James Beard Foundation’s “Taste America” to Spotlight Oaxacan Eatery Guelaguetza

Bricia Lopez of Gueleguetza. Photo by Elise Thompson.

The James Beard Foundation’s “Taste America” returns to Los Angeles to celebrate and support our local restaurant community on October 18.

The 2020 incarnation of this gastronomic happening is a national virtual event. Angelenos, however, will have the opportunity to eat a special meal from Guelaguetza, the historic Koreatown restaurant hailed as ”the best Oaxacan restaurant in America” by Jonathan Gold.

Your ticket allows you to savor, in your home, a three-course meal prepared by James Beard Award winners Bricia Lopez and Edgar Santiago (see below for meal details). The Taste America meal kit will also include dough wine’s Pinot Noir, Rabbit Hole whiskey, access to cooking demos, and the national broadcast for the James Beard Foundation.

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Appetizer
Oaxaca Pasilla–Vegetable Confit Tostada

Entrée
Crab Chile Relleno with Black Mole
Alternate Entrée: Mushroom Chile Relleno with Black Mole

Dessert
Oaxacan Chocolate Boudin

Each ticket is $150. You can pick up your pre-ordered meal at Guelaguetza the afternoon of October 18. Guelaguetza is located at 3014 W. Olympic Blvd. in K-Town. Buy tickets and find more information hereBon appetit!

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