The Los Angeles Times Food Bowl is back! This year celebrating the best in culinary excellence across the Los Angeles, September 1 – 30th.
The month long festival will combine the best of local eateries and world-renowned chefs in a series of over 30 pop-up dining events across Los Angeles, while also highlighting issues of food access, sustainability and waste reduction.
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Food Bowl Opening Night at Grandmasters Recorders, Sept. 1
The festival will launch with an opening night party featuring guest chefs, food and drinks, live DJs and the presentation of The Times’ 2022 Restaurant of the Year and Gold Award. Tickets are available now.
Restaurant of the Year Dining Series with Anajak Thai, Sept. 2 & 3
Food Bowl will present two dining events in celebration of the Restaurant of the Year, Anajak Thai, chosen by Times Restaurant Critic Bill Addison. Chef Justin Pichetrungsi will serve up one-of-a-kind omakase dinners featuring 8-10 specially selected courses for 20 guests at a time.
Jonathan Gold Award Dinners with Meals by Genet, Sept. 9 & 10
In honor of this year’s Gold Award honoree, Meals by Genet, selected by Times Food General Manager Laurie Ochoa, Food Bowl will present two multi-course dinner sessions. Semi-retired chef Genet Agonafer will open her restaurant’s doors in Little Ethiopia once again to host all-inclusive family style dinners featuring the menu’s finest dishes. Each dinner will include a selection of appetizers, mains, beer, wine and dessert.
The Fritts Come Out at Night
Night Market at Paramount Pictures Studios, Sept. 23, 24 & 25 will take over the Paramount The three-day outdoor food and drink festival, will feature tastings from more than 40 restaurants per session, libations, live cooking demonstrations, and guest DJs.
One Ticket – Limitless Plates
The all-inclusive ticketed events are “Smoked Soirée,” which will spotlight a themed street featuring BBQ and burger specialties from restaurants including Moo’s Craft BBQ, Heavy Handed Burgers and San Juan Capistrano’s Heritage Barbecue; “Saturday Night Flavor,” will highlight some of the city’s best international cuisine from Lunasia Dim Sum House, Tacos 1986 and Flavors from Afar among others; and “Backlot Brunch” with bites from L.A. classics and budding icons like Jitlada, Ditroit, The Brothers Sushi and more. Paramount Pictures Studios’ will host Food Bowl’s Night Market tasting events Sept. 23, 24 and 25.
For a worthy cause
Join Food Bowl in our efforts to combat food insecurity in Los Angeles. Food Bowl supports The L.A. Times Community Fund, where you can give back to nonprofits working in the community addressing hunger and food insecurity.
L.A. Times Food Bowl is presented by City National Bank and L.A. Regional Food Bank is the charity partner. To purchase tickets and find additional information, including the relevant public health and safety protocols, visit lafoodbowl.com.