The Taste

The Taste Bringing you the best food & drink options in SoCal. Presented by @citynationalbank. #thetastela Reflecting The Los Angeles Times’ award-winning coverage of all things edible, the Taste is a three-day gastronomic adventure featuring five events that will highlight distinct aspects of food culture in Southern California.

The events feature unlimited food and drink tastings from more than 40 of the area’s top restaurants, cooking and mixology demonstrations, wine seminars and panel discussions. Tickets are on sale now at latimes.com/THETASTE.

Announcing the Los Angeles Times' newest food event, the Los Angeles Food Bowl Grand Tasting, presented by City National...
08/04/2021

Announcing the Los Angeles Times' newest food event, the Los Angeles Food Bowl Grand Tasting, presented by City National Bank. Join us in downtown LA for a three-day epicurean feast highlighting the unique flavors of SoCal's food scene, featuring appearances from acclaimed chefs, cooking demonstrations and unlimited bites from top restaurants. Early bird tickets available now here: https://bddy.me/2WQRw5n

Announcing the Los Angeles Times' newest food event, the Los Angeles Food Bowl Grand Tasting, presented by City National Bank. Join us in downtown LA for a three-day epicurean feast highlighting the unique flavors of SoCal's food scene, featuring appearances from acclaimed chefs, cooking demonstrations and unlimited bites from top restaurants. Early bird tickets available now here: https://bddy.me/2WQRw5n

As part of this year's Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Food Bowl, we're highlighting some of the best eats in SoCal. Check...
07/09/2021

As part of this year's Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Food Bowl, we're highlighting some of the best eats in SoCal. Check out Koreatown's Saikai Ramen Bar if you're in the area, where the gyukotsu is a specialty. How incredible does this look?

📷: Mariah Tauger

As part of this year's Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Food Bowl, we're highlighting some of the best eats in SoCal. Check out Koreatown's Saikai Ramen Bar if you're in the area, where the gyukotsu is a specialty. How incredible does this look?

📷: Mariah Tauger

Join us at the Los Angeles Times #LAFoodBowl Gold Award Dinner Party on July 11th, featuring incredible Oaxacan dishes l...
07/02/2021

Join us at the Los Angeles Times #LAFoodBowl Gold Award Dinner Party on July 11th, featuring incredible Oaxacan dishes like the appetizer spread below from Guelaguetza. Tickets available now at the link in our story. #latimesfood

📷: Guelaguetza

Join us at the Los Angeles Times #LAFoodBowl Gold Award Dinner Party on July 11th, featuring incredible Oaxacan dishes like the appetizer spread below from Guelaguetza. Tickets available now at the link in our story. #latimesfood

📷: Guelaguetza

Have you visited Guelaguetza, winners of our Los Angeles Times #LAFoodBowl Gold Award? Their delicious Oaxacan cuisine f...
06/25/2021

Have you visited Guelaguetza, winners of our Los Angeles Times #LAFoodBowl Gold Award? Their delicious Oaxacan cuisine features mole platters, as well as Oaxacan meat and chile relleno hot skillet samplers. Try it all for yourself at our upcoming Los Angeles Food Bowl Gold Award dinner. Tickets available at the link in our story.

📷: Guelaguetza

Have you visited Guelaguetza, winners of our Los Angeles Times #LAFoodBowl Gold Award? Their delicious Oaxacan cuisine features mole platters, as well as Oaxacan meat and chile relleno hot skillet samplers. Try it all for yourself at our upcoming Los Angeles Food Bowl Gold Award dinner. Tickets available at the link in our story.

📷: Guelaguetza

Try Chef Minh Phan's innovative dishes at PHENAKITE, this year's Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Food Bowl Restaurant of t...
06/18/2021

Try Chef Minh Phan's innovative dishes at PHENAKITE, this year's Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Food Bowl Restaurant of the Year winner. The below is called an intermezzo dance party, served between the main courses and featuring pickled celtuce, gooseberries, spicy fermented plum gelee, Champagne-dashi gelee, kosho-coconut air, nasturtium petals, rose geranium petals, California wasabi oil and a whiff of woodruff. #latimesfood

