7TH ANNUAL ‘TASTE OF THE EASTSIDE’ FOOD FESTIVAL
RETURNS FOR ANOTHER CHARITY-RAISING FUN-DAY SUNDAY
It’s always Food Festival season in Los Angeles but with spring upon us the season is really kicking into hear and foodies and connoisseurs of the incredible and evolving Los Angeles food and drink scene will be happy to hear that 7th annual Taste of the Eastside will be taking place on Sunday, April 30 at the Los Angeles River Center and Gardens.
Advance tickets are available for $45. Admission will cost $55 at the door. VIP admission, which includes entry at 3pm instead of 4pm, is available for $75 in advance and $85 at the door. A VIP ticket includes unlimited food tastes, three drink tickets, VIP food and mixology demos and early admission at 3pm along with a exclusive gift bag and priority parking.
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Taste of the Eastside with the charitable idea of raising money for local non-profits, including Rose Scharlin Cooperative Nursery School, L.A.’s oldest co-op for kids, which is the primary beneficiary and organizer of the event. It has now become a must-do for families and friends all around Los Angeles who come to enjoy a beautiful Sunday with samples and creations of vendors from Silver Lake, Echo Park, Eagle Rock, Highland Park, Los Feliz, Atwater and beyond.
Representing the uniqueness of the Eastside will be over 30 vendors, both newcomers and returning names who represent diverse cuisines and popular local places, including Diablo Taco, Little Dom’s and that sweet, sweet local ice cream shop Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams. Just some of the new but familiar names joining this year will be Go Get Em Tiger Coffee, Silverlake’s new Chinese Kitchen Fat Dragon, WOOD pizzeria, Red Herring and for those sweet tooth lovers, FrankieLucy Bakeshop and McConnell's Fine Ice Creams.
Wine merchants pouring at Taste of the Eastside will include Silver Lake Wines. And let’s not forget about cocktails as craft drinks will be made by the likes of Mohawk Bend and Greenbar Craft Distillery. El Segundo Brewing, Highland Park Brewery and State Brewing will be providing refreshing beer on draft among other cool local breweries. KCRW DJ favorites Anthony Valadez, Travis Holcombe and Garth Trinidad will be spinning tunes for all music lovers, in addition to music from DJ duo Playground and live music from Best Western.
All proceeds from Taste of the Eastside will be donated to highly-deserving local organizations, including Rose Scharlin Cooperative Nursery School, The Pablove Foundation, and Friends of the LA River.
The 7th annual Taste of the Eastside will take place on Sunday, April 30 from 4pm to 8pm with VIP early admission at 3pm at Los Angeles River Center and Gardens, located at 570 W. Ave 26. Click here to buy tickets.