Los Angeles Times’ Third Annual Food Bowl Returns in May

The citywide food festival will feature hundreds of events across Los Angeles with a mix of local favorites and world-renowned chefs

The Los Angeles Times announces participating chefs and event highlights for its third annual Food Bowl, a monthlong festival in May celebrating the city’s dynamic food scene. Spanning 31 days of food, Food Bowl will feature many of Los Angeles’ best chefs and restaurants alongside world-renowned chefs in rare local appearances.

Enrique Olvera (Pujol, Mexico), Daniela Soto-Innes (Cosme, USA), Gaggan Anand (Gaggan, Thailand), Virgilio Martínez (Central, Peru), Koji Kimura (Sushi Kimura, Japan), Angela Dimayuga (Standard International), Rodolfo Guzmán(Boragó, Chile), Musa Dağdeviren (Çiya, Turkey), Andrew McConnell (Cutler & Co., Australia), Frederic Morin and David McMillan (Joe Beef, Canada) are among the visiting chefs and experts scheduled to appear.

L.A. chefs including Niki Nakayama (n/naka), Michael Cimarusti (Providence),ArjunNakul and Pawan Mahendro (Badmaash), Nicole Rucker (Fiona), Wes Avila(Guerrilla Tacos), Jordan Kahn (Vespertine), Wolfgang Puck (Spago), Jessica Koslow(Sqirl), Nancy Silverton (Mozzaplex) and Kris Yenbamroong (Night + Market) and sommelier Helen Johannesen (Helen’s Wines) and many more will represent their hometown through a series of special one-off collaborations and events.

The Times Food staff, led by Editor Peter Meehan, will honor the legacy of critic Jonathan Gold through the continuation of the Gold Award (previous winners as selected by Gold include Wolfgang Puck, Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken) to be announced alongside the Restaurant of the Year on May 1 at the opening event. The festival will also highlight and help tackle the issues of food access, sustainability and waste reduction.

Los Angeles Times Food Bowl charity partners include L.A. Regional Food Bank, Food Forward and Midnight Mission. Festival sponsors include founding partner Citi along with High West, Jose Cuervo, Sapporo and Wines of Germany. For additional information, to register a participating event or for festival updates, visit lafoodbowl.com. Connect on FacebookTwitter and Instagram @LAfoodbowl (#LAfoodbowl #31daysoffood).

Credit: Los Angeles Times Food Bowl. Images and Information were provided.

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