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The Taste – Los Angeles Times


The annual Food & Wine Festival sponsored by the Los Angeles Times is back and better than ever. At The Taste, you can imbibe on delicious California brews and wines while trying out tasty bites from some of the most talented chefs in Los Angeles. This year, The Taste will be from September 2nd through the 4th at Paramount Pictures Studios. Get your tickets today!

While staying in Burbank during the 2nd through the 4th, there will be various sessions that you can attend. For example, at Field to Fork, you can learn how to make dishes that are inspired by locally grown, California produce. Field to For will be held on Saturday, September 3rd from 11am-2pm. If you are not interested in a particular session, consider attending Opening Night, which will be held on Friday, September 2nd from 7:30pm – 10:30pm. At Opening Night you can enjoy distinctive Californian wines and cocktails as well as various tastings from CA chefs. There will be a number of LA restaurants who will be offering delicious bites such as Horse Thief BBQ, Bourbon Steak and Estrella by Chef Dakota Weiss.

To close off the event, there will be a Block Party held on Sunday, September 4th from 11am-2pm. At this block party, which will be held at the historic movie backlot at Paramount Pictures, try a cocktail from famous mixologists, grab a bite to eat from local chefs and enjoy live entertainment. During this event, there will also be various locations throughout where you can still learn something new. At the Culinary Stage, see a cooking demonstration of Mexican food; at the Taste Bar Stage, enjoy tastings of Rose wines from some of the best regions of France; and at the Acura Culinary Stage, enjoy more cooking demonstrations from chef Duff Goldman from Charm City Cakes. For more information The Taste, visit www.events.latimes.com/taste