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Who’s Cooking at Taste of the Nation L.A., June 10 at The Lot

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Taste of the Nation, the annual chef-crammed fundraiser for Share Our Strength’s efforts to end childhood hunger in the U.S., returns on June 10 from 1:00 to 4:00 P.M. at West Hollywood’s The Lot. The event is guaranteed to be packed with chef-power, as the cause is close to the hearts of many industry power-players. come take a look at this year’s lineup.

The lineup this year is particularly attractive, with new-comers like Pigg, Cooks County, Blue Cow, ink.sack, Short Cake, Areal, Cliff’s Edge, Night + Market, and The Charleston joining crucial established talents from Fig, Waterloo and City, Street, BLD, Lazy Ox, Mo-Chica and Picca, Lukshon, Scoops, Lucques, Ray’s, Tres, and Umami Burger, among the over 40 restaurants participating. In addition, restaurants will be teaming with breweries in a craft beer tent for collaborations such as Beer Belly with The Bruery, Maximiliano with Craftsman, and Ommegang with Golden State, while spirit makers will also join the fun in partnerships like La Descarga and Appleton Rum and Pernod with The Varnish.

Additionally, guests paying the $110 general admission ticket price ($25 for kids, $160 for VIP) will have on-site games, plus live and silent auctions to keep everyone busy. See the full lineup of restaurant below and find tickets online.




Black Market


Blue Cow Kitchen & Bar

Border Grill Restaurants and Truck


CHAYA Restaurant Group

Church & State

Cliff’s Edge

Comme Ça

Cooks County



Fig Restaurant

(fonuts) (VIP ONLY)

Global Cuisine by Gary Arabia

Haven Gastropub +Brewery


Joe’s Restaurant/Bar Pintxo

Lazy Ox Canteen

Lexington Social House

Loteria! Grill




Mo-Chica and Picca

Night + Market

Pazzo Gelato


Public Kitchen & Bar

Ray’s & Stark Bar


Scoops/Scoops Westside

Short Cake

Simon LA

Susan Feniger’s STREET

The Charleston

Tres by Jose Andres

Umami Burger

Valerie Confections

Waterloo & City

Whist at Viceroy Santa Monica


Craft Beer Tent

Eagle Rock Brewery + The Surly Goat

The Bruery + Beer Belly

El Segundo Brewing + Library Alehouse

Beachwood BBQ and Brewing

Brewery Ommegang + The Golden State

Craftsman Brewing Co. + Maximiliano

Stone Brewing Co.



Cocktails & Spirits

St Germain + Infinium Spirits + *Appleton Rum + La Descarga

Miracle Mile Bitters + St. George Spirits + Harvard & Stone

Pernod Ricard USA + The Varnish

Earlier: What Goin, Feniger, Milliken, Richmond, and Lucas Cooked for Share Our Strength Last Saturday [GS]
What You Missed at Taste of the Nation [GS]

Who’s Cooking at Taste of the Nation L.A., June 10 at The Lot