***UPDATE: PLEASE CONGRATULATE OSKER RODRIGUEZ, WINNER OF TWO TICKETS TO THE 2019 LA FOOD FEST! THANK YOU ALL FOR PARTICIPATING!***
This coming Saturday, June 29, 2019, the 10th Annual LA Food Fest will be taking over Santa Anita Park infield for one last time. And you can win two free tickets right here for unlimited treats and drinks from 90 of the top chefs, cocktail shakers, vintners and brewers in LA, plus special guests from Baja and Mexico City!
***To enter, simply comment on this post with your favorite LA restaurant! Winners will be chosen Wednesday, June 26th so don’t dawdle!***
Participating restaurants include Pez Cantina, The Grilled Cheese Truck, Pinches Flautas, Sushi Roku, Ek’balam Yucatan Cuisine, Mama Musubi, Cevicheria las Olas, Mi Piace, and our favorite–The Eagle Rock Public House. Refresh yourself with beer from Golden Road Brewing, Hop Valley Brewing, Newcastle Brewing and Asahi, plus unlimited cocktails and wine. (Maybe take an Uber.) There will also be plenty of nonalcoholic drinks for teetotalers.
In the Nuevo Gastropub, enjoy Latin flavors from top chefs from Mexico, Colombia, and even Canada! Pair it with tequila from distilleries lik Tridente, and Lucha, as well as mezcals from La Bendicion Mezcal and Mission Cielo Mezcal. You can even get a preview of Gordon Ramsay’s upcoming National Geographic series, “Uncharted,” including special dishes. There will also be an Iced Coffee Lounge, and my favorite feature–The Ice Cream Social, featuring sweets from places like My/Mo Mochi Ice Cream, the Pie Hole, Luvspun, You Had Me at Helado, Bertha Mae’s Brownies, Peaches Bakeshop and Voodoo Donut, which we are so excited to finally try! Live bands and DJs will entertain you throughout the day.
If you don’t win tickets to this extravaganza, you can purchase them for $69.00 (+$4.79 fee) or VIP for $99.00 (+$6.44 fee), which includes early entry at 2 PM, special parking, a VIP section, and swag. A portion of the proceeds go to Food Forward, which supplies surplus produce to people in need. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE.
Favorite restaurant in LA has to be Red Lion Tavern. I’m a sucker for a good theme restaurant!
Aren’t we all!
Favorite restaurant: Morrisson’s!
My favorite is Anarkali Indian on Melrose!
Favorite LA spot is homestate!
Bennys tacos. It’s exactly what LA stands for. Quick, fresh, and friendly faces!
Favorite Restaurant is the Pantry in downtown ! Never closes!
My favorite restaurant in LA is Kanpai Ramen in Glendale. The most amazing ramen!! Even better, from 9pm-10pm on weekdays, it’s buy one get one for a $1!
Hoping to win 🙂 thanks!
Krimsey’s in NoHo
My fav restaurant in Los Angeles is Silverlake Ramen! Yum!!
Nobu is on the top of that list. Let’s win these tickets! I’m hungry!
Benny’s tacos! It’s what LA is. Fresh, fast and friendly service.
My favorite is Taix. A great place for groups. Been going for many MANY years.
Tacos Por Favor in Santa Monica
Favorite restaurant is Republique!
Kali on Melrose!
EMC has hands down my favorite late HH! (The fries are to die for)!
El Cochinito in Silver Lake, best Cubano and soups I’ve tried!
Big fan of Sqirl.
May she Rest In Peace.
Hatchet Hall is my living favorite.
My favorite is probably Porto’s. It’s a classic and everything I’ve had has been great!
My favorite is Porto’s! It’s a classic and I’ve never had a bad meal there.
Favorite restaurant is guisados in Burbank!
Favorite food spot: Arry’s Burgers 🙂
My favorite has been Jon & Vinny’s because I can’t stop eating the bolognese and the meatballs!
My favorite is Cassell’s on 6th and Normandie 🙂
My favorite food is pizza and favorite LA pizza is Masa of Echo Park. I’m still on the lookout for a place that has better Chicago style deepdish.
