(Note: As of Friday, November 5, this event has been cancelled.)
In a city well known for its international dining options, the inaugural Los Angeles Taste of the World Festival showcases the food and culture of Africa, Asia, Europe, Oceania and the Americas. Restaurants, vendors and food trucks will serve small plates ranging from $1 to $7 apiece. Los Angeles Center Studios, 1201 W. 5th St., L.A. 5-11 p.m. Fri., 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Sat., 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sun. $10 for one day, $24 for three-day pass. (877) 458-2783. http://www.tasteoftheworldfestival.com.