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L.A. Weekly is excited to confirm the final restaurant line up for our new signature event, Brunch at the Races! Taking place on Sunday October 18th, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Santa Anita Park, this event is sure to become one for the record books!
Curated by LA Weekly’s own award-winning restaurant critic Besha Rodell and food editor Sarah Bennett, this event will feature signature brunch bites from 29 of Los Angeles’s most iconic breakfast and brunch spots.
Guests will be able to take in a horse race while indulging in their favorite brunch dishes. As of press time, the following restaurants have confirmed attendance at this year’s event: 10e, Abigaile, Auntie Em’s Kitchen, Beachwood Café, Bierbeisl Imbiss, The Blue Owl, Cassell’s Hamburgers, Chago Ahogadas, Cindy’s Eaglerock Restaurant, Du-par’s, Flores + Sons, Fred 62, Goldie’s, Go Get Em Tiger, Chef Johnny Lee, Jones Coffee Roasters, Little Dom’s, McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams, Myke’s Café, Nickel Diner, Olive & Thyme, Poppy + Rose, Poppy Cake Baking Co., Semi Sweet Bakery, Sonny’s Hideaway, Status Kuo, Sticky Rice, Superba Food + Bread and Sweet Butter Kitchen.
Presenting sponsor Stella Artois will be on site sampling to the 2000+ attendees alongside Hornitos, Knob Creek, Soleil Mimosa and Middlebar who will be serving up signature bloody marys, mint juleps and mimosas. Califia Farms, DIABOLO Beverages, and Dry Sparkling will have non-alcoholic options for guests to compliment their brunch bites while Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams will be scooping up sweet and delicious frozen treats. Tarte Asian Yogurt will sample their breakfast staple to hungry event goers alongside Hustler Hollywood, Geffen Playhouse, LosAngelesBicycleAttorney.com and Socal Etsy Guild’s vendor village that will round out a perfect day at the track!
Tickets for Brunch at the Races are on sale now at https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/711435. We are also pleased to announce the launch of our Short Stack Pack, which allows guest to purchase 4 General Admission tickets to the event for only $139 (over $40 savings).
General Admission are $45 and include entry into the event, full day admission to Santa Anita Park, unlimited food samples from 30+ restaurants, beer/wine/cocktail samples from our partners, access to entertainment and a vendor village. A limited number of VIP admission tickets remain for $65. VIP Admission tickets include all general admission perks plus access to an exclusive VIP lounge and VIP gift bag.
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Don’t miss out on our inaugural Brunch at the Races!
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L.A. Weekly, and more recently laweekly.com, has Los Angeles covered, with investigative reporting, comprehensive calendar listings and forward-thinking cultural coverage, including daily blogs like the highly regarded Squid Ink, which covers the city’s food scene. We keep our readers loyal with stories by some of the country’s finest writers—now accessible through our mobile platforms. L.A. Weekly has won more awards from the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies than any other paper in the country, and in 2007 was the first newspaper to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize for its food criticism.