📷: Mariah Tauger

Try Chef Minh Phan's innovative dishes at PHENAKITE, this year's Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Food Bowl Restaurant of the Year winner. The below is called an intermezzo dance party, served between the main courses and featuring pickled celtuce, gooseberries, spicy fermented plum gelee, Champagne-dashi gelee, kosho-coconut air, nasturtium petals, rose geranium petals, California wasabi oil and a whiff of woodruff. #latimesfood

📷: Mariah Tauger

We're thinking of the incredible Oaxacan cuisine served at Guelaguetza, winners of our Los Angeles Food Bowl Gold Award....
06/11/2021

We're thinking of the incredible Oaxacan cuisine served at Guelaguetza, winners of our Los Angeles Food Bowl Gold Award. Don't miss vegan tlayudas and botana oaxaquena during the upcoming Gold Award Dinner! #latimesfood

📷: @mariahtauger

We're thinking of the incredible Oaxacan cuisine served at Guelaguetza, winners of our Los Angeles Food Bowl Gold Award. Don't miss vegan tlayudas and botana oaxaquena during the upcoming Gold Award Dinner! #latimesfood

📷: @mariahtauger

This year's Los Angeles Times #LAFoodBowl Restaurant of the Year winner, PHENAKITE, serves beautiful and succulent dishe...
06/04/2021

This year's Los Angeles Times #LAFoodBowl Restaurant of the Year winner, PHENAKITE, serves beautiful and succulent dishes from the land, sea and air. Try them for yourself during the upcoming Los Angeles Food Bowl Bento Box Brunch. #latimesfood

📷: Mariah Tauger

This year's Los Angeles Times #LAFoodBowl Restaurant of the Year winner, PHENAKITE, serves beautiful and succulent dishes from the land, sea and air. Try them for yourself during the upcoming Los Angeles Food Bowl Bento Box Brunch. #latimesfood

📷: Mariah Tauger

Our Los Angeles Times #LAFoodBowl Gold Award winner, Guelaguetza, creates innovative Mexican fare with a focus on Oaxaca...
05/28/2021

Our Los Angeles Times #LAFoodBowl Gold Award winner, Guelaguetza, creates innovative Mexican fare with a focus on Oaxacan cuisine. Some highlights from the upcoming Gold Award dinner party include vegan tlayudas and a Oaxacan meat and chile relleno hot skillet sampler (Botana Oaxaquena). #latimesfood

📷: Mariah Tauger

Our Los Angeles Times #LAFoodBowl Gold Award winner, Guelaguetza, creates innovative Mexican fare with a focus on Oaxacan cuisine. Some highlights from the upcoming Gold Award dinner party include vegan tlayudas and a Oaxacan meat and chile relleno hot skillet sampler (Botana Oaxaquena). #latimesfood

📷: Mariah Tauger

Want an excuse to escape LA? Santa Barbara's Bettina Pizzeria is offering outdoor dining and a menu featuring asparagus ...
05/21/2021

Want an excuse to escape LA? Santa Barbara's Bettina Pizzeria is offering outdoor dining and a menu featuring asparagus with raclette, braised leeks and spring garlic with a splash of sherry, or English peas and sugar snap peas with a sharp mix of mozzarella, fontina and pecorino. #latimesfood

📷: Mel Melcon

Want an excuse to escape LA? Santa Barbara's Bettina Pizzeria is offering outdoor dining and a menu featuring asparagus with raclette, braised leeks and spring garlic with a splash of sherry, or English peas and sugar snap peas with a sharp mix of mozzarella, fontina and pecorino. #latimesfood

📷: Mel Melcon

Have you tried a traditional Japanese breakfast before? Head to Azay in Little Tokyo, where breakfast consists of broile...
05/14/2021

Have you tried a traditional Japanese breakfast before? Head to Azay in Little Tokyo, where breakfast consists of broiled fish of the day, dashimaki tomago, tofu, tsukemono, miso soup, rice and ocha.

📷: Jenn Harris

Have you tried a traditional Japanese breakfast before? Head to Azay in Little Tokyo, where breakfast consists of broiled fish of the day, dashimaki tomago, tofu, tsukemono, miso soup, rice and ocha.

