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Los Angeles, CA 90013

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LA Food Bowl is a month-long festival celebrating L.A.'s dynamic food scene. Experiences with top chefs and mixologists within top restaurants, bars, cafes, hotels, markets, and pop-ups. Sichuan Summit: “Sweeping from Chengdu to Los Angeles: The Secrets of Pepper and Spice” will be one of the main events of FOOD BOWL.

Sichuan Summit will mainly feature a panel discussion moderated by Jonathan Gold on the topics around Sichuan-style cuisine. Chef demonstration will be presented during the panel discussion. Related video materials (such as short documentary clips) will be projected as well. Some Sichuan restaurants who invited by Chihuo will provide small-scale tasting events at the lobby of the theatre before the summit (after check-in).

Speakers include but not limited:

Jonathan Gold

LA Times

Restaurant Critic

Bin Wang

Chengdu Impression

Chief Chef

Fuchsia Dunlop

Cook and food-writer specializing in Chinese cuisine

Sean Xie

Chengdu Taste


Shibo Zhu

Meizhou Dongpo

Executive Chef

Tiantian Qiu

Hip Hot


Xiaojing (Michael) Wang

Meizhou Dongpo

Managing Director

Yu Bo

Yu's Family Kitchen


Restaurants (Free Sichuan food samples will be provided):

Chengdu Impression

The Legendary Restaurant

Ruiji Sichuan Cuisine

Chengdu Lao Zao Hotpot

Sichuan Kungfu Fish

Meizhou Dongpo


6 pm: Check-in

6 pm - 7 pm Tasting samples will be provided in the lobby

7 pm: Start of the event

7 pm - 7:45 pm Panel Discussion

7:45pm - 8:25pm Chef Demo

8:25pm - 9:00pm Panel Discussion

May 4th,

Explore Secrets of Sichuan Food

Enjoy Delicious Sichuan Food

with LA Times and CHIHUO.


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Alcohol drinks might be provided at some booths of the event and ID check will be conducted by booth organizers before your purchase, so please bring your ID in the even of such cases.

No minimum age required. Children under the age of 6 can visit events for free.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

You can find Street Parking around the theater.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

For Ticket Sales Information

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Email: mall@thechihuo.com

What's the refund policy?

No refund is provided after the purchase; however, the ticket is transferrable so if the ticket buyer couldn't attend the event on that day, please pass it to people around.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes, the admission ticket is transferrable.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes, we do understand that unexpected occurrence might change people's schedules so if ticket buyers couldn't go to the event, it is totally fine to transfer tickets to other persons. In other words, the name on the ticket does not have to match the person who attends.

**Unfortunately, we do not have handicapped accessible restrooms.

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