Southern California's favorite food and wine festival returns, bringing together over 15,000 Angelenos for an unparalleled culinary weekend.
Voted Southern California's #2 Food and Wine event by BizBash, 2013's edition of Los Angeles Times' The Taste will feature 5 distinct events over 3 days at Paramount Pictures Studios.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 30 7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. (21 and over)
Opening Night - hosted by the Los Angeles Times Editorial Food Team and all of the weekend's co-hosts.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 31 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. (21 and over)
Field to Fork: Hosted by Russ Parsons, Times food editor; co-hosted by Michael Cimarusti, chef/owner of Providence, chef/partner of Connie and Ted's.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 31 7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. (21 and over)
Flavors of L.A.: Hosted by Jonathan Gold, Times restaurant critic; co-hosted by Sang Yoon, chef/owner of Father's Office and Lukshon.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. (All ages)
Labor Day Block Party: Hosted by Noelle Carter, Times Test Kitchen director; co-hosted by Nancy Silverton, chef/co-owner of Osteria Mozza, Pizzeria Mozza and founder of La Brea Bakery.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. (21 and over)
Cocktail Confidential: Hosted by Jessica Gelt, Times food & night life writer, and Betty Hallock, Times deputy food editor; co-hosted by Matthew Biancaniello, premier Los Angeles mixologist.