Chef Anne Huffman is the founder/creator of Eastside Food Fest.
The annual EastSide Food Festival will return to Silver Lake’s iconic Mack Sennett Studios on Sunday, October 21 from 4 – 7 PM. Nearly one thousand Angelenos will come together to mix, mingle, and celebrate the vibrant dining culture of LA’s east side communities at the fifth annual festival of food and fun, which will feature unlimited tastings from popular food & beverage vendors native to Silver Lake, Echo Park, Highland Park, and more. In addition, attendees will enjoy watching more live music than ever before from emerging indie artists on an all-new live music stage; dynamic demonstrations and thought-provoking discussions; and live podcast recordings and comedy appearances.
UNLIMITED TASTINGS from over 35 food & beverage vendors native to LA’s eastside neighborhoods
VIP HAPPY HOUR from 3 – 4 PM featuring bonus tastings, a dedicated VIP area with perks and prizes, and an appearance by actor and comedian Eric Wareheim, who will be returning for a second year to pour natural wines from his label, Las Jaras Wines.
THE NEW EXPRESSION OF WINE: Enjoy a discussion panel hosted by Bon Appétit wine editor and author Marissa A. Ross exploring "The New Expression of Wine," about the new generation of winemakers and consumers taking the experience of wine to the next level, becoming less stuffy and more accessible and fun. The panel will include musician Alex Bleeker of indie rock band Real Estate, winemaker and former sommelier Adam Vourvoulisand more.
A discussion panel hosted by Farley Elliot (Eater LA) - And more to come at EastSide Food Festival 2018! More programming updates will be announced soon.