📷: Jenn Harris

Looking for a new, inventive Thai spot? Head to Thaia Malibu, where dishes include California-influenced Thai fare as we...
05/07/2021

Looking for a new, inventive Thai spot? Head to Thaia Malibu, where dishes include California-influenced Thai fare as well as Pan-Asian plates such as BBQ ribs with five spice and lemongrass, and spicy tuna crispy rice with nuoc cham. #latimesfood

📷: Stephanie Breijo

Looking for a new, inventive Thai spot? Head to Thaia Malibu, where dishes include California-influenced Thai fare as well as Pan-Asian plates such as BBQ ribs with five spice and lemongrass, and spicy tuna crispy rice with nuoc cham. #latimesfood

📷: Stephanie Breijo

Try Californian takes on New York-style pizza and other Italian dishes, like the arancini ball above, at U Street Pizza....
04/30/2021

Try Californian takes on New York-style pizza and other Italian dishes, like the arancini ball above, at U Street Pizza. Pies include two-day-fermented dough topped with the likes of pepperoni with vodka sauce. #latimesfood

📷: Sydney Yorkshire

Try Californian takes on New York-style pizza and other Italian dishes, like the arancini ball above, at U Street Pizza. Pies include two-day-fermented dough topped with the likes of pepperoni with vodka sauce. #latimesfood

📷: Sydney Yorkshire

It's the last day to get tickets for Saturday's Los Angeles Times #LATDinnerSeries event, featuring Chef Enrique Olvera,...
04/22/2021
LA Times Dinner Series: Enrique Olvera Dinner with the Stars

It's the last day to get tickets for Saturday's Los Angeles Times #LATDinnerSeries event, featuring Chef Enrique Olvera, filmmaker Fernando Frias de la Parra and celebrity photographer Jay L. Clendenin. Food provided by Cosme and Damian. Benefitting Project Angel Food and presented by City National Bank. Get your tickets NOW: https://bddy.me/3xoyCAT

Enjoy a gourmet 4-course meal from chef Enrique Olvera and tune in to an exclusive interview and awards show preview.

There's only a couple days left to get your tickets for Saturday's Los Angeles Times #LATDinnerSeries event, featuring g...
04/20/2021

There's only a couple days left to get your tickets for Saturday's Los Angeles Times #LATDinnerSeries event, featuring gourmet Mexican fare from Cosme and Damian! Featuring Chef Enrique Olvera, filmmaker Fernando Frias de la Parra and celebrity photographer Jay L. Clendenin. Benefitting Project Angel Food and presented by City National Bank. Get your tickets NOW: https://damianandcosme.eventbrite.com/?aff=FB

There's only a couple days left to get your tickets for Saturday's Los Angeles Times #LATDinnerSeries event, featuring gourmet Mexican fare from Cosme and Damian! Featuring Chef Enrique Olvera, filmmaker Fernando Frias de la Parra and celebrity photographer Jay L. Clendenin. Benefitting Project Angel Food and presented by City National Bank. Get your tickets NOW: https://damianandcosme.eventbrite.com/?aff=FB

Have you gotten your tickets for April 24th's Los Angeles Times #LATDinnerSeries event, featuring Mexican food from Cosm...
04/15/2021

Have you gotten your tickets for April 24th's Los Angeles Times #LATDinnerSeries event, featuring Mexican food from Cosme and Damian? Join us for the dinner featuring Chef Enrique Olvera, filmmaker Fernando Frias de la Parra and celebrity photographer Jay L. Clendenin. Featuring drinks from Acqua Panna and S.Pellegrino. Benefitting Project Angel Food and presented by City National Bank. Get your tickets NOW: https://damianandcosme.eventbrite.com/?aff=fb

Have you gotten your tickets for April 24th's Los Angeles Times #LATDinnerSeries event, featuring Mexican food from Cosme and Damian? Join us for the dinner featuring Chef Enrique Olvera, filmmaker Fernando Frias de la Parra and celebrity photographer Jay L. Clendenin. Featuring drinks from Acqua Panna and S.Pellegrino. Benefitting Project Angel Food and presented by City National Bank. Get your tickets NOW: https://damianandcosme.eventbrite.com/?aff=fb

Don't miss gourmet desserts and Mexican delicacies from Cosme and Damian during our Los Angeles Times #LATDinnerSeries e...
04/13/2021

Don't miss gourmet desserts and Mexican delicacies from Cosme and Damian during our Los Angeles Times #LATDinnerSeries event on April 24th! During the meal join a conversation with Cosme and Damian's Chef Enrique Olvera, filmmaker Fernando Frias de la Parra and celebrity photographer Jay L. Clendenin. Benefitting Project Angel Food and presented by City National Bank. Tickets available NOW: https://damianandcosme.eventbrite.com/?aff=FB

