After seriously missing the L.A. Times Food Bowl for the last few years, we are so excited that they are bringing back Night Market this weekend! Presented by City National Bank, the L.A. Times Food Bowl’s Night Market is back at the Paramount Pictures Studios backlot. Enjoy unlimited pours, cocktails, and tastings from more than 40 restaurants, plus, exciting cooking demos. cooking demonstrations.
“Saturday Night Flavor” brings you global cuisines tomorrow night, Sept. 24th., from 7-10 p.m. If there’s one thing we love here at the LA Beat, it’s dumplings, and Times Food Columnist Jenn Harris has curated a Dumpling Crawl with dimsum and more from restaurants like CHD Mandu, Go Go Gyoza, Hui Tou Xiang, Lunasia Dim Sum House, and Monta Factory and more. A few other restaurants offering plates are LA Beat favorites Black Market Liquor, Park’s BBQ, Pasta Sisters · Poppy + Rose, and HomeState. Celebrity chef and author Jet Tila will present a Thai Food cooking demo., and Jenn Harris: Times Food Columnist and host of the new video series “The Bucket List: Dumplings!” Jenn Harris will explore the international world of dumplings.
L.A. is known for its brunches, and the Food Bowl brings you “Backlot Brunch” on Sunday, Sept. 25, from 2-5 p.m. Dessert god, Duff Goldman, of “Ace of Cakes,” will present a baking demonstration that is not to be missed. A bunch of our favorite restaurants and bakeries will be delighting us with their irresistible trats, including B Sweet (Hoping for some ube treats!), Gabi James, Here’s Looking at You (Please bring biscuits!), Howlin’ Ray’s Little Fatty, Lunasia Dim Sum House, Jitlada Southern Thai (Oh, how we have missed Jazz!), and Tacos 1986.
All-inclusive tickets are $185. Whether you like wild cocktail parties or genteel Sunday brunch, the Food Bowl has something for you. We like both…see you there!