Los Angeles Times ‘Coast to Coast’ Tasting Event Returns to New York with Top Restaurants and Chefs from LA and NYC

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The Los Angeles Times is bringing its “Coast to Coast” tasting event back to New York for a night of bicoastal culinary appreciation. The event will feature an all-star lineup of renowned chefs, restaurants and pop-ups from LA and NYC serving their best bites together. Hosted by members of The Times Food staff, the all-inclusive event will take place at The Altman Building on May 18.

Representing LA:

  • Birdie G’s & Rustic Canyon: Jeremy Fox
  • El Ruso: Walter Soto
  • Moo’s Craft BBQ: Michelle and Andrew Muñoz
  • Phenakite: Minh Phan
  • Las Jaras Wines: Eric Wareheim (author of “Foodheim”) and Joel Burt

Representing NYC:

  • Cervo’s: Aaron Crowder
  • Dame: Ed Szymanski
  • Lure Fishbar: Preston Clark
  • Lysée: Eunji Lee
  • Nami Nori: Taka Sakaeda and Jihan Lee
  • Semma: Vijay Kumar
  • Forsythia, Jacob Siwak
  • Chef Christine Lau, formerly of Kimika

LA Times Coast to Coast presented by City National Bank
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 | 7 to 10 p.m.
The Altman Building| 135 W 18th St | New York, NY
Tickets on sale now | $150 includes unlimited tastings and pours | 21+

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