Grand Central Market | Events | L.A. Times Food Bowl Presents: Mesamérica L.A. & Dfiesta | Join the L.A. Times on April 30 for the opening night of the 2019 Los Angeles Times FOOD BOWL! Mesamérica L.A. is the first incarnation of chef Enrique Olvera’s celebrated symposium to be held outside of Mexico. Olvera and L.
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L.A. Times Food Bowl Presents: Mesamérica L.A. & Dfiesta
April 30, 2019

Join the L.A. Times on April 30 for the opening night of the 2019 Los Angeles Times FOOD BOWL!

Mesamérica L.A. is the first incarnation of chef Enrique Olvera’s celebrated symposium to be held outside of Mexico. Olvera and L.A. Times Food Editor Peter Meehan have put together a program that explores the culinary and cultural interconnectedness of Mexico City and Los Angeles to celebrate the sister cities’ 50-year anniversary.

Art, architecture, identity and the meaning of tacos will be explored through talks, video and song. The Mesamérica event will be followed by DFiesta next door at Grand Central Market and La Cita Bar.

For those who buy the $85 ticket, there will be a curated section of the market featuring special one-night-only offerings from:

  • Ditroit (Olvera’s forthcoming L.A. taqueria) X China Cafe
  • Don Vergas Mariscos (Mexico City) X The Oyster Gourmet (featuring Sanctuary Oysters by Sol Azul)
  • Los Panchos (Mexico City) X Sari Sari Store and Petty Cash
  • Guerrilla Tacos
  • Horse Thief BBQ

Tickets for the event are $35 for Mesamérica or $85 for Mesamérica + DFiesta. Please note this event is 21+ only.

$35 Ticket:

  • 7 to 8:30 p.m.: Mesamérica L.A. at the Million Dollar Theatre
  • *Please note drinks are not included.

$85 Ticket:

  • 6 to 7 p.m.: Cocktail pre-reception at the Million Dollar Theatre
  • *Includes complimentary cocktails
  • 7 to 8:30 p.m.: Mesamérica L.A. at the Million Dollar Theatre
  • 8:30 to 10:30 p.m.: DFiesta at Grand Central Market
  • 9:30 to 11:30 p.m.: DFiesta post-reception cocktails and entertainment at La Cita Bar

For more information or to purchase tickets visit https://lafoodbowl.com/events/l-a-times-food-bowl-presents-mesamerica-l-a-dfiesta/

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