Edible Art: Made in L.A. Exhibits Local Food Crafters
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Things just got a bit sweeter for L.A. art fans: Hammer Museum's Made In L.A. biennial art exhibit, which runs until Sept. 2 and features works from celebrated local talent, will be teaming up with ForYourArt (the same folks behind the 24-hour doughnut-a-thon) on July 28 for New.Artisanal.Now a free one-day event that will feature 12 of the "city's finest food crafters selected by culinary insiders Krista Simmons (Top Chef Masters/LAist), Shawna Dawson (Artisanal LA) and Michaele Musel (The Secret Fork)" at the ForYourArt space near LACMA.
Guests can sample things like smoked olives, salted caramel, chocolate sauce, drinking vinegars, bacon and date spread, and more -- with each being available for purchase directly from the vendors. Drinks will be provided by organic distiller GreenBar Collective, local food charity Food Forward will be selling special edition tote bags, and a DJ (who probably enjoys food a lot) will spinning some lively tunes.
Says Krista Simmons, "aside from the deliciousness of it all, these products are incredibly beautiful from an aesthetic standpoint. This will be a real showcase of food porn, that's for sure." Oh yeah, we're so there. More info can be found on the ForYourArt website.
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