About this time of year, do you find yourself waxing nostalgic when the grand European Perigord Truffle season is but a distant memory? Did you know that since the 1990s, Australia has been cultivating these culinary gems and that their season, the opposite of its European counterpart is about to begin? To celebrate, Melisse in Santa Monica has invited Chef Peter Gilmore from Quay Restaurant in Sydney, Australia to help host a “celebration of the commencement of Australian Perigord Black Truffle Season” on Friday June 13th. There will be two seatings; one at 5:30pm and the second at 8:15pm. Cost is $185 and reservations are bound to go like hotcakes, so secure yours by dialing (310) 395-0881 just as fast as your little fingers can or click here.