Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Upcoming Food Events!

9/5 - 9/7/08 LA Greek Festival
Saint Sophia Cathedral
9/5-9/7/08 The Original Long Beach Lobster Festival
Rainbow Lagoon, Long Beach, CA
9/10/08 The Pie Hole (Pushing Daisies Tour) - they're giving out FREE PIE!
3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica. 9 AM- 3 PM
9/11-9/14/08 Hokkaido Fair
Mitsuwa Marketplace in Torrance and Costa Mesa
9/13-9/14/08 LA BBQ Festival
Santa Monica Pier North Parking Lot
9/14/08 7th Annual Taste of Santa Monica
Santa Monica Pier
9/19-9/21/08 The Port of LA Lobster Festival
Ports O'Call Village, San Pedro, CA
9/22/08 5x5 Chefs Collaborative Dinner (the LAST ONE!!)
La Terza

Oh, and then there's the much dreamed of - but can't afford - American Wine & Food Festival (9/26-9/28/08). The main event I've been drooling about is the Chef's Grand Tasting Dinner at Spago featuring Joel Robuchon, Eric Ripert (from Le Bernardin), among others. $750 per person ... anyone wanna pay for me ? :P Help a poor starving student ... ?



i love food events :)

Jeep Parts

H. C.

Ha! I'll settle for being sponsored for the $300/person Festival itself in the Universal Backlot (which seems a lot more fun and carefree than the stuffy-sounding Spago chef's dinner).

Which, if any, events listed are you going to? I'm hitting up Greek Fest this week, Hokkaido Fair/LA BBQ Fest next week after and then San Pedro lobster the week after that and maybe even LA County Fair following (all on Saturdays, so I'll have Sundays free for massive food comas / burning it all off).



I was hoping to e-mail you directly, but I couldn't find any contact information for you!

I’m working with ABC to spread the word about their Mobile Pie Hole – a truck that’s traveling the country this month, giving away free pie for to kick off the second season of Pushing Daisies. The Pie Hole will be in Los Angeles next Wednesday, September 10th, at the 3rd Street Promenade. As an local LA blogger, I thought you and your readers might want to stop by for some free pie!

You can read more about the Pie Hole tour at , or from the events page on Yelp:

If you have any questions or would like additional information, event photos, etc, from ABC, please let me know!

All the best,

Miguel C.


LA & OC Foodventures blog had a similar list earlier

and LAist also have a fuller list, of not just the food events for Sept :-)


Ohh thanks for the links Kelvin!

I saw LA-OC's list earlier today after I posted (oh well :/ )
but didn't know the LAist's until I saw your links! Doesn't have a lot of the food events on there, but a great list of all the other things going on!

Food, she thought.

I am a new reader to your lovely blog, and I would love to see this listage as a regular feature. Is it? I need something comprehensive yet simple. Keep it up & next year I might rob a bank to get you a seat at the chef's dinner!!!!


Thanks food,she thought! :D
It is not currently a regular feature but I am planning to make it into one, so keep tuned :)

And you know, with the Chef's Dinner as an incentive, I would definitely be more motivated to make the list regularly! ;)

Eddie Gehman Kohan

Tell the AM foodie fest press people that you're going to live blog...maybe they'll let you in, cuz u have such a cool blog!
To HC: sorry to mention it, but the LA county fair is food poisoning central! Lol, but seriously...

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