Don't miss gourmet desserts and Mexican delicacies from Cosme and Damian during our Los Angeles Times #LATDinnerSeries event on April 24th! During the meal join a conversation with Cosme and Damian's Chef Enrique Olvera, filmmaker Fernando Frias de la Parra and celebrity photographer Jay L. Clendenin. Benefitting Project Angel Food and presented by City National Bank. Tickets available NOW: https://damianandcosme.eventbrite.com/?aff=FB

Don't forget to grab your tickets for April 24th's Los Angeles Times #LATDinnerSeries event, featuring Chef Enrique Olve...
04/09/2021
LA Times Dinner Series: Enrique Olvera Dinner with the Stars

Don't forget to grab your tickets for April 24th's Los Angeles Times #LATDinnerSeries event, featuring Chef Enrique Olvera, filmmaker Fernando Frias de la Parra and celebrity photographer Jay L. Clendenin! Food will be provided by Damian and Cosme. Benefitting Project Angel Food and presented by City National Bank. Tickets available HERE: https://bddy.me/3mHvhbb

Enjoy a gourmet 4-course meal from chef Enrique Olvera and tune in to an exclusive interview and awards show preview.

Taste gourmet Mexican fare from Cosme and Damian during our Los Angeles Times #LATDinnerSeries event on April 24th! Don'...
04/06/2021

Taste gourmet Mexican fare from Cosme and Damian during our Los Angeles Times #LATDinnerSeries event on April 24th! Don't miss the corresponding conversation with Cosme and Damian's Chef Enrique Olvera, filmmaker Fernando Frias de la Parra and celebrity photographer Jay L. Clendenin. Benefitting Project Angel Food and presented by City National Bank. Get tickets HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/la-times-dinner-series-enrique-olvera-dinner-with-the-stars-tickets-146849959181?aff=FB

Taste gourmet Mexican fare from Cosme and Damian during our Los Angeles Times #LATDinnerSeries event on April 24th! Don't miss the corresponding conversation with Cosme and Damian's Chef Enrique Olvera, filmmaker Fernando Frias de la Parra and celebrity photographer Jay L. Clendenin. Benefitting Project Angel Food and presented by City National Bank. Get tickets HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/la-times-dinner-series-enrique-olvera-dinner-with-the-stars-tickets-146849959181?aff=FB

04/01/2021
L.A. Times Dinner Series: Enrique Olvera.mp4

Join us for the next Los Angeles Times #LATDinnerSeries event on April 24th, featuring award-winning international chef and cookbook author Enrique Olvera (Pujol, Cosme, Damian) and Mexican documentary filmmaker, screenwriter and award-winning director Fernando Frias de la Parra. Enjoy a 3-course gourmet Mexican meal from Cosme in New York and Damian in Los Angeles while tuning in to an award season discussion with celebrity photographer Jay L. Clendenin and L.A. Times Entertainment columnist Carolina A. Miranda. Benefitting Project Angel Food and presented by City National Bank. Tickets available now HERE: https://bddy.me/3u9YVIo

The fried fish sandwich is making a comeback. The crispy cod sandwich below, from Melrose bakery and restaurant Oui Bake...
03/26/2021

The fried fish sandwich is making a comeback. The crispy cod sandwich below, from Melrose bakery and restaurant Oui Bakery and Cafe, features a buttery brioche/hamburger bun hybrid that is slathered with garlic and herb butter. #latimesfood

📷: Mariah Tauger

The fried fish sandwich is making a comeback. The crispy cod sandwich below, from Melrose bakery and restaurant Oui Bakery and Cafe, features a buttery brioche/hamburger bun hybrid that is slathered with garlic and herb butter. #latimesfood

📷: Mariah Tauger

The Sichuan-inspired hot chicken sandwiches at Daybird, Mei Lin’s highly anticipated Silver Lake hotspot, are a must. Pa...
03/19/2021

The Sichuan-inspired hot chicken sandwiches at Daybird, Mei Lin’s highly anticipated Silver Lake hotspot, are a must. Pair them with a side of fries and pickles, plus a milk tea, for the full experience. #latimesfood

