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Taking Mom to a Delicious Foodie Adventure in the Streets of LA

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by Mosses Akizian

Mother holding child by ice cream truck while being given a chocolate ice cream cone by vendor

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, many are scrambling to find the perfect way to show their appreciation for the maternal figures in their lives. What better way to celebrate than to take Mom out for a delicious brunch? Los Angeles is known for its vibrant food scene, and one of the best ways to experience it is through the city’s many food festivals. From street food fairs to upscale wine and dining events, there’s something for everyone. This Mother’s Day, why not treat your mom to a day out at one of LA’s top food festivals? Here are five festivals in LA worth checking out:



LA County Fair

The LA County Fair is always a popular destination for families looking for a fun day out, and this year, the fair is offering a special treat for Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day lunch tickets are now on sale, allowing visitors to surprise the mothers in their family with a fantastic day at the fair and a delicious lunch buffet on Sunday, May 14. The Mother’s Day lunch buffet includes a variety of tasty options, from classic brunch dishes like scrambled eggs and bacon to heartier fare like roasted chicken and BBQ ribs. There are also plenty of vegetarian options, salads, and desserts to choose from, ensuring that everyone can find something they love. In addition to the lunch buffet, visitors can enjoy all of the usual attractions and activities at the fair, including carnival rides, games, and live entertainment. There are also plenty of street food vendors offering a wide range of delicious treats, from deep-fried snacks to refreshing drinks.



EaaaatsCon LA

EEEEEATSCON LA is an annual food festival that brings together some of the best chefs, restaurants, and food vendors from around the country. This year, the event is taking place on May 20 and 21 from 12 PM to 6 PM at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. At EEEEEATSCON LA, visitors can expect to find a diverse range of culinary delights, from classic comfort foods to innovative fusion cuisine. The festival features a curated selection of over 70 restaurants, food trucks, and vendors, all serving up their signature dishes. It also offers a variety of activities and experiences for visitors to enjoy. There are cooking demonstrations, panel discussions, and other presentations featuring some of the top names in the culinary world. Visitors can also participate in interactive experiences like a ramen challenge, a donut-making workshop, and more.



Big Bake Sale at Ghia House

Looking for a sweet and satisfying way to give back to your community? Look no further than the Big Bake Sale hosted by nonalcoholic beverage line Ghia, taking place on May 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Ghia House in Beachwood Canyon. This event is the perfect opportunity to indulge your sweet tooth while supporting a great cause, with all proceeds going to the Downtown Women’s Shelter. At the Big Bake Sale, some of the most talented chefs from the L.A. food scene will be on hand to offer up their best baked goods for purchase. Participants include Julia Sherman, Zach Hall (of Clark Street Bread), Courage Bagels, Erin McKenna’s Bakery, and many more. From cookies and cupcakes to whole cakes and pies, there’s sure to be something for everyone at this delicious event.



Fiesta Hermosa

If ever you miss the opportunity to celebrate Mother’s Day earlier this month, Fiesta Hermosa is the perfect chance to make it up to your mom with a belated Mother’s Day celebration. The event takes place over Memorial Day weekend, giving you the chance to spend quality time with your mom and show her how much you care. Fiesta Hermosa is one of Southern California’s most beloved annual events, drawing thousands of visitors from near and far each year. And this Memorial Day weekend, visitors can enjoy three full days of festivities, with live music, carnival rides, games, and plenty of food and drink vendors offering a wide range of tasty treats.


626 Night Market

The 626 Night Market is a must-visit destination for foodies and festival-goers alike. This outdoor market takes place several times a year, and features dozens of food, merch, and craft vendors offering unique and delicious products. The market is open on Saturday, May 13 from 1:00 PM to 10:00 PM, and on Sunday, May 14 from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM, making it a perfect destination for a Mother’s Day weekend outing. Featuring over 250 food, merchandise, and craft vendors, this festival is one of the largest in the area. There’s a wide range of Asian-inspired cuisine to sample, as well as live music and other entertainment.


If you’re planning to treat your mom to a delicious Mother’s Day food truck eats, using a food truck finder app like Thirst&Growl can be extremely helpful. Thirst&Growl allows you to search for food trucks and street food vendors in your area, view their schedules, and get directions to their locations. By using this app, you can be sure that you won’t miss any food truck schedules and that you’ll be able to enjoy your favorite brunch dishes from your favorite food trucks. So download Thirst&Growl today and start planning your perfect Mother’s Day brunch with your mom!

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