So Many Food Festivals!

While August was the month of cultural events in Los Angeles, September is the month for foodies!

So Many Food Festivals!

There are multiple food festivals happening throughout L.A. this month and you’re going to want to attend!

L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade

September 14th, 2019

Alex’s Lemonade is a wonderful non-profit that raises money to help fight childhood cancers, and Los Angeleans love to come together to show their support.  Various world-famous chefs come together, cooking their best dishes, to raise money.  Between great food, creative drinks, and an amazing auction, you can both support a terrific charity and have fun with the whole family.

Off The Hook Seafood Festival

September 14th, 2019

Enjoy fresh and delicious seafood, cooked every way you can imagine, at the Off The Hook Seafood Festival at the Santa Monica Pier.  Multiple restaurants will be out, displaying their culinary style, including Blue Plate Oysterette and Fig.  In between bites, enjoy live performances from Driftwood Mac and Reall Deall.

L.A. Beer Festival

September 28th, 2019

Don’t miss the chance to enjoy all the beer you could possibly drink, as well as food trucks, live music, and even dueling pianos!  The L.A. Beer Festival brings together over 80 different breweries, each offering unlimited samples of their blends, like the 310 Blond Ale from Santa Monica Brew Works or Wingwalker’s Physics Phest lager.  Keep your stomach full by dining from one of the many food trucks – Humble Crust, Epic Tacos, and Astro will all be present, among others.  Round out your day with live music from 80s cover band The Young Guns!

Gelato Festival

September 28th-29th, 2019

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This weekend Project Angel Food supporter, @gelatofestival will open its doors at 8906 Melrose Ave. in West Hollywood this Saturday, August 31. The flagship store will offer a rotating menu of award-winning, taste bud-tingling artisan gelato flavors. 10 of the flavors are from recipes created by 10 different, master gelato chefs from around the globe that have won awards at Gelato Festival's worldwide championships, including Strawberry & Red Pepper and Pecorino Cheese with Caramelized Pear & Honey; 5 additional flavors are from recipes created by the store's in-house gelato chef. You will see more of our collaboration at Project Angel Food’s sold out gala, Angel Awards on September 14th.

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This festival, which occurs around the world, will be stopping in L.A. this month.  Tickets include entry to the festival, all-you-can-eat gelato, and access to various activities throughout the day.  Learn about the process that goes into designing flavors and making gelato, try to make a gelato tower, enter a trivia contest, and try a wide variety of flavors, including lemon pound cake and spruce!

L.A. Chocolate Salon

September 29th, 2019

Is there anyone who doesn’t love chocolate?  The Chocolate Salon lets you experience some of the finest chocolate from across the globe, and see some of the amazing art created by chocolatiers.  Enjoy truffles from Letterpress Chocolate, candies from Venecacao, and so much more.  It will be a delicious and decadent day, and when the sugar rush becomes overwhelming, sit and watch a presentation on the 3D printing of chocolate or how to make chocolate at home.