LA Times Food Bowl’s Night Market at Paramount Pictures Studios this Weekend

This weekend The Los Angeles Times Food Bowl brings back Night Market to the Paramount Pictures Studios backlot for three days of exclusive gastronomic adventures and experiences that will highlight distinct aspects of food culture in Southern California. On September 23-25, Night Market will feature all-inclusive food and drink tastings, cooking and mixology demonstrations, wine seminars, and more from the world-class culinary artists behind 50 of the city’s top restaurants. Feel the heat at Friday night’s Smoked Soirée, celebrate L.A.’s diverse restaurant scene at Saturday Night Flavor and eat your way through L.A. at the coveted Backlot Brunch on Sunday. Don’t miss these one-of-a-kind events! Tickets are available here. We’ll be there on Saturday and Sunday and can’t wait to see you! Read on for event details, demonstration details, and to find out if your favorite restaurants and chefs will be in attendance this weekend!


71Above • Acqua Panna • Angelini Alimentari • Angelini Osteria • Angry Egret Dinette • Banh Oui • Bar Moruno • Bari • bb.q Chicken USA • Caboco • Casa Vega • Delinquente Wine Co. • El Ruso • Eszett • Evil Cooks • Frankly Organic Vodka • Heavy Handed • Highly Likely Cafe • III Mas BBQ • Irv’s Burgers • Jewel • Kobee factory • Kogi • Little Dom’s • Lunasia Dim Sum House • Macheen at Milpa Grille • Makers Mark • MANEATINGPLANT • Maple Block Meat Co. • Mijenta Tequila • Mini Kabob • MÍRAME • Momed • Moo’s Craft Barbecue • Otium (VIP Only) • Otoño • Piccadilly Grace • Piccalilli • Poppy + Rose • RiceBox • River Street BBQ • Ronan • S. Pellegrino • San Marino Café & Marketplace • SLAB Barbecue • Standing’s Butchery • Stella Artois • STK Steakhouse • Tabula Rasa Bar • The Arbour • The Bad Jew • Tuk Tuk Thai • Valerie Confections • Yakiniku Osen

FRIDAY, SEP 23: Smoked Soirée
8 PM – 11 PM

This ain’t your average backyard BBQ. Join top chefs, pitmasters, burger barons and grilling experts serving up their best dishes side-by-side. Cap it all off with smoke-infused cocktails, grilled desserts and live DJs at this exclusive late-night celebration of all things grilled, smoked and barbequed.

Featuring the BBQ Burger Block Party with tastings from Heavy Handed, III Mas, Irv’s Burgers, Kogi, Moo’s Craft BBQ, RiceBox, River Street BBQ, SLAB, Standing’s Butchery, The Bad Jew + Highly Likely, Valerie Confections; grilled desserts and more.


Join the Smoke & Soul BBQ with Pitmaster Kevin Bludso Television personality, two-time Steve Harvey Hoodie Award Winner, and chef and owner of Bludso’s Bar & Que Kevin Bludso will teach us some BBQ skills from his number one best selling new cookbook “Bludso’s BBQ Cookbook: A Family Affair in Smoke and Soul.”

Welcome to the Beef with Matty & Coco

Canadian born chef, restaurateur, and YouTube star most recently known from his role as co-producer and actor on FX’s breakout hit show The Bear, Matty Matheson will team up with the culinary producer of The Bear Courtney Storer in a live version of their Welcome to the Beef series, demonstrating a recipe inspired by the TV show.

Burger Battle, brought to you by New School Quality American

Join host Eric Greenspan (Mr Beast Burger, New School Quality American) and judge Alvin Cailan (Amboy: Quality Meats & Delicious Burgers) for this burger-off featuring some of L.A.’s best burger aficionados grilling it up. Who will win!?

SATURDAY, SEP 24: Saturday Night Flavor7 PM – 10 PM

From Thai Town to Little Ethiopia, Fairfax to the San Gabriel Valley, the diverse flavors of L.A. are the heartbeat of our city. For one night only, sample a smorgasbord of global cuisines for an experience that is quintessentially L.A.

Featuring the Dumpling Crawl, curated by L.A. Times food columnist Jenn Harris, inspired by her new series “The Bucket List: Dumplings!” with dumplings from CHD Mandu, Go Go Gyoza, Hui Tou Xiang, Lunasia Dim Sum House, Paradise Dynasty (VIP Only), Monta Factory, and more!


The Gold Standard for Authentic Thai Cuisine with Jet Tila

A regular on the Food Network television channel, chef Jet Tila will demonstrate recipes from his showstopping collection of must-try Thai dishes, sharing the world of his Thai heritage for today’s home cooks with recipes that are authentic, accessible and ultra-craveable.

Dumpling 101, hosted by Jenn Harris

Learn how to make Dim Sum from Lunasia and Crispy Chicken Skin Dumpling from Sang Yoon of Lukshon & Father’s Office.

Ricotta Gnudi with Antonia Lofaso

Join Chef Antonia Lofaso of DAMA and Black Market Liquor Bar as she demonstrates one of her original menu items at Black Market Liquor Bar, the Ricotta Gnudi. Learn how she took a traditional Tuscan dish to the next level by infusing it with her own California flair, creating a new original classic.

SUNDAY, SEP 25: Backlot Brunch
2 PM – 5 PM

Have your Sunday brunch on a film set! For this beloved event, we’re taking over the iconic Paramount Pictures Studios backlot to feast upon L.A.’s greatest brunches. From west side surf to Hollywood glamor, experience the best of L.A. by eating your way through the city bite by bite — all at the site of countless memorable movie moments.


Duff Goldman: Dessert

Duff Goldman is best known hit Food Network show Ace of Cakes, where his team of pastry chefs and artists at Charm City Cakes create spectacular custom cakes. Duff will let us into the wonderful world of baking with this this delicious baking demonstration.

Best in Dough: Pizza with Chef Daniele Uditi, presented by Hulu

Learn how to make pizza from the judge of Hulu’s new Best in Dough pizza competition show and one of Los Angeles’ best pizza chefs, Daniele Uditi from Pizzana. Hosted by L.A. Times Arts and Entertainment Deputy Editor, Matt Brennan.


General Admission Pass – now $110 ($75 savings over our standard price!)

  • All-inclusive access tofood, beer, wine, spirits tastings, plus access to all stage activities.
  • Includes a free 1-month membership for Good Eggs – a radically fresh market (a $35 value).

VIP Admission Pass – now $200 ($85 savings over our standard price!)

  • Convenient and free parking inside the Paramount Pictures gates (a savings of $15
  • 30 minutes early access each day with escort service to the event in the VIP lounge
  • VIP entry line
  • First access to Night Market food & beverage offerings, right as doors open
  • Access to furnished lounge throughout the event.
  • Exclusive VIP food & beverage offering, only available in the VIP lounge
  • A free 3-month subscription for Good Eggs – a radically fresh market (a $105 value).

Weekend Pass – $300 – Save $30 with our GA weekend pass! The 3 day Weekend Pass includes tickets to all 3 Night Market events Sept 23 – 25, at a discounted rate.

Weekend VIP Pass – $540 -Save $60 with our VIP Weekend Pass! The 3 day weekend package deal includes VIP tickets to all 3 Night Market events Sept 23 – 25, at a discounted rate. Limited supply available.

All pictures  used with permission and courtesy of the Los Angeles Times Food Bowl.


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