This event has gotten better each year, and always draws an amazing crowd of people who come together to eat some of the most delicious food in LA. And there’s tequila… Some sample items on the menu that may be of interest to our readers:
Mexicali Taco & Co
Taco Campestre: black angus new york steak grilled over mesquite, salsa negra de chiltepin & avocado
Colonia Taco Lounge
Beef and Beer Short Rib Tacos
Compañía de Café
Libra Cake de Mole, Garibaldi Cake, Dulce Empanada de Guayaba, Dulce Empanada de Piña, Eh-Scone de Chile, Libra Cake de Abuelita, Azulejo Cookie de Vainilla + Chocolate + Canela, Paleta Cookies
Flavors: Vietnamese Coffee, Grapefruit-Hibiscus, Spinach-Pineapple, Tangerine-Honey, Watermelon-Lemongrass, Avocado-Passion Fruit, Spicy Mango, Cucumber-Lime-Mint
Hurry and buy tickets before they’re gone: thetasteofmexico.org/buytickets/. Keep reading for all the details and some photos…
Farmer’s Market Picnic – Saturday, September 27th, 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Presented by Montejo Beer and Northgate Market
The fresh and seasonal flavors of LA’s Mexican cuisine are featured at a family-friendly daytime cookout, michelada beer garden by Montejo and Guelaguetza’s Miche Mobil, fresh cocktail bar by Centenario Tequila, churros, fruit carts, and live entertainment by cumbia DJ collective Dinamita. Restaurants include La Monarca Bakery, Frida, La Casita Mexicana, Loteria Grill, Mexicali Taco & Co., El Borrego de Oro, Mariscos Jalisco (full list below).
Dinner and Agave Night – Saturday, September 27th, 7:00 to 11:00 p.m.
Presented by Montejo Beer and Sysco
The Taste of Mexico’s signature event takes place under the stars with extensive tastings, tequila tent, mezcaleria installation by Ilegal Mezcal, michelada beer garden by Montejo and Guelaguetza’s Miche Mobil, and live entertainment by A Poco No!. Restaurants include La Monarca Bakery, Frida, Guelaguetza, El Coraloense, MexiKosher, Coni’Seafood, Yxta Cocina Mexicana, Mercado, Companñia de Cafe.
Farmer’s Market Picnic tickets are $35. Dinner and Agave Night tickets are $55. A limited quantity of VIP All Day Passes for both events is available for $75. Each ticket purchase automatically enters an individual into a raffle for a pair of round-trip tickets to any destination in Mexico courtesy of Aeromexico. Details and tickets: thetasteofmexico.org. Connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (#TOM2014).