Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival 2019

This August, the Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival returned for its 9th year of colliding culture and cuisine. The festival launched on Thursday, August 22nd with a series of dinners and wine tastings at restaurants across the city before shifting over to the historic Barker Hangar at Santa Monica Airport for the weekend.

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The Festival had key events each day where meals, drinks and chefs’ LA faves were featured with all you can eat menus and tastings. Alvin Cailan hosted the Epic Burger Throwdown on Friday, highlighting 25 burgers and Guinness beer with judges Seth Rogan, Tiffani Thiessen and Adam Richman. Saturday afternoon, Jet Tila’s LA Faves and Craves had him and 25 chefs showing off their most crave-worthy dishes and LA favorites for tasting with significantly less drive time. Later that evening, Chef Curtis Stone’s Great Steak Out & BBQ took summer to a whole other level with 25 other chefs when their grill n’ chill game transported attendees to legendary steak and bbq restaurants. Ending the festival with a bottomless bang on Sunday was Chef Jeremiah Tower’s Brunch So Hard event with fresh farm to table food and offerings from 75+ wineries, cocktails, Bulleit, Aperol, a Bloody Mary bar and Guinness!