Foodie Events

A Taste of L.A. Soul Delivered with Munchery's New Celebrity Chef Roy Choi

On Aug 21st, 2015, Munchery and Roy Choi announced the pleasure of hosting a free foodie event extravaganza at the Line Hotel in Koreatown, Los Angeles, California. The two new Munchery and Roy Choi dishes are Kimchi Pork Belly Fried Vice and Cheezy Short Rib Instant Ramen. These are two unique dishes that are quite personal to Roy inspired by his Korean roots. A few years ago, I was lucky enough to try the Kogi food truck.

2015 San Francisco Cinco De Mayo Festival in the Mission

The Cinco De Mayo Festival in San Francisco’s Mission District always draws a large crowd with its tasty food vendors and fun entertainment. This festival will take place Saturday May 2nd, 2015 from 10am-6pm between 21st and 24th Streets on Valencia Street in San Francisco. Arriving by BART and MUNI public transportation is highly recommended. photo of the official website for the 2015 San Francisco Cinco De Mayo Festival in the Mission

3rd Annual Food Book Fair - Brooklyn

Each spring, the Food Book Fair brings together food enthusiasts, publishers, book collectors, chefs, artists, activists, scholars, and writers to explore the latest in food innovation and conversation at the fair. For more information and tickets for this year’s fair, please visit . For $225 you can purchase an “all access insider pass”, which gives you access to all of three days of events, the ability to fast track in line and get priority seating as well as an invite to an intimate Food Book Salon gathering.

Caviar 101 at Petrossian - Beverly Hills

Caviar 101 takes place from 7:30-8:00 p.m. the first Thursday and Friday during the month of June. Normally offered just the first Thursday of each month, in June students can participate in a Caviar 101 class either Thursday or Friday, June 2nd or 3rd. For $35 guests have the opportunity to sample up to the 3 types of caviar and 2 roes, paired with either a glass of Champagne or a flute of vodka.

Malibu Food & Wine Festival

An afternoon of Food, Wine, Beer and Spirits in Beautiful Calabasas, California! 2pm - 6pm Your $150 ticket includes a special tasting of over 200 great wines, beers, spirits and delicious food, all while helping raise money for the Children’s Tumor Foundation. This years event Honors Barbara Lazaroff with a lifetime achievement award and gratitude from the City of Los Angeles. Barbara is President of Imaginings Interior Design, Inc. Lazaroff is renowned for her innovative restaurant concepts and is the brand co-founder and interior designer of acclaimed restaurants, SPAGO HOLLYWOOD where she helped to introduce the exhibition kitchen; SPAGO BEVERLY HILLS the flagship of the Spago Group, CHINOIS ON MAIN, Santa Monica, California and CHINOIS LAS VEGAS.

Kulov Tea Festival @ Royal-T

From Friday, May 13 – Sunday, May 15, 2011, Royal/T—Culver City’s playful Japanese “cosplay” maid café, art exhibition space, and retail store—hosts Kulov’s Annual Tea Lovers Festival for three days of film, food, shopping, and special programming, all centered around the art and appreciation of tea. In its second year at the eclectic Japanese-inspired space, the collaborative festival between Kulov and Royal/T will celebrate the special relationship between tea and popular culture with educational workshops, documentary screenings, live world music and dancing, tea tastings, and unique tea products for purchase in the Royal/T shop leading up to the weekend-long event (Free admission; tastings, workshops, and labs are $10 – 25 each).

Four-course winemaker dinner at CHAYA Brasserie

On Tuesday, May 3 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Beverly Hills’ iconic 25-year old dining destination—CHAYA Brasserie Beverly Hills—and acclaimed Japanese-French Executive Chef Harutaka Kishi (worked and trained under Joël Robuchon and Gordon Ramsay), will host California’s first LEED® Gold Certified winery—HALL Winery and winemaker Steve Leveque—for a special four-course winemaker dinner ($85 per person, all-inclusive). Guests will enjoy Chef Haru’s innovative Euro-Asian cuisine featuring vibrant flavor combinations paired with the HALL Winery’s signature Napa Valley wines, namely:

28th Annual American Food & Wine Festival - Los Angeles

Tickets are now on sale online for this fall’s star-studded, epicurean event and fundraiser, the American Wine and Food Festival, to be held September 25, on the Universal Studios Backlot. Tickets and event information are available at www.awff.org/tickets. The festival welcomes back Audi as a presenting sponsor, and announces premiere sponsors The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and the Center for Wine Origins. American Wine and Food Festival WHEN: Saturday, September 25 at 6-11pm (VIP entry at 5pm) WHERE: Universal Studios’ Back Lot The signature Saturday evening event returns to Universal Studios’ Back Lot on September 25.

The Taste of Beverly Hills

The “Taste of Beverly Hills,” presented by FOOD and WINE, will span the culinary talents of this rich and diverse city, from the Eastside and Downtown Los Angeles to the Westside and will offer foodies, music lovers and nightlife seekers alike an exciting and star-studded line-up. Guests will enjoy top musical artists, live bands, world-renowned DJs, and the latest in the mixology world from leading experts including – musical sensation Natasha Bedingfield performing live at the 9.

Wally’s 7th Annual Central Coast Wine and Food Celebration

Wally’s Wine and Spirits will host Wally’s 7th Annual Central Coast Wine and Food Celebration (WCCWFC), benefiting the Michael Bonaccorsi Scholarship Fund at UC Davis’ Department of Viticulture and Enology on Sunday, August 1, 2010, from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. under the “Big Top” adjacent to the store. Wally’s popular summer afternoon tasting will include over 60 Central Coast wineries: Saxum, Linne Calodo, Fiddlehead, Melville, Brewer-Clifton, Au Bon Climat, Qupe, Hitching Post, Tantara, Ojai Vineyard, Whitcraft, Jaffurs, Ambullneo, Dragonette, Beckmen, Brander, Presidio, Costa de Oro, Talbott, Row Eleven, Falcone, Arcadian, Rusack, Palmina, Foley, Paige 23, Justin, Clos Mimi, Talley, Ampelos, Claiborne and Churchill, Alma Rosa, Ken Brown, Core, Cobblestone, Malibu Vineyards, Native 9, Silver, Alta Maria, Plata, Margerum, La Fenetre, Kenneth Volk, Summerland and Demetria among many others.