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Los Angeles Food Events

Find information about food festivals happening in the Los Angeles area

Best Food Festivals in LA

Find the latest restaurant and culinary events in the greater Los Angeles area with GAYOT's calendar featuring chef pop-ups, special dinners, tasting menus, food festivals and more.

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On April 22, profits from brunch at Rosaliné will go towards AIDS/LifeCycle 2018 fundraising efforts April 22
On April 22, profits from brunch at Rosaliné will go towards co-owner Dilson Schild's fundraising efforts for the AIDS/LifeCycle 2018. Each year, thousands of participants bike a 545-mile journey from San Francisco to Los Angeles to raise money for HIV/AIDS services provided by San Francisco AIDS Foundation and the Los Angeles LGBT Center. For brunch reservations, visit the official website. RosalinĂ©, 8479 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, CA 90069, 323-297-9500.
Masters of Taste will return on May 6, 2018 (Photo courtesy of Masters of Taste) May 6
Masters of Taste outdoor food and beverage festival will return to the Rose Bowl Stadium from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. (3 p.m. start for VIP ticketholders). Enjoy fare from 40 chefs and restaurants; cocktails and tastings from 25 bars, wineries, local craft breweries; entertainment; and more. Proceeds will benefit Union Station Homeless Services. For more information, visit the official website
Good Housekeeping bar is hosting a themed cocktail pop-up inspired by retro dinner party recipes Wednesdays through May
Good Housekeeping bar in Highland Park is hosting a themed cocktail pop-up called Bad Housekeeping, inspired by retro dinner party recipes. Every Wednesday night through May, guests can sample drinks such as Glazed Ham (bacon washed bourbon, mint jelly, Angostura bitters), Dodger Dog (rum, mustard agave syrup, lemon, stewed tomatoes) and Pineapple Upside Down Cake (brown sugar pineapple shrub, orgeat syrup, lime). Good Housekeeping, 5631 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90042, 323-739-6928.
Taste of the Nation Los Angeles returns June 3 June 3
Taste of the Nation Los Angeles once again takes place on the field of Media Park in Culver City. Renowned chefs and mixologists donate their time and talents to bring a whirlwind of culinary offerings to the No Kid Hungry fundraiser. Tickets cost $110 for general admission (1 p.m.-4 p.m.), $25 for kids ages 6-13 and $160 for VIP admission (12:30 p.m.-4 p.m.). For more information, visit the official website


Located on the Venice Beach Boardwalk right by the pier, Venice Whaler presents happy hour Mon.-Thurs. 3 p.m.-6 p.m. & 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Among the specials are carnitas tacos, pulled pork sliders and cheese pizza for $7 each, as well as select $8 cocktails. Venice Whaler, 10 W. Washington Blvd., Venice, CA 90292, 310-821-8737.
Enjoy golden hour at Filifera, a hip neighborhood rooftop hangout in Hollywood Ongoing
Hip neighborhood rooftop hangout Filifera hosts "Golden Hour" from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. with specials on seasonal handcrafted cocktails ($9) and snacks like crab fritters ($8), shishito peppers ($5) and flatbreads ($10). Filifera, Hollywood Proper Residences, 1550 N. El Centro Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028, 323-499-4009.
Beer Belly in Koreatown offers happy hour weekdays, from 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Enjoy featured draft beers for $5, $1 off craft cans, half order of Jidori chicken wings for $6, two tacos for $7 and chicken nuggets for $6. Beer Belly, 532 S. Western Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90020, 213-387-2337.
In Santa Monica, FIG restaurant's happy hour, FIG at FIVE, offers a special discount of 50 percent off most of the items on the regular dinner menu from 5 p.m.-6 p.m. FIG, Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, 101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401, 310-319-3111.


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