This past weekend marked another epic weekend in eating. It was Labor Day Weekend which in the “Foodie Community” means it’s once again time for The Taste! LA Times’ puts on an amazing event at Paramount Studios where over 50 white pop-up tents line the historical backlot. I was lucky enough to attend 3 out of the 5 events and too be honest, I don’t think my waistline could have afforded any more!
The festivities started Friday night with an exclusive Grand Opening Party hosted by Don Julio Tequila complete with a Beatles tribute band. What, no mariachi band?
Day two’s events started with Field to Fork, bringing together local farmers and LA chefs. Russ Parsons, The Times’ Food Editor, hosted the event that was all about showcasing the fresh and local ingredients being offered in some of the city’s best restaurants.
One of my favorite dishes came from Good Girl Dinette in
After taking a few hours to cool off from the brutal heat, I ventured back over to
I had the chance to brave the heat one more day and attend the Labor Day Block Party hosted by The Times' Test Kitchen Director, Noelle Carter. This event focused on one of summer's favorite family pastimes - barbecue! It certainly was a day for the whole family (kids tickets were only $5!) full of balloon animals, face painting, and… oysters. Obviously they had to have something for the whole family and L&E Oysters were shucking out some of the tastiest crustaceans on the block.
See all my photos from The Taste here!
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