Events & Festivals

Taste of the Nation Los Angeles

Join Taste of the Nation Los Angeles on Sunday, June 10th from 1-4pm at The Lot in West Hollywood in its fight against childhood hunger. Participating in this event are some of LA’s best including: Black Market, Blue Cow Kitchen & Bar, Border Grill Restaurants and Truck, Campanile, CHAYA Restaurant Group, Church & State, Lukshon, Michael’s, Mo-Chica and Picca, and Night + Market to name a few. Also participating and quenching your thirst are Intelligensia, St Germain, Infinium Spirits, Appleton Rum with La Descarga; Miracle Mile Bitters, St. George Spirits with Harvard & Stone; Pernod Ricard USA with The Varnish; and in the craft beer tent: Eagle Rock Brewery with The Surly Goat, The Bruery with Beer Belly, El Segundo Brewing with Library Alehouse, and more. Tickets are $160 for VIP, $110 for General Admission, $25 for kids, and guests may pre-purchase on-site valet parking for $25. 1041 N Formosa Ave, West Hollywood, California

Japanese Beer Garden at Chaya Downtown

Join Chaya Downtown in DTLA for the return of its Japanese Beer Garden weekdays from 4PM – close, now until Friday, August 31st. Available in the outdoor patio are the Yakitori Skewers – Bacon Wrapped Date, Beef Tongue, Short Rib, Shrimp, or Shiitake grilled to order; hot and cold Izakaya fare – Grilled Corn with Feta Cheese, Garlic Fried Soft Shell Shrimp with Chipotle Miso, Spicy Tuna & Shishito Pepper Tempura, “Mozuku” Somen Noodle, Baked Half Shell Scallop with Soy Butter and Wasabi, and Tofu “Hiyayakko” medley with Chicken Miso; and of course pitchers of specialty Japanese Biiru such as Kirin Beer, housemade Sake Sangria, a Sake Flight, and award-winning premium Japanese whiskeys. 525 S. Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017