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The Best Food, Wine, & Recipes from East LA Meets Napa 2017

A wine tasting journey without having to leave Los Angeles. On July 28th, 2017, another unforgettable East LA Meets Napa food & wine festival supporting AltaMed happened. It was The Hollywood Home’s second year attending the only festival, which celebrates the richness of Latin food and the success of Latino-owned vineyards in Napa, throughout California, and the quaint Spanish countrysides. Plus live performances from Pancho Sanchez, Ozomatli, Jose Rizo, and Boogaloo Assassins. Inside you’ll find all the best cuisine from 80+ local restaurants, plus your new favorite bottle of wine, a family paella recipe, and a recipe for ‘Pernil’ Mojo Marinated Pork Tenderloin that’s healthy as it is delicioso.

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All the Best Food at Smorgasburg DTLA

Smorgasburg is back! And it’s better than ever! Actually, it’s never went away. But now that it’s (almost) summer in Los Angeles there’s no better time than now to spend a Sunday downtown at Smorgasburg, the weekly Sunday market that takes over five acres at The Row DTLA. Whether you’re a vegan, vegetarian, or serious carnivore Smorgasburg has you covered with dozens of food trucks and pop ups from all over LA and serving a serious array of dishes from all over the world. It’s the foodiest food festival in Los Angeles.

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Manuela in the Arts District Offers More Than a Culinary Experience

Photography: Joshua Targownik, Laura Ford, ABImages

Photography: Joshua Targownik, Laura Ford, ABImages

When you arrive at Manuela, the Arts District’s latest culinary hotspot, you may be told there’s an hour wait for a party of two. All the better. Manuela might be the only restaurant in Los Angeles where the wait is not only enjoyable it’s necessary. Manuela is located in the Hauser Wirth & Schimmel art gallery, a restored antique warehouse, in the core of the burgeoning Arts District. It’s an indoor/outdoor establishment with Manuela stretching out into the courtyard, surrounded by a brilliantly curated art book store, several gallery spaces, communal dining spaces, and a vegetable garden and chicken coop. It all feels extraordinarily of the moment LA until you try Manuela’s food and you’re transported to the South. Maybe a bit of Texas here? Mexico there? Whatever the dining influences and inspirations of chef Wes Whitsell and the Manuela team, one thing is clear: they’re offering delicious comfort food, at a price. But cooked into Manuela’s menu is the experience. Guests are paying for more than just food. Included is a day or evening of appetizing art, incredible craft cocktails, and a communal experience more nutritive than just simple people watching. LA is spending hours at Manuela and Hauser Wirth & Schimmel, and not just at the dining table.

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Smorgasburg DTLA is THE Place to Eat on Sunday

Every Sunday, Smorgasburg hosts over 75 food vendors on a 5 acre site in Downtown Los Angeles. If you haven’t been yet, it is incredible. You’ll want to skip the tired Sunday brunch and head out to Alameda and Bay Street from now on.

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Must See in Los Angeles: Amanda Parer’s Monumental Public Art Installation Intrude in DTLA

Traveling all the way from New York, with a stop in Houston, the bunnies have arrived in downtown Los Angeles. They’ll be here until Saturday, June 11 and then they’re moving on to greener pastures in Denver, Colorado. Arts Brookfield presents a four-city national tour art installation Intrude, a highly acclaimed public art installation by Australian artist Amanda Parer.

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