1. Latin Food Fest
March 24-25th, 2017 - Santa Monica, CA
Nestled along the Santa Monica Pier – the fifth annual Latin Food Fest kicks off on March 24th, 2017. According to their website it’s a showcase of “chefs, Latin restaurants, caterers, wineries, distillers, and food and beverages. The 2017 ¡Latin Food Fest! Los Angeles includes a kick off “Chefs Night Out,” ultimate tasting experience “Gran Tasting,” high energy multi-sensory street food experience, “Mercado,” and chef’s dinner, “Latin Supperclub”.
The Gran Tasting is the big event of the weekend. Guests will be taken on a journey through food & spirits from the Caribbean, Central America, South America, Mexico, Portugal and Spain. Admission includes all the food, drink, cooking demos, and live music.
2. Food Truck Fetish Festival
April 8-9th, 2017 - Exposition Park, LA
The Food Truck Fetish Festival was created to aid in end hunger in the Los Angeles area. They have partnered with Love Mission and Sistahs In Sync to "stomp out hunger". According to their site, “A portion of all proceeds will go to funding these crusading non-profit organizations to directly impact the community”.
If you buy your ticket early it is only $5.00 to get in. The festival will have over 100 Food Trucks serving everything from Mexican to BBQ, to Southern Comfort to Top Notch Grilled Cheese. 5 Local Craft Breweries will also be in attendance. There will also be 20 of the most talented Indie Bands in LA at the event. Come out and mingle with over 5,000 other foodies!
3. Masters of Taste
Sunday May 7th, 2017 – Rose Bowl, Los Angeles
Masters of Taste is a luxury food and beverage festival at the Rose Bowl. All of the proceeds benefit the Union Station Homeless Services. In its second year, it brings out over 2,500 Foodies to enjoy unlimited samplings from LA’s top Chef, top restaurants, craft cocktail bars, wineries and local breweries.
4. LA Food Fest
July 2017 - To Be Determined
The first, the original! 100+ vendors, beer garden, cocktails, live music, entertainment and more! We will have another blog post when the event line-up goes live, but for now you are going to want to mark your calendars for this one.
The 2016 vendors were exceptional with everyone from BOA Steakhouse and Broken Spanish to Comfort LA showing up. The Lobos Truck was also there, alongside Arroy Food Truck, The Halal Guys, Top Round, India Jones Truck and more. There was even a dedicated dessert selection including Jeni’s Spendid Ice Cream, Mikey Likes It, Peddler’s Creamery, to name a few.