traditional Japanese street food classed up by rock-star chef Nori Sugi. You know him from Charlie Trotter’s and Michelin-starred L’Aubergade.
Why: Ditch the dough for pork feet gyoza, oxtail ramen with truffle oil-poached egg, spicy miso ramen, and more.
When: Thru July 24. Mon.-Sat., 5-10 p.m.
Where: 8718 W. Third St., at S. Robertson Blvd., Beverly Hills. Reservations at 310-205-0124.
Coffee and Tea Bar at Momed
What: Wake up (or refuel) with the finest single-origin roasts around. Sip traditional Turkish or Intelligensia coffee, then indulge in six variations of hot chocolate made with Belgian dark.
Why: Pair white pomegranate or Moroccan mint tea with sour cherry-rosewater loaf cake or one of the many selections of baklava.
When: Sun.-Thurs., 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: 233 S. Beverly Dr., b/t Charleville Blvd. & Gregory Way, Beverly Hills (310-270-4444).
Share Our Strength’s Great American Bake Sale
What: Swing by the No Cookie Left Behind sale and snag some baked goods. (Nutella cupcakes and bacon-wrapped, choco-covered pretzels are on the list). You can also donate and sign up online to host your own sale.
Why: Every $200 dollars in profit means healthy groceries for 50 families.
When: Today, 2-5 p.m.
Where: Scoops, 712 N. Heliotrope Dr., b/t Melrose Ave. & Monroe St., Hollywood (323-906-2649).
Photo: Courtesy of The Langham Hotel