Taste of the Nation LA Returns May 4th to Raise Funds for No Kid Hungry

Slapfish’s Clobster Rolls at Taste of the Nation(Photo by Elise Thompson)

The 30th Anniversary of Los Angeles’ Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry will take place on May 4, 2019 from 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM at Culver City’s Media Park. With lots of shade trees and grassy hills, the park is a gorgeous place for an event.

This year Chef Dakota Weiss of Sweetfin Poké, Chef Nick Shipp of Upper West, and Chef Bruce Kalman of Knead & Co. Pasta Bar + Market will host the popular fundraiser, where guests can stroll between tents sampling the best of LA’s great chefs, mixologists and sommeliers. Besides the delicious bites, cocktails and desserts, the event will feature  a silent auction, wine grab, photo booth, live music, and a kid’s corner with activities and games.

Some of our favorite participants include Baltaire, Border Grill, B Sweet, Chichen Itza, Eagle Rock Public House, Gwen, Jitlada, Little Fatty, Maude, Mrs. Fish, Ms. Chi Café, Otium, Salazar, The Bazaar by José Andrés, The Rose Venice, Valerie Confections, and the Viviane Restaurant at Avalon Beverly Hills. We also look forward to refreshments from Buffalo Trace Distillery, Eagle Rock Brewery,  Fords Gin, Luna Nuda Wines, Obvious Wines, Singha North America, and Tequila Partida.

One-hundred-percent of proceeds support the No Kid Hungry campaign’s work to end childhood hunger in America by ensuring all children in America have access to the nutritious meals they need, every day. Tickets for Los Angeles’ Taste of the Nation are $115 for adult General Admission; $25 for kids ages 6 to 13; and kids 5 and under are free. VIP tickets are $165 and include early admission at 12:30 p.m. and entry into the special VIP area with seating, beverages, and special guest chefs.

Get your tickets now!

Elise Thompson

About Elise Thompson

Born and raised in the great city of Los Angeles, this food, culture and music-loving punk rock angeleno wants to turn you on to all that is funky, delicious and weird in the city. While Elise holds down the fort, her adventurous alter ego Kiki Maraschino is known to roam the country in search of catfish.
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