The Great Steak Out at L.A. Food and Wine

Charcutterie Plate (Anne Hamner)Colorado Beef Rib Sando by Preux & Proper (Anne Hamner)FIG Santa Monica (Anne Hamner)Hangar Steak by Slab (Anne Hamner)Hangar Steak by Slab (Anne Hamner)Little SisterSuntory Tiny House (Anne Hamner)Suntory Gin, Vodka and WhiskeySuntory CocktailTao Station (Anne Hammier)TAO Sweet Rib (Anne Hamner)Wine Braised Tenderloin, Sauteed Banana and Cilantro Chimichurri Inside Barker Hangar

The L.A.  Food and Wine Festival entertained food lovers with four epic grand tastings at the Santa Monica Airport Hangar this past weekend.

The Great Steakout and Barbeque hosted by Gwen’s Curtis Stone attracted locals and whiskey-loving carnivores. Classics like roasted tenderloin, juicy foie gras burgers and and caviar cones were on the menu, as well as  Joe’s Stone Crabs and Del Frisco’s, with and newcomers including L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele, Rossoblu and Little Sister.

One-of-a-kind pours from Suntory Spirits featured their “Tiny House” with a personal bartender and intimate Japanese experience. Other cocktail sponsors included Aperol Spritz, Smirnoff, Guinness and Bulleit. Diane Mina also made an appearance with her Garden Grown Bloodys. Wines were flowing from JNSQ, Justin and Landmark Vineyards, among others.

LA Weekly