Lee’s Garden in Alhambra! Best Taiwanese food in the 626.
Favorite Place is The Capri in Eagle Rock
My favorite L.A. restaurant is “Pinches Flautas”.
Kyoto Ramen, hands down favorite ramen!
Marugame Monzo ~!
Punts Cabral in Santa Monica!
Howlin Rays is my favorite place
Gracias Madre ☝🏻
Just started to learn and love silverlake ramen!
Pizza Jones in Boyle hieghts
Pizza Bouna in Echo Park.
Favorite restaurant is Lala’s Argentinian Grill in Studio City.
I’d love to be able to go!
Nick + Stef’s. Ways a winner.
All Time in Los Feliz. Bomb!!
Spoon by H
Favorite restaurant is Sushi Komasa.
I loved the Grilled Cheese Truck. Stumbled across it in the Glendale Galleria seemingly ages ago and never have seen it since. I can’t wait for the Food Fest. Traded my shift just to be able to make it.
I’m all about the Sushi Roku
Valley gal checking in and you’ll always find me at Tipsy Cow! Nom nom nom. Glug Glug Glug.
My favorite is The Grilled Cheese Truck, choose me!
Can’t wait for the fooooooddd!!!!
my favorite is Yerim bbq!
Mario’s Peruvian & Seafood
I’d love to win as I’ve never been. My fave LA restaurant is Craig’s..Thanks for the chance to win.
Current favorite is Sol Y Luna in Woodland Hills. Beautiful restaurant with some of the best food I’ve ever had.
My favorite Persian restaurant is Shamshiri in Northridge.
one of my favorites: Baco Mercat!
El Sol in La Crescenta!!
I really like division 3 in hollywood. Amazing breakfast sandwiches and lunch specials as well. For a foodie it fits the bill perfectly.
I love KazuNori! Such delicious food with a fun experience!
HMS Bounty for GREAT food and cocktails!
Village Pizza in Larchmont. Best pizza ever!
Taylor’s Steakhouse for GREAT food and cocktails in a classic historic Los Angeles restaurant.
My favorite restaurant is Bludso’s Bar & Que!
My favorite LA restaurant is Father’s Office. Life is different after that burger.
I would say my favorite place in LA is Moriscos Jalisco. The Tacos de Camaron are perfect!
My favorite is Mashti Malone’s!
You will often find me at Tipsy Cow! Damn good burgers and libations.
Aww sorry I thought my original reply didn’t make it in but I see it’s in there now. Whoops! Hope this doesn’t disqualify me 😭
Rococo Ramen in Granada Hills is dope! Hope I win!
I love MB Post. Such a great neighborhood spot!
Mi Ranchito Veracruz in Noho!! Perfect masa 😍
Favorite restaurant: Kai Ramen in Sherman Oaks!
La chuperia in Lincoln heights! Best tortas and micheladas.
La chuperia in Lincoln heights has the best tortas and micheladas!
My favorite restaurant is Daikokuya in Little Tokyo!
The Tamale Man
My favorite restaurant is Trio House the Thai food there is Excellent!
Eagle Rock Public House is my fave too!
I love Cassell’s, but recently been turned onto Monty’s! Great place to get your vegan burger fix.
Hands down, Bavel!
Favorite restaurant has to be Sushi Roku. My fiance and I love eating there any chance we get!
My favorite has to be Delancey. So underrated.
It’s so hard to choose…this is actually one of the hardest questions someone can ask me. My favorite place I’ve recently tried is Blu Jam Cafe. I can only place all time favorites by category. Like my favorite kbbq place in terms of price to quality ratio is Meat Love, Summer Buffalo is my favorite Thai, my fav Russian is Traktir, favorite Szechuan place is Chengdu Taste… Also, anything the late lovely Jonathan Gold has reviewed. He’s never let me down, and he leaves no room for people to deny that Los Angeles is a food heaven. I love that you can travel short distances here and feel as if you’ve travelled the world.
26 Beach in Venice has awesome food
Pop champagne bar and restaurant and MB Post
Jesse boys! Such a good hole in the wall place
Lorenzo’s NY pizza !
OB Bear in K-Town!