On July 13, In celebration of the L.A. institution’s 76th birthday, the Farmers Market offers guests a culinary tour of the market, with tastes from 45 of its restaurants and grocers—chicken pot pies, ice cream, gumbo, steaks, shakes and other indulgent fare—for an all-inclusive price.

Debuting at this event will be Short Order, a new casual American burger concept by Amy Pressman, Nancy Silverton and Bill Chait. Pressman will be preparing a tasting version of one menu item, “Ida’s Old School Burger,” for tasters at the event. Silverton’s proprietary special Burger Blend sold exclusively at Huntington Meats in the Farmers Market.

The Market’s many retail establishments will also be offering specially priced merchandise for Taste of Farmers Market customers. All attendees will receive a Farmers Market savings book with coupons that can be used for return visits to the Farmers Market. 5-9 p.m. Tickets are available in three packages: $25 for food only, $30 for food plus 2 wine/beer tickets and the VIP package at $50, which gets access to all the food, extra beer/wine tickets, the coupon book plus expedited admission, a choice of the Farmers Market Cookbook or the Farmers Market history book, a Market tote and a free parking pass for a return visit. 6333 W. 3rd St., L.A., 323.933.9211 Map I13 www.farmersmarketla.com

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