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The Los Angeles Times The Taste annual food festival returns on Labor Day weekend to the back lot of Paramount Pictures Studios!

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Five events will celebrate the city’s food, dining, and cocktail culture, showcasing Los Angeles’ chefs, restaurants, and bartenders. Each event — Opening Night, Field to Fork, Dinner With a Twist, Sunday Brunch, and Flavors of L.A. — will include unlimited tastings, specialty drinks, wine seminars, and live demos.

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Opening Night: Friday, August 29, from 7:30 to 11:00 pm. The Taste’s premiere will bring together all of the weekend’s hosts, chefs, and bartenders, including The Times’ Food staff, for a debut soirée featuring tastings, premium cocktail and wine offerings, and live entertainment.

Field to Fork: Saturday, August 30, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Times Food Editor Russ Parsons leads a day inspired by seasonal dishes made with local ingredients.

Dinner with a Twist: Saturday, August 30, 7:30 to 11:00 pm. Betty Hallock, Times deputy Food editor, and Jonathan Gold, Times restaurant critic, collaborate for an evening of some of L.A.’s best dishes and complementary pours.

Sunday Brunch: Sunday, August 31, 11 am to 3:00 pm. Noelle Carter, Times Test Kitchen director, makes Sunday fun-day with an homage to brunch.

Flavors of L.A.: Sunday, August 31, 7:30 to 11:00 pm. Jonathan Gold, Times restaurant critic, will close out The Taste with a tour of the world flavors through the lens of L.A. chefs and local restaurants.

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See the full schedule here.

WHAT: Los Angeles Times The Taste  
WHEN:
August 29 – 31, 2014
WHERE:
Paramount Pictures Studios | 5555 Melrose Avenue | Los Angeles, CA 90038

DETAILS:

CONTACT INFO: eventinfo@latimes.com

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Reflecting The Los Angeles Times’ award-winning coverage of all things edible, the Taste is a three-day gastronomic adventure featuring five events that will highlight distinct aspects of food culture in Southern California.

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The events feature unlimited food and drink tastings from more than 40 of the area’s top restaurants, cooking and mixology demonstrations, wine seminars, and panel discussions.

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Opening Night Presented by Tequila Don Julio – Friday, August 30, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.
The Times Food team along with chefs and bartenders participating over the weekend will come together for a special opening night soirée with a focused collection of tastings, distinctive cocktail and wine offerings, and live entertainment.

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Field to Fork – Saturday, August 31, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Russ Parsons, Times Food Editor, hosts a day inspired by fresh, local ingredients and the pleasure of cooking – and eating – seasonal dishes.

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Flavors of L.A. – Saturday, August 31, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.
Jonathan Gold, Times Restaurant Critic, hosts an event full of authentic dishes from around the world via the best local restaurants.

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Labor Day Block Party – Sunday, September 1, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Noelle Carter, Times Test Kitchen Director, hosts a celebration of the dishes that exemplify an end-of-summer bash with family and friends.

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Cocktail Confidential Sunday, September 1, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.
Betty Hallock, Times Deputy Food Editor, and Jessica Gelt, Food & Night Life Writer, host an evening dedicated to the culinary creations and libations that typify cocktail culture.

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WHAT: Los Angeles Times The Taste 
WHEN:
August 30 – September 1, 2013 | 
WHERE: Paramount Pictures Studios | 5555 Melrose Avenue | Los Angeles, CA 90038

DETAILS:

  • Tickets for Opening Night are $125. Early-bird tickets for all other TASTE events are available now for $65 and will be $85 after August 29; a limited quantity of Weekend Passes for all four Saturday and Sunday events is available for $175. A 20% discount on individual tickets is available to Los Angeles Times members. For those looking to make a weekend out of it, select area hotels are offering TASTE ticket and accommodation packages.

CONTACT INFO: eventinfo@latimes.com

SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook | Twitter | Yelp

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