Food Fare is Back at the Santa Monica Barker Hangar March 3

What began as a cooking demonstration by Julia Child back in 1979 has now grown to become one of Los Angeles’ oldest and most recognized food and fundraising events.

Food Fare is returning to Santa Monica’s Barker Hangar on Thursday, March 3, 2016 and with it comes some of the top people in the food and beverage industry.


Highly anticipated by food lovers Food Fare offers guests the opportunity to sample gourmet food and drink from over 100 Los Angeles based restaurants, food and drink purveyors.

Some of last year’s favorite returning participants include JAR, Takami Sushi, Momed, Angelini Osteria, Lucques, Il Piccolo Verde, Porta Via, Qusqo Bistro & Gallery, Rosti Tuscan Kitchen, Ayara Thai Cuisine, Marino Ristorante, Clementine and Little Beast Restaurant, to name a few.

Food Fare has also recruited a fleet of new participants this year including Akasha, An Catering by Crustacean, Fig Restaurant Santa Monica, Mayura Indian Restaurant, Bel Air Bar + Grill, Mud Hen Tavern, Slow Fish, The Albright, PopKitch, Moruno, Auntie Em’s Kitchen, Girasol and Knuckle & Claw, among many others.

Food Fare 2016
Credit: Food Fare

In addition to the food samples, attendees will also enjoy refreshments, coffee, wine, beer and spirits from purveyors such as Cappuccino Man, Greenbar Distillery, Golden Road Brewery, Jardesca, Alquimia Tequila, Dry Sparkling, Mountain Ranch Winery, Kikori Whiskey, Pomar Junction and Angel City Brewery.

If you need to take a break from all food take a stroll down the shops at FoodFare or partake in a raffle and auction event where you can win a private party catered by Blue Plate Taco, a stay in Southwest Ireland, a cultural tour of Guatemala and much more.

Hosted by the Planned Parenthood Los Angeles Guild, proceeds raised at this event will benefit the healthcare and education initiatives of Planned Parenthood Los Angeles through its 20 health centers throughout L.A. County.

What: PPLA Food Fare 2016

When: Thursday, March 3, 2016

Where: Barker Hangar located at 3021 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90405.

For a complete list of participating restaurants, beverage purveyors and vendors, please visit Tickets for Food Fare are available at or by calling (213) 284-3300.


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