|East L.A. Meets Napa tasting sampler: Nopales sopa, mole tamales, cochinita pibil sopa, ceviche, oh my!|
Plus, this year AltaMed will present a new book "In Their Own Words II," dedicated to Latino Restaurant families and chefs living in Southern California with biographies of each family or chef, a recipe and a wine pairing.
When: July 20
Where: Union Station, Downtown L.A.
A Leaner, Meaner Taste
Meanwhile, L.A. Times-sponsored The Taste festival over Labor Day weekend has streamlined its schedule into five easier-to-navigate events, each priced at $50. If you're an L.A. Times print or digital subscriber, tickets are 20% off for now.
Events include Flavors of L.A. with Jonathan Gold on Sept. 2; Dinner and drinks with Betty Hallock also on the 2nd, Field to Fork with Russ Parsons on Sept. 1; Cocktail Confidential with Jessica Gelt on Sept. 1 and a Labor Day picnic hosted by Noelle Carter on Sept. 3.
When: Sept. 1-3
Where: Paramount Studios
Tickets: $50 per event; $185 for all.