LOS FELIZ- As of Monday, October 1, 2006 tickets were still available for ‘A Taste of Los Feliz’ taking place in Los Feliz Village on Sunday, October 8, 2006.
The Tasting Event will benefit Hope-Net, a non-profit agency that opens and helps operated food pantries in Los Feliz as well as mid-Wilshire areas. ‘We are thrilled to bring this great event to the streets of Los Feliz’, commented Douglas Ferraro, Hope-Net’s Executive Director. Manuel Mesta of Vermont Restaurant added, ‘It will be a great community event for the area, to have everyone strolling Vermont Avenue and tasting the find food Los Feliz has to offer.’
In its inaugural year, ‘Taste of Los Feliz’ has garnered significant community support. There will be 25 restaurants participating, including Vermont Restaurant , The Alcove, Figaro Cafe, Farfalla,Tropicalia Brazilian, Il Capriccio, Dresden, and Electric Lotus.
The Event has 24 businesses and community leaders on its sponsorship list. Tickets are $35 for adults; $15 for children 12 and under. To purchase, call Hope-Net (213) 389-9949 or visit the Hope-Net website (link below).
Pictured are Hope-Net’s Executive Director Douglas Ferraro with Vermont’s Executive Chef Carlos Garcia, Los Feliz Ledger Publisher Allison Cohen & Vermont Restaurant’s Manuel Mesta.