The 2018 Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival is a five-day epicurean event.. (Aug. 22-26th), showcasing the FINEST in food 🍴🍳🍜🥗🍛 and drink 🍸🍻🍷🍾🥂culture throughout Los Angeles.
There is Food–> Fun–> in a great set up… with cool places for you to hang out… and enjoy good company!
DJ Quest Love… bringing the beats to a hyped up crowd… dancing… or should I say “Cutting a RUG on the red carpet!
Top Chefs…from throughout the country are featured in this popular event…
They carefully select cuisine… and take pride is making the food… and serving it to folks eager to consume the delicious offerings..
wineries… and beverage companies… provide a wide assortment of coolers…cocktails, champagne..🍾🥂 beer..🍺 and other spirits!
Celebrity Chefs whip up tasty entrees.. serving 🍴 hundreds of guest with sMiLes 😃 too!
The food and wine festival is held in Downtown LA…One of the nations TOP cultural destinations!
👇🏽This #strawberry 🍓shrimp 🍤 #ceviche was a big hit! Every serving included tiny tubes of citrus infusion…. that added a wonderful burst of flavor! 👇🏽👇🏽👇🏽👇🏽
Food is plentiful all over! It’s always a pleasure to meet the chefs! 👨🏼🍳👩🏻🍳👨🏽🍳
Foodies stroll along Grand Avenue near the Walt Disney Concert Hall…
This downtown area is known as BUNKER HILL…
It’s really on top of a hill… in the heart ♥️ of the city.. with an excellent view of the skyline.
This food festival has maintained a very high quality… over the years…
Loyal patrons come every year… and word of mouth advertising gets better every time!
I like the vibe here… The presentation along the red carpet is impressive…
People are stylishly dressed to impress…
There is a pleasant atmosphere with people chewing… and grooving! Trendy 🎶 music sets the tone for a sensational night!
This delectable affair offers guests the chance to sample cuisines… and products from some of the most prominent epicurean influencers…
👆🏽👆🏽👆🏽This NY Strip Steak from STK was juicy! 🥩 This small sample was BIG on FLAVOR…It definitely made me want to make reservations at STK in LA to get MORE!
This is a fun affair! The city skyline is magnificent at night!
The mood of the festival is always upbeat! EVERYONE is always in great spirits! Celebrity D.J’s are pumping out beats… Festival goers eat well… and I’m always THRILLED 😁 to see people having such a good time!
and enjoy the sights and sounds of the entertainment industry’s brightest talents.
Mixed Drinks anyone???
This shaker is churning out beverages… like a truck mixes cement…
So… how do you want your drink… shaken??? Stirred??? Are mixed really good??? This master mixer was steadily cranking out drinks ALL.NIGHT.LONG!
How about a REALLY pretty dessert??? Mango… passion fruit praline, coconut … chocolate and a vanilla marshmallow topping….
It’s soooo GOOD!!! A sweet treat in the form of a “dessert pop!”
This gourmet truffle 🌭 hot dog… from NoMad was AMAZING! The restaurant… and hotel is relatively NEW downtown… but it has quickly become “THE PLACE TO BE!!!” Record crowds flock to the restaurants, bars and rooftop 7 DAYS A WEEK! It always feels like the weekend… at NoMad..
The LA Food and wine festival is now in it’s 8th year…
the star-studded culinary lineup has offered guests access to some of the nation’s most celebrated chefs including the likes of as Thomas Keller, Grant Achatz, Guy Fieri, Giada De Laurentiis, Daniel Boulud, Tyler Florence, Scott Conant, and local LA favorites like David Lefevre, Michael Voltaggio, Nobu Matsuhisa, Joachim Splichal, Ray Garcia, Ricardo Zarate, and many more!
People LOVED ♥️ coming here for ICE CREAM! 🍦
—->Insert Happy Food Dance 💃🏽🕺🏾
The flavors… and toppings were on point! There was a very interesting type of ice cream sandwich 🥪 …. It was made with a sticky Carmel bun…that tasted like a really soft donut 🍩
This was a very spicy BEET SALAD… 👇🏽👇🏽👇🏽 I liked it! 👍🏽👍🏽
The Festival is presented with generous support from Founding Partners FOOD & WINE and Lexus.
There are some of the cutest settings… up and down the red carpet for FUN Photo Opps…
Santa Monica also hosts key events for the festival… on Saturday & Sunday for the event…
Awww…. shucks now! Celebrity Chef…👨🍳 Curtis Stone… is serving up Pacific Gold Oysters…
This stop was well attended by sea food Lovers!
Meanwhile… In the center of Barker Hangar…
Tiffani Thiesssen’s cookbook was very also very well received by festival guests..
The book… entitled “Pull up a chair” features tasty recipes from Tiffani’s family… The actress puts
Family Dinner time in the spotlight!
The photos and ingredients look #tasty! Mmmm!
Scrumptious comfort-food #hearty #options #foodie #favorites! 🍽
More Highlights from the Lexus Grand Tasting!
Get your tickets for next year…at LAFW.org! Get updates… and more highlights from this 5 star event! 🍴⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️🍴
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