If there’s one thing Los Angeles does right, it’s Latin food. From the plethora of taco trucks to the never-ending rows of restaurants, Los Angeles in built on a foundation of Latin food, margaritas and Taco Tuesday celebrations.
From March 18-21, celebrate everything Latin at the Latin Food Fest, taking place at the Grand Park in Downtown LA. The festival will host three separate events, all catering to Central and South America, Mexico, Portugal, Spain and the Caribbean.
The kick-off event, taking place on Friday the 18th, boasts mixologists, tapas and live music. On both Saturday and Sunday, the Grande Tasting Event will go down,with 150 restaurants, wineries and distilleries. Saturday is 21+, while Sunday is an all age event, so there are no excuses if you can’t find a babysitter! The Grande Tasting Event will have live music, a beer and wine garden, and a large variety of wines (from Argentina, Mexico, California and Spain), and spirits (such as Bacanora, Cachaça, Mezcal, Raicilla, Rum, Sotol and Tequila) to indulge in. Ending the roundup of events, Monday the 21st brings the Havana Supperclub to the table, with a six-course private chef’s dinner taking diners on a Cuban tasting trip. Rioja wines will be paired with entrees and finished with a dessert rum cocktail.
Tickets can be purchased here, with numerous options, such as family packs, general admission and VIP. The VIP ticket option offers some pretty awesome extras, such as Spanish jamon, an oyster and tequila bar, Champagne, massages and more.
The awesome people of the Latin Food Fest have graciously invited me to attend in exchange for blogging. All opinions, like always, are my own.