LA Times The Taste Returns

The LA Times has announced the return of THE TASTE Labor Day weekend at Paramount Pictures Studios. Bringing back the exciting events from last year, THE TASTE will continue to highlight the LA food culture. Join the LA Times for unlimited tastings, specialty cocktails, a variety of wines, demos, and more! Tickets are available for Opening Night at $125, all other TASTE events are  for $50[early bird]/$85 at the door, and a limited quantity of Weekend Passes for all four Saturday and Sunday events are available for $175.

Opening Night Presented by Tequila Don Julio– Fri., Aug. 30th, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. The Times Food team along with chefs and bartenders participating over the weekend will come together for a special opening night soirée with a focused collection of tastings, distinctive cocktail and wine offerings, and live entertainment.

Field to Fork –Sat., Aug. 31st, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Russ Parsons, Times Food Editor, hosts a day inspired by fresh, local ingredients and the pleasure of cooking – and eating – seasonal dishes.

Flavors of L.A. –Sat., Aug. 31st, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Jonathan Gold, Times Restaurant Critic, hosts an event full of authentic dishes from around the world via the best local restaurants.

Labor Day Block Party –Sun., Sept. 1st, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Noelle Carter, Times Test Kitchen Director, hosts a celebration of the dishes that exemplify an end-of-summer bash with family and friends.

Cocktail Confidential –Sun., Sept. 1st, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Betty Hallock, Times Deputy Food Editor, and Jessica Gelt, Food & Night Life Writer, host an evening dedicated to the culinary creations and libations that typify cocktail culture.

Paramount Studios 5555 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038.