📷: Stephanie Breijo

The Sichuan-inspired hot chicken sandwiches at Daybird, Mei Lin’s highly anticipated Silver Lake hotspot, are a must. Pair them with a side of fries and pickles, plus a milk tea, for the full experience. #latimesfood

📷: Stephanie Breijo

03/11/2021
Dinner Series: Pizza & Wine.mp4

It's your final chance for tickets to our Los Angeles Times #LATDinnerSeries pizza and wine party! Featuring Eric Wareheim and pizza from Pizzana, flour+water pizzeria and Pizzeria Beddia, plus wine from Las Jaras Wines and cocktails from K**b Creek. Benefitting Project Angel Food and presented by City National Bank. Tickets available NOW: https://bddy.me/3bDDtoY

There's only a few more days to get your tickets for our Los Angeles Times #LATDinnerSeries pizza and wine party! Join a...
03/10/2021

There's only a few more days to get your tickets for our Los Angeles Times #LATDinnerSeries pizza and wine party! Join actor and comedian Eric Wareheim for pizza from Pizzana in LA, flour+water pizzeria in San Fran and Pizzeria Beddia in Philly, plus wine from Las Jaras Wines and cocktails from K**b Creek. Benefitting Project Angel Food and presented by City National Bank. Get your tickets HERE: https://bddy.me/2PLmJDv

Don’t miss pizza from Pizzana in LA, flour+water pizzeria in San Fran and Pizzeria Beddia in Philly, plus wine from Las ...
03/05/2021

Don’t miss pizza from Pizzana in LA, flour+water pizzeria in San Fran and Pizzeria Beddia in Philly, plus wine from Las Jaras Wines and cocktails from K**b Creek, during our Los Angeles Times #LATDinnerSeries event with Eric Wareheim on March 14th! Benefitting Project Angel Food and presented by City National Bank. Get your tickets HERE: https://pizzaandwineparty.eventbrite.com/?aff=FB

Have you heard about the pizza and wine party we're throwing with Eric Wareheim? You can try pizza from all over during ...
03/02/2021

Have you heard about the pizza and wine party we're throwing with Eric Wareheim? You can try pizza from all over during our Los Angeles Times #LATDinnerSeries dinner on March 14th! This dinner will feature pizza from chefs Daniele Uditi (Pizzana, LA), Thomas McNaughton (flour+water pizzeria, San Francisco) and Joe Beddia (Pizzeria Beddia, Philadelphia), plus a bottle of Las Jaras Wines. Benefitting Project Angel Food and presented by City National Bank. Tickets available HERE: https://pizzaandwineparty.eventbrite.com/?aff=FB

Have you heard about the pizza and wine party we're throwing with Eric Wareheim? You can try pizza from all over during our Los Angeles Times #LATDinnerSeries dinner on March 14th! This dinner will feature pizza from chefs Daniele Uditi (Pizzana, LA), Thomas McNaughton (flour+water pizzeria, San Francisco) and Joe Beddia (Pizzeria Beddia, Philadelphia), plus a bottle of Las Jaras Wines. Benefitting Project Angel Food and presented by City National Bank. Tickets available HERE: https://pizzaandwineparty.eventbrite.com/?aff=FB

We're excited to announce a pizza and wine party with actor and pizza host Eric Wareheim on March 14th! This edition of ...
02/26/2021

We're excited to announce a pizza and wine party with actor and pizza host Eric Wareheim on March 14th! This edition of the Los Angeles Times #LATDinnerSeries, presented by City National Bank, will feature pizza from chefs Daniele Uditi (Pizzana, LA), Thomas McNaughton (flour+water pizzeria, San Francisco) and Joe Beddia (Pizzeria Beddia, Philadelphia), paired perfectly with a bottle of Las Jaras Wines. Benefitting Project Angel Food. Tickets HERE: https://pizzaandwineparty.eventbrite.com/?aff=FB

We're excited to announce a pizza and wine party with actor and pizza host Eric Wareheim on March 14th! This edition of the Los Angeles Times #LATDinnerSeries, presented by City National Bank, will feature pizza from chefs Daniele Uditi (Pizzana, LA), Thomas McNaughton (flour+water pizzeria, San Francisco) and Joe Beddia (Pizzeria Beddia, Philadelphia), paired perfectly with a bottle of Las Jaras Wines. Benefitting Project Angel Food. Tickets HERE: https://pizzaandwineparty.eventbrite.com/?aff=FB

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