***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.