Taste of the Eastside
Explore the culinary delights and libations of LA's Eastside all in one spot at the LA River Center and Gardens.
The 7th annual event brings together more than 30 vendors from neighborhoods including Silver Lake, Echo Park, Eagle Rock, Highland Park, Los Feliz and Atwater. From the Loz Feliz hotspot Little Dom's to Eagle Rock's Red Herring to Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams, there's sweet and savory options for all foodies. The drinks are equally varied with wines from Silver Lake Wines, beers on draft from El Segundo Brewing, Highland Brewery and signature cocktails from Mohawk Bend.
Th trio of KCRW-approved favorites include Anthony Valadez, Travis Holcombe and Garth Trinidad in addition to music from DJ duo Playground and live music from Best Western.
Tickets are $45 pre-sale and $55 the day of and include unlimited food tastings (drinks sold separately). VIP tickets are $75 pre-sale and $85 and includes unlimited food tastings, 3 drink tickets, VIP demos, early entry at 3 p.m., exclusive VIP gift bag, front row demo seating and priority parking (2:45-4 pm). Tickets for kids 2-12 years old are $12.
All proceeds will be donated to organizations including Rose Scharlin Cooperative Nursery School, The Pablove Foundation, and Friends of the LA River.