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Photo Gallery: Laguna Beach Taste of the Nation

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Rick Hightower and Kathleen Troy sample chicken liver toast from Wolf restaurant as owner and chef Marcel Vigneron prepares more.

 (Photo by Spencer Grant)
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Bartender Corey Happeny pours a drink called the Leia for Jon and Julie Burke at Laguna Beach Taste of the Nation on Sunday.

 (Photo by Spencer Grant)
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Amy Dilling, Julie Farbaniec and Christi Stockton sample food from Electric City Butcher at Sunday’s Laguna Beach Taste of the Nation at the Montage Laguna Beach resort.

 (Photo by Spencer Grant)
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Michael Puglisi, left, of Electric City Butcher in Santa Ana explains his pork dishes to diners at Sunday’s Laguna Beach Taste of the Nation at the Montage Laguna Beach resort.

 (Photo by Spencer Grant)
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Joon Chang and Lizabeth Maldonaldo of Cal Mare restaurant in Los Angeles deep-fry Italian doughnuts at Laguna Beach Taste of the Nation on Sunday.

 (Photo by Spencer Grant)
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Marcel Vigneron of Wolf restaurant in Los Angeles adds edible nasturtium blossoms to chicken liver toast at Laguna Beach Taste of the Nation.

 (Photo by Spencer Grant)
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Brice Garrett of Serrano Wine pours a sample for Sarah Fleming.

 (Photo by Spencer Grant)
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Bartender Brad Fry adds maple syrup to rye whiskey as he prepares a drink he described as a variation on an old-fashioned.

 (Photo by Spencer Grant)
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Tiffany Shibazaki, Leslie Towes and Aimee Velasquez, center from left, get soft drinks at the Acqua Panna table at Sunday’s Laguna Beach Taste of the Nation at the Montage Laguna Beach resort.

 (Photo by Spencer Grant)
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Visitors make merry at Laguna Beach Taste of the Nation at the Montage Laguna Beach resort.

 (Photo by Spencer Grant)
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