The Essentials, our biggest and most comprehensive food event of the year, is less than a month away on March 8. The event celebrates the delicious diversity of restaurants in Los Angeles, and many of our favorite eateries and their chefs come out to give a taste of what makes them so special.

Today we have confirmation of our final lineup for the event. More than fifty of our favorite places to eat in Los Angeles will come together under one roof at the California Market Center. Ticket prices rise in four days, so now might be a good time to buy if you're planning on coming. The final lineup is:

Alimento — Sotto — Animal — Bestia — Belcampo — Beverly Soon Tofu — Buna Ethiopian Market — Cacao Mexicatessen — Chengdu Taste — Chichen Itza — Coni'Seafood — Coonie & Ted's — Providence — Crossroads — DTLA Cheese — Eggslut — El Huarache Azteca — Father's Office — Lukshon — Guelaguetza — Guerrilla Tacos — Guisados — Hinoki and the Bird — Horse Thief — Hungry Cat — ink. — Jitlada — Kiriko Sushi — Kogi Truck — La Casita Mexicana — L&E Oyster Bar — Little Sister — Lum-Ka-Naad — Mariscos Jalisco — Maude — McConnell's Fine Ice Cream — Melisse — Mozza Restaurant Group — Night + Market — Park's BBQ — Petit Trois — Philippe's — Picca — Plan Check — Pollo Ala Brasa — POT — Ricky's Fish Tacos — Rocio's Mole de Los Dioses — Saint Martha — Sarita's Pupuseria — Spago — Sqirl — Sticky Rice — Summer Rolls — Superba Food and Bread — Szechuan Impression — Tar & Roses — Valerie Confections. 

You can purchase tickets to the event here. See you there!

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