Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival 2012 In Photos

lexus-grand-tastingThe culinary extravaganza also known as Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival took over Los Angeles Aug. 9-12, and brought more than 100 celebrity chefs, 250 acclaimed wineries and winemakers and a few Hollywood stars to converge for four days of cooking demos, tastings, lunches, dinners and wine seminars.

By Christina Xenos

Highlights of the weekend included Asian Night Market hosted by Travel Channel’s Andrew Zimmern, Dim Sum brunch with Ming Tsai, Festa Italiana with Giada De Laurentiis, lunch at Ink with Bryan and Michael Voltaggio, the Delicacy Dinner at Montage Beverly Hills and “Secrets of a Sommelier: Blind Tasting Red Wines,” and the Lexus grand tastings, in addition to Saturday night’s Lexus live on the Plaza hosted by Wolfgang Puck that featured a performance by Third Eye Blind.

WHERE Los Angeles attended the Lexus Grand Tasting events Saturday and Sunday afternoons. The events showcased more than 300 wines from 200 acclaimed wineries, plenty of champagne (perfect for the heat) and 30 celebrity chefs, many from Los Angeles. Take a trip through the fest with our photo album below.

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