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Los Angeles Times | The Taste 2017

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Location

Paramount Pictures Studios Backlot

783 N. Van Ness St

Los Angeles, CA 90038

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Refund Policy

Refund Policy

No Refunds

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This Labor Day weekend, over 100 of L.A.’s best restaurants are coming to the Paramount backlot for five themed food and drink events. Click on the TICKETS button to see which restaurants will be at each event.

Included in the price of admission are food, beer, wine and spirits tastings, plus activities including wine seminars, cooking demos, chef panels and more.

NEW THIS YEAR: For our Saturday and Sunday events, take your experience at The Taste to the next level by upgrading to Green Room Access!

Green Room Access gets you:

• Convenient and free parking inside the Paramount Pictures gates (regular price for outside-the-lot parking is $13)

• Access to furnished lounge during the entire event

• An exclusive activity inside the Green Room created by that event's hosts and co-hosts

• Field to Fork and Sunday Block Party: High-quality wine tasting experience (formerly “Secret Cellar”) featuring wines not present in the general event

or

• Dinner with a Twist and Flavors of LA: Artisanal cocktails not present in the general event

• Additional surprises!

L.A. Times Subscribers save $25 on Field to Fork, Dinner with a Twist, Sunday Block Party and Flavors of L.A. tickets. Click here to access the subscriber page for more information. Quantities are limited.


PLEASE NOTE: ALL EVENTS AT THE TASTE ARE 21 YEARS AND OLDER ONLY AND ALL SALES ARE FINAL.

Due to the nature of this event, we are not able to offer refunds.

Friday, September 1 • 7:30 - 10:30 p.m.
OPENING NIGHT

Enjoy an opening night soirée mingling with The Times’ hosts along with many of the weekend’s participating chefs and bartenders. You’ll partake in a focused collection of tastings, distinctive cocktail and wine offerings. To maintain the intimate nature of the evening, only a limited number of tickets are available. 21 and over only.


Saturday, September 2 • 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
FIELD TO FORK

Lift a glass in celebration of California's incredible bounty. We've curated an amazing selection of L.A. restaurants to prepare fresh-focused dishes using locally sourced ingredients. Join host LA Times food editor Amy Scattergood and co-host chef Sang Yoon (Lukshon/Father's Office) in enjoying the brilliant flavors of seasonal cooking. 21 and over only.


Saturday, September 2 • 7:30 - 10:30 p.m.
DINNER WITH A TWIST

What could be more L.A. than a cocktail party on a Hollywood backlot? That’s exactly what our hosts — Jonathan Gold and Jenn Harris of the LA Times, and Antonia Lofaso of Marco A. Ramos of Scopa Italian Roots, Black Market Liquor Bar and Antonia Lofaso Catering — have in store for you. You’ll enjoy innovative tastes from the city’s best restaurants, plus fine wines, beers and, of course, handcrafted cocktails. 21 and over only.


Sunday, September 3 • 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
SUNDAY BLOCK PARTY

It's Labor Day Weekend, so put down the tongs, take off the apron, and let L.A.'s top chefs and mixologists do the work for you. They'll be serving up all the best ingredients: delicious dishes, tasty cocktails, fine wines and cold brews. So join host Noelle Carter of The Times and co-host Sherry Yard of Tuck Room Tavern for the ultimate block party. 21 and over only.


Sunday, September 3 • 7:30 - 10:30 p.m.
FLAVORS OF L.A.

Hosted by our Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic, Jonathan Gold and chef Gilberto Cetina Jr. of Holbox and Chichen Itza, spend an evening explore an eclectic collection of the city’s best restaurants, and see many of its most talked-about chefs — all without ever leaving the Paramount lot. 21 and over only.

Check back often for talent and programming updates.

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Location

Paramount Pictures Studios Backlot

783 N. Van Ness St

Los Angeles, CA 90038

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

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